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NAWBO National Mission Statement

NAWBO is an organization which works to:

  • Strengthen the wealth-creating capacity of our member and promote economic development
  • Create innovative and effective changes in the business culture
  • Build strategic alliances, coalitions, and affiliations
  • Transform public policy and influence opinion

About NAWBO California

NAWBO-CA, the most influential women’s organization in the state, represents nearly 1 million California women-owned businesses. The state association is run by a dynamic group of business leader who are forging alliances and breaking boundaries to build better businesses by linking growing companies with the global economy, as well as sharing resources, skills, and expertise.

About NAWBO-IE

NAWBO-IE is the premier organization for women business owners in the Inland Empire. The power of our voice on business and economic issues affecting women-owned businesses is heard in Sacramento and at the nation level. Our goal is to promote and enhance the growth and profitability of our member businesses. Our meetings provide relationship building opportunities; we sponsor educational and informational programs, and engage in public policy efforts. We support the aspirations of future women business owners by providing scholarships to young women in our local colleges and universities.

Diversity Statement

In principle and in practice, NAWBO values and seeks a diverse and inclusive membership. NAWBO shall seek full participation in the organization by all women business owners regardless of race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability. NAWBO’s goal is to fully represent the diverse makeup of the women business owner community through increased representation within ethnic and minority communities and to expand access to leadership opportunities.

2019-20 Board of Directors

Vikita Poindexter

Vikita Poindexter

President

Poindexter Consulting Group

  • 951-926-9069

www.pcghr.net
www.careypoindexter.org

Leah Pinto

Leah Pinto

Secretary

Corporate Alliance Strategies, Inc.

Amy Davis

Amy Davis

Director of New Members

CapitalSmith

  • 909-367-6476

www.capitalsmithfinancial.com

LaVonne Shields

LaVonne Shields

Director of Community Relations

Management Consultants of America

Tomicia Tapp

Tomicia Tapp

Hospitality Chair

Primerica/Herbalife

Hilda Kennedy

Hilda Kennedy

Past President

AmPac Business Capital

  • 909-915-1706

www.ampac.com

Greer West

Greer West

Treasurer

LaGreer Group Bookkeeping

www.LAGreerGroup.com

Kimberly Anderson

Kimberly Anderson

Director of Retention

Aphrodite Enterprises Inc.

Debra Burleson

Debra Burleson

Director of Veteran’s Affairs

Grubby Dogs Grooming Salon

www.grubbydogs.com

Janise Graham

Janise Graham

President Elect

Entrepreneur’s Insurance Services

Livinginstyle.com

Tara Neja

Tara Neja

Director of Corporate Partners

Serendipity Payroll

  • 949-216-7777

serendipitypayroll.com

Kisa Puckett

Kisa Puckett

Director of Marketing

Pink Icing, LLC

  • 951-708-1864

www.getpinkicing.com

Geneva Rodgers

Geneva Rodgers

Director of Special Events

Senior Small Business Banker

  • 951-224-8140

www.bankofamerica.com

Robin Allen

Robin Allen

Director of Public Policy

Watchman Investigations

  • 310-927-7007

www.watchmaninvestigations.net

Maritza Gomez

Maritza Gomez

Director of Next Gen

MG Custom Printing

www.mgcustomprinting.com

Karon Mulligan

Karon Mulligan

Director
Vikita Poindexter

Vikita Poindexter

President

Poindexter Consulting Group

  • 951-926-9069

www.pcghr.net
www.careypoindexter.org

Hilda Kennedy

Hilda Kennedy

Past President

AmPac Business Capital

  • 909-915-1706

www.ampac.com

Janise Graham

Janise Graham

President Elect

Entrepreneur’s Insurance Services

Livinginstyle.com

Leah Pinto

Leah Pinto

Secretary

Corporate Alliance Strategies, Inc.

Greer West

Greer West

Treasurer

LaGreer Group Bookkeeping

www.LAGreerGroup.com

Tara Neja

Tara Neja

Director of Corporate Partners

Serendipity Payroll

  • 949-216-7777

serendipitypayroll.com

Robin Allen

Robin Allen

Director of Public Policy

Watchman Investigations

  • 310-927-7007

www.watchmaninvestigations.net

Amy Davis

Amy Davis

Director of New Members

CapitalSmith

 

Kimberly Anderson

Kimberly Anderson

Director of Retention

The Energy Matrix

Kisa Puckett

Kisa Puckett

Director of Marketing

Pink Icing, LLC

  • 951-708-1864

www.getpinkicing.com

Maritza Gomez

Maritza Gomez

Director of Next Gen

MG Custom Printing

www.mgcustomprinting.com

LaVonne Shields

LaVonne Shields

Director of Community Relations

Management Consultants of America

Debra Burleson

Debra Burleson

Director of Veteran’s Affairs

Grubby Dogs Grooming Salon

www.grubbydogs.com

Geneva Rodgers

Geneva Rodgers

Director of Special Events

Senior Small Business Banker

  • 951-224-8140

www.bankofamerica.com

Karon Mulligan

Karon Mulligan

Director
Tomicia Tapp

Tomicia Tapp

Hospitality Chair

Primerica/Herbalife

2019-20 NAWBO-U Board

Hilda Kennedy

Hilda Kennedy

President

AmPac Business Capital

  • 909-915-1706

www.ampac.com

Michelle Skiljan

Michelle Skiljan

Secretary & Treasurer

Inland Empire Women’s Business Center
Coachella Valley Women’s Business Center

  • 909-322-3445