Women Presidents’ Organization in South Carolina


The Women Presidents’ Organization knows it can be lonely at the top.


The mission of the WPO is to accelerate business growth, enhance competitiveness and promote economic security for multi-million dollar women-led companies through confidential and collaborative peer learning groups.

Only 2% of woman-owned businesses in the United States generate over a million dollars in annual revenues.


The ultimate affiliation for successful women entrepreneurs worldwide

Founded by Dr. Marsha Firestone in 1997, WPO is a resource for women leading second stage businesses. These entrepreneurs are committed to the expansion of their companies.


The 4 C’s of WPO

Collaboration, confidentiality commitment and connections are the foundation. It is as much about giving as it is in getting.


Tap the wisdom of their peers

Not only do members gain new insights about strategic and operational issues, they enjoy the camaraderie of other accomplished women entrepreneurs. The ability to tap into the wisdom of their peers offers support, empowerment and inspiration.

Columbia SC Chapter

Ann Elliott serves as the chapter chair of the Columbia SC WPO chapter, which was launched in 2011. Currently it is one of only two WPO chapters in South Carolina. The chapter is a resource of not only business expertise but also comradarie. The members understand the challenges of work life balance and running a successful business.

Charleston SC Chapter

Ann Elliott serves as the chapter chair of the Charleston SC WPO chapter, which was launched in October 2016. The WPO Charleston chapter is recruiting women who lead multi-million dollar companies. This peer learning group is for women who are committed to growing their companies and willing to help their colleagues do the same.

“The WPO is a valuable support system for successful women business owners as a source of motivation, accountability, and expertise in a safe confidential environment.”


Ownership interest with annual gross revenues of $1 million for service-based and $2 million annual sales for product-based.

To learn more, please contact Ann Elliott at 803-254-0193 or [email protected]

Or for more information, please visit http://www.womenpresidentsorg.com