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Friday, November 11, 2022 from 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM CST Hurst Conference Center

Harvesting Partnerships

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Harvesting Partnerships is a half-day conference focused on top-tier educational programming. It features a networking reception, WBCS Year in Review session, Women’s Business Enterprise led roundtable discussions on business themes (such as marketing, human resources, etc.), keynote luncheon, and the Lillie Knox Investment Award presentation.

Registration deadline is 11:59pm CST on Friday, November 4

If you have any questions, feel free to contact WBCS Senior Director of Programs, Elizabeth Garner.

Agenda (CST)
8:30 – 9:00 … Check In and Networking

9:00 – 9:30 … WBCS Year in Review Session
9:30 – 9:45 … Networking
9:45 – 11:25 … WBE Led Roundtable Discussions
11:25 – 12:00 … Networking
12:00 - 1:30 ... Keynote Luncheon and Lillie Knox Investment Award Presentation


WBCS Year in Review Session
The WBCS President will share organizational highlights from the year, announce the incoming Board of Directors, and provide insights about the year ahead.

WBE Led Roundtable Discussions
The morning is dedicated to Women’s Business Enterprise led roundtable discussions on business themes such as marketing, human resources, etc. The WBE host remains at her table while others rotate. Spots are open on a first-come, first-served basis.


There are three rounds of discussion. Each discussion is 30 minutes, with five minutes between rounds to transition.

9:45 – 10:15 … Discussions Round 1
10:20 – 10:50 … Discussions Round 2
10:55 – 11:25 … Discussions Round 3


Discussion Topics and Hosts (as of 10-28-22):

  • 11 Creative Benefits That Will Help You Attract and Retain Talent - Daris Frencha, The Benefit Boutique
  • 401K Management for Small Businesses - Kathleen Hunt, Personalized Payroll Services & Le'yandria Ratomski, Human Interest
  • Building Health Reserves - Dr. Mary Warren, Road Warrior Wellness
  • Deliver the WOW - Exceeding Your Customers' Expectations - Lenetra King, Watch Me EXCEL
  • Disrupting the Status Quo in Business - Chanel Christoff Davis, Davis Davis & Harmon LLC
  • Engaging Latino Talent for Competitive Success - Maryanne Pina-Frodsham, Career Management Partners
  • How to Find the Best Talent by Addressing Potential Unconscious Biases - Jolene Risch, Risch Results
  • Improve Your Leadership Presence by Managing Stress - Deb Degner, The Leadership Bridge
  • Inclusive Strategic Planning - Get the Whole Team Involved! - Lisa Warner, AMP Creative
  • Innovative Storytelling - Amy Day, Cowtown Creative
  • Mitigating Burnout - Jennifer Carter, EWF International
  • PHISHING! IMPOSTERS! & RANSOMWARE! (Oh My) -  Simple Cybersecurity Basics to Protect the Business and Workers - Billie Bryant Schultz, CESCO, Inc. & Jen Schaumburg, Fuse Solutions Inc 
  • Retaining Employees Amid The Great/ Quiet Resignation - Reena Batra, Software Professionals, Inc.
  • Sales Success - Scott Johnson, USDR
  • Understanding Your Business and Achieving Optimization - Monica London, London Power Innovations
  • Why you Should Register with Supplier Portals and How to Submit a Successful RFP - Andrea Rowe, Marfield


Lillie Knox Investment Award Presentation and Donations
The Lillie Knox Investment Award is a cash prize of up to $20,000, exclusively available to WBCS Women's Business Enterprises, to help further business growth. Current members, in good standing, are welcome to apply annually for consideration. Winners will be announced at the event.

The Lillie Knox Investment Award is funded solely by member donations. 100% of your donation goes directly to women-owned businesses. Donate now to help women-owned businesses grow!

We have a discounted room block at the hotel next door to the venue - Hilton Garden Inn Hurst. Our rate is $107 plus tax for Thursday, November 10. The last day to book a room is October 19.

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Sandy Cross
Chief People Officer
PGA of America

Sandy Cross has built a solid reputation of developing, engaging, and leading a company’s greatest assets – its people – to create valuable, meaningful, and purpose-driven change. She cultivates inclusive cultures that challenge the status quo and move businesses forward. As Chief People Officer at the PGA of America, Sandy is a member of the C-suite leading organizational development, while continuing to pioneer diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. She has transformed the organization to a values-based, people-centric culture by instituting shared values at every stage of the employee experience. She also launched and continues to lead a strategy that embeds inclusion throughout all lines of the business, enabling the association to better capitalize on its mission to serve its members and grow participation in golf.

