Congratulations to Ann King of First Class Accounts – Beecroft who has been awarded the prestigious 2011 First Class Accounts Franchisee of the Year Award. Ann was announced the winner at the Annual Bookkeeping Services Australia Conference Gala Dinner, in front of a crowd of 140 that included her colleagues, event sponsors and national office staff.
The award is well deserved recognition for Ann who has built a thriving business in just two short years of operation. Ann maintains fantastic brand excellence and excels in all areas of the franchise. Her expert knowledge and skills, proven business strategies and client management epitomizes professionalism on all levels. Ann embodies all that the brand stands for and is truly a ‘first class franchisee’.
Bookkeeping Services Australia’s Managing Director, Clive Barrett commented: “Ann has built an excellent business and is a brilliant ambassador for the First Class Accounts brand. Her achievements are something that all franchisees can aspire to.“
In her acceptance speech, Ann acknowledged the strength of the entire network and the positive impact this had on her own business. Ann stated that the support and encouragement received from National Office and fellow franchisees was the basis on which she was able to build a successful business.
“I am overwhelmed at winning Franchisee of the Year” said Ann. “To know the nominees and the previous winners is to know how high the standard is set. I know that I have done my best by working hard and diligently following the system, but there is always something inside that questions whether my best will be good enough to have a successful business. This award reassures me that I’m well on the way.“
Congratulations must also go out to these major award winners:
Franchisee of the Year
Winner – Ann King, First Class Accounts – Beecroft, NSW
Runner Up – Katrina Drew-Murphy, First Class Accounts – Nerang, QLD
Emerging Franchisee of the Year
Winner – John Ashton, First Class Accounts – Holland Park, QLD
Runner Up – Jitesh Valji, First Class Accounts – Stirling, WA
Brand Ambassador Award
Winner – Hank Middleton, First Class Accounts – Alberfoyle Park, SA
Runner Up – John & Lorelle Dyke, First Class Accounts – South Townsville, QLD
Runner Up – Tony & Charmaine Perry, First Class Accounts – The Entrance, NSW
Once again congratulations to all winners!