Patti Massey Elected to the Board of Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

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Patti Massey, President of MYCA Material Handling Solutions and MYCA:Learning, was elected to the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Board of Directors.

Cincinnati, Ohio (PRUnderground) February 24th, 2015

Patti Massey, President of MYCA Material Handling Solutions and MYCA:Learning, was elected to the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Board of Directors. Her term began January 1 and extends for three years.

As President of MYCA, a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), Massey is a member of the Women’s Enterprise Forum, which serves in an advisory capacity to the WBENC Board, providing input and feedback on WBENC programs and other matters.  Massey has been an active member of the Forum Leadership Team, serving through December 2014 as Chair of the WBENC Forum Marketing Team.

“We at the WBENC Forum were delighted to propose Patti Massey who is dedicated to the growth of our organization and other WBEs,” said Forum Chair and Arbill CEO Julie Copeland.

As an advocate for women entrepreneurs, Massey regularly supports and encourages other women-owned business leaders to attend WBENC functions and become more engaged on both regional and national levels.  Massey is active in the Ohio River Valley Women’s Business Center (ORV-WBC), the Regional Partner Organization (RPO) where her business is certified and where she serves as a member of the Steering Committee.

An inspiration to others on what a woman business owner can achieve, Massey was honored as a 2012 WBE Star at the WBENC Summit & Salute. She was named the 2011 Greater Cincinnati Chamber Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, and the 2009 Business Woman of the Year for Enterprising Women magazine.  She also serves on a number of community boards.

In addition to running her business, Massey’s passion is the growth and development of the women-owned business community and she regularly donates her time to coach and support other entrepreneurs.

Massey says, “It was such an honor to be selected to serve on the WBENC Board and represent the 12,000+ WBEs in the WBENC network. Adding diversity to the supply chain is such an important initiative and WBENC adds tremendous value in connecting corporations with its certified companies. I’m delighted to be a part of WBENC’s growth and to be able to represent such a dynamic organization.”

About WBENC: Founded in 1997, WBENC is the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, with over 12,000 WBENC-Certified WBEs.  WBENC-Certification is accepted by more than 1,000 corporations representing America’s most prestigious brands, in addition to many states, cities and other entities. Throughout the year, WBENC and its 14 Regional Partner Organizations provide opportunities for interactions between more than 650 member corporations, government agencies and thousands of certified WBEs at business building events and other forums.  WBENC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks and accepts donations from corporations, foundations and individuals that support its mission and programs.  For more information, please go to

About MYCA:Learning

Founded in 2004 by Patricia Massey, winner of the prestigious WBENC Star award in 2012, MYCA:Learning proposes, develops and delivers engaging and interactive eLearning solutions that improve performance and competency in today’s private and public sector workforce, with a specialty area in The Respectful Workplace, diversity, inclusion and workplace harassment prevention. We are a learning organization with an emphasis on eLearning, making continual technological updates to disrupt the status quo, create best practices and always improve client outcomes.

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