Gulbin JoAnn

JoAnn Gulbin serves as Marketing and Communications Manager for the Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC).

Lisboa Louise

Louise Lisboa is Vice President of Impact, Operations, and Child Care at the Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC).

Bratchell Dorothy

Dorothy Bratchell’s diversified business background both in business education, management and as an entrepreneur serves her well as WBDC’s Chief Advisory Officer and Co-Founder.

Jackson Tasha

Tasha Jackson is a seasoned nonprofit executive with more than 20+ years of driving organizational capacity, adaptability, and sustainable growth. 

Thickett Brenda

Brenda Thickett is WBDC’s Senior Vice President, Programs & People. She is responsible for ensuring the implementation and delivery of quality entrepreneurial programs and services across the state.

Pastore Fran

Fran Pastore founded the Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) more than 25 years ago and continues to serve as the organization’s CEO. WBDC is Connecticut’s leading organization championing female entrepreneurship. Ms. Pastore is a devoted catalyst of women’s economic equality across the country and around the globe. In addition to her work with WBDC, Ms. […]