ASAP Solutions Group

WBENC Women of Distinction: Nancy A. Williams

Our last WBENC Women of Distinction honoree is Nancy A. Williams, CEO of ASAP Solutions Group. Nancy provides active hands-on leadership and direction to the company's four business units of Staffing, Consulting, Workforce Compliance, and Managed Services. Nancy and her team work hard to ensure ASAP's continued and sustained growth by developing and implementing business strategies that are customer-centric and addressing our clients' most common and complex contingent workforce challenges. Under Nancy's leadership, ASAP has experienced significant growth, expansion, and diversification includ
Pinnacle Group

WBENC Women of Distinction: Nina Vaca

Our next WBENC Women of Distinction honoree is Nina Vaca, Pinnacle Group's Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer. Her dynamic leadership over the past 20 years has propelled the company from a niche IT services firm to the workforce solutions powerhouse it is today, with a suite of business lines to address the range of IT human capital challenges companies in the Fortune 500 face. Nina is a committed civic leader and philanthropist. She advocates passionately for women and entrepreneurs and works to advance the girls and women in STEM fields. In 2014, the White House appointed Nina a

WBENC Women of Distinction: Billie Bryant Schultz

Our next WBENC Women of Distinction honoree is Billie Bryant Schultz, the Owner, President, and CEO of CESCO for over 25 years. She was a housewife raising three sons, never having thought of becoming an entrepreneur. However, in the wake of her late husband's illness she was thrust into CESCO, which at that time was a coin equipment and office equipment repair shop. Under her leadership, the company developed partnering relationships with top manufacturers of printing equipment and software in addition to building a team of very talented sales and service professionals. She and the CESCO team
Women in Business Awards

2017 Women in Business Awards

The Dallas Business Journal's 10th annual Women in Business Awards will honor North Texas' most influential business women. Nominations are open now until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31st. The awards event will take place on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at the Irving Convention Center. All honorees will be featured in a special publication in print and online on August 25, 2017. For more information or to nominate a woman in business, click here .
ICON Information Consultants

WBENC Women of Distinction: Pamela O'Rourke

Our next WBENC Women of Distinction honoree is Pamela Chambers O'Rourke, President and CEO of ICON Information Consultants, LP, a global human capital solutions company providing Fortune 500 clients with an unmatched breadth and depth of talent customized to their professional needs. Since founding ICON in 1998, O'Rourke's strategic approach to expansion and dedication to excellence have propelled ICON to reach over $265 million in revenue for 2015 and employ over 3,150 consultants across the U.S. and Canada. Since becoming certified as a WBE, ICON has become a national leader demonstrating th
Martin Luther King, Jr.

DFW Events to Celebrate Black History Month

To honor Black History Month, there are several events around the DFW metroplex. Here are a few you can participate in this week through early March. African-American Heritage Month Exhibit at Tarrant County College - Southeast Campus The Southeast Campus displays a visual timeline of the life of Martin Luther King Jr., along with a visual display of African-American pioneers from the art community. Free to attend and open until February 28th. Learn more here . Black History Month Festival at Arlington Public Library - Southeast Branch Celebrate African-American history and culture in a variet
Texas Live

Texas Live Construction Opportunities

Texas Live The Texas Live Development Team in Partnership with RHCA is pleased to host a Construction Project Briefing for the Local MWBE Business Community. Monday, February 27, 2017 RSVP Required Upcoming Construction Projects Come Meet The Estimators, Project Managers and Decision Makers Texas Rangers Stadium Texas Live! Hotel and Entertainment Venue Manhattan Construction and Con-Real Upcoming Bid Opportunities Your invited to meet Rob Matwick, Executive Vice President of Business Operations for the Texas Rangers, The Manhattan Con-Real Joint Venture Team, Jonathan E. Collins, Preconstruct

Important Alert from WBENC About 2017 "Scams" and Housing "Pirates" and "Poachers"

AN IMPORTANT ALERT FROM WBENC ABOUT 2017 "SCAMS" AND HOUSING "PIRATES" AND "POACHER S" With WBENC Summit and Salute and National Conference we wanted to share with our members a message from WBENC and to always use caution if something doesn't seem quite right. You may recall that in previous years WBENC has made you aware of unauthorized parties contacting attendees, sponsors and exhibitors about securing hotel rooms for our events. Please be advised to continue to be on guard for these "pirates" or "poachers" (meeting industry terminology) who might contact you with bogus discounts for hotel
CFJ Manufacturing

WBENC Women of Distinction: Sharon Evans

Our next WBENC Women of Distinction honoree is Sharon Evans, CEO of CFJ Manufacturing a mid-size American company. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, CFJ Manufacturing has evolved into a global provider of Total Employee Recognition Programs, Branded Merchandise, and uniforms. Sharon's pioneering spirit, along with the combined efforts of her global staff, has led to the creation of innovative programs and integrated technologies for her customer base. Sharon is currently the first WBE in the role of Chairperson for the Women's Busines Council - Southwest and CFJ Manufacturing has been a WBCS