Founded in 1955 in Columbus, Georgia, Aflac (American Family Life Assurance Company) is the #1 provider of supplemental insurance in the United States. What are supplemental benefits? We specialize in Disability, Cancer, Accident, Critical Care, and other policies. Simply, they pay you, the employee, directly when you get hurt or sick. For employers, offering these benefits is a no-brainer as it increases employee retention, lowers workman’s compensation claims, and does all this without costing the employer a dime!
Allied Sources is built on an alliance of freelance production specialists, each with their own area of expertise. This team approach allows Allied to operate with higher efficiency, both in budget and turnaround time. Best of all, it means “no layers” communication, where you talk directly with those performing the work. Looking for a flexible and nimble partner to help you create multimedia communication tools that engage your customers? You’ve come to the right place.
Why Apex? Apex leads the industry in HCM technology and client implementation success. We listen to our clients about what they need to grow. All-in-one, customizable, HCM suite of HR and Payroll solutions to serve your clients and grow your business. Industry-leading proprietary technology is only half the story. Apex also leads the industry in providing unmatched personal service to speed your implementations and help you grow. heir business.
Founded in 1878 as Ashland University continues to have a rich tradition as a private, comprehensive institution preparing students for exciting professions and careers. Ashland University, guided by their Christian heritage, is a comprehensive, private university that provides a transformative learning experience, shaping graduates who work, serve and lead with integrity in their local, national, and global communities.
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At Bank of America, we ask this question every day of all those we serve. It is at the core of how we live our values, deliver our purpose and achieve responsible growth. By asking this question, we continue to learn what matters most to our clients, our employees and our shareholders. It helps us start a conversation centered on our commitment to use our capabilities to help those we serve be successful. Because we recognize that we can only be successful when the individuals, companies, communities and employees we serve are able to reach their vision of success.
Benesch is an AmLaw 200 business law firm and limited liability partnership with offices in Cleveland, Chicago, Columbus, San Francisco, Wilmington, Hackensack and Shanghai. The firm is known for providing highly sophisticated legal services to national and international clients that include public and private, middle market and emerging companies, as well as private equity funds, entrepreneurs, not-for-profit organizations, trusts and estates.
Brady Ware’s mission is to make your business more successful by understanding your financial matters, providing innovative solutions to your challenges, and presenting new opportunities to help you prosper. All aspects of our company operate with expertise and an eye on value. Building collaborative relationships with our clients is the cornerstone of our business and the number one responsibility of every team member. A Brady Ware advisor will become a part of your team, providing experienced and caring service that will drive your success.
Buckeye Bookkeeping Services, LLC is a full charge bookkeeping company located in Delaware, Ohio. We are passionate about working with business owners and not-for-profit leadership to maintain accurate and informative financials and to bring a level of value that supports the overall vision of the organization. Our mission is to provide small business owners with accounting services that allow them the ability to focus on the business they have a passion for and want to make successful. Buckeye Bookkeeping Services, LLC has been in business for 12 years and we work with a variety of for-profit businesses both in industry type and annual revenues.
Risk is inevitable. That’s why we identify, assess and mitigate it. At CareWorks Comp, we’re a risk solutions provider for employers in a state fund workers’ compensation system. We help employers understand their risks and prevent losses, so they can achieve the lowest cost. When an injury does occur, we have the experience to handle even the most complex claims, in a straightforward way.
Sugar and spice and everything nice… that’s what Cheryl’s is made of. The company has been serving up sweet treats since its inception in 1981. Choose from a variety of desserts, including cookies, brownies, cakes, frosted cutout cookies and more!
Our talented and caring Board-Certified Plastic Surgeons combine artistry with experience to provide truly impeccable, natural results. Our reputation often precedes us as most of our referrals come from satisfied patients and fellow physicians who place trust in the work we do. Dr. Timothy Treece, Dr. Susan Vasko, Dr. Robert Heck, Dr. John Wakelin and Dr. Tyler Angelos are all members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), and Fellows of the American College of Surgeons. Our work is backed by quality and professionalism with a customized experience for each patient.
