NAWBO President and Board Messages

NAWBO Launches Video Highlighting Women in Business

NAWBO Channel featured on Elite Experts Network

NAWBO is proud to be featured on the Elite Experts Network site. We invite you to learn about NAWBO, our members and their specialties.
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NAWBO Elects 2018-2019 Board of Directors


June 26, 2018 – Cleveland, Ohio – The Cleveland Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) elects their new Board of Directors of the 2018-2019 year:

Lisa Crilley Mallis, Impactive Strategies

Vice President, Finance
Lynette Begue-Lavery, Uniquely Your Image

Immediate Past President
Pat Altvater, AFP Marketing

To learn more about the NAWBO Cleveland, visit their website at or call 440.914.9262. For more information on the national NAWBO organization, visit

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30 Years Later: Women Business Owners Continue Fight for Equality

Press Release
Media Contact: Joy Lutes,

30 Years Later: Women Business Owners Continue Fight for Equality NAWBO puts a spotlight on the 30-year anniversary of The Women’s Business Ownership Act, H.R. 5050.
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Welcome New Members!

Welcome to the following recent new members!

Roberta Holzer - Xacto Signs
Sabine Kretzschmar - Breadsmith of Lakewood
Cara Lange - Juice Plus
Ashley Lawson - Achieve Incentives & Meetings
Judith Mansour - Success Story
Lorraine Schuchart - Prosper for Purpose
Linda Schuster - Linda Schuster Richardson, LLC
Kara Whaley - Annevar Media, LLC
Jennifer Williams Berlin - Ullman Oil Company, LLC
Jennifer Wirtz - Der Braumeister
Jordanne Birch - Jordanne Birch State Farm
Montrie Rucker Adams - Visibility Marketing Inc.
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Why Belong to NAWBO?

Why is NAWBO so important to Women Business Owners? Read More

NAWBO Cleveland "Come Grow With Us" Rally A Huge Success

NAWBO Cleveland was proud to host the "Come Grow With Us" Membership Rally on Tuesday, March 20 at NightTown in Cleveland Hts. Over 80 guests, members and prospective members met new peers and rekindled previous friendships and played "NAWBO Bingo" to learn more about each other. Along the way, NAWBO representatives were available to tout the chapter's  various membership benefits and chapter events. Dozens of raffle prizes were donated by members and many lucky attendees went home with great treats. Before the night was over, a total of 9 attendees made the important decision became new members of the chapter. Overall a fabulous night for the chapter. Welcome new members!
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Member Company Wins Longevity Award

Congratulations to NAWBO Cleveland member Heidi Murphy, co-owner of WARWICK Inc!
The company recently won Smart Business News Magazine's 2016 Business Longevity Award for having been in business 70 years!
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Traci McBride Writes for "Boomer" Magazine

Traci McBride, NAWBO member and owner of Styled by Tee McBee, is a featured columnist in the inaugural edition of " Boomer"  Magazine (March 2016) issue. Also featured in the  "Refresh Your Style,"  article is NAWBO member Linda Ford and her husband Bill Ford.  Click Here to read more....
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NAWBO Member Ellen Scheer Earns Top Honors

NAWBO member and past chapter President, Ellen “Sam” Scheer, an American Family Insurance agent in Middleburg Heights, has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.   Read More