Charleston Campus Business Faculty Member Elected ABWA National President

Charleston, SC – Dr. Sonja Ogletree Satani, a member of the business management faculty at ECPI University’s Charleston campus, has been elected national president of the American Business Woman’s Association (ABWA). Dr. Ogletree’s duties will include governing the affairs, policies and business of the Association, as well as serving as a Trustee to the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund, considered one the country’s most highly respected grant and scholarship programs for women. Since it was established, it has awarded more than $17 million in scholarships to more than 17,000 women.

“I am honored and excited to be elected to lead this association of empowering professionals,” says Dr. Ogletree. “ABWA offers a valued service that helps women garner skills needed to advance in the workplace. ABWA takes a leading role to ensure that women have access to a college education and other professional development opportunities that can support them in achieving parity in the workplace.”

In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Dr. Ogletree Satani is CEO of Corporate Cycle Consulting, LLC. Throughout her career, she has helped more than 1,000 business owners start, grow, and maintain their businesses.

For more information, please contact Campus President James Weaver at 843.414.0350 or jweaver@ecpi.edu. Media inquiries may be directed to ECPI University Director of Communications David Brandt at 757.213.3613 or dbrandt@ecpi.edu.

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ECPI University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate's, baccalaureate, and master's degrees and diplomas. SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. A private university founded in 1966, ECPI University has campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida, and offers convenient classes during the day, evening, and online; graduate employment services, continuing education, certification classes, and testing are also available.

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