SEARCH Group Partners CEO Wins Bronze Stevie® Award In 2014 Stevie Awards For Women In Business

Ema Ostarcevic recognized as “Young Female Entrepreneur of the Year”


-–SEARCH Group Partners CEO, Ema Ostarcevic, has been named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Young Female Entrepreneur of the Year category in the 11th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world’s top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run. All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2014 awards received entries from 22 nations and territories.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners last night during a dinner event attended by more than 400 people at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.

More than 1,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Entrepreneur of the Year, Executive of the Year, Company of the Year, Mentor of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Communications Campaign of the Year, among others.

“I am both humbled and grateful to receive this prestigious award and to be acknowledged alongside such an impressive and inspirational group of women,” Ostarcevic said. “This recognition is an honor for our entire team and further validates our commitment to empowering and encouraging women in the workplace.”

Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 160 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.

“In the 11 years of the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, we have never had as many impressive women entrepreneurs, organizations, and executives nominated as we did in 2014. Their stories of success and innovation will be an inspiration to women around the globe who dream of starting and growing a business and making a difference.” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards.  “We congratulate all of this year’s Grand, Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners for their achievements.”

Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Stevie Award winners are available at

largeAbout SEARCH Group Partners

SEARCH Group Partners is a premier boutique recruiting firm, with offices in Utah, Tennessee and New York. SEARCH Group Partners conducts searches on a nationwide basis and provides professional talent acquisition and consulting services including: temporary, temporary-to-hire, permanent placement, executive search, on-site solutions, outsourcing, and talent development.

Additional information:
Video of SEARCH Group Partners CEO, Ema Ostarcevic at 2014 Stevie Awards
SEARCH Group Partners website
Bio of SEARCH Group Partners CEO, Ema Ostarcevic
SEARCH Group Partners CEO, Ema Ostarcevic honored by Utah Business Magazine as one of 2013’s “30 Women to Watch”

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

SEARCH Group Partners Contact:

Anne Howell, Jr. Partner

Stevie Awards Contact:

Maggie Gallagher, Communications Manager