Jacksonville, Fla.-based Lender Processing Services, Inc. (LPS) said Monday that its SoftPro division has won a Stevie Award for "best overall company of the year" at the 2008 Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Stevie Awards were presented during ceremonies at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Awards were presented in over 30 categories, including Best Entrepreneur, Best Executive, Lifetime Achievement, and Women Helping Women. More than 1,200 entries from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration. "We're honored to be selected as Best Overall Company at the Stevie Awards for Women in Business," said Joyce Weiland, SoftPro's chief operating officer. "I am fortunate to work with such an outstanding team of talented individuals who continually strive for the best." The 2008 Stevie Awards for Women in Business is an international competition recognizing the accomplishments of outstanding women executives, business owners, and the organizations they run. The awards are produced by the creators of the prestigious American Business Awards. Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, LPS' SoftPro is the nation's leading provider of closing and title software solutions. SoftPro has over 12,000 customer sites and more than 60,000 users nationwide in all 50 states, and offers a full suite of solutions that streamline the closing process, the company said in a statement. Write to Paul Jackson at paul.jackson@housingwire.com. Disclosure: The author held no relevant investment positions when this story was published. Indirect holdings may exist via mutual fund investments. HW reporters and writers follow a strict disclosure policy, the first in the mortgage trade.