MEET THE CEO/ PUBLISHER of DEF Enterprises; Dee Emery – Ferrero

Under the umbrella of DEF Enterprises, Ms. Ferrero owns several businesses including:Western MassWomen Magazine,The Hartford County Women Magazine, Media 9 Marketing Associates, Statement Skincare & Color Cosmetics and Deelor Designs jewelry & accessories. All are proudly women owned & operated businesses.
Ms. Ferrero is a Past President of the Agawam Small Business Center, Past President of the Greater Springfield Business and Professional Women’s Club and Immediate Past President of the Women Business Owners Alliance of Pioneer Valley. (WBOA)

Ms Ferrero has served as Vice President of the West of the River Chamber of Commerce, and has served on the Board of Directors for the Western Massachusetts “Dress for Success” program, The Valley Press Club and the Springfield Technical Community College Business Advisory Board.
Ms. Ferrero is a member of several organizations including the The National Free Press Association, The National Association of Professional Women, The Professional Women’s Chamber of Springfield, “Who’s Who” in Massachusetts Professional Women and the Ct. Women’s Council, and The Women Business Owners Alliance of Pioneer Valley.

She has received several honors including The Women Business Owner’s Alliance “Business Woman of the Year 2011”, The Unsung Heroin in Massachusetts award, A Woman of Distinction award from WEIB -FM Radio and the “Women In Business” National Organization Grand Salon for her work with non- traditional women in educational scholarships, The Top 25 Women to Watch in Western Mass annual event and her community involvement.
A graduate of Bay Path College, She is currently an online student at Liberty University in Virginia.
Contact Dee: info@westernmasswomen.com