September 28, 2023 Ripple Effect

Rockville, Maryland — Ripple Effect’s president & CEO, Amy Bielski, was honored with Vistage’s 2023 Leadership Award yesterday. This award recognizes Ms. Bielski’s enduring excellence in leadership and the impact she has had on Ripple Effect’s position and growth in the small-business consulting landscape and to the Vistage group community.

With more than 45,000 members in 35 countries, Vistage is the world’s largest CEO coaching and peer advisory organization for small and midsize businesses. It helps members solve challenges through confidential peer groups and one-to-one executive coaching sessions. Vistage’s Leadership Award recognizes leaders who have implemented significant changes in their businesses that lay the groundwork for a strong future.

“I attribute Ripple Effect’s growth and success to our company’s commitment to lifelong learning, and Vistage continues to be an important part of our learning journey. Vistage coach Peter Schwartz and peers have helped me refine Ripple Effect’s business plan, explore new business opportunities, and manage through adversity, including during the pandemic,” said Amy Bielski. “I am honored to receive this award from a group that I value and whose members I admire.”

Ms. Bielski received the award at the organization’s DMV CEO Social at the Barns at Wolf Trap in Vienna, Virginia.

Ripple Effect is an award-winning, women-owned consulting company that works with federal, private, and non-profit clients to support policies and programs that shape our nation. From healthcare implementation to scientific research, Ripple’s ever-growing customer base includes NIH, HHS, CMS, CDC, HRSA, and DoD’s Navy, Air Force, and Army branches. With a focus on operational excellence, Ripple Effect has gained national recognition, including four consecutive years on the Inc. 5000 list and a 2022 Moxie award for boldness in business.

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