The ATHENAPowerLinkÂ® Nashville kick-off event to celebrate the newly selected candidate, Liz Dysert, was held on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at Kraft CPAs in Nashville.
Online PR News – 02-February-2014 – Nashville, Tennessee – ATHENA Powerlink is year-long business mentoring program that selects a female business owner each year and pairs her with a volunteer advisory committee that provides her with twelve months of ongoing mentorship.
Dysert, this yearâ€™s candidate, owns 5 Star Compliance of USA, a company based in Franklin, Tennessee that boasts more than 100 years of combined experience helping transportation companies navigate the treacherous and tedious landscape of tax and vehicle compliance.
The event also gave Ms. Dysert the opportunity to meet her team of advisors face to face, which included:
Ms. Mildred Walters, Mildred Walters Biz Coach, Life Coach
Ms. Kayla Barrett, Organization Impact, Leadership Advisor
Ms. Sue Herrman, InfoWorks, Information Technology Advisor
Ms. Paula Joyner, Mid-American Specialized Transport, Industry-Specific Tax and Financial Advisor
Ms. Sarah Akin, Ogletree Deakins, HR and Legal Advisor
Ms. Betty Parker, First Tennessee, Cash Flow Advisor
Ms. Brenda Odom, U Kno Catering, Past Participant
The experts on the Advisory Panel analyze the factors necessary for the candidateâ€™s company to grow and then recommends actions to get it there.
The program began in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and has been helping women-owned businesses grow to the next level since 1999. The program has been presented in Nashville since 2007, serving six locally owned businesses so far.
The search for next yearâ€™s candidate is currently underway. Interested female business owners may visit the website at http://www.aplnashville.org to fill out the online application form and submit them to the governing body no later than March 1, 2014.