WBENC has 14 Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs) authorized to administer WBENC's world-class certification across the United States. WBENC also provides Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) certification for the SBA WOSB Federal Contracting Program.

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Astra Women's Business Alliance

Territory:  Alaska,  Northern California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

DIANE L. MCCLELLAND 
President
dimac@astrawba.org

SUZANNE LACKMAN
Vice President & Program Manager
suzanne@astrawba.org

4800 SW Meadows Road, Suite 480
Lake Oswego, OR  97035
tel:  (503) 941-9724

www.astrawba.org


Center for Women & Enterprise

Territory:  N. Connecticut, Maine,  Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

SUSAN RITTSCHER
President & CEO
CEOCertification@cweonline.org

JESSICA YAMAS
Program Manager
certification@cweonline.org

24 School Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA  02108
tel:  (617) 532-0224
fax: (617) 536-7373

www.cweonline.org/certification


Great Lakes Women's Business Council

Territory:   Indiana, Michigan

MICHELLE RICHARDS
President
mrichards@greatlakeswbc.org

Michigan:
VERONICA JOHNSON
Certification Program Manager
vjohnson@greatlakeswbc.org

Indiana:
DEBBIE ERVIN
Certification Program Manager
dervin@greatlakeswbc.org
tel: (317) 920-1400

33109 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, MI  48150
tel:  (734) 677-1400
fax: (734) 677-1465

http://www.greatlakeswbc.org


Greater Women's Business Council

Territory:  Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina

ROZ LEWIS
President & CEO
rlewis@gwbc.biz

SHARON JUDGE
Certification  Manager
certification@gwbc.biz

1355 Peachtree St. NE
Suite 640
Atlanta, GA  30309
tel:  (404) 846-3314 X3
fax: (404) 745-0151

www.gwbc.biz


Ohio River Valley Women's Business Council

Territory: Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia

SHEILA MIXON
Executive Director
smixon@orvwbc.org

MAUDIE MORENO
Certification Manager
orvwbcsupport@orvwbc.org

3458 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH  45229
tel:  (513) 487-6503
fax: (513) 559-5447

www.orvwbc.org


Women's Business Development Center-Chicago

Territory: Illinois, Iowa,  Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North & South Dakota, Wisconsin

EMILIA DIMENCO
President & CEO
edimenco@wbdc.org

BRIDGET FOSTER
Associate Director, Certification Services
certification@wbdc.org

NATASHA FEDOROVA
MN Program Manager
nfedorova@wbdc.org
tel: (612) 259-6584  

8 South Michigan, 4th Floor
Suite 400
Chicago, IL  60603
tel:  (312) 853-3477
fax: (312) 853-0145

www.wbdc.org


Women's Business Development Council of Florida

Territory:  Florida, with the exception of the Panhandle, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands

NANCY ALLEN
President and CEO
nancyallen@womensbusiness.info

LISA ROBLEJO
Certification Manager
lisaroblejo@womensbusiness.info    

13155 SW 134 Street, Suite 205
Miami, FL 33186
tel:  (305) 971-9446
fax: (305) 971-7061

www.womensbusiness.info


Women's Business Council-Southwest

Territory:  Arkansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, North Texas

DEBBIE HURST
President
dhurst@wbcsouthwest.org

ANITA STEELE
Director of Certification
asteele@wbcsouthwest.org

2201 N. Collins, Suite 158
Arlington, TX  76011
tel:  (817) 299-0566
fax: (817) 299-0949

www.wbcsouthwest.org


Women's Business Enterprise Alliance

Territory: South Texas

APRIL DAY
President
aday@wbea-texas.org

ARTILLIA HAUGHTON
Senior Certification Coordinator
certification@wbea-texas.org

9800 Northwest Freeway, Suite 120
Houston, TX 77092
tel:  (713) 681-9232
fax: (713) 681-9242

www.wbea-texas.org


Women's Business Enterprise Council-PA-DE-sNJ

Territory: Delaware, South New Jersey, Pennsylvania

GERI SWIFT
President
gswift@wbecouncil.org

MEAGHAN KELLY
Certification Coordinator
certification@wbecouncil.org    

1315 Walnut Street, Suite 1116
Philadelphia, PA  19107-4711
tel:  (877) 790-9232
fax: (215) 790-9231

www.wbecouncil.org


Women's Business Enterprise Council South

Territory: Alabama, Florida Panhandle,  Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee

PHALA MIRE
President
pkmire@wbecsouth.org

EVELYN KING
Director of Certification
evelyn@wbecsouth.org

2800 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 180
Metairie, LA  70002
tel: (504) 830-0149
fax: (504) 830-3895

www.wbecsouth.org


Women's Business Enterprise Council-West

Territory: Arizona, Southern California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Guam

PAMELA S. WILLIAMSON, Ph.D.
President & CEO
pamela@wbec-west.org

MARIA HICKS
Program Manager
certification@wbec-west.org

1515 N. Greenfield Road, Suite 102
Mesa, AZ  85205
tel:  (480) 962-0639
fax: (480) 969-2717

www.wbec-west.org


Women Presidents' Educational Organization-DC

Territory:  District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia

SANDRA EBERHARD
Executive Director
sandra@womenpresidentsorg.com

JACQUELINE OLT
Program Assistant
dcadmin@womenpresidentsorg.com

1120 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20036-3951
tel: (202) 595-2637
fax: (202) 872-5505

www.wpeo.us


Women Presidents' Educational Organization-NY

Territory:  South Connecticut, North New Jersey, New York State

MARSHA FIRESTONE, Ph.D.
President & Founder
marsha@womenpresidentsorg.com

MIRANDA CURTIS
Program Manager
certification@womenpresidentsorg.com
     
155 E. 55th. Street, Suite 4H
New York, NY  10022
tel:  (212) 688-4114
fax: (212) 688-4766

www.wpeo.us