SACRAMENTO, CA: The National Association of Women Business Owners®, Sacramento Valley Chapter, selected Kim Silvers of Silvers HR Management for the 2006 “Wise Woman of the Year” award at the organization’s “9th Annual Outstanding Women Leaders of the Year” luncheon in October.

“I’ve found that NAWBO® is an excellent resource of information, networking and support for women business owners and am delighted to receive this award,” said Kim Silvers from her company’s Granite Bay office.

NAWBO® has been helping women evolve their businesses by sharing resources and providing a single voice to shape economic and public policy since 1975. Nominations for the annual awards are submitted by the business community and evaluated by a NAWBO OWL awards selection committee.

“The Wise Woman award honors a business woman who has had a successful business for more than five years,” explained Cindy Ajay, President of NAWBO® and owner of Blue Sky Day Spa. “Kim Silvers is very deserving of this special recognition.”

Kim Silvers has more than twenty years of business experience in Human Resources management for private and public sector Fortune 500/1000 companies. She founded Silvers HR Management in 2001 to offer superior human resources services to organizations who evaluate their HR programs with a return on investment (ROI) approach.

An accomplished speaker, Ms. Silvers often addresses companies and organizations on Human Resources topics. She has served on the NAWBO Board of Directors, various committees and currently chairs the Mastermind Committee.

Silvers holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, MBA in Human Resources Management and is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). In addition, she teaches at St. Mary’s College Sacramento campus and the University of California, Davis.

Silvers HR Management services include employee relations counseling, policy development, management training, compensation and benefit program design, employee attraction and retention programs, and performance management. For more information, please call (916) 791-8506 or visit dev.silvershr.com