Hello everyone, my name is Elizabeth! I am honored to have been working with WBCS as the Senior Director of programs. Each day I get the opportunity to organize events that allow those in our network to expand their business acumen, while building connections for future business opportunities. I am passionate about helping women achieve economic parity alongside this fabulous team here at the council . Over the years, I have been in a part of the non-profit world , previously serving an arts education organization, a teacher development organization, a youth services organization, and lastly a
Hi everyone, My name is Lindsay Pittard, and I am thankful to have been a part of the Women’s Business Council - Southwest for the past 8 years! Since 2014, I have served as our Director of Programs, Executive Director of Programs, and am honored to now serve as the new Vice President of Operations & Strategy. Over the years, I have strategically guided our professional and personal development opportunities, recruited annual sponsors, and engaged with certified Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) and corporate members through all major, educational and regional programs. In my new role, my
Hello Everyone, my name is Lucy Castillo! I have recently joined the Women’s Business Council - Southwest as the Certification Manager! Every day I get the chance to work with, and support the hardworking WBEs throughout their certification process. About me, I was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas! Over the last several years I have helped support the work of an immigration law firm here in Texas. In the community, I am a member of the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and in my spare time I am the co-chair of the fundraising committee for the Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts
Hello Everyone, my name is Kayla! I am so excited to be joining this amazing team as the new Marketing Communications Specialist here at the Women’s Business Council - Southwest! Already I have gotten to meet so many passionate WBEs, and I can not wait for the opportunity to get to know even more of you. A bit about me, I was born and raised in a little place you might have heard of already, called Fort Worth, TX! I have a degree in political science from Abilene Christian University, and a background in marketing and public administration - I spent the last several years in public relations
Join us for our next Women Owned Wednesday where Jessica Baker, Glass Staircase Founder & CEO will dive in to the topic of Personal Branding, the Secret Sauce of Growth.
Join us for our next Women Owned Wednesday where we will discuss the ways in which women thrive in leadership, what our biggest challenges are and how to step up, take charge and understand our leadership strengths.
On March 3rd we will gather virtually for our next Women Owned Wednesday (WOW) and address a new topic - mental health and the toll being a woman business owner can create.
WBCS is thrilled to announce our newest initiative, NextGen! NextGen is an outreach initiative of Women’s Business Council - Southwest dedicated to nurturing and empowering Generation X, Millennial and Generation Z women business owners and entrepreneurs across the WBCS region.
Happy Holidays from the Women's Business Council - Southwest Staff! Our office will be closed from December 24th - January 1st in recognition of the holiday season.
The WBCS Encore Council was formed to support the WBCS mission through knowledge, expertise, and relationships. Co-chaired by Patricia Rodriguez Christian, President of CRC Group, Inc., and Sharon Evans, President of CFJ Manufacturing LP, the Encore Council is made up of 23 former WBCS Board Members, along with other influential community leaders who have retired from corporate America.