Irvine, California, June 23, 2015 – There will be great energy at the Irvine Marriott on Tuesday, July 7th as Lynn Schott, Irvine City Councilwoman installs Penny Fox, CPA as the 2015-2016 NAWBO-OC (National Association of Women Business Owners) President along with her Board of Directors.  Jen Earle, Chief Executive Officer for NAWBO National will also on hand to welcome in the new leadership of the national organization’s largest chapter in the country.

Fox, who has been a member of NAWBO-OC since 2011, believes that being president of NAWBO-OC is both a privilege and a responsibility. And while lack of support from other female business leaders is typically seen as a challenge to women business owners, Fox says that “NAWBO has been, is and will remain at the forefront advocating for and advancing women entrepreneurs across the country and the world.”

Members of the NAWBO-OC 2015-2016 Board of Directors to be installed are:

President:                                            Penny Fox, CPA
President-Elect:                                 Elisabeth Camaur, Camaur Crampton Family Law, PC
Immediate Past President:              Dee Elliott, Dee Elliott Consulting
Secretary:                                            Donna Watson, Designer Mouse Graphic Design
Treasurer:                                           Carey Shyres, Finance and Accounting Specialist
VP Strategy & Board Development: Christina Henderson, Merrill Lynch Wealth Mgmt
VP Business Development:              Michelle Beauchamp, Time Warner Cable Media
VP Community Relations:               Aneeta Kumar, Kumar & Gerchick
VP Corporate Partners:                    Margot Murphy, Local Motive Training
VP Marketing and Public Relations: Trina Fleming, WHW
VP Membership Recruitment:        DeDe Soto, The Soto Law Group
VP Membership Retention:             Don Phravorachith, Neo Design Concepts, Inc.
VP Professional Development:       JJ San Jose, Appreciating RE
VP Programs:                                      Marni Ellison, Portero Concierge
Legal Counsel:                                     Peggy Fu, Focus Business Law Group

Founded in 1991, the Orange County chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO-OC) is dedicated to providing business and professional development, informational resources, educational programs and workshops, networking and strategic relationships for nearly 300 members. NAWBO-OC is committed to empowering, encouraging and developing women-owned businesses by positioning its members for profits, power and the passionate pursuit of excellence.
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Trina Fleming
NAWBO-OC VP Marketing
949.378.1556 (mobile)
949.631.2333 (office)