In her previous role as Senior Director, Inclusion & Diversity, Sandy established the department and laid the foundation for inclusion programming. In her role as Director, Women’s & New Market Initiatives, she spearheaded the groundbreaking strategic Initiative “Connecting with Her,” designed to attract and retain more women in the sport of golf. She drove business and revenue growth as Director, Business Development where she built some of the PGA’s most coveted partnerships, including PepsiCo and National Car Rental. Earlier in her career, she launched Golf Retirement Plus, a supplemental retirement program for PGA Professionals.

Sandy holds a Master of Arts in Sport Administration from Kent State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies from the State University of New York at Buffalo where she distinguished herself as a NCAA Division I student athlete in volleyball. She is a Certified Diversity Professional and a Certified Chief Human Resources Officer.

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This event is open to everyone.

Last day to register online is Friday, November 4.

On-site registration available for an additional fee.

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3 [ Back to top ]
360 Group InternationalCathyKirkpatrick
A [ Back to top ]
Abba Staffing and ConsultingSouLam
Absolute Facility Solutions, LLCMichelleRay
Accurate Fire Systems & ServicesKimberlyDavis
Alcon Vision LLCTamikaTutt
Allied Supply Chain Support & Services, Inc. (Allied-SCSS)VictoriaStevenson
American AirlinesRicardoCardoza
AMP CreativeBowieDeShazo
AMP CreativeLisaWarner
AMP CreativeMaxWright
AMP CreativeOfeliaYánez
Anderson Asphalt and Concrete PavingPamThompson
Angstrom Energy SolutionsRaynaHandelman
Any Day CPR Training, LLCDeniseCastille
Any Day CPR Training, LLCShirleyCastille
Argent AssociatesBettyManetta
Artistic Beauty by MariposaMariposaHaynes
AT&THeather Ramsey
B [ Back to top ]
B&H Office SolutionsJeannieNorris
Beacon IndustriesKarenHolloway
Blender Strategic MarketingEricaHollis
Blueprint Marketing Group LLCJenicaOliver
BNSF RailwayAdamPrice
Body SpringMeenaMcCullough
Brasfield & GorrieJacquelineCason
Brasfield & GorrieWhitneyDuncan
Brasfield & GorrieAlexisJones
Brasfield & GorrieLindsayLauderdale
Brasfield & GorrieKatieMeek
Brasfield & GorrieYasminePeters
Brettco Roofing II LLCHollyGreen
Brexan Line ServicesGabySmith
Brio Leadership, an EOS Implementer CompanyKRISTINROBERTSON
Bullseye Database MarketingDeborah KobeNorris
Bundu MarketingMaddisonMiller
Business Owners MBADebPurvin
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C Bishop Law PCCindyBishop
Cactex MediaTaylorMitchell
Cactex MediaKristinWehe
CAET PMCJenniferTindel
CAET Project Management ConsultantsMollySandlin
CAET Project Management Consultants, LLCAmberRobinson
CAET Project Management Consultants, LLCJasonSandlin
Capital OneWillCherry
Capital OneErnestEscamilla
Capital OneCaseyGray
Capital OneBrittHoward
Capital OneTamaMcLean
Capital OneArrielSalas
Career Management PartnersMaryannePina-Frodsham
CESCO, Inc. IT Equipment, Software Solutions, Supplies Sales & ServiceBillieBryant Schultz
CFJ ManufacturingFayeAustin
CFJ ManufacturingTianaBrinkley
CFJ ManufacturingSharonEvans
CFJ ManufacturingVictoriaReneau
CFJ ManufacturingKimSissen
Chase BankKellySmith
CIM Roofing GilbertMorales
Cima Logistics, LLCOlgaLopez
City of Fort WorthWalterNewman
City of Fort WorthGianVindel
CJ's Kitchen Caribbean CuisineClunyJoseph-Savage
CM Productions, Inc.CarrieMartinez
CM PromotionsCindyThurk
Coca Cola Southwest BeveragesMollyGalbraith
Coca Cola Southwest BeveragesKaci Richards
Coca Cola Southwest BeveragesAngelaSchwartz
Cowtown Creative, LLCAmyDay
CRC GroupPatriciaRodriguez Christian
Creative ResourcesJuliannGaudette