As a local community bank, we at FCBank are committed to serving the continued growth and well-being of the areas in which we operate. Community involvement for us goes well beyond our mission to offer high-quality banking products and services — charity, after all, begins at home, and our home is right where you live.
The quality of life in our community is important to us. We work, play and raise our families here. That’s why we’ve committed ourselves to improving lives in all the markets we serve.
The Franklin County Board of Commissioners is committed to serving, supporting, and uplifting all residents of Franklin County through a lens of respect and human-centered care. We strive to ensure that every resident’s needs are met on the fundamental social, wellness, economic, and environmental levels. We are dedicated to constant innovation, sustainability, and progress, for the sake of providing the best possible quality of life for all residents.
Franklin County Board of Commissioners
Frost Brown Todd, a law firm with more than 500 lawyers across its eight-state footprint, offers a deep, talented roster of legal professionals. Committed to their clients, the firm leverages technical, industry and legal knowledge and hands-on experience to serve a diverse client base, from global multinationals to small, entrepreneurial companies. The firm’s client teams integrate that powerful network of legal talent and business experience to provide innovative and comprehensive services across their regional platform.
Frost Brown Todd
Girls Move Ahead, USA is a creative arts nonprofit organization designed to bridge the gender leadership gap for next generation innovators. We believe in being a catalyst for change in how girls view themselves and others. Offering a year-round leadership program, we leverage performing, literary, and other creative-based arts to eradicate socioeconomic barriers, cultivate leadership, and build self-efficacy. Guided by a proprietary experiential-based learning model, we support the enrichment and healthy behaviors of our youth.
Girls Move Ahead
Email: Karlena Wallace KWallace@girlsmoveahead.org
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with $100 billion of assets and a network of 1,115 branches and 1,891 ATMs across eight Midwestern states. Founded in 1866, The Huntington National Bank and its affiliates provide consumer, small business, commercial, treasury management, wealth management, brokerage, trust, and insurance services. Huntington also provides auto dealer, equipment finance, national settlement and capital market services that extend beyond its core states.
At Hylant, our aim is to help you spend less time worrying about insurance and risk management and more time thinking about what will make you successful. That’s what a partner does who has your back. We’re more than an insurance brokerage firm. And you’re more than a client, employee and neighbor. You’re family. And that’s just the way we treat you.
Insperity, a trusted advisor to America’s best businesses for more than 30 years, provides an array of human resources and business solutions designed to help improve business performance. Insperity® Business Performance Advisors offer the most comprehensive suite of products and services available in the marketplace. Insperity delivers administrative relief, better benefits, reduced liabilities and a systematic way to improve productivity through its premier Workforce Optimization® solution. Insperity business performance solutions support more than 100,000 businesses with over 2 million employees.
Email: Mary Ann Clarke, MaryAnn.Clarke@insperity.com
Michelle Hepner, Michelle.Hepner@insperity.com
Kaiser Consulting offers a full suite of accounting, finance and IT compliance solutions delivered with industry-specific expertise to help your organization navigate the complexities of growth and change. Our services include outsourced and interim accounting, internal control assessments, process improvement solutions, and many more. Our highly skilled team consists of experienced CPAs, MBAs, and former CFOs and Big-4 auditors. We serve small to large companies, fast-growing startups, and nonprofit organizations and offer flexible work alternatives to meet your needs, including on-demand, fractional-time controllers, accountants and bookkeepers.
Karen Poling brings compassion, diligence, and a wealth of diverse experience to your corner. Her thorough knowledge of legal process and her unwavering attention to every detail of your situation means that you can rely on Karen to advise, lead, and achieve resolution with extreme professionalism and competence. KPL concentrates in the areas of domestic and employment law. Domestic law includes terminating a marriage; support for a spouse or children; division of assets and liabilities; and failure to follow court orders. Employment law includes situations where there is discrimination based on age, race, gender, disability, or use of medical leave.
Our relationship forms the basis of all of our work together. We don’t make decisions for you – we make them with you. We listen closely when you share your priorities and concerns. Our discussions help us provide guidance so that you can gain control, weigh your next steps and create the right course of action. It all comes down to delivering advice that is relevant to your life and your financial success. Kathleen Lach has been recognized as an industry leader in Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors, 2019 and Working Mother Magazine Top Wealth Adviser Moms, 2018.
