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Fuentek President Featured In 2011 Woman’s Advantage Calendar

Laura A. Schoppe Selected For The Page-A-Day Calendar

(November 10, 2010)

Laura Schoppe

Laura Schoppe

APEX, N.C. – Fuentek, LLC, a consulting firm that provides intellectual property and technology management services, has announced that Laura A. Schoppe, president of the firm, was selected from among hundreds of candidates to be featured in the 2011 Woman’s Advantage Page-A-Day Calendar. The calendar features daily advice from successful women business owners across the United States and Canada on topics such as strategy, teambuilding, marketing and finance. The 2011 Woman’s Advantage Page-A-Day Calendar is available for $17.95 plus shipping and handling, and can be purchased at (link opens new browser window) (link opens new browser window).

"It is an honor to be recognized in the 2011 Shared Wisdom Calendar," said Schoppe. "The calendar is designed to provide helpful advice and share lessons learned among successful women business leaders."

"Laura Schoppe’s quote was selected because it was powerful yet easy to understand. Her idea is relevant to almost every woman in business today," said Mary Cantando, president of and developer of Woman’s Advantage line of products. "Women business owners and those who dream of starting a business will learn so much from the advice provided by Laura and the other successful women quoted in the calendar."


- The 2011 Woman’s Advantage Calendar provides sound bites of advice on key business issues including organization, promotion, sales, and human resources.

- Schoppe was selected as a “Top Idea Maven” by The Woman’s Advantage and her quote will appear on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011.

- Schoppe was also featured in the 2009 and 2010 editions of the calendar.

Laura A. Schoppe is president of Fuentek, LLC, a consulting firm that provides intellectual property and technology management services with a specialization in technology commercialization. In her role as president, Laura is responsible for managing relationships as well as establishing strategic client plans and conducting training workshops for clients. In 2005 and 2006, recognized Fuentek as one of the top 50 women-owned businesses in North Carolina. Laura also has more than 12 years of successful experience in spearheading research for several defense contractors, as well as an extensive background in all aspects of intellectual property management, particularly leading license negotiation activities from transition innovations to new products. She has led major technology transfer projects at leading universities and government agencies, and Fortune 500 companies have sought her advice on strategic planning related to their intellectual assets. As a result of her expertise, Laura has been selected to speak at several national and international conferences and has published many papers and book chapters. In 2008 Laura was recognized as one of the Triangle's top 25 businesswomen with Triangle Business Journal's prestigious Women in Business Award for her exemplary leadership skills in the innovation category.

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