Jo Ellen Soesbee’s Reliable Repairs Inc. Named “2012 Small Business of the Year” By The BWCC
MyCity4Her subscriber “ToolBox TomGirl” Jo Ellen Soesbee‘s business, Reliable Repairs Inc., was awarded the 2012 Small Business of the Year award by the Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber. The Pasadena, Maryland-based company received the honor at the BWCC ‘s Annual Business of the Year and President’s Awards held on April 26th.
“I was flabbergasted when Chamber President and CEO Walt Townshend announced I had won the award,” Jo Ellen Soesbee said of receiving the award. “I am working hard to break down the barriers for women in the construction field and it is nice to know that I am being recognized for those efforts. The BWCC is a very supportive environment and I have made many important connections by being a member.”
The award-winning Reliable Repairs provides the community with handywoman/handyman services and facility maintenance needs for business owners and retail shops. Clients include homeowners, business owners, retails and commercial store owners, facility maintenance corporations, as well as contractors in need of subcontractors for carpentry finish work. Services include all aspects of home/business repairs, including such things as drywall, flooring, fans, tiles, painting, etc. as well as full bath and kitchen remodeling.
When Jo Ellen isn’t working on Reliable Repairs, she’s the “Tool Box TomGirl.” As the “Tool Box TomGirl,” Soesbee teaches women how to do small repairs on their own and talks about being a woman in business.