- April 15, 2014
-- Anthony Alfonso, President/CEO of Nutri-Force Nutrition, a recognized cGMP leader in the contract manufacturing, private labeling and branding of nutraceuticals, vitamins, and nutritional supplements, has received the 2014 Top Minority Business Award in the Executive of the Year category from the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.
“It is an honor to be named Executive of the Year and be recognized among so many other minorities each with their own unique entrepreneurial success stories,” said Alfonso. “I am also grateful to lead a group of outstanding employees who share my passion and are equally committed to innovation and customer service. On a daily basis, they are my inspiration.”
The Top Minority Business Awards’ Executive of the Year category recognizes an executive who has devoted time and energy to strengthen and transform their organization. The nominee must have been in the position for more than three years and have demonstrated vision and leadership over several years, including specific situations or initiatives where the nominee’s insight, discernment and ability to lead have inspired their organization to a new level of growth, achievement and recognition.
Alfonso is known for having a high degree of passion, desire, determination, discipline and dedication. With annual revenue of $83 million in 2013, Alfonso and his senior management team are credited with leading Nutri-Force Nutrition to explosive growth in the last three years. Alfonso is especially proud of Nutri-Force’
s new $13 million, 40,000 square foot state-of-the-
art softgel vitamin plant –
a project that skeptics told him could not be built in Florida due to the state’s high humidity in combination with the sensitivity of the technology the plant would require. Lastly, Alfonso volunteers his time mentoring youth in the community and the company contributes to many charitable causes including the donation of vitamins to needy organizations.
Under Alfonso’s vzyno leadership, the company has been the recipient of several local corporate awards. In 2013 Nutri-Force was honored with the Good to Great Award in the Healthcare category from the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, the prestigious Beacon Award from The Beacon Council in the Health care category and the South Florida Business Journal Entrepreneur Award in the $25 - 49 million revenue category in 2012.
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Miami Lakes, Nutri-Force Nutrition is a Hispanic-owned and recognized cGMP leader in the contract manufacturing, private labeling, and branding of nutraceuticals, vitamins, and nutritional supplements. The company’s relentless focus on quality, innovation and unprecedented customer service has been at the core of Nutri-Force’
s success. For additional information, visit www.nutriforce.com