Get to know more about WBC’s New Advisory Board Members

We value the diversity in perspectives and areas of expertise that make up a Board of Advisors dedicated to furthering the Women’s Business Center mission. With experience in different facets of entrepreneurship, our new advisers will undoubtedly move our organization and clients forward. Read our interviews and get to know them.


Jacqui Hayes, Chief Marketing Strategist and Principal of Crayons & Marketers, owes her connection to Pathway WBC to being in the right place at the right time. Pathway WBC launched during her tenure as President of NAWBO Nashville. A participant in WBC’s early programs, she also teaches the Social Media School for Business four-part series and participates as a mentor in the Ignite 360 program.

“PWBC has been a tremendous asset to my business and me personally.”


Kenya Nelson Stevens, founder and Principal of KNS Solutions, connected with Pathway through one of her clients. As someone who has personally taken advantage of Pathway WBC’s education classes, she is honored to teach several of the financial literacy classes and serve as mentor for Ignite 360.

“Pathway WBC is a great space to build a community and collaborate with other women who have the same fears and questions as I do and talk through and overcome those fears with each other.”


Christy Pruitt-Haynes is a speaker, coach and consultant who has been a featured speaker at numerous Women’s Business Center events and a mentor for Cohort graduates and Ignite 360 program participants. After attending a few events, she knew she wanted to apart of Pathway WBC.

“I am fortunate to be able to soak up all that knowledge while imparting some of my own, and to also expand my network to include a lot of brilliant minds I may not have otherwise met.”


Pathway WBC is thrilled these three women have joined our extended team!