• Women’s Business Development Council Names Kenyetta S. Banks As New Program Manager

    February 15, 2018, Stamford, CT –  Kenyetta S. Banks has joined the Women’s Business Development Council as its new Program Manager. In this role, Ms. Banks is responsible for developing, managing and facilitating WBDC’s entrepreneurial training programs and services in the New Haven County Region.

    “I’m excited to welcome Kenyetta back to the WBDC team in this new leadership role,” said Fran Pastore, CEO, Women’s Business Development Council.  With her proven track record of working with women business owners and entrepreneurs, her more than 20 years of experience in the human services field and her credentials as a certified life coach, Kenyetta will bring extensive value to our clients.”

    Ms. Banks is a graduate from Sacred Heart University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and a graduate of the University of New Haven with a Master’s in Public Administration/Nonprofit Management.

    Ms. Banks was previously employed at WBDC for more than ten years in various positions where she provided entrepreneurial training and business counseling to clients at all stages of business development. In addition to her work with women entrepreneurs and business owners. Throughout her career Ms. Banks has also held numerous with organizations serving youth and families.


    About the Women’s Business Development Council:
    Headquartered in Stamford with a satellite office in Derby, the 501 (c)(3) non-profit has served nearly 19,000 clients, assisted in the creation of nearly 1,800 businesses and supported the sustainability and expansion of 3,800 established businesses and created more than 4,900 jobs. For more information on the Women’s Business Development Council, visit