The Byne Group (TBG) is pleased to announce that Ann Byne, founder and principal of TBG, has been selected as an honoree at this year’s Rockland Business Women’s Network (RBWN) Women of Achievement Breakfast. Ann will accept her award on Wednesday, June 16, at 8 am at the Crowne Plaza in Suffern, NY.

“I’m so thankful for the RBWN for this recognition,” said Byne. “I’ve worked really hard in my career to grow a successful woman-owned business, to support women in their careers and chosen paths, and remain a part of Rockland County’s diverse mix of entrepreneurs and businesses.”

The topic of this year’s keynote address, by Vanessa Reggiardo, Principal, The MLN Group and former Group Vice President of Global Marketing at Avon Products, is “Relevancy—The Catalyst for Innovation.” Also honored this year is Diane Coupe Frankel, Founder and Artist Director, Coupe Theatre Studio and Rockland Youth Dance Ensemble.

“We are thrilled to be able to honor these two Rockland women who exemplify dedication, innovation and entrepreneurship. Their stories serve as an inspiration to entrepreneurs everywhere,” stated RBWN President Cynthia Branca.

About the RBWN
The Rockland Business Women’s Network (RBWN), established in 1979, supports and empowers women by providing networking and educational opportunities. This non-profit organization focuses on leadership and professional development, building personal and professional relationships and community support through scholarships and training. RBWN is dedicated to women helping women–and men are always welcome at the meetings. The RBWN Scholarship Fund, established in 1997, has donated over $33,000 to support local students with college scholarships and training and professional development opportunities for members. The organization also provides scholarships to eligible members who have been accepted into the Leadership Rockland program.

About The Byne Group
The Byne Group is a full-service creative marketing and public relations agency offering a full range of branding, advertising, public relations, and digital marketing solutions to companies in the tri-state area. Comprised of dedicated, multi-discipline professionals, the agency is committed to delivering high quality work and outstanding service. The Byne Group serves as an extension of their clients’ team to provide a voice for their brand in the marketplace. For more information, visit us online at