NASHVILLE, Tenn., – April 4, 2019 – Sharon Reynolds, president & CEO, DevMar Products, LLC has been recognized as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Star by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest certifier of women-owned businesses and leader in women’s business development. The WBE Star Award is the nation’s premier recognition for excellence among women-owned businesses, honoring 14 women from across the country as leaders in their local business communities and respective fields.
The 2019 WBE Stars was honored during the 2019 WBENC Summit & Salute, a gathering of more than 1,800 entrepreneurs and business leaders on March 11-13, 2019 in Houston, Texas.
DevMar Products is a world leader in the manufacturing and distribution of patent-pending technologies and environmentally responsible cleaning and safety products. The company partners with Fortune 500 firms including Marriott International, CoreCivic and HealthTrust to create safer and healthier work environments. DevMar Products also has a global distribution channel for janitorial supplies and office products.
“We could not be more proud of the 2019 WBE Stars,” says Pamela Prince-Eason, president and CEO of WBENC. “Each one of them exemplifies the vital role women-owned business play in our economy. They are outstanding leaders, mentors and innovators, and we were thrilled to honor them this week.”
Sharon was recognized for her business acumen, her inspiration to other women, and her active role at the helm of DevMar Products. She was selected for this national honor by Women’s Business Enterprise Council South one of WBENC's 14 RPOs that process WBENC's world-class certification of WBEs, in addition to providing skills-building educational programs and business development opportunities in their respective regions.
“I am extremely proud to receive this recognition by WBENC and look forward to serving as an advocate to other women in business,” says Sharon Reynolds, president & CEO, DevMar Products.
During WBENC Summit & Salute, Sharon hosted a pop up shop for her new clothing line Bryla J Couture Clothiers on Tuesday, March 12th. Learn more about the WBE Star Award and WBENC Summit & Salute at http://summit.wbenc.org.
WBENC is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States. WBENC partners with 14 Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs) to provide its world-class standard of certification to women-owned businesses throughout the country. WBENC is also the nation's leading advocate of women-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. Throughout the year, WBENC provides business development opportunities for member corporations, government agencies and more than 14,000 certified women-owned businesses at events and other forums. Learn more at www.wbenc.org.
About DevMar Products, LLC
DevMar Products, LLC is a multi-dimensional global corporation solving some of healthcare and sanitation’s costliest problems with patent-pending products servicing Fortune 500 corporations. The company drives design, manufacturing, development and distribution of disease prevention and cleaning products that keep people safe where they congregate in public and private spaces. In addition, the company has a global distribution channel for janitorial supplies and office products. DevMar Products provides sustainable cleaning products for companies such as Marriott International, CoreCivic and more than 10,000 hotels including hospitality groups around the world. Founded in 2007, DevMar Products is headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., and is a 100 percent certified, woman-owned small business. Learn more at www.devmarproducts.com.
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