OUR MISSION

The mission of the Central Indiana Women’s Business Center (CIWBC) is to be a hub connecting women business owners to resources and each other, facilitating self-discovery and personal development; and providing a support process to nurture and advocate for the development of their business.

BACKGROUND

The Central Indiana Women’s Business Center (CIWBC) is a cooperative program in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, under the umbrella of the Neighborhood Self Employment Initiative, dba Business Ownership Initiative of Indiana (BOI) and a program of the Indy Chamber; designed to promote the creation and growth of businesses by women entrepreneurs by empowering them towards successful entrepreneurship and economic self-sufficiency.

CIWBC ADVISORY COUNCIL

Deb Hallberg

CIWBC Chair
Vice President, Marketing I Barnes & Thornburg

Denise Herd

CIWBC Vice Chair
President | Herd Strategies

Stacie Porter Bilger

President & CEO | Proof Digital

Sahara Williams
Lynne Churchill

President | Miles Printing

Michele Lorbieski Anderson

Attorney | Frost Brown Todd

Patty Prosser

Managing Partner | OI Career Consultants

Garrett Doan

Relationship Manager
Vice President I First Merchants Bank

Kanch Ishwar

Vice President and Sr. Relationship Manager | BMO Harris

Haley Altman

CEO | Doxly

CIWBC ADVISORY COUNCIL

Jacqueline Troy

Director, Central Indiana Women’s Business Center

Carrie Henderson

President, Business Ownership Initiative

Julie Grice

Chief Revenue Officer, Indy Chamber