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  • 06/15/2018 10:16 AM | Katie Hellebush (Administrator)

    Celebrating the accomplishments of successful women entrepreneurs and community leaders, NAWBO Richmond welcomed back its 2018 Women of Excellence Award Winners to its Annual Luncheon.  

    Our thanks to BDO Entrepreneur of the Year Natalie Gordon - Avenue 42 LLC & The Coterie Suites; Entec Systems Community Leader Carrie Roth - Activation Capital; Volvo Penta of the Americas, LLC Rising Star Charis Jones - Sassy Jones Boutique; and Wells Fargo Women in STEM Susan Winslow - Delta Consultants for taking time to visit with us and sharing wise words of wisdom, courage and inspiration!  

    We were also delighted to host our June Community Partner, the Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation and hear more about their important work to cultivate awareness and understanding of teenage depression and anxiety.

  • 03/30/2018 7:45 AM | Katie Hellebush (Administrator)

    Richmond, VA - NAWBO Richmond is delighted to announce its 2018 Women of Excellence Award Finalists. 

    The Women of Excellence Awards Program recognizes and celebrate the accomplishments of successful women entrepreneurs and community leaders. Each year NAWBO Richmond asks the local community to nominate deserving female entrepreneurs and business owners for 5 award categories: Rising Star, Entrepreneur of the Year, Community Leader, STEM and Student Entrepreneur of the Year. The Women of Excellence Awards Dinner highlights each of the nominees, their businesses and their stories.  NAWBO Richmond also enjoys a partnership with the Girl Scouts to celebrate their entrepreneurship and recognize the top selling scouts! 

    The Women of Excellence Awards Finalists for 2017-2018 include:

    BDO Entrepreneur of the Year

    • Myrf Bowry - Decorum inc and Dip a do da
    • Natalie Gordon - Avenue 42 Style Studio
    • Charis Jones - Sassy Jones Boutique

    Entec Systems Community Leader

    • Kristie Bradley - Kristie Bradley Photography
    • Mahalakshmi Challa - Challa Law Group and LeClairRyan
    • Carrie Roth - Activation Capital

    Volvo Penta of the Americas, LLC Rising Star

    • Shana Bloom - Bloom Real Estate
    • Morgan Botwinick - Whisk
    • Charis Jones - Sassy Jones Boutique

    Wells Fargo Women in STEM

    • Erica McMannes - Madskills
    • Liz Rodewald - Madskills
    • Susan Winslow - Delta Consultants
    • Marcy Williams - Kollege and Kareer 4 Youth

    University of Richmond Student Entrepreneur

    • Winner to be Announced During the Awards Dinner


    We invite all members of the business community to join us for this exciting evening to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Women of Excellence May 2, 2018.  Winners will be announce during the awards presentation.

    Our speaker for the evening is Secretary of the Commonwealth, Kelly Thomasson; our emcee Lisa Schaffner, director of public relations and marketing for United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS).

    We thank our sponsors for their support for the Women of Excellence:


    For ticket and sponsorship information, please visit: www.nawborichmond.org

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    NAWBO Richmond propels women entrepreneurs into economic, social, and political spheres of power worldwide.  Locally, our Richmond Chapter of NAWBO supports women entrepreneurs in all stages of their business life.


  • 03/21/2018 7:30 AM | Katie Hellebush (Administrator)

    Get to know your fellow NAWBO Richmond members and bring a friend! Our Annual Membership Social is a great opportunity to network with your fellow NAWBO Richmond members as well as introduce someone new to the group.

    Our NAWBO Spring Membership Drive is in full force! Consider joining now to enjoy savings on the initiation fee and an opportunity to benefit from this incredible group of women to support you through the journey of entrepreneurship.

    We are also exited to have Robin Green, Owner and President of Sandler Training Richmond - Focus Business Development, Inc., joining us to speak about growing your business and to hear from Sarah Williams, Executive Director, UnboundRVA, our April community partner!

    Our thanks to Sona Bank P.O.W.E.R. for their continued support for NAWBO Richmond Programs.

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  • 03/14/2018 11:21 AM | Katie Hellebush (Administrator)

    So you own a small business but you're not a tax expert. That's okay, because NAWBO recently brought a top tax expert to our members as part of our regularly scheduled Public Policy calls to discuss changes in tax policy with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Nicole Kaeding, an economist with the Center for State Tax Policy at the Tax Foundation, broke down the act and what it means for NAWBO members. She was joined by Loreen Gilbert, incoming chair of the NAWBO Institute for Entrepreneurial Development, and Teresa Meares, immediate past chair of NAWBO National and current chair of the NAWBO Institute for Entrepreneurial Development.

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P.O. Box 3632 
N. Chesterfield, VA  23235 

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