Founder of Executive VPA in 2012, Joanne Hawkins is a strong believer in building quality relationships with both Business Owners and fellow VAs.
Setting strong foundations, creating quality networks and pushing herself out of her comfort zone is why Joanne believes the business has gone from strength to strength.
As a multi-award winning VA, Joanne understands why it is important for VAs to put themselves out there. – awards include: Winner of North of England VA of the Year 2014, Winner of Robert Walter’s North West of England VA of the Year – Agency 2018, finalist at both the Manchester PA Awards 2019: VA of the Year and Enterprise Vision Awards 2019: Professional Services
Joanne founded the NW VA Conference in 2015 and has continued to run both face to face and virtual conferences to date.
“Bringing together VAs who are eager to build successful businesses and experts in industries that can help with this is fundamental to growing the VA Industry, enabling VAs to position themselves as experts and educating the business community of the valued support working with a VA can bring” explains Joanne.
Awards & Recognitions
- 2021 - VA Star Award 2021 - Contribution to VA Industry
- 2019 - Manchester PA of the Year Finalist
- 2019 - Enterprise Vision Awards - Professional Services Award - Finalist
- 2018 - NW VA of the Year
- 2016 - Finalist - Warrington Business Woman of the Year - Warrington Business Awards
- 2016 - Shortlisted Nominee - Cheshire Woman of the Year 2016
- 2014 - North of England VA of the Year