Lisa said 'I'm thrilled to have won, it shows anything can be achieved. I'm pleased to be involved with Forward Ladies and delighted tom have won. I'm looking forward to the new challenges ahead."
The award was sponsored by the Manchester Evening News.
Manufacturing business woman of the year, sponsored by Amplitude AV: Nicky Cannon, MD of Jonic UK, Morcambe,
Young business woman sponsored by United Utilities: Ellie Phillips, founder and director of Liverpool Music Awards.
Not for Profit business woman sponsored by Jobwise: Jacqui Comber, chief executive of Bury Hospice
NW Home-based business woman sponsored by O2: Rachel Ray of Bright & Beautiful Homes,
Retail business woman sponsored by The Co-operative : Elaine Cunningham, owner of Elaine Cunningham Interiors, Liverpool.
SME business woman sponsored by Winser : Sharon Bailey, MD of Primecover Insurance Services, Bolton
PA of the year sponsored by Q Hotels : Clare Coyle, PA to the Dean of Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, and founder of the MMU PA network.
Start up business woman sponsored by Marmalade Toast : Cecilia Rathe of Mary Elisabeth Bodycare, of Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Professional Services/Corporate business woman: sponsored by Shoosmiths:Catherine Lloyd is regional manager of Suttons and Robertsons in Manchester.
A full list of winners can be found on the Forward Ladies website. http://wiba2013.com/wiba-north-west-iom-2013-winners/
and in the Manchester Evening News