The nominees were selected by Women's Enterprise Texas Magazine, the WBEA
Environmental monitoring is something that is very near and dear to the Fort McKay Metis, and I am proud to represent their interests at the WBEA
table," said Fortna in a news release.
The WBEA recognized its most committed corporate partners at its recent Annual Recognition & Scholarship Luncheon held at the InterContinental Hotel in Houston.
WBEA members are actively involved in developing programs and designing activities that meet the specific needs of women-owned enterprises.
WBEA is strongly committed to increasing opportunities for women-owned businesses and providing qualified suppliers to corporate and government purchasers.
WBEA is the Houston affiliate of the national Women's Business Enterprise National Council -- the nation's leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America's corporations.
Duke Energy has shown through its action that it is committed to creating opportunities between itself and women-owned businesses," said Darcey Baron, executive director of WBEA.
Also at the luncheon, Duke Energy announced that it would make $1,500 grants to both WBEA and the Houston Minority Business Council.