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Local Professional Woman Named 2018 Woman Business Owner of the Year

News Release – July 6, 2018

Laurie S. Miller of Davis Illinois is the 2018 Rockford Chamber of Commerce Woman Business Owner of the Year.  Miller was honored recently in front of several hundred professionals at the annual Chamber Women’s Expo.

In 1998, Miller and her mother, Mary Lou Buettner of Pecatonica opened their own mother-daughter benefits consulting firm.  In 2012, the duo merged the firm with a large national brokerage firm.  Buettner retired in 2015 and Miller decided to re-open her own company in January 2017 under the name of 2HB Human Resources & Benefits Solutions.

In addition to employee benefits, the new firm offers human resources, compliance, recruiting payroll and training.  Now working with her husband, Durand native – Bob Miller, the couple have brought together a skilled team of HR, Benefits and payroll professionals.

In her acceptance speech, Miller said that “I have a true love for customer service.  My customers are like family to me.  The biggest lesson I’ve learned is resilience – being able to bounce back and take on new challenges.”

Miller is a three-time Risk and Insurance Magazine National Power Broker award winner for innovation and industry knowledge. She and her husband of 33 years are the parents of four children.  She is an alumna of Pecatonica High School.

For more information:  Contact Laurie Miller at 815-871-7042.