The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) has added two more members to its Board of Directors, responsible for guiding Connecticut’s leading organization in providing women with the training and education necessary to launch and scale their businesses. Greg Berhman and Jacqueline Ryan joined WBDC’s Board of Directors in June of 2021. To view the entire WBDC Board of Directors, please click here.
Greg Behrman is the Founder and CEO of NationSwell, where he currently works closely with leading companies such as Amazon, Microsoft, and Starbucks. Greg was formerly an Officer in the US Navy, including a one-year deployment to Afghanistan, where he served as a strategic advisor. He is also an author of two books on foreign affairs and economic development. His career began as an Analyst in the Principal Investment Area at Goldman Sachs, following his graduation from Princeton University and he later earned a master’s from Oxford University.
Jacqueline Ryan is a wealth management associate for Alex Brown, supporting advisors and helping clients achieve their financial goals. Earlier in her career, she worked in marketing, focusing on brand management, public relations, and social media marketing. Jackie earned her master’s from Harvard University and her undergraduate degree from Bucknell University in economics.
About the Women’s Business Development Council
Since 1997, the Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) has educated and trained more than 18,000 clients—helping women to launch and scale over 6,500 businesses, create and maintain over 8,750 jobs in Connecticut, and access more than $18.6 in capital. WBDC is the only agency in Connecticut reflecting the statewide demographic makeup offering comprehensive micro-enterprise training, with services ranging from financial education, entrepreneurial development and access to capital programs.