Barbara Oliver selected as Top Publisher of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

April 12, 2018

Barbara Oliver, President at Enterprise Publishing Inc and Publisher of MBE (Minority Business Entrepreneur) Magazine, was just recently selected as Top Publisher of the Year for 2018 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the industry. 

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities.  All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. 

With almost 3 decades of professional experience as a publisher and media specialist, Barbara has certainly proven herself as an accomplished professional and expert in the field.  As a dynamic, results-driven leader, Barbara has demonstrated success not only as President and Publisher, but also as an Empowered Minority Woman who is a leader and role model to all.

Enterprise Publishing Inc., is a media services company which serves the diversity and inclusion communities in the US and Canada and MBE Magazine is an award-winning 30+ year old, national, trade publication for and about minority and women business owners and the supplier diversity community.Barbara’s key responsibilities and expertise include overseeing the daily business operations, including editorial, sales, marketing, public relations, and business development for the company.

Barbara received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, and completed her Master of Business Administration at the University of Phoenix, Southern California Campus. She is a graduate of Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business Minority Executive Education Program and the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program.The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated, “Choosing Barbara for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make.She is humble, gracious and brilliant at what she does and we felt she would make an amazing asset to our organization.We are looking forward to meeting her at the gala and know we will be seeing more from this amazing woman.” 

Throughout her illustrious career Barbara has received awards, accolades worldwide in recognition of her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. For 2019, she is being considered for a feature in TIP (Top Industry Professional) Magazine and for the Top Female Executive Award by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).For 2018, she was selected as Top Publisher of the Year by IAOTP and will be honored at their annual award gala in NYC at the end of this year.Barbara is an active member of the Western Region Minority Supplier Development Council’s MBE Input Committee, Women’s Business Enterprise Council-West, the WBENC Marketing & Communication Committee, and the Airport Minority Advisory Council, and is an Advisor on the Board of the Minority Limousine Operators of America.

Aside from her successful career, Barbara is also a sought after influencer and speaker.She has traveled extensively throughout the US and Canada, presenting the company and its constituents at trade shows, conferences and has been a keynote speaker, moderator, facilitator and/or panelist. 

Looking back, Barbara attributes her success to her perseverance, mentors she has had along the way, and staying passionate about diversity and inclusion for all.When not working, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. For the future, she will continue to grow as a professional and wants to continue to make a difference in people’s lives any way she can.

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The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. 

IAOTP's experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

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