DC BUSINESS OWNER AMONG WOMEN LEADERS FROM COAST-TO-COAST NAMED TO

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For Immediate Release

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DC BUSINESS OWNER AMONG WOMEN LEADERS FROM COAST-TO-COAST NAMED TO

2014-2015 WIPP BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 2, 2014) – Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP), the nation’s largest nonpartisan women’s business group, is pleased to announce the appointments of new directors to its 2014 – 2015 WIPP Board of Directors.  Those chosen to serve are prominent women business leaders from across the country with strong track records of success both in business as well as in advocacy.  The Board of Directors guides the organization in its programming and public policy efforts focused on key issues facing women-owned businesses.

Joining the WIPP Board of Directors is Courtney Fairchild, the President & CEO of Global Services.  She is joined by Roz Alford, Founder and Co-Principal, ASAP Staffing Solutions Group, LLC; Dr. Faye Coleman, President Y CEO, Westover Consultants, Inc.; and Ana Harvey, President & CEO, HarveyHudson Group

“These women are leaders who understand and exemplify the importance of engaging women business owners in the public policy process,” said WIPP President Barbara Kasoff.   “Each of these women understands how legislation can impact a company’s bottom line and ability to grow.  They are respected leaders both locally and nationally.”

As members of WIPP’s governance board, they will provide strategic counsel on how WIPP can strengthen the impact of women-owned businesses in economic and political spheres of influence.  They will work to ensure the sustainability and success of WIPP, on behalf of its nearly 4.7 million business women and 78 national business organizations, by bringing their unique perspective on top economic growth concerns to our nation’s policymakers and activating this fast growing demographic in the electoral process.

 

About Global Services: Based in the heart of Washington, DC, Global Services delivers winning strategies for every stage of marketing to the government — analyzing your opportunities, writing proposals, helping you obtain and maintain a GSA Schedule and overall building your company’s self-sufficiency in federal contracting.

About WIPP: Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) is a national nonpartisan public policy organization advocating on behalf of its coalition of 4.7 million businesswomen including 75 business organizations. WIPP identifies important trends and opportunities and provides a collaborative model for the public and private sectors to increase the economic power of women-owned businesses. For more information, please visit www.WIPP.org.

Global Services Media Contact:

Emily Guilfoil

202-234-8933

eguilfoil@globalservicesinc.com

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