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Denise Wilson Awarded the Dorothy B. Brothers Executive Scholarship

Denise Wilson Dorthy B. Brothers Executive Scholarship

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council announced that Denise Wilson, President and founder of California-based aircraft management company Desert Jet, has been awarded the coveted Dorothy B. Brothers Executive Scholarship.

One of only 14 recipients nationwide, Wilson was selected from a national pool of woman business leaders to receive $11,000 in tuition to attend an executive leadership program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

The Dorothy B. Brothers Executive Scholarship Program was founded in 2002 by Bank of America in memory of Dorothy B. Brothers, Senior Vice President of Supplier Diversity and a WBENC board member.  This program provides owners of Women’s Business Enterprise National Council-certified businesses access to executive management and leadership education through the country’s top business schools.

About WBENC and the Dorothy B. Brothers Executive Scholarship

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.

About Desert Jet

Desert Jet is a full-service aircraft management company that provides clients with expertise in acquiring, operating and generating revenue using private jet aircraft, and offers on-demand charters in its fleet of jet aircraft.  The company’s founder, Denise Wilson, was a finalist in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Entrepreneur of 2010 contest, in the Emerging Entrepreneur category.  Desert Jet is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and ranked 296 on the 2011 Inc. 500 list of the nation’s fastest growing companies.  For more information visit the Desert Jet website at, email or contact (800) 381-JETS.

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