The WV WBC’s mission is to empower women and other groups that traditionally face extra barriers to starting and growing businesses.
The WV WBC is supported by an Advisory Board passionate about supporting women and underserved entrepreneurs. But the WBC won’t turn away anyone looking for resources!
We want to help you gain the skills, resources and connections needed to launch, grow, and successfully manage your business.
- 1:1 business counseling
- Virtual and in-person training on topics that matter to you – from accounting to marketing to managing through COVID-19
- Networking and mentorship opportunities, so you can learn from and support other entrepreneurs
- Assistance obtaining funding and financing.
Learn more and sign up for advising, training, events and mentoring on the WV WBC website.
303 W. Washington St., Suite 201
Charleston, WV 25302
1000 Galliher Drive
Fairmont, WV 26554
The WV Women’s Business Center is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
West Virginia Women’s Business Center
- Anne Barth, TechConnect WV
- Terrell Ellis, Advantage Valley
- Tiffany Ellis-Williams, WV State University
- Michelle Foster, The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
- Ursulette Huntley, Unlimited Future, Inc.
- Marlo Long, Truist Bank
- Emilie Love, United Bank
- Debra Martin, WV Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
- Roberta McCullough, Women’s Business Center of North Carolina
- Judy Moore, WV Hive/Country Roads Angel Network
- Marti Neustadt, Woodlands Community Lenders / Business Owner
- Michelle O’Connor, WV Jobs Investment Trust
- Denise Phelps, First United Bank & Trust
- Stacy Raffo, WV Hub / Business Owner
- Carrie White, WVU Entrepreneurship/Innovation
- Tara Elder, Ashland Consulting Group, LLC
- Karen Friel, SBA District Director