Philadelphia, PA – Arbill, a privately-held, award-winning safety Company, headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, announced that CEO, Julie Copeland was inducted into the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Hall of Fame. Julie received this honor on Tuesday, November 29th during the WBE annual awards program, at the Four Seasons Resort in Irving, Texas.
The WBE Hall of Fame recognizes the contributions of women entrepreneurs in their communities, as well as their accomplishments within their industries, and has inducted incredible leaders over the past seven years. This list includes, Indra Nooyi (first female CEO in PepsiCo history), Mazzie Moses (co-founder, Telecom Electric Supply Company), and Lynn A. Boccio (founder and current director of Avis Budget Group’s Supplier Diversity Team), among many others.
“I am thrilled to receive this honor and be a part of such an incredible collection of leaders” shared Julie Copeland. “It is amazing to see that my actions in leading by example and my words of inspiration are having a multiplier effect. It was truly a remarkable evening,” Copeland concluded.
Copeland has been a strong advocate for women-owned businesses throughout her career and has been a member of WBE, since 2005. In 2014, she served as Co-chair of the WBE National Conference & Business Fair and Chair of the Women’s Enterprise Leadership forum. Copeland is passionate about engaging WBEs in the robust educational and networking opportunities available to them and was part of the first Envoy program reaching out to the WBE community for the Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC) of PA-DE-NJ.
For Arbill, Copeland has driven strategic and expansive growth since becoming CEO in 2005. She expanded Arbill’s business to a national footprint, developed Arbill’s own safety product line – Truline®, and has transformed Arbill into a full-service safety solutions company. Through its safety products, EH&S consulting, training and support services, Arbill is at the forefront of protecting the lives of workers across the country. Arbill CEO Julie Copeland
As the leading provider of safety services, safety technology and safety products, Arbill is literally saving lives every day at industrial worksites throughout the United States. An award-winning supplier of all-things safety, for more than 70 years, Arbill’s clients have counted on Arbill to make sure their employees go home safely after every shift. To assure our clients meet their safety goals, Arbill’s safety professionals are revolutionizing the way companies incorporate safety into their daily routines. Through Arbill’s comprehensive safety offerings – comprising nearly 50 safety services and technology tools and more than 200,000 stocked safety products (including over 800 items manufactured under Arbill’s highly-respected Truline brand), Arbill makes it easy for safety conscious firms to provide their team members with the tools they need to create a culture of safety throughout their organization and reduce injuries, all while lowering their safety spend. Arbill is a women owned business and is a member of the WBENC
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