Zulene is one of the founders and the CEO of Z Promotions. As a woman and minority entrepreneur, Zulene is passionate about ensuring that all women- and minority-owned businesses have an equal chance to have a seat at the table. As the National Association of Women Business Owners’ former VP of Public Policy, Zulene was part of a group of women responsible for getting Ohio Senate Bill 105 passed. This bipartisan bill requires political subdivisions recognize state-level certifications for minority business enterprises, women-owned business enterprises, and veteran-friendly business enterprises.
Ella is the owner of Posh Teatime Co., a luxury experience company that specializes in High Tea/Afternoon catering. Ella is an active member in both the Pickerington Chamber’s Women’s Leadership Coalition and the Westerville Chamber Women in Business group, as well as the National Association of Women Business Owners. Ella is also partnering with local female entrepreneurs to create a series of entrepreneurship workshops to help minority women navigate the pitfalls of entrepreneurship and to build leadership skills. This series will also focus on creating an environment where women have equal access to opportunities and resources.