In May of this year, the Women's Small Business Accelerator welcomed three new members to our Board of Directors. We are so pleased to announce the addition of:

 Sue Kantor

Sue Kantor is the Founder of Sophisticated Styling and her mission is to empower women through their appearance. As a trained image consultant and personal wardrobe stylist, Sue helps women with their closets and shopping to make the best choices for their lifestyle and career. She also offers workshops and presentations to women's organizations on "Dressing for Intent"TM and "Executive Presence." Sue trained with a former TLC "What Not to Wear" stylist, as well as through the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI), and is certified in Wardrobe Consulting and Personal Shopping.

Rebecca Howard

Rebecca is the Director of Communications in the Office of the Chief Legal and Compliance Officer at Nationwide Insurance. Rebecca was raised by entrepreneurs and grew up working for her family's businesses, Old Trail Printing and Team Air World Wide. She understands the pressures of owning and running a business. At Nationwide, she has had extensive experience in supporting their small business owners, the insurance agents, in the areas of marketing, business development, and training.

Rebecca was an active member of a successful $5 million capital campaign for St. Vincent Family Center and works closely with their board on several projects for the center. 

Tanya Copley

Tanya Copley is a Business Banking Relationship Manager at Fifth Third Bank. During the last ten years, Tanya has assisted business owners and entrepreneurs by providing financing and cash management solutons to acquire and grow their businesses. These solutions include the use of technology to streamline day-to-day banking, financing to fund growth, and a large network of resources.

Tanya is a Board Member for the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce and serves as the Chair of the Programming Committee. She volunteers at the Arts and Music Festival and leads group of volunteers to organize and secure speakers and sponsors for quarterly meetings that represent the requests of the members and community. 

We look forward to having these ladies by our side as we continue to help women business owners achieve their business ownership dreams through empathy, mentoring, and education.

Interested in becoming a WSBA Board Member or getting involved with the WSBA? Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.