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Sandy, UT, May 6, 2019 – Telarus, LLC., master agent of business data, voice, mobility, cybersecurity, and contact center services would like to congratulate Zina L. Hassel, CEO, and founder of ZLH Enterprises, a white glove, concierge technology consultancy, for being named by the 17th Annual American Business Awards® to receive a Bronze Stevie® Award in the prestigious Woman of the Year category for the Business Services Industries. The awards will be presented June 11, 2019, at the Marriott Marquis in New York City, NY.

The American Business Awards are the premier business awards program in the United States. All organizations operating in the US are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

“Zina is a force to be reckoned with! She is a passionate advocate for her customers and continues to wow them with her unwavering dedication to their needs,” said Adam Edwards, Telarus CEO. “We are proud of the example she sets for women and of the mentoring she provides.”

“This has been an exciting year of transformation for our team as we expanded our reach into evolving levels of technology and accelerated the growth of our business without sacrificing the high standards of customer service delivered to our clients,” said Zina L. Hassel, CEO, ZLH Enterprises. “While this award may have my name on it, ZLH Enterprises’ success is a tribute to the dedication and commitment of my entire team in recognition of our combined achievements.”

The Stevie® Awards for Woman of the Year in Business Service Industries honors women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the companies they run, worldwide. Hailed as the world’s premier business awards, more than 3,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes in virtually every industry. Following a month of judging by over 200 business professionals from around the world, winners were announced on May 1, 2019.

“As a woman in technology, it has always been my mission and pleasure to continue mentoring young women and to encourage them to join me in the technology industry. I will honor this esteemed award as a platform to present the opportunity for all women,” said Zina L. Hassel.

Although the American Business Awards judges are anonymous, one of them made this special note – This is a powerful example of female leadership in action!

“The nominations submitted for The 2019 American Business Awards were outstanding. The judges found the competition to be intense, and those recognized as Stevie® Award winners should be immensely proud of this accomplishment,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie® Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2019 Stevie winners are available at


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About ZLH Enterprises

Founded by Zina L. Hassel, ZLH Enterprises began as a telecommunications business solutions provider two decades ago. Since then the business has transformed into a technology consultancy dedicated to assisting small, medium and enterprise customers in navigating the continuous disruption in the technology industries. ZLH Enterprises provides solution evaluation, development, and implementation for a diverse portfolio of Security, VoIP, Connectivity, Cloud Computing, Data Center, and AI products. Customer Service is the number one priority of the entire team resulting in a white glove, concierge service to our clients and earning the role of trusted advisor.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevie’s recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at