WBCS Member Creates Program to Help WBEs Reduce Energy Costs

Melinda Zito O’Brien, Founder and Owner of Energy Utility Group, started working in the energy sector after seeing a new opportunity emerge as energy became deregulated in the U.S. And now she’s on a mission to help fellow Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) reduce their energy costs while incorporating sustainability into their operations.

Taking Full Advantage of Your WBCS Membership

Renee Gilmore is the President of a women-owned and operated firefighter company, Firemans Paving Contractors. Located in Fort Worth, the company proudly services the DFW area and has been WBCS certified for 3 years. Renee serves on our Parade of Stars Gala Committee and was also a 2018 Lillie Knox Recipient. We reached out to her to discuss how certification and the Lillie Knox Investment Award has helped her business grow.

CM Productions Creates Videos for SPI

Earlier this year Software Professionals, Inc (SPI). was in the market for new company videos for their website and sponsored events. They turned to the WBCS Membership Directory and were able to connect with fellow WBE CM Productions.

WBCS Members Win Big at MSDC E Awards

Five of our members were recently presented with awards at the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development E-Awards. These awards celebrate the achievements of companies and indivuals who demonstrate operational excellence and real results related to the engagement and use of certified ethnic minority-owned businesses.

BuzzBallz' Merrilee Kick Featured in Dallas Innovates

WBE Merrilee Kick, president and CEO of Southern Champion/BuzzBallz, was recently featured in Dallas Innovates. Her company's signature product, BuzzBallz, is a line of premixed cocktails in colorful, ball-like containers with equally colorful names.