2018 Success Award Winners Announced

Joan Westpy of Westpy Marketing Services named as 2018 Recipient

Northwest NJSBDC announces Joan Westpy as the 2018 recipient of Success Growth Award sponsored by New Jersey Small Business Development Centers. This annual award is granted to small business leaders in New Jersey who have achieved extraordinary growth, implemented solid success strategies and demonstrated exemplary community service. The 2018 Success Awards Luncheon at which Joan will receive her award will be held on December 14, 2018 at the Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township.

Joan Westpy owns Westpy Marketing Services, Inc. and has been a Northwest NJSBDC client since 2010. “For the past 2 years, Westpy Marketing Services recorded sales growth of 40% per year. While this rate of growth is impressive, it has been achieved by applying sound business principles, selecting niche markets and closely monitoring progress of key accounts. Joan’s commitment to exceptional customer service and an eye for value in the choice of product offerings has caused Westpy Marketing to stand out in a highly competitive industry ” said Dolores Stammer, Regional Director of Northwest NJSBDC. But humble as always, Joan is quick to say: “I couldn’t have done all this without the support of Northwest NJSBDC.”

Westpy Marketing specializes in providing promotional products and gift incentives to Public Broadcasting, local businesses and non-profits in addition to a solid base of multi-national corporate clients. Since working with the SBDC, she has consistently implemented a strategy of expanding sales to existing customers, becoming a vendor-of-choice in Public Broadcasting, and reaching abroad to companies in the Pacific Rim. Not only does Westpy Marketing provide product sales, but clients also capitalize on Joan’s marketing savvy which she offers through marketing campaign services. Most recently

Westpy Marketing has expanded its services to include order fulfillment and customized packaging/assembly for clients’ events. Wherever feasible she utilizes organizations that employ the disabled – definitely providing community service through her business.

America’s Small Business Development Centers – New Jersey (NJSBDC) network is committed to guiding established small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs to create and expand their business enterprises. Its mission is to bring high-value to the business community by providing unmatched customer service, breadth of business knowledge and professional commitment to achieving sustainable business growth for small to medium sized business clients. Northwest NJSBDC contributes to statewide economic development and prosperity through job creation, access to capital and viability of each business it serves.