Women's Business Enterprise Stars: 2000-2004 Recipients

WBENC WBE Stars are recognized for leadership in their respective local business communities, inspiration to other women business owners, and active roles at the helm of successful certified businesses.

 

WBENC'S 2004 Women's Business Enterprise Stars

  • Heidi Berenson, President, Berenson Communications, Inc.: Representing the Women Presidents' Educational Organization/DC
  • Sharon Burton, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Robart Companies: Representing the Georgia Women's Business Council
  • June Coldren, President, Cenergy Corporation, Representing the Women's Business Council Gulf Coast
  • Mona Eliassen, CEO, Eliassen Group, Inc.: Representing the Center for Women and Enterprise, Boston
  • Lynne Marie Finn, President, Superior Staffing Services, Inc.: Representing the Women Presidents' Educational Organization/New York
  • Carol Howlin, President, Paragon Promotional Marketing, Inc.: Representing the Women's Business Enterprise Council - West
  • E. Jean Johnson, President and CEO, LegalWATCH, Inc.: Representing The Women's Business Enterprise Alliance, Houston
  • Joan Lasselle, President/Owner, Lasselle-Ramsay Information Development Services, Representing the Astra Women's Business Alliance
  • Terri McNally, President, Global Capital Ltd.: Representing the Women's Business Development Center/Chicago
  • Patricia Monteforte, President and CEO, Pharmaceutical Resource Corporation: Representing The Women's Business Development Center/Philadelphia
  • Frances Queen, President and CEO, Queen Associates, Inc.: Representing the Women's Business Enterprise Council - Southeast
  • Leslie Saunders, President, Leslie Saunders Insurance and Marketing International, Representing the Women's Business Development Center/Florida.
  • Tina Stover, President, Direct Effect Productions, Inc.: Representing the Michigan Women's Business Council
  • Nina Vaca, CEO, Pinnacle Technical Resources, Inc.: Representing the Women's Business Council - Southwest

WBENC'S 2003 Women's Business Enterprise Stars 

  • Michelle J. Boggs, President and Chief Operating Officer, McKinley Marketing Partners: Representing the Women Presidents' Educational Organization/DC.
  • Jodi Clausman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Corporate Repository and Clausman Legal Staffing: Representing the Women's Business Enterprise Alliance/Houston.
  • Marsha Davidson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Telecopy, Inc.: Representing the Women's Business Council-Southwest.
  • Gretchen Fox, President, Fox Relocation Management Corporation: Representing the Center for Women and Enterprise.
  • Joanne Harmelin, Chief Executive Officer, Harmelin Media: Representing the Women's Business Development Center/Philadelphia.
  • Linda F. Harris, President and Chief Executive Officer, L.F. Harris and Company: Representing the Astra Women's Business Alliance.
  • Tracy Jenkins, President, Amazing Gift Baskets: Representing the Women's Business Enterprise Council-Southeast.
  • Greta Johnson-Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Diverse Placement Group, LLC: Representing the Michigan Women's Business Council.
  • Tricia Johnston, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rainbow Computer Services, Inc.: Representing the Women's Business Council Gulf Coast.
  • Kate Koziol, President of Fusion Creative and a Founding Partner of Fusion Alliance: Representing the Women's Business Development Center/Illinois.
  • Nadine Lange, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Open Scan Technologies, Inc.: Representing the Women's Business Enterprise Council-West.
  • Toni Mastrullo, President and Chief Executive Officer, Telecom Resources of America: Representing the Women's Business Development Center/Miami.
  • Gail Tassel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Acuity, Inc.: Representing the Georgia Women's Business Council.
  • Avis Yates-Rivers, President, Technology Concepts Group, Inc.: Representing the Women Presidents' Educational Organization/New York.

