To be honored before 1,500 at “Salute to Women’s Business Enterprises”
Washington, DC, January 15, 2014 – Peggy Del Fabbro, CEO of M. Davis & Sons, Inc. will receive the nation’s premier award for excellence among women’s business enterprises (WBEs) bestowed by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) at its Salute to Women’s Business Enterprises. The gala will take place March 20, 2014 as the concluding event to WBENC’s annual Summit & Salute convening some 1,500 corporate and government executives, WBEs and members of WBENC’s Regional Partner Organizations (RPOs) at the New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, LA.
Davis & Sons, Inc. is a 5th generation industrial construction company headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware that builds, installs and maintains corporate plants and facilities for national and international companies.
“Peggy Del Fabbro is an outstanding leader who has been instrumental in driving innovation and sustainable economic growth,” said Pamela Prince-Eason, President and CEO of WBENC, the nation’s leader in women’s business development.
“I am proud to receive this recognition by WBENC and look forward to serving as advocate to other women in business,” said Peggy Del Fabbro.
Peggy will be recognized for her business acumen, her inspiration to other women, and her active role at the helm of M. Davis & Sons, Inc. She was selected for this national honor by (Women’s Business Enterprise Council PA-DE-sNJ, 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 regions.
“We are honoring Peggy for her business acumen, community service, exemplary leadership and commitment to the growth and success of women business enterprises and our Council.” said Geri Swift, President, WBEC PA-DE-sNJ.
Under the banner of the organization’s theme “Join Forces. Succeed Together.”, WBENC’s Summit & Salute is designed to drive business development and collaborative success among WBENC’s Corporate and Government Members and WBEs. Sponsored by Accenture and Ernst & Young, the three-day event provides vital access to the thought leaders, business intelligence and senior-level networking opportunities creating the foundation for sustainable growth.
About WBENC: Founded in 1997, WBENC is the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, with more than 12,000 WBENC-Certified WBEs. WBENC certification is accepted by more than 1,000 corporations representing America’s most prestigious brands, in addition to many states, cities and other entities. Throughout the year, WBENC and its 14 Regional Partner Organizations provide opportunities for interactions between more than 650 member corporations, government agencies and thousands of certified WBEs at business building events and other forums. WBENC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks and accepts donations from corporations, foundations and individuals that support its mission and programs. For more information, please go to www.wbenc.org.
About M. Davis & Sons, Inc.: Founded in 1870 MDavis’ expertise in mechanical, electrical, fabrication and instrumentation is honed with engineering know how to create a seamless, more efficient process for our customers. Working across industries our staff is credentialed and accustomed to upholding the safety and construction standards from the dirtiest water treatment plants to the most pristine pharmaceutical labs. Drawing upon a highly certified team of specialists, and in accordance with our history of integrity, MDavis is known for assessing and conducting a project in the time and cost is requires and to the quality we expect. MDavis brings together the best of both worlds. A long standing reputable and collaborative approach and 21rst century, state of the art capabilities. Our vision is to sustain this value to our customers through the next evolutions of their industries and in meeting whatever challenges they face. For more information please go to www.mdavisinc.com.