2020 Parade of Stars Award Winners

The awards gala is an opportunity for the Women's Business Council - Southwest to recognize Women Business Enterprise (WBE) and Corporate (Sustaining) Members that have gone above and beyond to support women-owned businesses and promote supplier diversity initiatives.

WBENCPitch Runner Up Jessica Gore Shares Her Experience

Jessica Gore had just recently been certified when she decided to apply for the WBENCPitch competition at this year’s Summit and Salute. And despite it being her first National WBENC event, she beat out almost 80 other WBEs, and was chosen as the runner up in the final round.

2019 Parade of Stars Award Winners

The awards gala is an opportunity for the Women's Business Council - Southwest to recognize Women Business Enterprise (WBE) and Corporate (Sustaining) Members that have gone above and beyond to support women-owned businesses and promote supplier diversity initiatives.

Joe Mossinger Presented the Cheryl Stevens Legacy of Leadership Award

The Cheryl Stevens Legacy of Leadership Award was created to honor leaders who help increase opportunities, serve as a role model for compassion, help to create a level playing field on which diverse suppliers can compete fairly for contracts, and ensure broad and fair access to Women Business Enterprises (WBEs).

President of Personalized Payroll Services, Named WBE Volunteer Of The Year

At WBC-Southwest we believe highlighting the impact of women leaders in our community is essential to inspire the next generation of leaders; – Kathleen Hunt is one of those leaders. Kathleen Hunt, President of Personalized Payroll Services, has been named the WBE Volunteer of the Year at the 2018 Parade of Stars Awards Gala for her endless contributions to the council. A role model, mentor, and ambassador, Hunt leveraged technology to build a successful company in payroll management, implementing innovative client products. Kathleen has dedicated her time to being a member of the

Congratulations Corporate Volunteer of the Year, Donna Butterfield

Every year the Women’s Business Council - Southwest recognizes the tenacious female entrepreneurs and Sustaining (Corporate) Members in our network. At the 2018 Parade of Stars Awards Gala, the WBC-Southwest presented the Corporate Volunteer of the Year award to Donna Butterfield of Frost Bank for her commitment to outstanding volunteerism. Donna dedicates her time to being an Ambassador, mentoring and coaching new WBE’s. She has donated her time to be a part of the Certification Committee, the Senior Advisory Council, and the Lillie Knox Grant Selection Committee. No request is too large or