Branded Group Co-Founder Nominated as a Top Businesswoman in Orange County

by Katie Lee

Orange, Calif. — Branded Group’s co-founder and vice president of business development, Kiira (Esposito) Belonzi, has been nominated for the Orange County Business Journal’s 2019 Women in Business Award. The awards program, entering its 25th year, highlights exceptional female business leaders who are making a difference in their organization and community.

“I am honored to be recognized as an outstanding businesswoman in Orange County,” Belonzi says. “I’m also grateful to have co-founded an organization that empowers women to achieve personal and professional success.”

Her co-founder, Branded Group CEO Michael Kurland, notes that Belonzi was a key player in the launch and significant growth of the now 5-year-old award-winning facility management company.

“Kiira has fine-tuned our hiring process and single-handedly designed first-rate training programs that resonate with new hires as well as existing team members,” Kurland says. “She has transformed the culture of the organization through her intelligence, passion, and commitment to our vision, which is to create a company that fosters the development of future humanitarian leaders.”

Nominees were celebrated at the Orange County Business Journal’s 25th annual Women in Business awards program and luncheon, which was recently held at Hotel Irvine.

Branded Group is a facility maintenance and construction management company servicing multi-site commercial properties. Services include on-demand facility maintenance, construction management, and special project implementation for retail locations, restaurants, healthcare facilities and educational institutions, among other industry verticals. For more information, visit


SOURCE: Branded Group


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