Local mum, and entrepreneur, Caroline Romero, has earned herself a place in the final line-up of The Mumpreneur Awards, an annual ceremony aimed at celebrating parents throughout the UK who manage the difficult task of juggling business with family life. The mother of 6, 4 of whom are foster children, from Cookham runs Grey Matters Consultancy which advises the over-65s on all aspects of retirement.
Caroline has been shortlisted for the Pillar category, which is open to businesses who support others in some way, either business to business support or assistance to the public. Caroline launched Grey Matters Consultancy following the death of her husband in 2012; A friend suggest that there was a business opportunity in providing an advisory service for the elderly and recently retired. Caroline hopes she has what it takes to walk away with the prize.
As well as being shortlisted for this category, Caroline is also in with a chance of winning the title of The Inspirational Business Mum 2015, which will be awarded to the mum who is an inspiration to all women in business, and could walk away with a fantastic prize.
Having reached the finals of The Mumpreneur Awards, Caroline said “I am delighted to have been shortlisted and that Grey Matters Consultancy is getting national recognition for changing the lives of the over-65s for the better”
Judging Caroline’s entry will be a panel of top entrepreneurs but she’ll have to wait until 14th November, when the winners will be announced at The Mumpreneur Conference and Awards, being held at the Heart of England Center in Warwickshire. This event is open to all parents who juggle family and business, and also for those interested in taking the plunge and starting up. Tickets prices start at just £59, and can be purchased through the Mumpreneur UK website, where you’ll find a whole range of resources and information for business mums www.mumpreneuruk.com.
To find out more about Grey Matters Consultancy, please visit Caroline’s website http://www.grey-matters-consultancy.com/
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Notes to Editors
1. For more information on Grey Matters Consultancy, email Caroline via firstname.lastname@example.org or 07752 086507
2. For more information on The Mumpreneur Conference & Awards 2015, contact Laura Rigney via email email@example.com
3. Photographs available on request