Kathleen Lach, UBS Wealth Management
Ph. 614-442-6264 or 855-423-3900
Email: Kathleen Lach Kathleen.firstname.lastname@example.org
Founded in 1964, Kegler Brown has served as counsel to some of the world’s best-known and best-loved brands from its Ohio offices. We provide a comprehensive range of legal services with more than 80 lawyers firmwide comprising more than 100 specific areas of practice focus. Through previous experience in business and public leadership positions, Kegler Brown attorneys link clients to national, state and local decision-makers and provide insight into the legislative and regulatory process. We’re committed to providing our clients with the most timely, responsive and high-quality legal services anywhere.
Kegler Brown Hill & Ritter
Ph. (614) 462-5400
We’re committed to helping clients and communities thrive. To us, that means doing business fairly and responsibly, promoting diversity and inclusion, and making meaningful investments in the places where we live and work. We’re proud of our progress, and we’re not slowing down. At KeyBank our focus is supporting our neighbors, our workforce, and our core values and creating a sustainable community through responsible actions and investments.
King is a family-owned commercial office furniture and flooring company located in Columbus, Ohio. Today, King serves hundreds of clients in numerous markets and industries. King helps you Love Where You Work! Our commercial furniture and flooring divisions will assist you in designing your space within your style, feel and budget. Through our program “connecting the dots”, we can take back your existing furniture that still has some life and place it in charities here in our area!
King Business Interiors
The Law Office of Maritza S. Nelson provides sophisticated legal counsel for serious entrepreneurs. At the heart of it all, we help positive people on a passionate mission pursue those passions without worrying that legal “stuff” might come back to bite them. Our best clients communicate with us about the matter at hand AND their big picture goals and vision for their business, pursue that vision and their underlying goals with a passion, exhibit integrity, honesty, and loyalty, and are fun yet professional with positive energy!
In 2018, the L Brands Foundation invested more than $15 million to non-profit organizations in our home office communities. Since its inception in 1993, the Foundation has contributed more than $255 million to support non-profit organizations, and is committed to supporting community programs that focus on the health and empowerment of women, nurturing and mentoring children and improving education. Also embedded in our focus is a commitment to inclusion. As one of our company’s core values, we understand, appreciate and leverage diversity to provide value for our customers, associates and shareholders.
L Brands Foundation
Established in 1998, MAD Scientist Associates, LLC is a full-service ecological and wetland consulting firm. MAD Scientist Associates provides clients with a high level of expertise in wetland science, ecological site characterization, environmental impact assessment, and ecological restoration. We deliver accurate, complete, and timely data that can streamline the environmental compliance process and allow clients to make better-informed and more sustainable land use decisions. MAD Scientist Associates also helps clients understand and successfully navigate increasingly complex regulatory requirements and permit processes to meet project goals as efficiently as possible.
MAD Scientist Associates, LLC
After years of working on everything from small gatherings in the corporate world to full blown music festivals, we discovered a gap in the way brands connect with their audience. We find the magic in creating events that brings value to the lives of the people attending and where there’s an opportunity to create some content from the event that lives on through digital marketing campaigns. Creating awesome experiences that people and brands love to be a part of. We are an experiential marketing and events agency based in Columbus, Ohio. We focus on connecting great brands with their target audience through Festival sponsorships, event planning/production, engaging activations, creative promotional pieces, and more.
Measurement Resources provides services and strategies to help government and nonprofit organizations use performance measurement to improve programs, outcomes, and lives. Our president, Sheri Chaney Jones, founded the organization in 2008 with a bold goal: Help every mission-driven organization use measurement to accelerate social change. Measurement is a powerful tool. Organizations that implement measurement systems turn data into outcomes. Staff see more opportunities, uncover obstacles sooner, and discover untapped efficiencies. They have better data to demonstrate impact, increase visibility, and raise funds. Measurement moves great missions forward.
