The mission of the American Business Women’s Association is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support and national recognition.

2nd Annual Summer Purse Bingo Bash

Don’t miss the event of the summer!

7 PM- 9 PM, Doors open at 6 PM

Twenty designer purse prizes

Raffle Drawings

Cash Bar

Light Appetizers Provided

April 2023 Chapter Meeting Speakers

Featured Business of the Month, Amanda Boenigk, Amanda has been a resident of BCS since 2003 and graduated from Texas A&M with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology in 2009. She began her career at Prosperity Bank as a part-time student and grew her career to the current Banking Center President of the College Station-Tower Point location. She and her husband started Aggieland Masonry, LLC in 2016 with a focus on careers and renovations in masonry, waterproofing, and concrete. She has two daughters, Charley and Taylor. She enjoys family time and fishing on the coast. Amanda joined ABWA in December 2019 with the goal to network with professional women and support an organization that gives back to the community. She served as the Interim Chapter Secretary in 2019/2020, Chapter Secretary in 2020/21, and on Community Service & Publicity Committees for the 2021/2022 year.

Featured Guest Speaker, Nicole Holmes, Nicole is a local freelance graphic designer with over 15 years of experience. After completing two practical internships and earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Abilene Christian University in 2006, Nicole started freelancing at Zeal Design Studio. Armed with a passion for effective communication, a creative eye, and a first-hand understanding of small business needs, she grew Zeal Design Studio to serve over 200 clients in eight states and three countries. Nicole specializes in designing logos, brochures, advertisements, book covers, museum displays, and anything else that can be printed. She also teaches graphic design workshops locally to empower and educate DIY designers in our community. Nicole lives in Bryan, Texas, with her husband, two magical children, and a Schnoodle named Doodle. She enjoys treasuring the small moments with her young family, volunteering at church, exploring new restaurants, attempting to garden, and discovering hand-painted vintage signs in the wild.

Join ABWA for Monthly Meetings!

Monthly meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of every month at Hyatt College Station.

Join us for: networking, professional development, featured member business of the month, featured speaker, dinner and friendship.

RSVP the Wednesday before the meeting and pay $30.00 (meal & meeting included)

RSVP after Wednesday before the meeting or walk-in and pay $38.00 (meal & meeting included)

For more information, contact Chapter President, Susie Billings at









Our Vision Statement

To positively impact our members and  community, through networking, leadership and community involvement and inspire each other to bring our best self.

2022-2023 Executive Board

President Susie Billings

Vice President Bonnie Poldo

Secretary Angela Moore

Treasurer Amie Mersmann

Membership Sheila Dotson