Revlon names its first female CEO in its 86-year history

Revlon names its first female CEO in its 86-year history

Cosmetics company Revlon named Debra Perelman its first female chief executive officer in it's 86-year history. "It's a good time for the company to be led by a woman," Perelman said in a statement with CNNMoney. "This is another first for the company and I'm honored and humbled." Debra started working at Revlon in 1998 and became a member of the Revlon board in 2015. She has also worked for Revlon as executive vice president and head new business development for its holding company, MacAndrews & Forbes. "I am committed to driving the company to compete and thrive in today's dynamic
ADP-LLC & WBENC Join Forces To Succeed Together

ADP-LLC & WBENC Join Forces To Succeed Together

One of our WBEs had a great opportunity during Summit and Salute 2018. “We have had the pleasure of printing the WBENC Annual Report for the past three years,” said, Terri Quinton, President & CEO of ADP-LLC . “This year, ADP-LLC had the chance to print program booklets, industry pamphlets, survey forms, at-a-glance maps and other print materials for Summit & Salute . We worked with Amanda Zack, and she was amazing! Join forces. Succeed together.” – Terri Quinton Terri Quinton, President & CEO of ADP-LLC Do you want to be featured in our Blog? Share your own Done Deal today !
We Salute Our Heroes

We Salute Our Heroes

Today we recognize, WBE, Chelsea Derrah for serving 4 active years in the US Army as a Korean Linguist. Chelsea's certified woman and service-disabled-veteran-owned company, DME currently distributes bulk copy paper, medical supplies and equipment, MRO products, and a variety of office technologies to large corporations, state agencies, and the federal government. DME is also a licensed pharmaceutical and medical device wholesaler. DME's primary role as a sales intermediary is to enable businesses in the public and private sector to market their products and services, while also supporting

Jumping into WBE Certification Head First

" WBE Certification with WBCS will offer the support, insight, and the ability to partner with other women to obtain opportunities not available without the certification. My business has added a new revenue stream with our WBE Certification that has shown an increase of 30% in the year since we were certified." Andrea Tsakanikas, President of Austin-based , has been a certified WBE for under one year. In her short time as a member of the Women's Business Council- Southwest, Andrea has taken full advantage of the network. She is a frequent volunteer at Austin events, an
Regional Women Business Symposium

2018 Women Business Symposium Hosted By USPAACC

The US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Southwest (USPAACC) is hosting a Women's Business Symposium featuring business networking, and one-on-one business roundtables with prospective buyers. Please visit here for more information and details. WHEN Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 9:30 AM to Noon WHERE Dallas Area Rapid transit (DART) | 1401 Pacific Ave. | Dallas, TX 75202
Power Pitch Winner Sandra

Power Pitch Winner, Sandra Lewis CEO of Life At The Table

So, you received the MVP Power Pitch award! How did it feel to win? Completely joyous! There has been one consistent element to every winning pitch that I have taken part in – present a big idea and bring it alive with creativity. I am truly honored to have won. Thank you! Give us a synopsis of what you pitched! Organizations are spending an average of $700 per employee for health and wellness programs. Yet the cost of absenteeism, lost productivity, and even “presenteeism” due to poor health is costing American business billions of dollars each year. And, the average cost of health insurance
DFW Disparity Study Information Meeting, June 6th

DFW Disparity Study Information Meeting, June 6th

Join DFW International Airport at their headquarters for a disparity study informational meeting. The meeting will introduce the study team, present the study elements and methodology, describe the study process and outline how stakeholders and business owners can participate. Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is conducting a Disparity Study of its programs for disadvantaged, minority, women, and small business enterprises (D/M/W/SBE), and airport concession disadvantaged business enterprises (ACDBE). The study will examine whether all businesses have equal access to compete for
WEDallas: Momreprenuer Brunch and Learn

WEDallas: Momreprenuer Brunch and Learn covering the “Top 5 Essentials for Mom Entrepreneurs”.

Calling all Mompreneurs: If you are a mom and an entrepreneur, this is the perfect event for you. Join the DEC for their new WEDallas: Mompreneur Brunch and Learn where they'll cover the Top 5 Essentials for Mompreneurs. This workshop and lecture designed for you to Learn, Act, and Takeaway and you don't want to miss it. You'll also have the opportunity to pitch YOUR business in a real, live Elevator Pitch for a grand prize. Food will be provided! WHEN: Thursday | May 24, 2018 | 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM WHERE: The Dallas Entrepreneur Center Coworking Space | 311 North Market Street | Suite 200 |
Ladies Who Launch 2018

Recap: Ladies Who Launch 2018

This year marked the 4th annual Ladies Who Launch, a hugely successful WBE to WBE event. The empowering event provides a platform for WBEs to communicate ideas, tools, and resources needed to impact the growth and development of their businesses positively. At the Ladies Who Launch, WBEs were able to participate in roundtable discussions and get insight from each other. Click here to see more event photos!
The Champions of Diversity Awards  Luncheon

DFW Airport Recognized Companies Who Embrace Diveristy At The Champions of Diversity Awards Luncheon

Diverse suppliers, vendors and contractors were honored at DFW Airport’s Champions of Diversity Awards luncheon on May 14, recognizing companies who embrace and exemplify diversity and inclusion in their business relationships. Nominations were submitted internally by employees of the three procuring departments: Infrastructure and Development, Procurement & Materials Management and Concessions then reviewed by an Evaluation Committee. From joint ventures to prime and subcontracting partnerships, Champions of Diversity nominees promote partnerships with minority and women-owned business