Supporting Women in business since 1981

What is MVBWN?

MVBWN (Mohawk Valley Business Women's Network) is a haven for women entrepreneurs to show up in all phases of their business and personal development, willing to learn where they can let their light shine and be celebrated for their own unique model of success.

MVBWN is committed to empowering women entrepreneurs by providing opportunities to enhance their unique strengths. This is achieved by sharing their business experiences and knowledge through regular meetings, a strong network of professional contacts, educational opportunities, and ongoing support. The success of the members of MVBWN will continually be celebrated.

Our Mission Statement

  • To support current women business owners and their importance in the business community.
  • To encourage women to establish and operate their own businesses.
  • To act as a network to advise, assist, and support women who assume the risks and responsibilities of owning a business.
  • To support women business owners by providing technical assistance and referrals to each other.
  • To support women business owner’s participation in the economy through free enterprise.
  • To promote the development of a positive atmosphere in the business community.
  • To provide a supportive atmosphere for discussing issues and experiences relevant to women in business.
  • To generate cooperation and creative competition.

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Board Members

Sherry Christiansen - President
Amy DeVries – President Elect
Christa Aurand - Treasurer
Collette Aurand – Corresponding Secretary
Regan Johnson – Recording Secretary
Tracy Black – Member at Large
April Cacciatori – Member at Large
Joyce Finnegan – Member at Large
Carol Heugen – Member at Large
Stephanie Rauscher – Member at Large
Theresa Daniels – Dinner Chair

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PO Box 512, New Hartford, NY 13413


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