Jacqueline J. Warner, Esq. of Ossining has been named to the board of directors of the Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC), announced Anne Janiak, executive director, today.
"We are very fortunate to have Jacqueline join our board," said Ms. Janiak. "Her legal expertise will be a true asset to WEDC as we continue to expand our services to help women entrepreneurs strengthen their start-up and established businesses."
Jacqueline J. Warner is an attorney at the national law firm of Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP in White Plains. She has more than 20 years of experience with corporate, securities, and real estate legal issues, as well as estate planning and administration. Ms. Warner regularly advises clients on starting and growing their businesses, raising capital via private offerings, and contract negotiations. She is the author and publisher of the book, The Mini Legal Toolbox™ for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners, and the soon-to-be-released Raising Capital for Your Business: Understanding Private Offerings.
Ms. Warner received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Howard University and attended Howard University School of Law. Since 2007, she has been an instructor for CEO Space International, Inc., an organization that helps owners and entrepreneurs reach their potential. In addition, she is a board member of the Westchester Black Bar Association and serves on the board of several nonprofit organizations, including the Stroke of Hope Foundation and Avitar Foundation. She is a former director of the Interfaith Council for Action (IFCA) in Ossining.
About the Women's Enterprise Development Center Inc.
Since 1997, the nonprofit Women’s Enterprise Development Center Inc. has provided entrepreneurs with the skills, tools and resources they need to start their own businesses, to expand them and to achieve economic self-sufficiency. WEDC offers a wide array of entrepreneurial training programs and services, including one-on-one counseling, assistance with access to capital, networking events and small business seminars. WEDC is the designated women’s business center of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for Westchester County and the lower Hudson Valley. WEDC is also the NY Empire State Development Corporation’s Entrepreneurial Assistance Program (EAP) Center for Westchester County.