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  • 01:01

    The Business Forum Show - Kevin Hunter at WBENC

    in Business

    Topping our guest list are several CEO's and Presidents from WBENC's Convention, 2013 in Minneapolis, MN

  • 02:00

    The Business Forum Show at the WBENC Conference

    in Business

    Todays show is a powerhouse of women business owners! Each quarter hour features a new guest and begins with...
    Traci O'Bryan - President CEO of Arcturis
    Marie O'Brien - President CEO of Enterforce
    Lindsay Sokolowski - Partner in Fredrickson & Byron and owner of Boottique
    Cassandra Sanford - CEO of Kelly Mitchell Group
    Maureen Beal - Chairman CEO of National Van Lines
    Patricia May - President CEO of Tembua
    Ranjini Podar - President of Artech Information Systems
    Sharon Avent - CEO of Smead Manufacturing Co

  • 00:57

    Selling in a Skirt with Women Owned Businesses

    in Women

    Selling in a Skirt with Judy Hoberman and Her Guest Lia Mote &  Jo Ann Brumit:


     


    Jo Ann Brumit is the CEO and Chairman of KARLEE, a WBENC certified woman-owned manufacturing solutions provider, headquartered in Garland, TX. I am a recipient of the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award presented by the President of the United States for business excellence; Athena Award for women in leadership; Texas Quality Award; Baylor University Well Managed Business Award and the Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Manufacturing by INC. Magazine, Ernst & Young. In addition, KARLEE received the 2011 Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award and was recognized as one of the Dallas Top 100.


    Lia Mote - Communication Consultant, Exec. Speaking Coach, Marketing and Messaging Strategist.LV Mote Consulting Group partners with you to address your needs in public speaking, message crafting, strategic response training, presentation training, speech writing, public relations and media relations. After 20 years of corporate experience and speaking on other’s behalf, Lia began her firm in 2009 in Austin, Texas to support clients who requested her services before she even had a name for the company. This demand for creative, results-oriented, confidential and professional communication solutions became Lia’s vision and mission.

  • 01:01

    Think and Grow Rich Mastermind with Ramonda E. Fields- Real Estate Agent

    in Lifestyle

    Join the International Mastermind Association (#IMA)  by calling 661.554.9219 every Saturday morning at 8 AM EST as we walk through Napoleon Hill's best-selling book, Think and Grow Rich. 


    Ramonda E. Fields, has aligned her talents with the most recognizable commercial brand in the industry; Coldwell Banker Commercial Benchmark to specialize in Multi-Family sales. Her passion for commercial real estate was first realized during her time as a marketing assistant and agent trainee at Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Services; where she specialized in both multi-family and retail properties.


    As a result of the tightened lending parameters and high vacancy rates, Ms. Fields accepted an opportunity to learn the loss mitigation process from within Bank of America as she helped pioneer their Jacksonville short sale department. This experience enables her to offer tremendous value to banks currently disposing of their distressed commercial assets, particularly multi-family.


    Ramonda is also the co-founder of, Victory Fields Real Estate Investment Group; she focuses investor advising and development. Ramonda has over 15 years of sales leadership and management experience and brings an attitude of excellence and a commitment to success in all that she does. She is passionate about empowering others to create, build and maintain financial freedom, and has also launched an organization designed to teach foundational job training skills to youth ages, 14 to 18.


    During this Masterminding at it's finest - REAL TIME DISCUSSION, we invite you to read along, comment, discuss the benefits, and share your ideas on the Accountability Principles that have helped thousands of other successful people.


    WWW.INTERNATIONALMASTERMINDERS.COM http://www.facebook.com/groups/181961594694/ Twitter: @intlmastermind

  • 00:32

    Gwen Christensen Residential and Commercial Flooring Expert

    in Marketing

    Gwen M Christensen, owner of Builder’s Floors and Interiors has been at the helm of the company for 17 years. She started the company June 1, 1997 with a small business loan. Through persistence, hardwork, and dedication to excellence, Gwen turned her business into a successful enterprise. She is known for extreme attention to detail, promptness in arrival for each job and performing beyond customer's expectations.


