Balkcom Named Women's Business Enterprise Star

ATLANTA, GA, March 25, 2014, Nancy Balkcom, President of MySupplies, received 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.

Nancy Balkcom Holding AwardThe gala took 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.

Since 1970, MySupplies has been helping customers maximize their time and resources by providing an extensive selection of the most current competitively priced products combined with hands-on service.

Nancy 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 so honored to receive this recognition by WBENC and look forward to serving and continuing to pay it forward as an advocate to other women in business," said Balkcom.

Balkcom was recognized for her business acumen, her inspiration to other women, and her active role at the helm of MySupplies. She was selected for this national honor by the Greater Women's Business Council, 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.

"Nancy always says that if no one knows what you do as a woman-owned business, then you are winking in the dark. Well, on March 20th at the WBENC Salute Awards Dinner, the world was introduced to this AMAZING woman," said Roz Lewis, President & CEO of the Greater Women's Business Council. "As one of her customers, we were proud to share in this great moment for Nancy and MySupplies who provides quality products and phenomenal service.

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 provided 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

About MySupplies
MySupplies is an independently women-owned distributor of office supplies and furniture in the state of Georgia. Since 1970 MySupplies has been helping customers maximize their time and resources by providing an extensive selection of the most current competitively priced products combined with hands-on service. They work in close partnership with each customer to tailor programs that meet specialized office requirements and changing business demands. With over 100,000 + products currently available, MySupplies is a true one-stop-shop for all your office supply and furniture needs. For more information, visit



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