RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Greater Raleigh Chapter inducted its 2019 - 2020 Board of Directors at a sold-out event on June 6, 2019. With the theme, Women, Money & Leadership: Our time is now, the evening marked the chapter's 41st board installation ceremony and included the presentation of annual chapter awards. The chapter's board term runs from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.
North Carolina Secretary of State, Elaine Marshall, performed the induction of the Board of Directors. NAWBO Greater Raleigh made chapter history by presenting its first male member, John T. Bass, with an award.
NAWBO Greater Raleigh's 2019 – 2020 Board of Directors:
President: Olalah Njenga – YellowWood Group, LLC
President-elect: Carnela Hill – CR Hill Design Group
Immediate Past President: Wendy Coulter – Hummingbird Creative Group
Treasurer: Jess McLamb – The Roper Group
Secretary: Sherry Elliott, Elliott Health Information Pros, Inc.
Director of Membership: Shelli Tench – Shelten, LLC
Director of Corporate Partners: Paulina Bohorquez – The Residential Advantage
Director of Public Policy: Emily Parks – Organize For Success, LLC
Chair of Programs: Janice Cutler – Cary & North Raleigh Florist
Chair of Professional Development: Kathleen Volandt – Auroros, Incorporated
Member-at-Large: Carena Lemons – The Lemons Law Firm, PLLC
NAWBO Greater Raleigh's Annual Chapter Award Winners:
Woman Business Owner of the Year Award - Shelli Tench, Shelten, LLC
Corporate Partner of the Year Award - Holly Van Apeldoorn, Executive Office Suites
Mary Diener Spirit Award - Sarah Forney, Long View Group/Morgan Stanley
Public Policy Award - Olalah Njenga, YellowWood Group, LLC
Rising Star Award - John T. Bass, Bass Business Solutions
NAWBO is the largest member-based organization in the United States dedicated to serving women-owned businesses. NAWBO's mission is to propel women entrepreneurs into economic, social and political spheres of power worldwide. Discover more about NAWBO Greater Raleigh at: nawbo-raleigh.org.
SOURCE NAWBO Greater Raleigh