National Association of Professional Women Inducts Belinda Bentley, Principal at Emergency Preparedness Solutions & Consulting, Into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle

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Belinda Bentley selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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I’m pleased to welcome Belinda into this exceptional group of professional women. Her outstanding work and her continued pursuit of professional excellence illustrates her commitment to her chosen field.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Belinda Bentley as a 2015-2016 inductee into the NAPW VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in consulting. With more than 700,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters, NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women.

“I’m pleased to welcome Belinda into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her outstanding work and her continued pursuit of professional excellence illustrates her commitment to her chosen field.”

Belinda Bentley, also known as Bella, dedicates her life to disaster preparedness, disaster response, emergency planning, emergency operations, operations plans, cyber security and homeland security. Ever since the Murrah Building bombing in 1995, she wanted to expand her knowledge of disaster and emergency safety. Recently, she became a Certified Woman Owned Small Business and a Verified Vendor for federal government contracting.

Ms. Bentley, Principal at Emergency Preparedness Solutions & Consulting, applies critical thinking and sound research standards, as well as lessons-learned principles to the fields of emergency management, cyber security and homeland security. She has a Master’s degree in Homeland Security from Capella University, a Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Responder Administration, an Associate’s in Emergency Management and plans to pursue a Ph.D. in Public Safety at Capella University in the fall.

Excelling in areas such as consulting, communication, coordination and preparedness planning, Ms. Bentley is able to focus on preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery. In her professional life, she continues to be inspired by a Robert Kennedy quote: “Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live.”

Awards & Accomplishments: Master’s, Homeland Security; Bachelor’s, Emergency Responder Administration

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NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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