Tri-State Business Women

Women Helping Women

President Paula Padgett

Owner of Alpha Drug Testing

Providing Workplace and Individual Drug & Alcohol Testing, DNA Paternity & Relationship Testing, and Background Check services. As a Drug Test Consultant, Paula can also assist companies with creating a company policy and implementing a Drug Free Workplace Program.

Paula is a graduate of the State University of West Georgia. She was employed for over 25 years with the UICI companies and served as Vice President in their Georgia and Oklahoma City divisions.

Paula is actively involved in the local communities and previously served 7 years on the Board of Directors of the Towns & Union Counties Habitat for Humanity affiliate.  Besides servicing as the current President of Tri-State Business Women Paula also sits on the Board of Directors of the Union County Family Connection, the Union County Anti-Drug Coalition, and the Southern Highlands Employer Committee.

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Why Not Join Us?

Leadership — Education — Marketing — Support

Our vision and mission is to support one another in continuing success through education, networking and marketing.

If you are a woman in business in Union or a surrounding county in the Tri-State area, there is a place for you to receive support, gain leads, learn and spread the word of your practice or business in the area.

Meetings are held every Tuesday at Cabin Coffee in Blairsville and begin promptly at 8:00am.  If you want breakfast please arrive a few minutes early to order your breakfast.  Feel free to join us any Tuesday morning.

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I was invited to attend a Tri-State Business Women meeting in 2011, shortly after starting my drug testing business.   Over the years I have learned so much from these women.  We share business tips on absolutely everything and learn from each other’s expertise and experiences.  At weekly meetings, we have the benefit of hearing from… read more

Starr Glisson
Regions Mortgage

TSBW does not offer networking, but does offer collaboration.  I enjoy being able to interact with other women on a weekly basis. TSBW is made up of mixed – skilled individuals whom has helped me grow professionally since I have been a member.  Each week, I look forward to learn something new about our community… read more

Moved to the area 14 years ago and did not know anyone.  A Tri-State member invited me to a meeting and have never looked back!  Great group of ladies and many have become close friends.  I learn something I can use in my business almost every week and feel lost if I have to miss a… read more

Betsy Ramsey

Not only have I made new friends since I joined the Tri State Business Women, but always learning something that I can use in my business.  Come join us.   read more