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Donna Preiss Receives 2006 Women in Business Award

RALEIGH, NC – August 23, 2006 – Donna Preiss, Founder and Chief Executive Office of The Preiss Company (TPCO), was recently honored by Triangle Business Journal as one of the Triangle’s most successful professional women. Preiss was among 26 women honored during the 9th Annual Women in Business Awards luncheon on August 10th at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel. Triangle Business Journal will publish feature profiles of the winners in its September 1st edition.

“I’m so proud of Donna and her accomplishments over the years,” says TPCO President and CFO, Kirk Preiss of his wife. “Personally, professionally, and spiritually, she truly encapsulates the image of a successful woman. She’s a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, friend, and businesswoman. All of us at The Preiss Company family are truly thrilled for her.”

Donna Preiss founded TPCO in 1986. Under her leadership, the company today employees over 60 people and has a total revenue (from sales, development, and property management) in excess of $10 Million annually. The Preiss Company is the largest off-campus housing provider at North Carolina State University and Clemson University and has acquired and developed close to $200,000,000 of real estate, with approximately $70,000,000 in the pipeline.

“I’m so honored by this recognition and so grateful for the love and support of my family, friends, staff, and our many, many wonderful clients,” says Preiss. “I truly could not have reached this point in my career were it not for the efforts of these wonderful people who serve as my inspiration everyday.”

About The Preiss Company
The Preiss Company was founded in 1987 by Donna Preiss with a mission of maximizing real estate investor returns by helping in all aspects of real estate investment. This includes the selection, purchase, sale, exchange, and management of property. Since that time, it has formed more than 50 partnerships, has been the developer or co-developer of over 20 projects in North and South Carolina, and has provided residences for more than 6,000 college students annually. For more information, visit

Press Contact:
Amy Barger, Director of Marketing
The Preiss Company
(919) 532-1114