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  • “NAWBO is a great organization for women entrepreneurs that provides an outlet for women business owners across the country to share their creativity an inspire and support each other in their pursuits.”

    Katrina Markoff

    Founder, CEO and Chocolatier of Vosges Haut Chocolat and Wild Ophelia

  • "I am fortunate to be a woman in America who was given the opportunity to achieve her dream. I want women everywhere to have that same opportunity and am pleased to work with the NAWBO Institute for Entrepreneurial Development to increase opportunities for women entrepreneurs."

    Sara Blakely

    Spanx founder and head of The Sara Blakely Foundation

  • "...We worked hard to position the emergence of women business owners as a growing segment of the women's movement and to develop the organizational base and structural guidelines for a national association. "

    Susan Hager

    Founding NAWBO National President

Serving NAWBO - Houston for 2016-2017


Ann Stouhal

Ann Strouhal
NAWBO email: president@nawbohouston.org
Strouhal & Associates, LLC
Work phone: 713.857.2414

President Elect

Susan St. Germain
NAWBO email: president-elect@nawbohouston.org
Executive Director of Projects
TransProject LLC
Work phone: 206.930.1136


Dao Smith
NAWBO email: treasurer@nawbohouston.org
Dao’s Bookkeeping & Tax Service
Work phone: 832.930.BOOK


Zalla Otten
NAWBO email: secretary@nawbohouston.org
Zalla Massage
Work phone: 281.974.2823


Corporate and Economic Development Director

Ronda Ross
NAWBO email: corporate@nawbohouston.org
Ronda Ross Realty
Work phone: 713.557.1936

Events Director

Jean Foty
NAWBO email: events@nawbohouston.org
ServPro Town & County, Clear Lake, The Woodlands, Kingwood, Baytown
Work phone: 713.461.2700

Membership Development Director

Manal Foty
NAWBO email: membership@nawbohouston.org
Business Development
ServPro Town & Country, Clear Lake, The Woodlands, Kingwood, Baytown
Work phone: 713.461.2700

Programs/Education Director

Agata Kubis
NAWBO email: programs-education@nawbohouston.org
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
Work phone: 713.954.4940

Public Policy Director

Jacquie Baly
NAWBO email: public-policy@nawbohouston.org
President & CEO of BalyProjects
Policy Analyst at FOX 26
Work phone: 281.265.6753

Technology Director

Laura Lloyd
NAWBO email: technology@nawbohouston.org
Owner & President
Laura Lloyd Design, LLC
Work phone: 832.736.1236

Chapter Administrator

Ashley Helms
NAWBO email: administrative@nawbohouston.org
PowerTech Services
Work phone: 281.247.4020