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Dallas CollegeMalcolmMayo
Dallas CollegeJeanetteSchutz
Dallas ISDAnnieHolmes-Partee
Dallas ISDNazVidal
Dallas ISDVelinaWillis-Smith
Davis Davis & Harmon LLCChanelDavis
Dee Maddox ConsultingDeeMaddox
DEI recruiting and consultingMichelleJolivet
Demolition SpecialtiesDedeJacoby
Denali Construction Services (Denali CS)Michelle ThrailkillThrailkill
DFW International AirportAlexanderAndrews
DFW International AirportKanyaBuczek
DFW International AirportDonnettaCole
DFW International AirportBruceCollins
DFW International AirportSuzanneCruz-Sewell
DFW International AirportAmberDavis
DFW International AirportRonDuncan
DFW International AirportTosinFabuluje
DFW International AirportPamelaHousley
DFW International AirportCathyJackson
DFW International AirportCheryllJeter
DFW International AirportTamelaLee
DFW International AirportDwaynettaRussell
DFW International AirportMiriamSeymour
DFW International AirportKellyTuggle
DFW International AirportBrendaWeber
Distinctive Marketing IdeasBonnieShackelfod
dlb ConsultantsDemetriaBivens
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Enlighteneering, Inc.MarilynWiles
Envision Landscape GroupLaurenLittle
EPSoft TechnologiesAnnMcKeown
EPSoft TechnologiesLahariMedarametla
EricssonDavidGifford Robinson
Event Source ProfessionalsAustinHall
Evolving TexasSamanthaRenz
EWF InternationalJenniferCarter
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F2IT LogisticsKalyceWillis
F2IT LogisticsNicoleWillis
Fajita Pete'sPatriciaGonzalez
Firemans PavingReneeGilmore
Firemans PavingLisaHennessey
Firemans PavingJennyStam
First Assured Quality SystemsDanielGhebre
First Assured Quality SystemsPaulinaSandoval
First Equipment CompanyLeslieGarner
Fuse Solutions IncJenSchaumburg
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Genius House MediaColleenFischer
Gravitas Publications Inc. RebeccaWoodbury, Ph.D.
GS Wealth ManagementKellyKunst
Guaranteed ExpressJenniferBlakeney
Guest of SPISherrinMoayyad
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Harmony Public SchoolsRozlynFaulhaber
Hatch Venture GroupToriaFrederick
Hireteq Solutions Inc.RuchiBindra
Human InterestLeyandriaRatomski
I [ Back to top ]
InPower StrategistsCherlyeHays
Integrated Human CapitalEduardoVargas Morales
Interprise DesignKarynMartin
Irving Hispanic Chamber of CommerceJoseGomez
Irving Hispanic Chamber of CommerceMary AnnKellam
ISP CreativeMargieAguilar
ISP CreativeCamilleGuajardo
ISP CreativeNormaValles
J [ Back to top ]
JCHC TransportHaydeeClark
JPMorgan ChaseJessicaSchultz
K [ Back to top ]
K StrategiesVeronicaMurphy
K StrategiesChristieWeber
KaygenRafaellaDe Paula
Keasie B's Coffee Cafe LLCLakeastBoone
Kenni & Jin, CorporationHae JinKim
Kenni & Jin, CorporationSeoung JuRyou
Krasamo Inc.MelissaAmoros
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L. V. Browne, CPALakeeshaBrowne
L. V. Browne, CPATanyaBrowne
L. V. Browne, CPADolpheneDavis
Laguna Media GroupSilvanaRosero
LaTinas TacosChristinaGarcia Rodriguez
Legal ShieldCarmenGuzman
Lifestyle TransitionsMichelleHolloway
LiftFund Dallas/Ft. Worth Women's Business CenterMariaHall
Lillie Knox's FamilyBriannaStanley
Lillie Knox's NieceLoriMathis
Live Free MindfullyCharlotteRose
Lockheed MartinPhoebeBrown
Lockheed MartinMaryAnnBurdick
Lockheed MartinStevenCrites
Lockheed MartinMaxCurtis
Lockheed MartinScottDobbs
Lockheed MartinAndrewGarcia
Lockheed MartinCharlesGregg
Lockheed MartinJasonManning
Lockheed MartinLeeMathewson
Lockheed MartinEmmaStevens
Lockheed MartinKevinSuarez
Lockheed MartinErnestoTorres
Lockheed MartinStanleyWaddill
Lockheed MartinStaceyWashington
London Power InnovationsMonicaLondon
London Power InnovationsHeatherWalters
LuxArmi IndustriesB NicoleSmith
