November 11, 2009 – SUZANNE PEDONE President and CEO of Inventory Management Solutions, Inc announced as a Nominee for Tampa Bay CEO OF THE YEAR 2009

The Tampa Bay CEO of The Year program is now in it’s third year and recognizes Chief Executive Officers in the Tampa Bay region who have grown their respective organizations and provided leadership in the community. Finalist will be named on Wednesday, November 11th and winners will be announced a special gala style reception at the Westshore Yacht Club on Wednesday, December 9th from 6:00-8:00pm.

Finalists and winners will be named in five categories including; Large Company (250+ employees); Medium Company (50-250 employees); Small Company (5-49 employees), Non-Profit Organization and Emerging CEO.

SMALL COMPANY (5-49 Employees)
Angela Ardolino, Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine
Charlotte Baker, Digital Hands
Bernie Borges, Find and Convert
Kelly Bosetti, CEA Marketing Group
Ian Ippolito, Rent a Coder
Duellyn Pandis, Passport Health
Suzanne Pedone, Inventory Management Solutions
George Lakiotis, Symmetric Engineering Group
Tammy Levent, Elite Travel Group
Robert Ritchie, American Integrity Insurance Group
Chase Stockton, Panther International
Mark Swanson, Telovations
David Schlaifer, Doctors Administrative Solutions
Sam Sandusky, Big Sur Technologies
Alicia Trigo, An Amazing Organization

” I am very honored to have been nominated by my staff for this award. IMS has had challenges in 2009 adjusting to the changing economy, but I strive to create a positive, and motivating environment, ” states Suzanne Pedone. ” If I could nominate the staff of the year it would defientley be the team here at IMS because, they make my job rewarding and easier. “