Southend networking group member becomes prize-winning mentor

Category: Networking - Award

Release Date: 08/04/2019

Members of Southend ebn (Effective Business Network) were celebrating recently when one of the members, Katie Burrett from Burrett Cleaning Services, shared some great news - she had won the prestigious Mentor of the Year for the South of Britain award for a national charity.

Katie Burrett (left) with Olivia Francis,
the mentee who nominated her for the award.

Katie said: "This is an amazing award to have won. Last year the winner worked for the Bank of England, so for me to be recognised as part of a small business was amazing and a great honour.

"I became a mentor through my ebn Group and the connections I made. This has been a really rewarding experience for me.

"I have been a member of the ebn Southend Group for several years and everyone has been so supportive. It's great to be able to share our success with other businesses and know that they are genuinely happy for us."

Group Director for Southend ebn Sally Laking, of Sally Laking Wealth Management, said: "Our members meet on alternate Tuesdays at the Arlington Rooms . We were delighted to hear Katie's good news.

"The whole Group enjoy celebrating each other's achievements, and we wish Katie continued success as a mentor."

Managing Director of ebn Glenys Chatterley said: "Networking is about building relationships to help businesses grow and become stronger, and this includes celebrating successes with other local businesses."

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Notes for Editors

More information:

Glenys Chatterley on: 07780 666726

Katie Burrett on: 01268 759222

Sally Laking on: 07809 619072

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