June 19, 2018 Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Women Business Owners®(NAWBO) has appointed Molly Gimmel, of Design To Delivery Inc (D2DInc) as Chair of the 2018-2019 Board of Directors. The NAWBO National Board is comprised of a diverse representation of the women business community across the country. While each board member brings their own unique strengths and business experience to the table, all come with the same common goal to help elevate women business owners through education, community support, and by raising awareness and engagement about policies to ensure women business owners excel in our national economy.
“This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of The Women’s Business Ownership Act, a legacy of the NAWBO organization, and singlehandedly, the most pivotal piece of legislation for women business owners in America,” said Molly Gimmel, NAWBO National Board Chair. “I know with this amazing group of women our efforts this year will echo those of our predecessors, educating fellow women entrepreneurs and advocating for policies that advance women business owners for generations to come.”
Molly K. Gimmel is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of D2DInc Molly has been working in the field of government contract and acquisition management since 1991. Before founding D2DInc, she spent eight years working in the government practices of three of the “Big Five” accounting/ consulting firms. She is a recognized expert in government contracting and is regularly asked to speak to small business organizations and other groups interested in federal contracting. Gimmel was named an Enterprising Woman of the Year in 2014 by Enterprising Women magazine.
The 2018-2019 NAWBO Board of Directorswill be comprised of: Molly Gimmel – Chair; Kathleen Warnick– Past Chair; Jeanette Armbrust, Shaila Rao Mistry, Cristina Morales Heaney, Tanya R. Allen, Susan Dawson, Lydia Chicles, and Karen Bennetts.
The new board will be installed on June 18 in Washington, D.C. and formally introduced to the business community at “Work Well- Live Well” the NAWBO Women’s Business Conference held September 23-25 in Spokane, Washington.
Founded in 1975, NAWBO is the unified voice of America’s more than 10 million women-owned businesses representing the fastest growing segment of the economy. NAWBO is the only dues-based organization representing the interests of all women entrepreneurs across all industries. NAWBO develops programs that help navigate women entrepreneurs through the various stages of their business growth. To learn more, please visit www.nawbo.org.