Durée Ross of South Florida PR Firm Durée & Company Named 2015 Influential Business Woman by South Florida Busin ess Journal

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Durée Ross of South Florida PR Firm Durée & Company Named
2015 Influential Business Woman by South Florida Business Journal

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – May 22, 2015– Durée Ross, president and founder ofFort Lauderdale-based full-service public relations, marketing and special events firm Durée & Company, Inc. was recently recognized as a 2015 Influential Business Woman by South Florida Business Journal. Ross received the award on May 21 at the 2015 Influential Business Women Awards at Signature Grand in Davie.

The 2015 Influential Business Women Awards recognize the top 26 most influential business women in South Florida who have made unique contributions to the community and business world.

The award-winning Durée & Company, which recently celebrated its 15th anniversary, is continuously expanding and serves the corporate, agency and non-profit arenas for local, national and international clients. A public relations professional for 20 years, Ross has paved her way to success with tireless dedication, creativity, and a desire to make a difference in the South Florida business and nonprofit communities.

“I’m honored to have been named a 2015 Influential Business Woman among the many strong women in South Florida who are leaders in business and also dedicate their time to our community,” said Ross. “As my firm continues to grow, I’m pleased to constantly innovate to provide superior results for my clients, representing both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors, as well as donating my time and expertise to community causes.”

An avid community advocate, Ross is a member of the American Heart Association (AHA), a current Circle of Red member and the Circle of Red Chair for the 2012 Go Red for Women Broward County (Fla.) campaign. She is also a member of the Broward Women’s Alliance, United Way of Broward County’s Envision Founding 40 group and Women’s Executive Leadership Committee, and the Ghost Light Society at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. She volunteers her time and PR expertise to a number of non-profit organizations.

Ross was honored among 25 other South Florida Business Journal Influential Business Women honorees: Elizabeth "Beth" Alcalde of Akerman LLP; Kelley Brown of HSBC Bank — CommercialBanking; Lissette Calderon of The Related Group; Lori Chevy of Bank of America; Jennifer Cramer of The Spice Lab; Mary Jo Eaton of CBRE; Jill Eber of The Jills — Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate; Nancy Eichler of Brownie Brittle LLC; Iris Escarra of Greenberg Traurig, P.A.; Lori R. Hartglass of Arnstein& Lehr LLP; Jill Hertzberg of The Jills — Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate; Jackie Hodes of DLA Piper; Dr. Carmen Lazo of University of Miami; Deana Love, JD, CPA, CPA/ABV of Daszkal Bolton; Roymi Membiela of Baptist Health South Florida, Judith A. Mitchell of Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Peggy Nordeen of Starmark International, Catherine F. Penrod of Switchboard of Miami, Jodi Petrone of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Mara Rey Suarez of City National Bank, Shelly Tygielski of Kent Security Services, Debbie Wasserman Schultz of the U.S. House of Representatives, Teresa V-F Weintraub of Fiduciary Trust International of the South, Linda Worton Jackson of Salazar Jackson LLP and Mary Zalaznik of VITAS Healthcare.

About Durée & Company, Inc.

Established in 1999, Durée & Company, Inc. is an award-winning full-service public relations, marketing and special events firm located at10620 Griffin Road, Suite 208, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33328. The firm serves the corporate, agency and non-profit arenas for local, national and international clients. Durée & Company has offices in Fort Lauderdale and Aspen, Colorado. To learn more, go to www.dureeandcompany.com, visit Durée & Company on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/DureeAndCompany, Twitter at www.Twitter.com/DureeAndCompany or YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/DureeAndCompany?feature=watch, or call 954-723-9350.

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