    A former sales manager of decorateive products for a local paint manufacturing company with 10 decorating centers, Gwen was the buyer of floor covering. She also managed a team of decorators, and made sales calls to local and commercial accounts and builders.


    Following her success as sales manager, Gwen later, opened a decorating center with an independent carpet store where she sold carpet, wood, vinyl, and wallpaper to Builders and to their clients. She sold commercial carpet to contractors and commercial accounts during those 9 years.


    Gwen is a member of the Memphis Business Alliance chapter of BNI, and touts and A+ rating with the local Better Business Bureau. Her business is WBENC certified.


    She has a wealth of knowledge in the flooring business and brings her expertise in color coordination, paint and textures to every project. An experienced interior decorator, her clients get far more than flooring. They get an interior decorating makeover unparalleled in the industry.


    While other flooring companies purchase seconds and offer huge sales, Gwen only buys the best first rate products. She believes in standing behind the products and services she offers and ensures that her customers receive warranted products and hassle-free service. Her prices are the best. No one provides more practical and technical knowledge of her industry with such enthusiasm. (901) 382-2155 http://www.buildersfloorsandinteriors.com

  • 01:02

    NABWIC Talks Radio - Sandra P. Eberhar

    in Current Events

    Sandra is the Executive Director of WPEO DC, a regional affiliate of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s leading advocate of women-owned businesses and third party certification organization.  Certifying more than 475 businesses each year as 51% woman owned, operated, managed and independently run, Sandra supports an operation of women business enterprises that generate more than $3.1 billion dollars in revenue and employs more than 30,000 workers in the Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. territory.


    Prior to joining WPEO-DC in March 2011 Sandra worked in Corporate America.  As the Asset Manager for a major healthcare’s northeast region she managed all leased/owned facilities and administrative sales shared service operations in the Northeast. 


    Sandra’s formal education includes a BA from SUNY Potsdam as a licensed a Math Teacher; Project Manager Certification from Boston University Corporate training program

  • 00:32

    Barbara Schechter of Barbara's Cookie Pies

    in Business

    Barbara's Cookie Pies is a WBENC certified women owned business that manufactures and markets hand-made gourmet Cookie Pies and Butter Cookies in retail shops, in catalogues,  for private label and  in various e-commerce channels. Their specialty is Corporate gifting where they have the ability to personalize a company name or their logos and/ or messages on the package labels and gift ribbons. The company is owned by Barbara G. Schechter, a marketing professional and creator of the cookie pie! Their flagship product is the Original Cookie Pie which looks like a Pie but eats like a Cookie. It starts with a classic butter cookie crust (a treat in itself) which is baked from a family recipe handed down through three generations. This hand-made artisan 100% natural butter cookie crust is then fused with gourmet fillings and toppings to create a delicious cookie-within-a- cookie. 
    Cookie Pies are offered in 15 different mouth-watering varieties such as Almond Raspberry, Rocky Road, Peanut Butter Cup, Apple Caramel, Oreo Creme, Chocolate Chip and Honey Oatmeal Raisin. Barbara also bakes and markets her authentic butter cookies, made and decorated the same way her Nana taught her 50 years ago. Each cookie using the 100% natural 3 generation butter cookie family recipe is hand pressed and hand decorated using the finest quality ingredients.  www.BarbarasCookiePies.com  

  • 01:01

    NABWIC Talks Radio - Sandra P. Eberhard

    in Current Events

    Sandra is the Executive Director of WPEO DC, a regional affiliate of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s leading advocate of women-owned businesses and third party certification organization.  Certifying more than 475 businesses each year as 51% woman owned, operated, managed and independently run, Sandra supports an operation of women business enterprises that generate more than $3.1 billion dollars in revenue and employs more than 30,000 workers in the Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. territory.
    Prior to joining WPEO-DC in March 2011 Sandra worked in Corporate America.  As the Asset Manager for a major healthcare’s northeast region she managed all leased/owned facilities and administrative sales shared service operations in the Northeast. 
    Sandra’s formal education includes a BA from SUNY Potsdam as a licensed a Math Teacher; Project Manager Certification from Boston University Corporate training program; Quality I

