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Women Around the World Recognized at Event in New York City

BELLEFONTE, PA – Maureen L. Mulvihill, President and CEO of Actuated Medical, Inc., has been named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Female Entrepreneur of the Year category in the 13th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world’s top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run. All individuals and organizations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2016 awards received entries from 31 nations and territories.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners last night during a dinner event attended by more than 500 people at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. The event was broadcast on Livestream.

More than 1,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Entrepreneur of the Year, Executive of the Year, Company of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Women Run Workplace of the Year, among others. Mulvihill won in the Female Entrepreneur of the Year category for Other Business Products –11 to 2,500 Employees.

Mulvihill co-founded AMI to improve patient outcomes by developing innovative motion® medical devices. She is responsible for the company’s corporate vision and maintaining its vibrant culture. Directing the commercialization efforts, she works with clinicians and strategic partners to ensure products are viable in real-world settings. She has been a Finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® Award for the Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia region twice. She has also been recognized by PA Business Central as “One of the Top 100 Business People in Central Pennsylvania”. In 2015, she received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the CBICC. She is an alumnus of the highly competitive Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program. She earned her Ph.D. in 1996. “It is quite an honor to be recognized for the work that is done at Actuated Medical, but I could not have gotten this far without the dedicated and engaged AMI team. Team members are all working towards a common vision of improving patient outcomes and our innovations reflect that,” says Mulvihill.

Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 160 professionals worldwide who participated in the judging process this year.

“Each year we think the quality of achievements portrayed in Stevie-winning nominations couldn’t possibly get any better, and each year the amazing women who are recognized in this program prove us wrong,” said Michael Gallagher, Stevie Awards founder, and president. “We are thrilled and humbled to be able to recognize so many outstanding women in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and to share the stories of their achievement with the world.”

Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Stevie Award winners are available at

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 Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

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About Actuated Medical, Inc.

Actuated Medical Inc. is committed to improving patient outcomes by designing the next generation of innovative and advanced medical devices through continuous improvement and innovative solutions.

US-based Actuated Medical develops, and manufactures minimally invasive medical devices to enhance clinical care and deliver positive patient outcomes. Actuated Medical a certified women-owned business located in Bellefonte, PA and is ISO 13485:2003 certified.