For the second year in a row, National Van Lines, Inc. led by CEO Maureen Beal, has been named to the prestigious “Working Woman 500″ list of the largest women-owned and -operated companies in the United States. This unique list of companies and their chief executives recognizes the economic impact of women. The 1998 “500” companies represent a collective revenue of $80.7 billion dollars in 1998, an increase of 12% over last year’s group, and significantly ahead of the 3.9% economic growth of the country.
Ranked 218th, Beal was asked to serve as a Spotlight Speaker at the Working Woman’s 500 Congress, held recently in Washington, D.C. Beal’s presentation dealt with creatively addressing staffing issues in order to effectively recruit and retain employees. Other speakers at the three-day congress included possible presidential candidate, Elizabeth Dole; Secretary of Labor, Alexis M. Herman; and Secretary of Commerce, William Daley. To view Beal’s presentation visit National’s web site at www.nationalvanlines.com.
Also named by Crain’s Chicago Business as the 9th largest woman-owned business in Chicago, National Van Lines is proud to be in its third generation of hands-on family management, offering custom-tailored relocation solutions with a personal touch.