Odenton, Maryland – Jennifer Ralston, HKPO CEO of Odenton, Maryland was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council. NSBA is the nation’s oldest small-business advocacy organization and operates on a staunchly nonpartisan basis. Jennifer Ralston, a recognized leader in the small-business community, joins the NSBA Leadership Council alongside other small-business advocates from across the country as they work to promote the interests of small business to policymakers in Washington, D.C.
“As a small-business owner and CEO, I see daily the importance of being involved and active when it comes to laws and regulation,” stated Jennifer Ralston. “Joining NSBA’s Leadership Council will enable me to take our collective small-business message to the people that need to hear it most: Congress.”
Jennifer Ralston is recognized as a global leader, coach, and mentor in the process improvement and quality management space. Mrs. Ralston has worked with Fortune 100 and 500 companies (Intel, Merck), prestigious universities (Georgetown, University of Maryland), federal agencies (HUD, USPS), leading non-profits (American Red Cross), and several branches of the United States Military (Navy, Army) to help them continuously improve, change, and evolve. She is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean Sensei as well a licensed affiliate, certified facilitator, and examiner for the world-renowned Shingo Institute. Mrs. Ralston’s comprehensive suite of skills and certifications,
coupled with her varied industry experience make her uniquely qualified to lead any company in their process improvement efforts.
Jennifer Ralston joined the NSBA Leadership Council as part of his efforts to tackle the many critical issues facing small business, including tax reform, regulatory restraint, health care costs and how access to capital will impact small business. The NSBA Leadership Council is focused on providing valuable networking between small-business advocates from across the country while ensuring small business a seat at the table as Congress and regulators take up
key small-business proposals.
“I am proud to have Jennifer Ralston as part of our Leadership Council,” stated NSBA President and CEO Todd McCracken. “She came to us highly recommended and I look forward our coordinated efforts for years to come.”
For more on the NSBA Leadership Council, please visit www.nsba.biz