These Nominees all deserve recognition for starting their own business and becoming a Virtual Assistant!
Paul Hafalla, VA at www.paulhafalla.com
Lucy Everett, VA, Virtually Supported
Lucy worked in Fashion retail for 10 years before changing careers 5 years ago when she became an Executive Assistant at the head office of a Global recruiters in the City. After having her son in 2018 she decided to follow her dream and become self-employed as a Virtual PA. In just a year her business has gone from strength to strength, she is now at full capacity and working solely with Coaches and Psychologists to assist them in the day to day running of their businesses and lots more! Lucy lives in Essex with her young son and when she has the time, enjoys reading, cycling and cooking Italian food!
Suzy Sanders, VA, Alchemy Virtual Assistance
Suzy was Executive Assistant to the Chief HR Officer within a global recruitment company before she founded Alchemy Virtual Assistance in 2016.
She’s grown her now family-run business rapidly and organically as well as being invited to speak at numerous events and recognised in several award programs including:
• Northamptonshire Life Magazine’s B2B of the Year 2018
• Finalist for the second year running in the UK VA Awards 2019 (East Midlands)
• Runner-up in the SME Northamptonshire Business Awards 2019 in two categories – Business Woman and Entrepreneur of the Year.
• Finalist for the Santander Innovation Award at the Northamptonshire Business Awards 2019
Charlotte Ahearne, VA, Silver Cloud
Setting up my business has been so gratifying and am determined and driven to understand clients’ needs. One testimonial described me as “5 star, very professional & knowledgable and manages clients well. Great to have someone reliable working with you.”
Nikki Podd, VA, Padstone PA
Adaptability is my strength. Having survived careers involving Hairdressing, Banking, Yachting, Receptionist, Motherhood, PA and then VA, you could say I love to turn my hand and get the job done. I stay positive and make it happen.
Trina Smith, VA, TrinaSmith VPA
Quote from one of Trina’s Clients ” Trina runs three businesses, has 2 awesome kids at home that she runs around after, she is constantly studying to better herself and the lives of others AND she still slays as a VPA like a badass!”