WOMEN'S BUSINESS COUNCIL
The Women’s Business Council (WBC), chaired by Bonnie Powers, is an advocate for women-owned businesses with the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber. The Council strives to be the leader in developing and sustaining a fertile, creative environment in which diverse, women-owned businesses maintain a high level of success and make significant contributions to the economic well-being of our community. The Women’s Business Council creates dynamic programming and networking opportunities bi-monthly in an effort to support women in business.
Women’s Business Council 2020 Members
Vicki Morris is a graduate of Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA, where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. After graduation, Vicki obtained a position with Nortel Networks as a Systems Application Engineer. While at Nortel Networks, Vicki held several positions to include Marketing Communications Specialist, System Pricing Specialist and Human Resources Clerk. Vicki has always had a talent for planning and organizing events, both professional and personal. No matter the reason for the existence of the group, if there is a task at hand for the group to deliver, it needs a well thought out organization plan. This is an area Vicki tends to shine brightly. Over the years, Vicki has organized several multi-state events to include hotel and catering arrangements, entertainment, and event day facilitation. Vicki has found effective ways to manage scheduling needs, transportation logistics, and speaker preparations for groups of varying sizes. She has planned many successful events in Atlanta, Chattanooga, Huntsville, and Madison Alabama. She has developed excellent working relationships with commercial and civic organizations in the greater Huntsville area to include Madison, Decatur, and Athens. Not only can Vicki organize and plan events for your organization efficiently, she is also an excellent speaker. Mrs. Morris has spoken for several groups as the featured presenter. In her role as Public Relations Manager for Matt Curtis Real Estate, she is responsible for managing the public image for the company, serving as a point of contact for media relations, and managing special projects. Vicki is also the host and program director for HOT Coffee, a local networking group for hi tech startups, small business owners, and entrepreneurs. Vicki has been married to Earl Morris for the past 22 years, and the couple has 2 young adult children.
Pammie Jimmar Vice President, Small Business & Events 256-535-2043
Devon Elston Small Business & Events Coordinator 256-535-2089
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Women Who Lead: Moving the Needle
January 21, 2020
We're so excited to continue celebrating strong, successful women from all walks of life. Join the Women's Business Council for Women Who Lead: Moving the Needle.
Guests will hear from a panel of previous Best Places to Work® winners to discover how they can create and cultivate an award-winning work environment. Retaining employees long-term is possible, and these companies are experts at doing just that! Info / Register
Women Who Lead: Women-Owned Business Celebration
March 30 2020
It's time to celebrate!
In 2017, Mayor Tommy Battle declared March 30th Women-Owned Business Day for the City of Huntsville. In honor of this exciting occasion, the Women's Business Council is hosting yet another Women Who Lead event! Info / Register
WBC Presents: A Portrait of Success