WHO/WHAT:Lisa Tropepe, Vice President of Engenuity Group, Inc., located in West Palm Beach, Florida, was an honoree for Business Leader Media’s “2010 Women Extraordinaire Award.”

The ceremony was held to honor the winners on Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at the Bankers Club in Miami, Florida. The Women Extraordinaire Awards honors accomplished women business leaders in the South Florida community.  Honorees are women of outstanding accomplishment, leaders, innovators, problem solvers and mentors to others. They serve the community by making a difference and are held in high regard by all those who know them. This year, the honorees were chosen from a record number of nominations.

Ms. Tropepe serves on the Palm Beach Shores Town Commission and has served as Interim Mayor.  Ms. Tropepe has also been heavily involved in the Palm Beach County League of Cities and has been a Board member since 2004.  In 2007 Ms. Tropepe received a special award by the League for her efforts promoting home rule.  In May of last year, she was appointed second Vice President of the League, putting her on the path to be League President in 2011.

Ms. Tropepe has also been active at a State level, having been appointed to serve initially on the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. Her outstanding service on that Board earned her an appointment to the Environmental Regulation Commission. She was on the Commission when they enacted the extensively debated Phosphorus standards for the Everglades. “I believe women have the ability, temperament, and fiscal prowess to become a dominant force in America’s business future. However, we must keep from being our own worst enemies. If our gender is going to continue our gains in the business sector, we must do a better job empowering our fellow women.” says Honoree Lisa Tropepe.

About Engenuity Group, Inc. For more than 30 years Engenuity Group, Inc. has provided top-quality professional civil engineering, surveying and GIS services to private and governmental clients. Engenuity Group, Inc. is an MBE, DBE and SBE certified firm and is located in West Palm Beach, Florida.  For more information please call 561-655-1151 or visit the company website at 

WHEN:March 16, 2010  11:00am - 1:30pm

WHERE:The Bankers Club
One Biscayne Tower, 14th Floor
Miami, Florida 33131