President of Personalized Payroll Services, Named WBE Volunteer Of The Year

At WBC-Southwest we believe highlighting the impact of women leaders in our community is essential to inspire the next generation of leaders; – Kathleen Hunt is one of those leaders. Kathleen Hunt, President of Personalized Payroll Services, has been named the WBE Volunteer of the Year at the 2018 Parade of Stars Awards Gala for her endless contributions to the council. A role model, mentor, and ambassador, Hunt leveraged technology to build a successful company in payroll management, implementing innovative client products. Kathleen has dedicated her time to being a member of the

Congratulations Corporate Volunteer of the Year, Donna Butterfield

Every year the Women’s Business Council - Southwest recognizes the tenacious female entrepreneurs and Sustaining (Corporate) Members in our network. At the 2018 Parade of Stars Awards Gala, the WBC-Southwest presented the Corporate Volunteer of the Year award to Donna Butterfield of Frost Bank for her commitment to outstanding volunteerism. Donna dedicates her time to being an Ambassador, mentoring and coaching new WBE’s. She has donated her time to be a part of the Certification Committee, the Senior Advisory Council, and the Lillie Knox Grant Selection Committee. No request is too large or

Congratulations To Our Sustaining (Corporate) Members

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)recognized Bank of America, Ericsson, Exxon Mobile Corporation, FedEx, IBM, PepsiCo, Inc., Raytheon, TOYOTA, UPS, Vistra Energy, and Walmart Stores, Inc. as America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises (WBE) in 2017. WBENC’s Top Corporations set the standard for enabling women suppliers to access increased opportunities in new markets – both domestically and internationally. The selection of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) is conducted annually by the Women’s Business Enterprise National

The LATINA Style “Entrepreneur of the Year”

The Women’s Business Council – Southwest is excited to announce Patricia Christian, as the Latina Style, “Entrepreneur of the Year,” winner. The Latino Style Entrepreneur of the Year Award honors leading entrepreneurs that stand out in leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses. Award recipients are nominated by community partners and are selected based on their vision, leadership, financial success, community service, and visibility as a role model for young women. This year, the council nominated Patricia Christian, President and CEO of the CRC Group Inc. for her entrepreneurial

Congratulations 2018 Quality & Excellence Award Winners

Every year the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce honors partners and stakeholders that have demonstrated a commitment to furthering its mission of growing and supporting the Hispanic business community in North Texas with Quality & Excellence Awards. The Chamber also recognizes Hispanic-owned small businesses that have exhibited innovation, community involvement, and dedication. This year, the chamber awarded Linda Valdez Thompson of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, the Chairwoman's Award. Oncor received the President's Award, and our WBE, CRC Group Inc. won the Pacesetter

CEO and Co-founder of Akorbi, Claudia Mirza Named A “2018 WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE STAR” BY WOMEN’S BUSINESS COUNCIL - SOUTHWEST

At the 2018 Summit and Salute Conference, WBENC honored Claudia Mirza as a Women’s Business Enterprise Star for her business accomplishments, her inspiration to other women, and her leadership and vision as CEO and Co-founder of Akorbi. Akorbi was founded to help companies build compassionate, human connections, to increase their global or diverse market position through innovation, language, and people. As a WBENC-Certified WBE since 2007, Mirza’s company has constantly evolved to meet the needs of its customers. For example, Akorbi launched a compliance division to help clients with HIPAA

Pamela O'Rourke: Lunimary Award

The Luminary Awards , presented by The Committee of 200 , are a special event each year to honor four outstanding women who have demonstrated outstanding business leadership in Entrepreneurship, Corporate Innovation, STEM Innovation, and Skills to Succeed. We are excited to see one of our WBE Members, Pamela O'Rourke , president and CEO of ICON Information Consultants among the list of the 2017 Luminary Award Recipients.