Chairman Don McQueen and the Board of Dorset Business Angels Network (DBAN) are pleased to welcome a new director to the Board, the DBAN Marketing Manager, Debbie Frith.
Don McQueen says, “We are pleased and very excited to have Debbie join us on the board. It is a natural progression for both her and for DBAN. Debbie has worked as an integral part of the team for several years, she knows our members, our company partners and all the local organisations in Dorset and the BCP area. Debbie is hugely respected by everyone with her experience as a company director in her family firm. She is an ambassador for Dorset Chamber and is part of the highly successful Passionate PA team, which is how we first established our flourishing relationship. Debbie will continue as the key driver of marketing for DBAN, working with entrepreneurs, investors, UK Business Angels Association UKBAA our trade body and our sponsor partners: Investec Wealth and Investment, Ellis Jones LLP and Saffery Champness Accountants.”
Debbie says, “Being invited to be a DBAN board member is tremendous. I’ve held senior multi-site management positions in the hospitality industry and co-run my family engineering and manufacturing business. For the last 7 years I have helped other business owners and directors grow and develop their businesses as a franchisee of The Passionate PA; providing them with freelance business support. Of course, that has included Dorset Business Angels. Now, I’m looking forward to working closely with the board to continue the success of DBAN.”
DBAN provide quality, private equity investment opportunities to local High Net Worth (HNW) and Sophisticated Investors (SI). We help early-stage businesses find equity capital, especially in southern England, as it is our local area. We do this by bringing our Investors and Entrepreneurs together to accelerate the growth of early-stage businesses. DBAN are a private limited company by guarantee, funded from investment commissions.