PMC’s COO Wins TBBJ’s 2017 Business Woman of the Year

by | Aug 10, 2017

 (PRWEB) AUGUST 10, 2017

The annual award recognizes and celebrates the top women executives in the Tampa Bay Area, and focuses on accomplishments in the boardroom, across the business, and in the community.

Nationwide extended warranty leader Protect My Car proudly announced that its Chief Operating Officer, Barbie Vandenheuvel, has been named as one of 52 finalists for the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2017 “BusinessWoman of the Year” award.

The award, which garners hundreds of nominations each year, recognizes and celebrates the top women executives in the Tampa Bay Area and focuses on accomplishments in the boardroom, across the business, and in the community. The winner will be announced at a special ceremony on the evening of August 11, 2017, at the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach.

Protect My Car’s President, Joseph Rubino, commented: “Barbie is a skilled senior leader with demonstrated expertise in all areas necessary for success, including customer service management, quality management, process design, continuous improvement initiatives, HR management, sales, retention, customer service, collections and workforce management.”

Rubino further stated: “Barbie has also been an invaluable mentor to many members of our leadership team, including me. We congratulate her on being named a Finalist for the coveted TBBJ “BusinessWoman of the Year award”. Her recognition as an inspiring visionary and top achiever is richly deserved, and we will all be cheering for her on August 11!”

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About Protect My Car

Protect My Car is one of the nation’s leading providers of extended vehicle service contracts. The company’s extended coverage plans are ideal for consumers with cars less than 10 years old and with fewer than 150,000 miles, and whose manufacturer’s warranty has expired or will soon expire. Consumers with vehicles older than 10 years or more than 150,000 miles can take advantage of Protect My Car’s “Ambassador” line of policies, which include 24/7 roadside assistance, rental car reimbursement and repair bill savings of at least 50 percent. All Protect My Car’s policies are offered with a “Free Look” trial period. If a new customer is not completely satisfied, they can contact Protect My Car’s Customer Service Department within 30 days of purchasing their policy and receive a full refund of their down payment.

In addition, Protect My Car has recently introduced an auto and home insurance agency that provides consumers in several states with free, fast and no-obligation quotes from some of the nation’s largest carriers.

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