You want to leave your mark—so let’s find your story and share it with the world! Mikaela Media identifies the stories within your business, organization, and life and leverages them with your audience online. From incredible accomplishments and thought leadership to learning moments and obstacles, you have solutions and stories that will inspire and educate your clients, customers, and more!
Mutual of Omaha is committed to providing members of NAWBO with the guidance and consistent service needed in developing, implementing and maintaining a comprehensive business and individual strategy. As a licensed insurance agent* with Mutual of Omaha Brad Shook will work hard to help NAWBO members and their families protect their family and property in case of an unexpected disability or death, assist those close to retirement prepare for the effects of healthcare expenses, create a professional plan for a long retirement and help NAWBO small business owners protect their life’s work for their family and employees.
Mutual of Omaha
Email: Brad Shook email@example.com
Founded in 1928 and the largest woman owned commercial printer in the Midwest, we have a rich history of servicing clients both small and large, across the county. Our combination of offset, wide format and digital presses means we have the right equipment to handle a variety of projects. With our comprehensive list of services you can benefit from using Old Trail as your single source for creative, printing, mailing, fulfillment and more. Our mission is to exceed our customers’ expectations by providing quality printed materials and the finest service in the industry through continuous improvement and customer interaction. We are providing communications solutions…one client at a time!
Old Trail Printing
Pathways Financial Credit Union is a full-service, not-for-profit financial cooperative with six convenient branches in the Central Ohio area. Though our products and services may seem similar to what you would find at any ordinary bank, we are a better alternative – we are a credit union. At Pathways, we put our members first in every decision that we make, and pledge to make banking the easiest, most efficient activity possible for them. Through our great rates, low fees, and outstanding member service, we help our members along their path to financial freedom.
Pathways Financial Credit Union
Ph. 614.416.7588 ext. 1418
PNC and its more than 1,200 PNC-Certified Women’s Business Advocates across its 19-state footprint proudly support the achievement of women who own or run companies. Dedicated to providing valuable tools and resources, Insights for Women in Business monthly e-newsletters and their award-winning Insights for Women in Business magazine feature articles on topics of interest to women business owners and female executives that help to grow companies, inspire new ideas, and share experiences. “Women Who Achieve” inspirational success stories, webinars, podcasts, articles, and a calendar of events that bring business women together are available on the website!
Founded in 2005, Portfolio Creative is a woman-owned, award-winning recruiting and staffing firm. We partner with corporations, retailers, and large creative agencies to help solve creative workforce challenges. We connect our clients to marketing, design, advertising, retail, and digital roles in the markets we serve. . Based in Columbus, OH, we are a team of creative talent experts. Our passion is focused solely on staffing the ever-evolving creative industry. We are committed to understanding the unique needs and culture of your company to find you the perfect match. We place exceptional talent in all fields that help you achieve creative genius. We get creative.
Email: President Catherine Lang-Cline Catherine@portfoliocreative.com
Woman-owned and with more than 30 years of experience, Sage has perfected the end-to-end IT asset solution to deliver the most value to your organization . Every year, businesses retire millions of used-but-still-useful technology products, creating the fastest growing business and consumer waste stream in the world. We strategically and passionately help companies reuse more and recycle less than anyone else in the industry.
Sage Sustainable Electronics
Ph. (844) 472-4373
We provide Real Estate Title Insurance and Closing Services for commercial, residential, purchases, and refinances. Service Title Agency is a small boutique agency with the resources, experience, and connections to deliver “big agency” results. Our Concierge Closing Services give you peace of mind during the closing process. Our clients find that we provide greater agility and superior personal service than large firms.
Service Title Agency
SmithAmundsen LLC is a law firm comprised of more than 160 attorneys. Our offices are based regionally in the Midwest, but we handle the transactional, labor and employment, and litigation needs of companies across the U.S. Our attorneys help our clients evaluate each situation and find the best solutions for their business. In 2015, SmithAmundsen was ranked #15 by Law360 on the Top 100 Law Firms for Female Attorneys list.
Southwest Airlines is the OFFICIAL airline of NAWBO. Southwest Airlines Co. is a major American airline headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and is the world’s largest low-cost carrier. The airline has more than 59,000 employees as of March 2019 and operates about 4,000 departures a day during peak travel season.
