Corporate Partners


NAWBO Broward Palm Beach is supported by our local Corporate Sponsors


NAWBO Broward/Palm Beach is proud to have small business champion Bank of America as our corporate partner.  


Bank of America Senior Vice President, Vivian Porcelli, is a tireless supporter of small business, especially women-owned businesses.  We are so grateful for her, and Bank of America's continued support. 

Vivian leads a team of Small Business Bankers in Broward County who are focused on acquisition, deepening, and retention of new and existing small business relationships.  Vivian joined Bank of America in 1995 as a Banking Center Manager.  She has held various positions in the Consumer channel, Commercial Banking, and Home Loans.  Vivian completed the Six Sigma program at Bank of America and was certified as a Black Belt in 2007.  Before joining the Bank, Vivian worked for HSBC Bank, where she was hired into their Management Training program for Financial Center Managers.  Vivian graduated from State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton where she majored in Business Administration.  She earned an MBA  from Pace University in New York.  Vivian serves on the board of Metro Broward, a small business CDFI serving ethnic minority business owners, as well as  Friends of MODS (Museum of Discovery & Science). She is also a member of the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce and completed their Leadership Program in 2004 and their Senior Executive Orientation in 2015.  She is married with 3 children.



NAWBO Broward/Palm Beach is proud to have Manny Miceli of Insurance Risk Advisors as our corporate partner.


Manny Miceli is a seasoned Insurance professional with over 35 years of Commercial and Personal Lines expertise in the Insurance industry and has a solid background in risk management, sales, marketing, underwriting, customer service, managing and directing agency operations. He specializes in personal & commercial property insurance, business insurance & retirement planning. Manny created INSURANCE RISK ADVISORS and as Principle and President, he was instrumental in establishing a multi-line Insurance Agency which gives added value to his clients by providing personalized service and tailor-made programs to fit their individual or business needs. He works with numerous A-rated Insurance carriers such as AIG, CHUBB, PROGRESSIVE, TRAVELERS, ING, ALLIANZ, LLOYD’S OF LONDON, to name a few.       

In December 2006, Manny was inducted into The Cambridge Who’s Who Registry. From 1994 to 2000, Manny participated in numerous Washington D.C. roundtable discussions with members of President Bill Clinton’s Cabinet, Additionally, In 1994, Manny participated in the G-7 Economic Summit in Chernobbio Como, Italy. He is currently a corporate partner for the National Association Of Women Business Owners Broward/ Palm Beach, and since 1998, Manny is an Honorary Member of Girls & Boys Town.  Manny is also a member of the American Association of Insurance Professionals, Inc.  


Why Become a Partner?

NAWBO Broward/Palm Beach's Exclusive Corporate Partners:

  • Market their products and services to local women business owners and decision-makers

  • Increase their brand awareness via sampling, newsletter articles, verbal recognition and reinforcement at every meeting, corporate signage, links to the Broward Chapter's website and even sponsorship opportunities

  • Test new ideas using our members as a rich sample for qualitative and quantitative research

  • Network with other exclusive Corporate Partners and discover how other corporations are maximizing their corporate sponsorship and cross-market

  • Foster camaraderie between women and your organization by exchanging ideas and best practices

  • Foster goodwill in the community 


Why Should a potential corporate partner care about women business owners?

10 million+ women-owned businesses nationwide

Women business owners generate more than $3 trillion in sales

Women owned companies are growing faster than the economy at large

Women are the premier decision-makers for almost all business and personal purchases



Our Corporate Partners recognize the contributions women business owners are making to economic, social, and political arenas and want to further promote and encourage the development of women-owned businesses.

Corporate Partnerships provide opportunities for companies to build strategic relationships and market their products and services to the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. economy – women business owners.

Our Annual Corporate Partner Package includes:

One year’s membership in NAWBO – Broward/Palm Beach County Chapter

  • Access to members and other Corporate Partners

  • Attendance at NAWBO events at the member rate for employees of corporate partner.

  • Participate in our Member Seminars & Other Special Events

  • Company and up to two (2) representatives listed in the NAWBO Directory.

  • Annual Corporate Partner Recognition Dinner Meeting.

  • Welcoming announcement, prepared by Corporate Partner, about the company published on our website

  • A special name badge for recognition at dinner meetings


Event A La Carte Sponsorships:

  • Chapter Meeting – $250

  • Night Out Sponsorship $500

  • Mentoring May – $500

  • Retreat sponsorship  - $1,000 (one time)

For more information, contact our Corporate Partner Chair Ginger Peterson


National Corporate Partners



MentorCloud is a global mentoring network that provides a cloud-based platform, enabling members within an organization to collaborate and support one another to achieve their personal, academic, and professional aspirations.  Members can easily connect as subject-matter experts, mentors, mentees, and peers, around specific goals and areas of mutual interest. 



Bank of America has a longstanding commitment to supporting women through internal programs that support its efforts to be a best place to work and partnerships to advance women's economic empowerment. The resources of Bank of America help business owners succeed by offering convenient interactions and comprehensive banking, credit and cash management solutions. 



UPS knows how important your business is to you.  Let us help you find ways to improve customer service, maximize cash flow, manage costs, save time shipping, and speed up your shipment processing.  NAWBO members are eligible to take advantage of up to 26% special discounts on shipping. 


The One Page Business Plan Company

Your business is complex, but your planning process should be simple.  One Page Business Plan can help you and your teams create a culture of focus, alignment and accountability without complexity.  With a wide variety of business plan solutions, their coaches and support team can help you whether you are a one person or a $1 billion company. 


Sam's Club

Sam's Club understands the needs of women in business and supports your determination to get the job done.  We recognize that you wear many hats, from running your business to running your kids to soccer practice.  Many of you are also very involved in your local communities through government, grassroots, non-profit and civic organizations. 



Master Your Card is a free public education initiative created by MasterCard that helps consumers, small business groups and governments get more from their money by using prepaid, debit and credit cards to their advantage. 


Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo has a rich history of supporting women business owners and providing women access to capital and financial services.  In 1995, Wells Fargo became the first financial services provider in the country to establish a national outreach and education program to help women small business owners reach their financial goals, and announced its first lending goal for women-owned businesses.  


Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines is a valued NAWBO corporate sponsor and one of the most honored airlines in the world.  Among Southwest's recent honors was being named to Business Week's first ever list of "Customer Service Champs" which ranks the best providers of Customer Service.  For eight years in a row, Southwest Airlines was named to Business Ethics magazine's list as one of America's "100 Best Corporate Citizens" for excelling at serving a variety of stakeholders and for leadership roles in corporate citizenship.