Leadership | NAWBO

2021-2022 Board of Directors



Elizabeth Colón
Metaphrasis Language & Cultural Solutions 
Chicago, IL

President Elect

Laura Barker
BridgePoint Technologies
Downers Grove, IL

Immediate Past President

Edie Comminos
Alpha Metals Corp
Chicago, IL


Lynette DeRose
Supporting Strategies | Chicago Southland
Manteno, IL


Fotene Liakatas
Miller Cooper & Co., Ltd
Chicago, IL

Executive Director

Melissa Lagowski
Big Buzz Idea Group
Chicago, IL 


Mary Balistreri
MBT More Business Today LLC
Wauwatosa, WI

Sue Harrawood
Peace of Mind Virtual Assistance
Orland Park, IL

Vanessa Jackson
The Lemon Ad Stand
Chicago, IL

Susan Rescigno
Rescigno's Non-Profit Fundraising Professionals
Chicago, IL

Ginna Ryan
Mauge, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Jeff Simon
Wells Fargo Advisors
Chicago, IL

Taneka Tucker
BMO Harris Bank
Chicago, IL 

Megan Wholey
The Wholey Poitras Group at Baird
Chicago, IL