The Leadership Council is comprised of executives from the 14 Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs) authorized to administer WBENC's certification for women-owned businesses.  The Leadership Council provides a forum for discussion; serves as a creative hub for sharing ideas; and initiates policy recommendations to be considered by WBENC and the Board of Directors. 

DIANE L. MCCLELLAND
President
Astra Women's Business Alliance
dimac@astrawba.org
503-941-9724

SUSAN RITTSCHER
President & CEO
Center for Women & Enterprise
CEOCertification@cweonline.org
617-532-0224

 

 

ROZ LEWIS
President & CEO
Greater Women's Business Council
rlewis@gwbc.biz
404-846-3314 X3

SHEILA MIXON
Executive Director
Ohio River Valley Women's Business Council
smixon@orvwbc.org
513-487-6537

 

 

MICHELLE RICHARDS
President
Women's Business Enterprise Council-Great Lakes
mrichards@wwnet.net
317-920-1400    

EMILIA DIMENCO
President & CEO
Women's Business Development Center-Chicago
edimenco@wbdc.org
(312) 853-3477

 

 

NANCY ALLEN
President and CEO
Women's Business Development Council of Florida
nancyallen@womensbusiness.info
305-971-9446

DEBBIE HURST
President
Women's Business Council-Southwest
dhurst@wbcsouthwest.org
817-299-0566

 

 

GERI SWIFT
President
Women's Business Enterprise Council-PA-DE-sNJ
gswift@wbecouncil.org
(877) 790-9232

PHALA MIRE
President
Women's Business Enterprise Council South
pkmire@wbecsouth.org
504-830-0149

 

 

APRIL DAY
President
Women's Business Enterprise Alliance
aday@wbea-texas.org
713-681-9232

PAMELA S. WILLIAMSOM, Ph.D.
President & CEO
Women's Business Enterprise Council-West
pamela@wbec-west.org
480-962-0639

 

 

SANDRA EBERHARD
Executive Director
Women Presidents' Educational Organization-DC
sandra@womenpresidentsorg.com
202-595-2628

MARSHA FIRESTONE, Ph.D.
President & Founder
Women Presidents' Educational Organization-NY
marsha@womenpresidentsorg.com
212-688-4114