Anna Samios, an already accolade ridden International Business Strategist, Mentor & External Board Advisor, has won the highly sort-after “Best New International ScalingUp Coach of the Year” (aka Rookie of the Year) Award at the 2018 Gazelle’s Scaling UP Growth Summit.
The recipient of this award personifies “business leadership and scalability”, is entrepreneurial and committed to growing mid-market firms. They support this by providing cutting edge practical, strategic and effective processes, as well as the delivery of training, education and mentoring.
Anna Samios actively helps shape business growth to make it more pragmatic, meaningful and worthy of change. And, once change is initiated, she works with senior management to interpret, manage, and excel growth in a meaningful way. Anna was invited by the NSW Government to mentor over 180 businesses (predominantly mid-sized) and to be a mentor in their Woman in Business Mentoring Programme. She is also a member of various advisory boards, has lectured on business strategy at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and is currently working with the Australian Federal Government’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science as a Business Advisor in their Entrepreneurs’ programme.
Most recently Anna has been featured on Chanel 7’s Kochie’s Business Builders as a key influencer on how to plan, manage and grow mid-tier businesses. She shared the five pillars of a successful business over a series of segments, and has capacity to make a massive difference at a very high level.
Ferrycarrig Construction General Manager Michael O’Keeffe said that, “Anna has had an amazing impact on our business. The tools and techniques that Anna has shared have been invaluable to us. If you are looking to grow your business, then I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Anna Samios.
Anna is very much a giver, and she gives way more than you expect. Her knowledge, skills and approach make her a standout to work with”.
Although receiving an Award was unexpected for Anna, with solid testimonials, experience and a brilliant sense of humour behind her, it’s no-surprise this proud Australian has been acknowledged as an international top-performer.
As Anna would say, “Go Aussie! Aussie! Aussie!”