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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


Board of Directors

Schenae Rourk
Redwood Resources
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Immediate Past President
Hilary Lentini
Lentini Design & Marketing, Inc.
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Sherry Wallen
Strategic Direction, Inc.
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Vice President, Multicultural Advertising
Sandra Lee
ES Advertising, Inc.
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Vice President, Membership
Katherine Chrisman
Park Lane Jewelry
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Vice President, Governance and Leadership
Goli Ameri
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Vice President, Programming
Jessica Kirschner Flores
Impact Sciences
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New Media and Technology Chair
Robinne Burrell
Redflight Innovation
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Advocacy Co-Chair
Christine Frey
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
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Advocacy Co-Chair
Ann D'Amato
3D Networks
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Gala Co-Chair
Cynthia Lopell
CL22 Designs & Productions Inc.
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NAWBO-LA Foundation
Board of Directors

Madelyn Alfano 
Maria's Italian Kitchen

Ethy Vallejo
Union Bank

Katherine Sarris
Bank of America

Randi Hinton

Kim Michener

Lena Hines
Ernst & Young

Michael Herrera
Southern California Edison

NAWBO-LA Leadership Advisory
Board of Directors