AmSpirit Business Connections, Inc.

Member Accolades

Heather Yakes

Date: April 18, 2016

Summary: Heather Yakes named Rookie Business Coach of the Year

Description: Heather Yakes, Business Coach, Entrepreneur, Speaker and member of the Lancaster Chapter, was named "Rookie Business Coach of the Year" at the Business Excellence Awards on February 22, 2016 in Orlando, Florida.

The Business Excellence Awards recognize the "Best of the Best" in the small-and-medium sized business (SMB) sector. The award ceremony honors the achievements and accomplishments of owners and coaches in industries and categories from around the world.

Heather’s passion is to help business owners re-discover their dreams and goals that have gotten lost in the day-to-day challenges of running their businesses. Through coaching, she helps them create the quality of life that they desire and that inspired them to start their business in the first place.

Heather has 20+ years of experience with global Fortune 100 companies and Big 4 Consulting. She has led multi-billion dollar companies in the areas of Strategy, Growth, International Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain/Operations, Team Building and Mentoring.

In addition to her own prestigious award, Heather is proud to be the business coach for two outstanding business women:
**Diana L. Spurgus, Founder & CEO of Business System Solutions, Inc., who was named 2016 Female Entrepreneur of the Year
**Megan Shroy, Founder & CEO of Approach PR & Marketing, who was one of five finalists for the 2016 Fastest Growing Company Award.

Heather is living her motto for life: "Never look back and say… I wish I would have." She believes that "Being in business should add more life to your years, not more years to your life" and she is helping her clients accomplish just that!