WBI Founding Members

Each of these visionary NAWBO-OC women business owners are proud to be Founding Members of the Women’s Business Institute (WBI) Education Center. We thank them for their generous financial support, vital to the success of this new NAWBO-OC educational resource. We also thank the outstanding companies whose logos are listed below for joining Marquis Sponsor Sunwest Bank and these inspirational women as Founding Members. Their generous donations will help the continued success of the Education Center.

The Education Center is dedicated to furthering the success of women in business by offering on-going courses and Success Advisory Teams that provide continuing education at every stage of personal management and company growth. Courses are offered in six monthly tracks: Business Planning; Marketing & PR; Sales; Finance & Accounting; Operations & Process; and Leadership & Management.

Presenting the Founding Members of the Women’s Business Institute Education Center

Rachel Owens
Rachel OwensWomen’s Business Institute, President
Succession Strategies, Inc., President
NAWBO Member Since 1991

Camille Jayne
Camille JayneNAWBO-OC, President
Matters at Hand, Chairman
NAWBO Member Since 2005

Pamela M. Adams, CFP, MBA
Pam AdamsFirst Vice President
The Adams Financial Group of Wells Fargo Advisors
NAWBO Member Since 2003

Victoria Betancourt
Victoria BetancourtPresident
Coneybeare, Inc.
NAWBO Member Since 2005

Cathy Daugherty
Cathy DaughertyPartner
Trademark Insurance
NAWBO Member Since 1999

Sandra F. Davis
Sandra F. DavisPresident/CEO
Applied Computer Solutions
NAWBO Member Since 1991

Susan Johnson
Susan JohnsonFounder/CEO
Susan’s Healthy Gourmet
NAWBO Member Since 1995

Zov Karmardian
Zov KarmardianCEO/President
Zov’s Bistro/Cafe/Bakery
NAWBO Member Since 1998

Hilary Kaye
Hilary KayePresident
HKA, Inc.
NAWBO Member Since 2002

Nanette Macbeth
Nanette Macbeth1st Vice President
MacBeth Group Merrill Lynch
NAWBO Member Since 2005

Patty McDonald
Patty McDonaldPresident
Saf-T-Co
NAWBO Member Since 2003

Shaila Rao Mistry
Shaila Rao MistryPresident
Jayco MMI
NAWBO Member Since 2003

Sue Parks
Sue ParksCEO/Founder
WalkStyles, Inc.
NAWBO Member Since 2005

Gena Reed
Gena ReedPresident/CEO
Paragon Biomedical, Inc.
NAWBO Member Since 2004

Gloria Robbins
Gloria RobbinsPresident/CEO
Specialized Marketing Services, Inc.
NAWBO Member Since 2006

Susan VerBurg
Susan VerBurgPresident/CEO
Merlex Stucco, Inc.
NAWBO Member Since 2004