2002 Women's Business Enterprise Stars

  • Ms. Barbara Blair, Co-Founder/CEO, Cyber Staff America, representing the Women Presidents' Educational Organization, New York, New York
  • Ms. Nancy Connolly, President, Lasertone, Inc., representing the Center for Women & Enterprise, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Ms. Diane Craig, President, The Labeling and Packaging Company, representing the Women's Business Development Center, Illinois
  • Ms. Sharon Evans, President/CEO, CFJ Manufacturing, representing the Women's Business Council - Southwest
  • Ms. Terri L.C. Hornsby, President, TLC Adcentives, representing the Women's Business Enterprise Alliance
  • Ms. Kim Jackson, President/CEO, CEO Assessment Plus, Inc., representing the Georgia Women's Business Council
  • Ms. LaRae Kunz, President/CEO, GSS Consulting, representing the Women's Business Enterprise Council - West
  • Ms. Sheri Orlowitz, Founder/Principal Owner/CEO, Shan Industries, representing the Women Presidents' Educational Organization, Washington, DC
  • Ms. Candice Phillips, President/CEO, BIO-MED Testing Service, Inc., representing Astra Society International, Oregon
  • Ms. Julie Rodriguez, President/CEO, Epic Divers Inc., representing the Women's Business Council, Gulf Coast
  • Ms. Judy Sheppard, President/CEO, PSA Consulting, representing the Women's Business Enterprise Council - Southeast
  • Ms. Annette Taddeo, President/CEO, LanguageSpeak, representing the Women's Business Development Center, Miami
  • Ms. Kelle Welch, Founder/President, Metro Supply and Metro Recycling, Michigan Women's Business Council
  • Ms. Cynthia Wollman, President/CEO, Sun Printing House, representing the Women's Business Development Center, Philadelphia

2001 WBENC Women's Business Enterprise Stars

  • Maryanne Cataldo, Representing the Center for Women & Enterprise
  • Z.D. Wooten, Representing the Georgia Women's Business Council
  • Joyce A. Wheeland, Repesenting the Michigan Women's Business Council
  • Toni Meyer, Repesenting the Women's Business Enterprise Council-South
  • Marilyn Bushey, Representing the Women's Business Council - Southwest
  • Diane MacWilliams, Representing the Women's Business Development Center - Chicago
  • Leslie Saunders, Representing the Women's Business Development Center - Florida
  • Doris Damm, Representing the Women's Business Development Center, Philadelphia
  • Teri Ray, Representing the Women's Business Enterprise Alliance
  • Deloris C. Lewis-Morgan, Representing the Women's Business Enterprise Council - Southeast
  • Danielle Lamirato, Representing the Women's Business Enterprise Council - West
  • Amy DeLouise, Representing the Women Presidents' Educational Organization, Washington, DC
  • Cathleen Colella and Elaine Sinis, Representing the Women Presidents' Educational Organization, New York, New York

2000 WBENC Women's Business Enterprise Stars:

In 2000, eleven WBEs were recognized by WBENC.

  • Aztec Facility Services, Inc. of Houston, Texas, owned and operated by Sherra Aguirre.
  • Baker Foundations, Inc. and Safe Haven Enterprises, Louisiana businesses owned and operated by Alta S. Baker.
  • Blackhawk Management Corporation of Houston, Texas, owned and operated by Gerri Johnson Hurley.
  • CDL & Associates of Barrington, Illinois, owned and operated by Catherine Lee.
  • Davis Management Co., Inc. of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, owned and operated by Linda Davis.
  • The Elements of Great Falls, Virginia, owned and operated by Debbie Faraone.
  • Falmer Thermal Spray of Lynn, Massachusetts, owned and operated by Rita Meyers andStacy Ames.
  • Innovision Technologies, Inc., owned and operated by Nikki Olyai.
  • Sunbelt Telecommunications, owned and operated by Paula Mann.
  • Susan Gage Caterers of Washington, DC, owned and operated by Susan Gage.
  • Warren Electric Group, owned and operated by Cheryl L. Thompson-Draper.