Congratulations to our 2022 Connections to Contracts award winners!

Corporate Momentum Award Winner - Lockheed Martin

The Corporate Momentum Award is given to a WBCS Corporate Member who has the highest year over year increase in WBE spend. This year, Lockheed Martin was the recipient for achieving an incredible 150% increase from 2020 to 2021!  The award was received by Scott Dobbs, Director of Procurement at Lockheed Martin, who is also a recent addition to the WBCS Board of Directs. Congratulations to Lockheed Martin and thank you for being an example of championing diverse spend.

Women Working Together Award Winners

One of the prime missions of the Women's Business Council - Southwest is to facilitate business opportunities between WBEs and our Sustaining Corporate members. But equally important is that we encourage our WBEs to seek out other WBEs for their own business needs

The Women Working Together award recognizes an outstanding deal between WBE members and showcases the story behind it. This year, it went to Kathleen Hunt, President of Personalized Payroll Services, and Andrea Tsakanikas, President & CEO of They met at a WBCS event several years ago and continued to stay in touch. When Andrea was looking for a new payroll provider for her business, she sought out Kathleen to see how Personalized Payroll Services could help, and the deal was made! 

"Personalized Payroll has the same capabilities as larger companies. But, working with a boutique company enables to get a great payroll solution and our questions answered by a real person."  - Andrea Tsakanikas, President & CEO of