Join Us At The June 2018 General Membership Meeting
Member Spotlight: Sabrina Ward
Sabrina Ward is the Principal and Founder at Wardington International. As a fourth generation entrepreneur, she has used her diverse background, strong business acumen experience and knowledge to provide valuable guidance to clients who desire to restructure their supply chain, acquire, sell, or franchise an existing business. With over 17 years of entrepreneurship, Sabrina’s passion extends beyond business. She works to pioneer new innovative ways to grow, change, and improve the way small businesses operate. In her effort to assist business owners, she recently developed the Franchisor Training Courses and the Dallas/Fort Worth – Entrepreneur Talk.
With Sabrina’s forward-thinking and transformational leadership skills, in 2010, she launched P.L.A.S.C.O. Entrepreneur making it the oldest logistics, supply chain, and entrepreneur STEM program designed specifically for teens. The program strives to address the concerns surrounding the lack of representation of women and minorities in the supply chain and logistics industry. In addition, the program places great emphasis on increasing the amount of startups with strong supply chain management systems in place. In 2017, Sabrina authored and published five volumes of the P.L.A.S.C.O. Entrepreneur books.
Sabrina is an Accredited Business Intermediary (ABI), holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, a graduate from The University of Memphis with a Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. She obtained her Master's degree in Procurement and Acquisition Management and a Graduate Certificate in Government Contracting from Webster University in San Antonio, TX.
Sabrina resides in Frisco, TX with her husband Sean and two daughters.
Member Spotlight: Verenia Hatch
Ms. Hatch received her Bachelors of Science in Accounting and Business Administration with a minor in Management from the University of New Orleans in 2003. She is currently pursuing a MS in Accounting at WGU of Texas. She began her career with a CPA firm in New Orleans, LA where she performed audits for nonprofit organizations, general bookkeeping, prepared financial statements and payroll services for small and local business and nonprofit organizations. She relocated to Dallas in 2005 where she worked for the Dallas County Auditor’s office for a year before transitioning to a local CPA firm in the DFW area. There she performed audits for nonprofit organizations, prepared financial statements, general bookkeeping, payroll, analysis of internal controls systems, analysis of financial policies and procedures. She later opened her own firm in 2011. Ms. Hatch is also fulfilling her passion and obligation to give back through her nonprofit organization, Overcoming Adversity. The organization is geared towards empowering women to see the beauty and strength in their scars and to achieve excellence in their personal lives, academics and professional careers.
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BA does NOT provide grants for starting and expanding a business.
2017 Holiday Extravaganza
We held our annual Holiday Extravaganza on Saturday December 9, 2017.
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