Dena Bridgewater, Director

Dena is a married mother of two and owner of Pure Romance by Dena. She loves to read, volunteer and serve as an ambassador of the Greater Hewitt Chamber. Dena is passionate about empowering women in business and in their personal lives through education.

Email: dena.bridgewater@gmail.com



Heaven Epperson, Secretary & Treasurer

Heaven Epperson has been providing insurance service in McLennan County since 2003. She believes that putting her clients first and maintaining the utmost level of professionalism on their behalf is a must that has never steered her wrong. She graduated from Waco High and went on to McLennan Community College to earn her associates degree. Heaven is married and the mother of 3 amazing step-daughters, 2 wonderful daughters and 3 loving sons. She has served on the board of the National Association for Female Executives since 2015. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends and family in downtown Waco.

Email: heavenleighepperson@gmail.com



Laura Beaty-Burke, Special Programs Chair

Laura owns Fruitful Marketing Agency and specializes in branding strategy for small businesses and non-profits, as well as graphic design, web design and copy writing. In her spare time, Laura enjoys hanging out with her husband and their four pups, reading, cooking and spending time with her friends and family.

Email: laura@fruitfulmktg.com



Beth Richards, Social Media Chair