2016 January WBE Spotlight: Benefits Connection, LLC

Benefits Connection, LLC is an Employee Benefits firm specializing in the design, communication, enrollment, and employee and retiree benefit related programs . mybenefitspeople.com Kelly Walker, sole owner and operator of Benefits Connection, LLC, established it 2003 in hopes of skyrocketing her company to higher heights. She knew all eyes would be on her and welcomed…

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…

2015 December WBE Spotlight: Fancy Bow Ties Plus

Fancy Bow Ties Plus specializes in creating custom, handmade bow ties for all ages. Iris Campbell, sole owner and operator of Fancy Bow Ties Plus, is a new WBE that is ready to hit the ground running. She’s excited to be an entrepreneur and often reflects on the importance of being a woman business owner. “I understand…

2015 November WBE Spotlight: Duncan-Williams, Inc.

Duncan-Williams, Inc. is a family and employee-owned investment firm that has grown into a nationally recognized, full-service financial services provider, serving clients in all 50 states from offices across the country. duncanwilliams.com/ Carolyn Williams helped found Duncan-Williams with her husband in 1969. Since then, it has become one of the largest privately-owned investment firms in…

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,…

2015 October WBE Spotlight: Abform, Inc.

Abform, Inc. is one of the leading suppliers of uniforms and work clothing, serving the oil and gas industry worldwide. abform.com For over three decades, Abform has created top of line products to serve a variety of industries. Elizabeth Abdalla has been involved with this company for many years and has grown it tremendously. “I…