  • 00:38

    NABWIC Talks Radio - Sandra P. Eberhard

    in Current Events

    Sandra is the Executive Director of WPEO DC, a regional affiliate of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s leading advocate of women-owned businesses and third party certification organization.  Certifying more than 475 businesses each year as 51% woman owned, operated, managed and independently run, Sandra supports an operation of women business enterprises that generate more than $3.1 billion dollars in revenue and employs more than 30,000 workers in the Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. territory. 
    Prior to joining WPEO-DC in March 2011 Sandra worked in Corporate America.  As the Asset Manager for a major healthcare’s northeast region she managed all leased/owned facilities and administrative sales shared service operations in the Northeast. She approved and arranged for financing of capital spending plans consistent with financial objectives as well as developing programs for efficiency gains and delivering them nationwide.
    As a Director of Customer Service for a regional Healthcare company, Sandra directed the activities over 100 employees responsible for servicing over 200,000 insured lives and over 10,000 providers and hospitals.
    As an advocate for women’s issues she has been a member of the New York Women’s Agenda, a coalition of women’s organizations, affiliated with over 100 organizations in New York City, dedicated to improving the lives of women and their families.  A member since 1998, she served as President 2006-2008 as an active advocate for women’s economic empowerment. 
    Sandra’s formal education includes a BA from SUNY Potsdam as a licensed a Math Teacher; Project Manager Certification from Boston University Corporate training program; Quality Improvement and six sigma training and specialist in HR.
    http://nabwic.org/

  • 01:00

    Dare to Dream Radio Show Podcast

    in Business


    SHARON McRILL: A Concierge Company That Takes Over When We’re Overwhelmed: The Betty Brigade

    Sharon is founder and president of The Betty Brigade, which helps busy professionals with moving, home staging, organizing, event planning, pet care, errands – virtually anything clients need done but have no time to do themselves. Plans are underway to franchise the business nationwide. Sharon has won awards from The ATHENA Foundation and Women Business Owners of Southeast Michigan and The WBENC/Tuck Executive Program. Sharon has done scores of television and radio interviews and has been featured in many publications and websites, including The Detroit Free Press, The Detroit News, Ann Arbor News, Strut Magazine, Women’s Day, Crain’s Business Detroit, Forbes.com, MichiganInnovators.com, and Entrepenueur.com.  The Ann Arbor Business Review named The Betty Brigade one of the Ten Growing Companies to Watch. www.BettyBrigade.com

  • 00:30

    Women Warriors - Seize This Day

    in Women

    This week on Women Warriors (Apr 10, Wed at Noon ET), our special guest is Diane Helbig, internationally recognized business and leadership development coach, author, speaker and radio show host.   Diane will be providing some “Seize this Day” tips and insights into how to more effectively run a business or organization.   Join us to learn about these great tips you can use for your success at work or at home.
    As a certified, professional coach, president of Seize This Day Coaching, and Co-Founder of Vision 21, Diane helps businesses and organizations operate more constructively and profitably.
    As a speaker and workshop facilitator Diane merges energy and enthusiasm with rich content. Her goal is to leave her audience with actionable steps as well as the excitement to implement those steps. She wraps her presentations around the concept of Clarity of Course®, believing that having clarity in business and sales is one of the keys to having a successful, thriving business.
    Diane has presented to many organizations throughout the United States including WBENC, COSE, Cox Communications, United Franchise Group, Lake Health Foundation, and American Family Insurance.
    Diane is the chairperson of the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce in Lakewood, Ohio as well as a COSE board member.
     

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