Donna Erbs Named President of PWA

Donna M. Erbs, Marketing Director at Anders, has been elected President of the Professional Women’s Alliance (PWA) in St. Louis. Erbs has been involved in PWA since 2010 and joined the board in 2011. She has served PWA most recently as President-Elect, and also as the Vice President and Fundraising Chair for the annual Cinco de Mayo Auction and Golf Tournament to benefit Lydia’s House. One of Erbs’ first initiatives as president has been to organize the first annual PWA Living the Dream Symposium, featuring three different sessions including, I’m Worth It, Throw Like a Girl – The Art of Negotiation and Bringing Big Ideas to Life, to be held in December at Anders. The theme for PWA during her presidency is “Building Relationships.”A long time supporter of women in the workplace, Erbs helped to establish the Anders Women’s Initiative in 2009.

PWA was established in St. Louis in 1985 and has become the premiere women’s professional development organization. Their membership base is made up of civic-minded, corporate leaders and entrepreneurs. Their mission is to engage their members through networking, mentoring, leadership development and the exchange of ideas and resources. For more information on PWA, visit www.stlpwa.org.