Mobile Phone Buyback And Recycling Company, e-Cycle, Named As Finalist In 9th Annual Stevie® Awards For Women In Business

e-Cycle achieves finalist status in both Entrepreneur of the Year and Company of the Year categories

e-Cycle was named a Finalist in the Entrepreneur of the Year and Company of the Year categories in the 9th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business. Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners will be announced at a gala event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City on Friday, November 9, 2012.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, and the companies they run – worldwide.  The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.

More than 1,200 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Women Helping Women and Communications Campaign of the Year.

Trusted by the largest organizations in the world, e-Cycle purchases mobile phones and devices from businesses and major organizations and all devices that do not have resale value are recycled in accordance with the highest environmental and safety standards. Using rigorous data deletion processes, e-Cycle ensures all confidential enterprise information is removed from the devices.

“We are truly honored to be included among such a prestigious group of businesses,” said Tonia Irion, Stevie nominee and e-Cycle CCO and founder, “At e-Cycle, we have worked diligently to become the industry’s leading wireless mobile phone buyback and recycling company and we sincerely appreciate this recognition for our efforts.”

“We’re very excited about this year’s Finalists in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards.  “The judges have told me that they think this is the best and most inspiring crop of nominees we’ve ever had.  We look forward to seeing the judges’ final decisions.”

Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at

About e-Cycle
e-Cycle helps organizations take a more responsible, secure and cost-effective approach to wireless recycling. The company collects wireless phones from businesses and major organizations, reimbursing them for devices that retain value and recycling all others at no charge. The information on every phone is either deleted or destroyed through the industry’s most rigorous data security measures. In 2012, the Inc. 500 list ranked e-Cycle the #21 fastest growing business-services company in the U.S. and Forbes ranked e-Cycle the #68 most promising, privately-held company in America. e-Cycle is also the first mobile buyback and recycling company in the U.S. to become e-Stewards® certified. Find more information at

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  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