NAWBO Richmond Announces Board of Directors for 2012-2013

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New officers have been elected to the Board of the Richmond Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners: Kate Houck, principal at CommonWealth Concierge, will serve as president. René Haines, president and founder of RH Business Solutions, will serve as president-elect; Colleen Quinn, director and equity owner at Locke Partin DeBoer & Quinn, will remain on the board as past president; and Carole Timberlake, founder of CYT Consulting, will serve as treasurer/secretary.

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Founded in 1982, NAWBO Richmond is committed to leadership, education and encouragement of women-owned businesses in and around the Richmond area.

The Richmond Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO Richmond) announces its board of directors for the 2012-2013 fiscal year. The new board was installed at NAWBO Richmond's annual meeting in June.

Kate Houck, principal at CommonWealth Concierge, will serve as president. Other officers are René Haines, president and founder of RH Business Solutions, who will serve as president-elect; Colleen Quinn, director and equity owner at Locke Partin DeBoer & Quinn, who will remain on the board as past president; and Carole Timberlake, founder of CYT Consulting, who will serve as treasurer/secretary.

Other Directors include Dr. Elaine Bolte, owner of Health Link Family Chiropractic; Karen Cole, founder and CEO of Assura, Inc.; Kay Congdon, president of Marked by Excellence; Ann Deaton, managing partner of Bounce & DaVinci Resources; Cara Dickens, vice-president and producer of Rocket Pop Media; Polly Elmore, founder and owner of PR Works, LLC ; Angie Furbee, owner and president of Accent Professional Recruiting; Wendy Henley, principal of FM Solutions, PLLC; Phyllis Katz, principal at Sands Anderson, PC; and Kyra Oliver, president and owner of Oliver Creative.

About NAWBO Richmond:
Founded in 1982, NAWBO Richmond is committed to leadership, education and encouragement of women-owned businesses in and around the Richmond area. One of two NAWBO Chapters in Virginia, NAWBO Richmond creates business opportunities for women business owners within the community, builds strategic alliances through partnerships and networking, educates the public about women-owned businesses, presents a united front for women business owners to influence public policy, and promotes leadership roles for women within the civic and business communities.

About NAWBO:
The National Association of Women Business Owners is the voice of America’s 10.6 million women-owned businesses with 80 chapters around the country. Since 1975, NAWBO has helped women evolve their businesses by sharing resources and providing a single voice to shape economic and public policy. NAWBO is the only dues-based national organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries.

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