Candace Roulo, Senior Editor, Penton's CONTRACTOR Magazine Named a Top Woman in Media

Recognized as an Influencer in the Mechanical Contracting Industry

Aug 28, 2014, 09:00 ET from Penton

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton, a leading professional information services company, announced that Candace Roulo, Senior Editor, CONTRACTOR magazine has been named a Folio Top Woman in Media.  The awards program celebrates the creativity and accomplishments of the influential women who are innovating in new ways and guiding their businesses into new markets.

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"Not only is Candace an influencer in our industry, but she is also the glue that binds our team together," said Bob Mader, Editorial Director, Contractor magazine.  "She has a keen sense of the key issues that are important to our audience and she understands the big picture of how to create a profitable property.  We are very pleased to take part in honoring Candace as an innovator in the industry."

"Candace is creative, professional, and a true pillar in the editorial community," said Mark D'Agostino, President & CEO, Raven Products Incorporated. "She not only provides the valued input one would expect, but provides insights from an alternate perspective in her blogging and reporting. She truly embodies the essence of a true leader and professional."

With more than ten years of experience, Roulo is a leading editor in the mechanical contracting industry.  For the past two years she has been the most read author on by creating insightful, high quality content.  She is never afraid to try something new; originality is her strong suit.  In 2014, Roulo became the moderator of the successful virtual trade show Comfortech 365.  In addition, she also created a special "training and educational section" in the winter supplement, Green Mechanical Contractor.

Roulo will join peers from Time Inc., CBS Interactive, The New York Times and many other organizations on October 1, 2014 at an awards ceremony at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

About CONTRACTOR magazine
CONTRACTOR magazine targets, reaches and influences owners and managers of mechanical and plumbing contracting companies.

About Penton
Penton drives performance for more than sixteen million professionals each and every day. These professional rely on the company to deliver: Insights, information and workflow tools to inform critical business decisions; networking and community to engage them with industry peers and partners; and data and marketing services to advance their business performance and deliver return-on-investment (ROI.) They look to Penton to power the possibilities.

Penton is a growth company with a track-record of strong performance and success and is backed by its co-owners: MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP.

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Media Contact:

Robert Mader
Editorial Director, Contractor