Awards

Numerous Accolades.

Throughout her career, Billie has been a leader for women’s advocacy and has devoted considerable time to this endeavor through the promotion of women’s business, social causes, and diversity initiatives. Billie is a highly awarded and recognized professional who holds numerous advocacy leadership roles and consistently demonstrates her abilities as a force of change.

She is a recipient of the Governor’s prestigious Torchbearer Award for Entrepreneurial Advocacy and was one of ten female entrepreneurs across the nation to be chosen to participate in Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit. She is also a 2014 Central Indiana Business Hall of Fame Laureate and the recipient of the Mentoring Women’s Network Pass the Torch for Women 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Awards and Recognitions include the following:

2003

Blue Chip Community Business Award for Entrepreneurial Business Excellence

2006

Outstanding Small Business Award from the Historically Underutilized Small Business Coordinators

2007

Starkey Entrepreneurial Women’s Award

2008

Torchbearer Award for Entrepreneurial Advocacy, one of the highest awards presented by the governor for recognition of outstanding women

2008

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Midwest Finalist

2009

One of ten female entrepreneurs across the nation chosen to participate in Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit joining 400 of the country’s most prominent women leaders

2009

Indiana Business Journal (IBJ) Women of Influence Award in recognition of business and community excellence and leadership

2011

Girls Inc. Touchstone Award along with three other community leaders

2011

Florence Onochie International Foundation, compliments of “My Favorite Child’s Thanksgiving” for making a World of Difference as a Fellow of the Florence Onochie Foundation International, Empowering Women

2014

Mentoring Women’s Network

2014

Pass the Torch for Women Lifetime Achievement

2014

Central Indiana Business Hall of Fame Junior Achievement Award

2014

CEED, Outstanding Achiever

2014

Winner for Success in the business world, high moral and ethical standards and dedication to important civic causes, thereby improving the quality of the community.

2016

By invitation from President Obama attended the Global Entrepreneurship Summit

2017

Flourish Award, Entrepreneur of the Year

2017

Selected to attend the FBI Citizen’s Academy