American Business Women’s Association

Our mission is to bring together business women of diverse occupations and provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally, through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.


July 2019 Meeting – Amp Up Your Productivity by Amping Up Your Self-Care

July 25, 2019

Reno Sparks Convention Center: 4590 S. Virginia Street, Reno, NV

2019 RTEN Local Membership Dues

July 31, 2019

Reno Sparks Convention Center: 4590 S. Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89502

August 2019 Meeting – 3 Million-Dollar Questions to Generate More Sales

August 22, 2019

Reno Sparks Convention Center, 4590 South Virginia Street, Reno, NV

Connect, learn and grow in the
American Business Women’s Association

Whether you are starting a new business, jump-starting a career, or searching for a job, the American Business Women’s Association is the place to be.  Your membership in ABWA offers you a portfolio of benefits to fuel your personal and professional growth.

Enhance your business acumen in the Apex Campus, our exclusive online learning portal.  Grow your professional network by attending ABWA’s National Women’s Leadership Conference. Stay current on business concepts and topics with your complimentary subscriptions to ABWA’s Women in Business® Magazine and Achieve Newsletters.  And, save thousands of dollars on discounted business products and services!

Make an investment in you – join the leading association for working women and women business owners, the American Business Women’s Association.

Reno Tahoe Express Network

Executive Board

Renee McGinnEs


Kathy Powers 



Stacy Uptain

VP of Communication

Marcia Trujillo-Penman

VP of Finance

Caroline Mathes

VP of Marketing

LoriAnn Stone

VP of Membership

Jill Rutherford

VP of Programming


Sara Dube

Business Advisor-Merchant Services


Wendy Firestone

Fund Development Director

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada

Jackie L. Frady

President and Executive Director

National Automobile Museum

Caroline Mathes


Keller Williams Group One, Inc.

Jenny McFarlane

Associate Flight Director

Challenger Learning Center of Northern Nevada

Renee McGinnes

Director of Sales and Event Planning

SMG Reno

Katherine Powers

Project Manager

National Automobile Museum

Jill Rutherford

Vice President

OCG Creative

Maria C. Sheehan


Sheehan Health and Wellness LLC

Lori Ann Stone

Sales Manager

A1 Body Shop and RV Repair

Karen Terrill


Media Survival Group

Marcia Trujillo-Penman

Retail Manager

National Automobile Museum

Stacy Uptain

Vice President/Private Banker

Wells Fargo Bank

Rena Zatica

Co-Owner/VP of Marketing & Sales

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Jackie Frady

2015 Top Ten Business Woman of ABWA and ABWA Ambassador

RTEN Member Jackie Frady is a 2015 Top Ten Business Woman of ABWA. ABWA takes recognition to a national level with the prestigious Top Ten Business Women of ABWA program. Top Ten is the highest honor awarded to a member and represents the best of the Association. She is also an Ambassador and this team supports ABWA’s National Board of Directors’ efforts  and helps local leagues in accomplishing Best Practices in League Management. She was an active member of ABWA from 1986 to 1999 and rejoined in 2010. She’s held many league Board positions, including president several times, most recently 2014-2015, during which RTEN Earned Best Practices.


Empowering Women through Educational Scholarships

Today’s scholarship recipients are tomorrow’s leaders.  ABWA members have provided opportunities for women to achieve their personal and professional best by championing educational opportunities through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF). Since 1953, SBMEF has awarded almost 18 million dollars in scholarships to more than 17,000 women. To learn more about available scholarships, go to

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