Lynne Malkoff PromotionsLynneMalkoff
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Mama Moore's Gourmet PopcornJordanMoore
Mama Moore's Gourmet PopcornDebraMoore
Mega Inc. LifestyleDorrisBogus
Midtown Personnel, Inc., dba The Midtown GroupKendellBrumley
MNK Infotech Inc.NehaKunte
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NCHGertrudeVan Horn
Nicole Hooper PHD PLLCNicoleHooper
Nokia of America CorporationOscarBotello
Nokia of America CorporationLisaCarlee
Nokia of America CorporationKarinaRodero
North Texas LeadSonyaScott
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ONC NationalJackieClayborn
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Painters USA IncLauraSchulz
paperclip promotionsCassieHenkel
Parkland HealthAdrianBaltimore
Parkland HealthMichelleDuffey
Parkland HealthAndreaHenley
Parkland HealthAdriana Hinojosa
Parkland HealthCheryl Robertson
Parkland HealthGracyThomas
Parkland HealthGuyToliver
PepsiCoWhitneyNolan Campbell
Perfect Timing EventsAdrianaGallegos
Perfectly Timed EventsPriscillaTrevino
Personalized Payroll ServicesKathleenHunt
PGA of AmericaSandyCross
Prestige Maintenance USARachelSanchez
pugnacious LLCCrystalCardwell
pugnacious LLCSereneFletcher-Tobeh
pugnacious LLCSabrinaRenteria
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Q2 Marketing GroupTerriQuinton
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Raytheon TechnologiesPaulHarris
Retired ExecutiveCherylStevens
Ricochet Fuel DistributorsRyanHooker
Ricochet Fuel DistributorsCassPowell
Risch ResultsCharmaine Davis
Risch ResultsAlexisDowell
Risch ResultsJoleneRisch
Road Warrior WellnessDr. MaryWarren
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Sarah Jane FitnessSarah JaneMakanjuola
Secure On-Site Shredding, Inc The Company Literally Tearing It UpKathrynShrum-Stockdale
SEMbio Partners IncNancyThrower
Sherwin WilliamsJessicaHenricks
Software Professionals, Inc.ReenaBatra
Software Professionals, Inc.BrandonChavez
Software Professionals, Inc.PavanDayyala
Software Professionals, Inc.JeffreyGuelker
Software Professionals, Inc.TabathaStewart
Software VaultJamitaMachen
Southwest Airlines Co.PamelaGlover
Southwest Airlines Co.La QuitaOdomore
Spot On TalentKarenFox
Spot On TalentCindyYared
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Tarrant CountyTeresaLobacz
Tasty CleanJessicaGore
Techway ServicesCathiCoan
Texas 811TinaSanders
Texas InstrumentsGabeTeichman
Texas InstrumentsRituVaidya
Texas InstrumentsTifanyWilson
Texas InstrumentsBradWoodson
The Benefit BoutiqueDarisFrencha
The Leadership BridgeDebDegner
The Sales CompanyDebbieMrazek
Therapeutic FocusLaTeashaGaither-Davis
Toyota Motor North AmericaJoeMossinger
Toyota Motor North AmericaTimYamada
TPS Talent, LLCRachelGoniwiecha
Trans-Expedite, IncClaudiaFuentes
TransSynergy GroupDonnaHegdahl
TransSynergy GroupDonnaTrowbridge
Treco ServicesDebbieTrevino
Turnkey StyleElisaEllis
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University of Texas at ArlingtonDaraMcCluskey
University of Texas at Arlington Women in BusinessFayeCocchiara
University of Texas at Arlington Women in BusinessAnnaHuynh
University of Texas at Arlington Women in BusinessHofranNgoma
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Vistra CorpHeatherHerndon Wright
Vistra CorpLuisJenkins
Vistra CorpCarrieKirby
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Watch Me EXCELLenetraKing
WBCS Encore Committee memberRobinPulford
WE TexasKristinGabaldon
WE TexasDonMcKneely
WE TexasJeanieMorgan-Christopher
WE TexasLarethaNorwood
WE TexasKristinSchneider
Wildflower InsightTiaNayar
Winstanley Consultants, LLCPattiWinstanley
Wood Forest BankCarinaArrellano
WordPlay PR & MarketingTracySouthers-Parker
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