WBENC’s 20th Anniversary Celebration Honors Women of Distinction

The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) proudly celebrates their 20th Anniversary year by recognizing an exclusive group of WBENC-Certified women business owners known as Women of Distinction. These 25 women leaders have demonstrated a deep commitment to the organization and to breaking down barriers for women owned businesses in the corporate and government supply chains. The Women of Distinction program was established to create a strategic role for highly successful and dedicated Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) as advisors to WBENC, supporting the growth and success of all WBEs. WBENC is honored to showcase the Women of Distinction as they celebrate 20 years of success.

The WBENC Women of Distinction Inaugural Group: 

Tara Abraham, Accel inc

Alta Baker, Safe Haven Enterprises, LLC

Himanshu Bhatia, Rose International, Inc.

Rebecca Boenigk, Neutral Posture, Inc.

Michelle Boggs, McKinley Marketing Partners

Janice Bryant-Howroyd, The Act 1 Group

Sharon Evans, CFJ Manufacturing

Maggie Hardy Magerko, 84 Lumber Company

Lynne Marie Finn, Superior Workforce Solutions, Inc.

Eartha Jean Johnson, Risk Mitigation Worldwide

Brenda Loube, Corporate Fitness Works, Inc.

Olsa Martini, OLSA Resources, Inc.

Terri McNally, Global Capital Ltd.

Sharon Olzerowicz, Hired By Matrix, Inc.

Pamela O'Rourke, ICON Information Consultants, LP

Ranjini Poddar, Artech Information Systems LLC

Andra Rush, Rush Trucking Corporation

Leslie Saunders, Leslie Saunders Insurance Agency, Inc.

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Cheryl Snead, Banneker Industries, Inc.

Lynn Tilton, Patriarch Partners, LLC

Nina Vaca, Pinnacle Group

Nancy Williams, ASAP Solutions Group, LLC

The Women of Distinction will be honored during WBENC’s 20th Anniversary celebration at the annual Summit & Salute event taking place March 21 – 23, 2017 in New Orleans, LA. The presenting sponsors of this milestone event are Accenture, EY, Ampcus Inc., and ASAP Solutions Group. The Summit & Salute is a highly anticipated event that provides access to the industry insights and senior-level networking opportunities that enable sustainable growth for all businesses. In addition to recognizing the Women of Distinction, WBENC will honor the 2016 America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises, highlight past leaders, WBE Stars, and other influential contributors who have enabled two decades of success.

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Posted on January 23, 2017 .