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RADIUS® CEO Leads Discussion at Power Her Potential Women's Expo

Encouraging Women Entrepreneurs to Become a Certified Women-Owned Company

    KUTZTOWN, PA, June 06, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- RADIUS CEO and President, Saskia Foley, lead a powerful discussion at the first-annual Power Her Potential Women's Expo in Austin, Texas on June 2, 2018. Saskia discussed her journey of becoming a certified women-owned company and how others can achieve this goal. This expo featured classes, meetups, self-defense demonstrations, jewelry workshops, engaging talks, and panels. Ticket sales benefit women entrepreneurs living in poverty through the Whole Planet Foundation.

RADIUS was certified a women's business enterprise in 2016 by the nation's largest third-party certifier of the businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. Saskia Foley took the helm at RADIUS in 2011, becoming the first female CEO and President. Originally founded by Kevin Foley and James O'Halloran, Saskia has lead RADIUS through tremendous growth, on average 50% year-over-year for 4 years running. Subsequently in 2014, RADIUS became majority women-owned and at that point began the certification process with the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), which was founded in 1977 and is one of the most widely recognized and respected certifications in the nation. WBENC fosters diversity in the world of commerce to promote innovation, open new channels of revenue, and create partnerships that provide opportunities that fuel our economy.

"Being a certified woman-owned business was a dream for long time and I'm thrilled to be able to share this knowledge with everyone at the Power Her Protentional Women's Expo. RADIUS supports the Whole Planet Foundation and it is an honor to be including in this amazing event," CEO and President, Saskia Foley said.

RADIUS, established in 1983, is a certified women-owned consumer products company. It is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of specialty toothbrushes, toothpastes, and complementary personal care products, including travel cases and dental floss. RADIUS is a leader in the natural products industry in personal care and is renowned for its combination of innovative designs, premium materials, and eco-conscious manufacturing that redefines ordinary personal care products with the goal of enhancing the quality and enjoyment of everyday routines.

Today RADIUS is proud to operate in the United States and to manufacturer on their own injection molding and bristling machines. RADIUS is now certified women-owned and completely vertically integrated; designing, manufacturing, and inspecting all of its products by hand. RADIUS operates and manufactures in a restored silk mill in Kutztown, PA. Parallel goals of promoting energy-efficient manufacturing and a focus on a clean and cutting-edge design presence sets RADIUS apart from the rest.

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