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WBEC South 2016 Business Star Announced

Each year the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the leader in women’s business development, honors 14 exemplary women business leaders with the nation’s premier award for excellence in small business leadership—the WBE Star Award. The 2016 WBENC WBE Stars are selected by WBENC’s 14 Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs), which process WBENC’s world-class certification, in…


Top Supplier Diversity Executive, Phala Mire, to Lead WBEC South

New Orleans, Louisiana – December 3, 2015 – With its longtime leader retiring at the end of the year, the Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC) South, a regional partner organization of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) the nation’s largest third-party certifier of women-owned businesses, welcomes its next President, seasoned supplier diversity executive, Phala…


Jennings company specializes in safe buildings

JENNINGS — For more than 17 years Safe Haven Enterprises has designed and built products to protect lives and property from both disasters and attacks. The Jennings-based company is an industry leader in the design and construction of forced-entry/ballistic and blast-resistant custom steel-fabricated modular buildings, doors, walls, louvers and windows. Its clients include the military,…


Quest Group Lands win at Annual Telly Awards

BIRMINGHAM, AL-09-11-15- The Telly Awards has named Quest Group of Birmingham, Alabama, a winner in the 36th Annual Telly Awards. The Telly was won for the production of the BankFirst video, Who We Are. With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, winning a Telly is truly an honor among creative peers…