“She is an amazing woman who turned her ideas and dreams into a successful business.”
– Bill Rancic
Donald Trump’s “Apprentice” Salutes “Mentor of the Year” – Vickie Milazzo receives “2004 Stevie® Award” in NYC
HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2004 – Bill Rancic, “The Donald’s” ‘Apprentice’ of reality TV fame, saluted a fellow entrepreneur last week – a nurse who owns a $10 million Houston company she started out of a one-bedroom condo in 1982. Vickie L. Milazzo, RN, MSN, JD, was named “Mentor of the Year” at the 2004 Stevie® Awards for Women Entrepreneurs in a New York City ceremony.
Rancic, spokesman for Advanta Bank Corp., sponsor for the national competition, said his company is proud to salute Milazzo. “She is an amazing woman who turned her ideas and dreams into a successful business.”
Women business owners are the fastest growing segment in small business today, said Rancic.
Milazzo, owner of Vickie Milazzo Institute, a division of Medical-Legal Consulting Institute, Inc., is known as “the pioneer of legal nurse consulting.” She has mentored over 11,000 nurses as Certified Legal Nurse Consultants (CLNC® consultants). CLNC® consultants are RNs who turn their traditional hospital nursing careers into small businesses as healthcare consultants to the legal profession.