Guest for Wed. July 7th Francine Glick President of Water Journey Ltd.

Francine Glick

 

Francine Glick is President of Water Journey Ltd., a personal care products company whose flagship product is Hands2GO, an alcohol-free instant hand sanitizer.  Francine founded the company in 1997 when she was looking for a way to sanitize her children’s hands. Unimpressed with alcohol gels, she developed the original alcohol-free formulation of Hands2GO in her kitchen sink.

 

Previously, Francine was the VP of Information Technology in the Mergers and Acquisitions Division of Barclays Bank and before that was the product manager for the Unix Operating System at Bell Laboratories.

 

Francine holds an undergraduate degree in computer science from Barnard College, Columbia University and an MBA from New York University.

 

She is an awardee of the Count Me In and OPEN from American Express Make Mine a Million $ Business Award.

 

Francine is a frequent speaker on topics relating to entrepreneurship and women in business.

 

She is a member of the WPO, NJAWBO, ICMAD, the OPEN from American Express Customer Advisory Council, and remains active with her Alma Maters. She is on the Board of The American Cleaning Institute, a non-profit trade association whose members produce 90% of cleaning products marketed in the US.

 

Under Francine’s direction, Water Journey has won numerous awards:

2007 Winner of the New York Enterprise Report Small Business Award for marketing

2005 Make Mine a Million $ Business Award

2004 Finalist, Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors City award for best new packaging

2001 Winner of the Best New Amenity, International Hotel and Motel and Restaurant show, NYC

 

Francine and Water Journey have been featured in print, radio and TV (CNBC, MSNBC, Newark Star Ledger, Bergen Record, NJBiz, West Essex Tribune, Crains NY, Businessweek.com, Joan Hamburg, Liz Hamburg, NJ Business on News 12, SBTV, paralelles.com)

 

Her hobbies include reading, yoga, travel, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

 

Contact Info: www.waterjourney.com, fglick@waterjourney.com, www.twitter.com/fglick

 

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