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GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Distinguished Alumni Award

Application deadline: February 3rd, 2023

 

Inspired by 2012 Honoree, Barbara Stankowski, the GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Alumni Award was created to recognize past Honorees for their continued growth, community involvement, and impact on the state’s economy. 

To be considered for the GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Alumni Award, one must:

 

  • Be a past GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Honoree recognized from 2011 to 2016
  • Demonstrate continued growth in revenue and employee counts since being recognized
  • Ownership has remained consistent since the original award 

PLEASE NOTE: The application does not allow you to exit and return to continue your application. In preparation for your submission, CLICK HERE to download a sample application. 

Save the Date! The 2022 GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Distinguished Alumni will be presented at the 12th Annual GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Awards Celebration on Thursday, February 23rd at the Hard Rock Live, Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Applicants will be notified no later than February 3rd of their application status. 

About Barbara Stankowski:

After a distinguished 28-year career in the U.S. Navy, Barbara Stankowski ventured into entrepreneurship. In 2007, she founded her own business, AMTIS, Inc., providing services to commercial, federal, and state agencies. A few years later, AMTIS, Inc. was selected as a 2012 GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Honoree. Under her leadership, AMTIS grew into a multimillion-dollar company, employing hundreds of people across the United States. Stankowski has since sold AMTIS, Inc. but continues to act as a talented and experienced consultant at Stankowski Advanced Strategies. Since being awarded in 2012, she has stayed involved with GrowFL as a Corporate Partner, a member of the Executive Committee, and co-chair of the GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Leadership Institute. She continues to dedicate her time to fellow entrepreneurs through the American Academy of Entrepreneurs and creating well-needed programs to support women Veterans around the nation.