NEW ORLEANS – March 26, 2021 – The Women’s Business Enterprise Council South (WBEC South), a regional partner organization of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), announces its new slate of board of directors and executive committee members for 2021.

Among the new members who will lead the strategic development of the organization are Kya Moller, Entergy; Nancy Swartout, ExxonMobil; and Yvette Moten, BP. “We welcome our new board members who join an outstanding and committed leadership team to take our organization to the next level,” says Phala Mire, CEO, WBEC South.

The 2021 WBEC South board members are the following:

Executive Committee:
Chair – David Feldman, Chevron
Vice Chair – Chuck Hendrix, Toyota
Vice Chair – Glenda Thomas, Southern Company
Chair Emeritus – Susan Stentz
President & CEO – Phala Mire
Secretary/Treasurer – Scott Vowels, Apple

Alta Baker, Safe Haven Enterprises
Annette Springer, Springer Equipment/Southfork Lift Truck
Bridget Carter, Caesars Entertainment
Dawn Mason, CoreCivic
Deb Ward, Televergence
Donovan Casanave, Shell
Jan Cable, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
Janice Migliore, PALCO
Joan LaGrasse, Imagen
Kathleen Hunt, Personalized Payroll Services, Inc.
Kya Moller, Entergy
Nancy Swartout, ExxonMobil
Ronda Brown-Quarles, Nissan
Sharon Reynolds, DevMar Products, LLC
Yvette Moten, BP


About Women’s Business Enterprise Council South

For more than 25 years, the mission of the Women’s Business Enterprise Council South (WBEC South) is to advance and enhance business opportunities between corporations and women-owned businesses through a reputable certification program, education and professional growth opportunities. WBEC South facilitates the nationally recognized and most relied upon certification program, WBENC Certification, for the states of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and the Florida Panhandle. Learn more at


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