The National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), a national dues-based organization representing the interests of female entrepreneurs, has announced the appointment of Cristina Morales Heaney, as Chair to the 2020-2021 Board of Directors. The NAWBO National Board represents millions of women business owners across the country working to rebuild their businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board advocates for policies and also helps women business owners overcome adversity to keep a vibrant national economy.
"Now more than ever, women business owners need to come together and face our challenges head-on," said Morales Heaney. "I am honored to represent these strong and courageous women as we embark on a journey to rebuild an even brighter future for the next generation of women business owners. We began as an advocacy organization, and I am proud to continue our legacy of advocating for women business owners in our 45th year."
Cristina Morales Heaney brings more than 20 years' experience in the corporate and nonprofit development fields to the NAWBO Board. She currently serves as the CEO of U.S. Safety Services where in 2005 she rebranded the company and has since shaped the organization into a leading provider of temporary medical staffing services in Central and South Texas. Under Morales Heaney's leadership, U.S. Safety Services has become the leading medical staffing provider for numerous large enterprise clients in Texas. Morales Heaney also serves on the Texas Leadership Council for the National Federation of Independent Business and is also the former President of the NAWBO - San Antonio Chapter.