Nancy Zurbuchen Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Nancy Zurbuchen, founder of Motional Multimedia, received a national award for lifetime achievement in leadership and advocacy for women business owners. The press release is below. View Business Journal coverage.
(Kansas City, MO) – November 13, 2013 – Kansas City area business leader Nancy Zurbuchen has been honored with a “2013 Gold Lifetime Achievement Award” from the national Stevie Awards for Women in Business, according to Becky S. Wilson, media relations, Kansas City Council of Women Business Owners (KC-CWBO). Zurbuchen received her honor at the 10th Annual Stevie Awards gala in New York City, Friday night, November 8, 2013. The award was presented in recognition of Zurbuchen's 25 years of leadership and advocacy for women business owners. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honors annually outstanding female entrepreneurs and executives, and women-owned businesses and their products, programs and services.
Zurbuchen continues to be a dynamic leader in the woman-owned and small business communities. She is the co-founder of the Kansas City Council of Women Business Owners (KC-CWBO), a nationally-honored organization that represents the interests of women business owners in the areas of procurement, certification and public policy. She spearheaded the efforts to gain approval for third-party WBE certification in MO, and to create a WBE certification program in KS. Zurbuchen has an outstanding record of board service that includes the Missouri Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board, the KCMO Fairness in City Contracts Board, the KCMO Fairness in Construction Board, and the Kansas Women's Business Center. She was a member of US House Sixth District Women's Advisory Council. Zurbuchen currently serves on the State of Missouri Advisory Board for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and serves on the National Advisory Board for the National Women Business Owner Corporation (NWBOC), and is a site visitor for WBE Certificate applicants.
Zurbuchen has been an entrepreneur for 30 years, and is the owner of Motional Multimedia (www.motional.com) which specializes in all aspects of organizational communications including website development, marketing and branding services, and grassroots campaigns. She also received a 2013 Bronze Stevie Award in the category of Website of the Year for a website her agency developed for Bennett Packaging and Displays of Kansas City (www.bennettpackaging.com).