WHO WE ARE
The mission of Callouch/Williams & Associates, LLC (CWAL) is "to inspire individuals, organizations, and communities to create and nurture, vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystems that create sustainable jobs."
CWAL's lead consultant has creativity, passion, and experience in for-profit and non-profit organizations focused on business development services provides a strong foundation for the work. The purpose of this company is to be a catalyst for small business development that supports economic development and sustainable, job creation in urban and rural areas.
We envision a community with vibrant small businesses that have the technical resources and access to capital to be sustainable and profitable businesses that provide significant employment to their local community. We work with our clients to develop strategies and processes that are aligned with their mission, are adaptive to a continuously changing environment, and increase internal capacity for sustainability.
Patricia "P.C." Williams, CEcD
Patricia is a retired telecommunications executive; non-profit executive; and consultant. Her telecommunications career focused on wired and wireless networks with extensive experience in: field operations, marketing, finance, governmental affairs, strategic planning, and customer service.
Patricia served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Georgia Micro Enterprise Network (GMEN), a statewide microenterprise association (SMA) focused on job creation through small business development. She also served as Treasurer on the national microenterprise industry’s board of directors, Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) and served as chair of the national SMA network representing organizations like GMEN from around the country. She now consults with small business providers, microenterprise
development organizations, SMAs, and small businesses across the country.
Patricia is a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) with the Internal Economic Development Council (IEDC). She serves IEDC as a trainer, consultant, certification test grader, and on its membership committee.
Patricia has made community service a key part of her life. She has volunteered with over 30 not-for-profit organizations. She has held
leadership positions in the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Atlanta YWCA, Memphis Women’s Foundation, National Black MBA Association (national board and Atlanta Chapter President), and Memphis Partners in Public Education … as well as participated in Leadership Atlanta, Leadership Baton Rouge, and Leadership Memphis. She now serves on the board of directors of the Sadie G. Mays
Nursing Home, the Small Business Finance Institute, and served for 10 years on the Association for Enterprise Opportunity board of directors.
Patricia is a national speaker on several topics including small business development, managing an economic development organization, incubators, living your passion, and Christian stewardship. She is an avid international traveler, reader of mysteries, and sports enthusiast.