We exist to help businesses and organizations tell and live meaningful stories so they can build brands that matter and have a real impact. We believe that meaningful stories move people. Meaningful stories align businesses, build brands and inspire action. They challenge thinking, bring clarity, inspire devotion and loyalty, and differentiate products and services. Meaningful stories change the world.
More than seventy years ago, a group of passionate citizens envisioned a way to improve the community and the quality of life in central Ohio. More than 2,500 individuals, families, and businesses have partnered with the Foundation, creating unique funds to support the causes they are most passionate about. Grants are made from these funds according to donors’ wishes, supporting a wide range of initiatives, programs, and nonprofit organizations in our community. Our Mission is to assist donors and others in strengthening and improving our community for the benefit of all its residents.
The Columbus Foundation
Organizations are challenged with female and next gen talent leaving, pay equity impacting retention rates, leadership ranks not being diverse enough, and employees not accepting accountability for one’s growth. Rest assured – your people are ready to lead! They simply need leadership skills fine-tuning to be heard, to be seen, and to be strategic. Great news! We have the programs that provide measurable results!
Since 1889, United Midwest has focused on exceeding the expectations of the communities and businesses we serve. We never forget that our business is about people and our decisions are mindful of our responsibility to others. We focus our services into four main categories; Business Lending, Consumer Lending, Residential Lending, and Personal and Business Banking. Each of our business pillars is unique, but we approach each with the same steadfast commitment to executional excellence. Behind every interaction we share, there is a person relying on our expertise and ability to deliver as promised. That’s a responsibility we hold in the highest regard, and we measure our success by the quality of the relationships we develop and maintain.
Are you ready to elevate your work experience? Versa offers coworking, private office, meeting room and event space for professionals, small teams and enterprise companies. VERSA Grandview is home of the NAWBO Columbus office.
We are a unique firm that provides skilled Accounting & Finance project consultants to help clients seize significant opportunities and address serious needs. We “hand pick” professional talent who meets your unique requirements and works effectively within your culture.
Ph. (614) 532-5700
VisionSpark is a boutique executive search firm in the Greater Columbus, Ohio metro area. We help companies across the country hire top-performing leaders who fit their culture, with guaranteed results. Our strategic hiring process ensures long-term fit and bottom-line growth. We have been called “the antithesis, or opposite of a recruiter,” and we think it fits. Our rigorous and efficient hiring process is research-based and has been proven effective.
At Wellness Collective we are committed to transforming lives through health & happiness. A wellness program has the power to help your employees feel appreciated and love where they work. Whether you are a small or large sized company, understanding the unique needs of your employees is important to their health and happiness. We collaborate with you to assess your company’s strengths and recommend the best options for you and your team!
Ph. (614) 523-3213
Women’s Business Enterprise Council Ohio River Valley (WBEC ORV) provides WBENC certification to women owned companies in Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia. While certifying women owned businesses is the foundation of our mission, WBEC ORV also offers development opportunities to scale businesses to compete in the marketplace, connections with corporations leading supplier diversity across the country for real time business opportunities, and networking with other WBEs for partnering and purchasing opportunities.
Women’s Business Enterprise Council – ORV
Email: Sheila Mixon firstname.lastname@example.org
The Women’s Small Business Accelerator (WSBA) is a non-profit accelerator founded by successful women business owners for women business owners. We provide education, peer support, mentoring, and accountability to help women on their entrepreneurial journey – to start and grow their own businesses. We strive to propel all emerging business owners, regardless of net worth or education level, to have the courage and support to achieve their business ownership dreams.
Women’s Small Business Accelerator
Z Promotions is a certified W/MBE located in Columbus, OH. We specialize in the use of high quality, strategically branded products and apparel to enhance the image of your brand. Z Promotions is dedicated to forging strong relationships with our team, our clients and our community. We strive to serve all three well, so that we do our part in making a positive impact. We deliver creative product branding to our clients, so that they increase their brand recognition and achieve their marketing objectives. We volunteer our time and service with different organizations to bring awareness and to also make a difference in our local and global communities.