WHO WE ARE
We are the Women in Business Council and we connect, empower, and educate women so that they may become respected leaders in business and the community.
Our council is open to all majors at the University of South Carolina.
MEET THE EXEC MEMBERS:
Chief Executive Officer
Hi everyone! I am a senior double majoring in International Business and Operations and Supply Chain with a minor in Spanish and a concentration in Business Analytics. I have had the joy to be in WIBC since my freshman year and have had the opportunity to serve on a committee and be the Director of Committees before becoming President this year. I have interned at TMC Transportation, Cintas, and Frito-Lay (PepsiCo), and upon graduation I will be moving to Nashville, TN to be a Facilities Operation Manager at a Frito-Lay Distribution Center. I am so excited to lead this incredible group of women in my last year.
Hi! I’m a senior Marketing and Entrepreneurial Management double major with a minor in graphic design. This is my second year on the WIBC executive team and I’m so excited to be taking on my second exec role. In addition to WIBC, I am involved with Kappa Kappa Gamma and I am the Secretary for Habitat for Humanity and Be the Match. I’ve interned at a small Marketing and PR firm and my last internship was with Cox Automotive as a Marketing intern. I’m looking forward to another great year with WIBC.
Chief Financial Officer
Hi! I am a senior majoring in finance with a concentration in data analytics. I have been a part of WIBC since the fall of my freshman year and have since served on a committee and the executive board. I am also involved in Alpha Chi Omega. I have completed an internship in the financial services industry, and my plans for after graduation are TBD! Looking forward to another great semester with WIBC!
Chief Marketing Officer
Hi! I am a junior majoring in International Business and Marketing, and minoring in Spanish as well as Advertising & Public Relations. I have previously been on the Company Outreach Committee for WIBC and was the Director of Media last semester. I am so excited to be starting a new position as the CMO this year! On campus I am also in Alpha Gamma Delta, was on the Morale Team for Dance Marathon last year, and work at the Student Success Center. This past summer I interned at RéVive Skincare as the International Business Development Intern. I am so excited for another great semester with WIBC!
Chief Operating Officer
Hi everyone! My name is Grace Owens and I’m a sophomore majoring in International Business and Finance with a minor in Spanish. Outside of WIBC, I’m a member of the club equestrian team, Give a Dog a Bone, and the Delta Zeta sorority. I have loved being a part of WIBC and am looking forward to serving as COO this semester!
Director of Media
Hi! I am a sophomore double majoring in Operation Supply Chain and Entrepreneurship Management with a minor in Event Management. I joined WIBC the fall semester of my freshman year and was on the WIBternship committee in the spring semester, so I am super excited to join the executive team! In my free time I enjoy running, listening to podcasts, and serving as VP Membership for a wellness/fitness organization, CHAARG.
Director of Membership
I am currently a senior majoring in HR Management and Marketing with a minor in event management. This semester I am an accelerated Master of Human Resources student at the Darla Moore School of Business. This is my 7th semester in WIBC and 2nd semester as an exec member, as I was the Director of Committees in the spring of 2022. Outside of WIBC, I am also a part of UofSC SHRM. I have past experiences as a marketing intern for a local wedding planner and Amarok, a perimeter security company. This past summer I was an HR intern at Apex Tool Group. I am looking forward to another great semester with WIBC!!
Director of Committees
Hey everyone! I’m a junior in the IBEA cohort majoring in International Business and Management Consulting with a minor in Portuguese and a concentration in Business Analytics. I was born and raised in Germany and moved to Alabama five years ago. I’ve been a part of WIBC since my freshman year but I’m also involved in Sigma Omega Upsilon International Business Fraternity, Gamecock Consulting Club and work as a Peer Tutor at the Student Success Center. I spent the last semester abroad so I’m very excited to be back in Columbia and meet all the new and returning members!
Director of External Affairs
Hi everyone! I'm a junior double majoring in Finance and Marketing with a minor in Advertising and Public Relations. I joined WIBC my freshman year and am so excited for the opportunity to hold a position on the executive team! Outside of WIBC, I am in the Capstone Scholars Program and love exercising, reading, and cooking in my free time. I can't wait to work with this team and coordinate events for our members this semester!
Director of Recruitment and Retention
Hi everyone! I am a sophomore Operations and Supply Chain major from Connecticut and I’m so excited to be serving on the executive team this fall with WIBC! I have been involved with WIBC since fall semester of my freshman year, and have served as a WIBternship committee member previously. Along with WIBC, I am a Moore School student ambassador, where I give tours of the business school! In my free time I love to work out, read romance novels, and try all of Cola’s coffee shops. I can’t wait for an amazing semester with an amazing group of women!