Denise Devine Receives Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs Top Honor

Aug 9, 2017

Denise Devine, Founder and CEO of FNB Holdings, LLC, will receive the prestigious Iris Newman Award at the Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs’ (AWE) annual gala on Monday, November 14th at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. The Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) is the Greater Philadelphia region’s go-to resource for women high-growth entrepreneurs and the organizations who support them. Since 2002, AWE has presented the Iris Newman Award annually to a woman who exhibits a trailblazing spirit, inspiring leadership and support for women in the entrepreneurial community.

In addition to being the CEO of FNB Holdings, which markets Froose® better-for-you snacks for children, Denise is also co-founder, CAO and CFO of RTM Vital Signs, LLC, a medical device company in the cardiac space with big data applications. With more than 25 years of leadership experience in general management, operations and finance, Denise is an expert in developing technology platforms with resulting commercialized product applications; intellectual property and IP strategy; as well as acquisitions, licensing, joint ventures, and other strategic alliances.

Specifically, as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Nutripharm, Inc., Denise led the development of a technology platform that generated a portfolio of composition and process patents to create innovative natural food, beverage, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products. Her experience encompasses entrepreneurial start-ups as well as Fortune 100 corporations, international consulting firms, manufacturing operations and software companies.

This year marks AWE’s 20th Anniversary, which will culminate in our celebration at the Gala, and AWE couldn’t be more excited to present this award to a woman who lists being an AWE founder among her many accomplishments.

The AWE Annual Gala is the organization’s premier networking event for dynamic women entrepreneurs on the cutting edge of building high-growth businesses. 

Check out photos from the event.