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Tuesday, June 13, 2023 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST In Person and Virtual

June Table Topics Luncheon

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What is Table Topics?
Table Topics is an event on the second Tuesday of the month that
features networking and a keynote speaker. Offered in person at the
WBCS Office in Irving, TX and virtually via Zoom Meeting.

For those attending in person, lunch is provided.
For those attending virtually, there is an online facilitator.

Questions? Contact WBCS Senior Director of Programs, Elizabeth Garner.

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The Listening Experience

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We all like to think we're pretty good listeners. I mean, it's something we do naturally, right? Unfortunately, no. And, here's the deal: better listening can change your life. Yes, it's that big of a deal. Brenda Laguarta is a professional moderator who has been listening to people for over 20 years and has put together some tips and tricks for everyday use to focus on and improve your listening efforts. The more you listen, the more you learn. The more you learn, the more you grow... and the more effectively you can respond to the person on the other end of the conversation – be it a friend, co-worker, or customer. The workshop promises logical but huge benefits for your communication with others (and you don't even have to buy anything)!

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Brenda Laguarta
Founder & Partner
On Your Mark Research

Brenda Laguarta is Founder and Partner of On Your Mark Research, a nationally recognized qualitative research consultancy firm, based in Austin, TX. With over a decade and a half of experience in focus groups, marketing to women, and consumer behavioral marketing studies, Brenda is a highly regarded women’s research expert.

Her firm, On Your Mark Research, continues to reinvent how women’s products are researched and marketed worldwide. Brenda moves easily between focus groups and the national stage, and talks to companies all over the country about women and their buying behaviors.

OYM methodology has evolved over the years to cultivate extraordinary intimacy with women. With a thriving office in Austin, Brenda and her partner, Jeanne Corrigan, have helped the success of HEB, Nestle, American Greetings, and more.

The consultancy also gives back to the community at large by speaking to numerous groups of women in business and women as entrepreneurs and helping empower women in business during the different life stages they face. Brenda and Jeanne have also fostered several pro-bono efforts including working with the Raise Your Hand Texas non-profit for better public educations, Junior Achievement in Texas, and Season of Caring and mentoring UT students through on-going seminars. 

Brenda is a highly sought after speaker on qualitative research, marketing to women, branding and messaging, and consumer behavioral marketing studies.

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11:00 - 11:55 ... Welcome and Small Group Networking
11:55 - 12:00 ... Announcements
12:00 - 1:00 ... Presentation


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This event is open to everyone.

Offered in person and virtually, there are several admission options to meet your needs.
Last day to register for either option online is Monday, June 12.
On-site registration available for in person attendees as well.

What If I Register and Can’t Attend?

Cancellation and Refund Policy
All sales are final. In the event that the registrant can no longer attend, the unused registration is considered a donation to the Council.

Substitutions Welcome
If you have a conflict arise and can’t attend the event, another person may attend in your place at no charge.

Substitutions may be submitted in two ways:
1. via the link and reference # that are provided in your confirmation email
2. via email request to WBCS Senior Director of Programs, Elizabeth Garner

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In Person

$35 / $45


member vs non-member

$5 more on-site

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Each sponsorship level includes event admissions and branding. Contact Lindsay Pittard at lpittard@wbcsouthwest.org to secure a sponsorship. Review options in our 2023 sponsorship catalog


$15 / $25


member vs non-member

Day-of registration not available

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Registrant List

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# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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1st Choice Property ManagementLeslieKazen
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Ad-A-Staff Inc.DeborahSu
AMP CreativeArdisCampbell
AMP CreativeOfeliaYanez
Anderson Asphalt and Concrete PavingPamThompson
Any Day CPR Training, LLCDeniseCastille
Any Day CPR Training, LLCShirleyCastille
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Bank of America Merrill LynchCourtneyHardin
Barracuda PRAnaBecerra
Barracuda PRMarinaMonsisvais
BNSF RailwayLeigh AnnVernon
Brain Performance CenterLeighRichardson
Brasfield & GorrieSamBarba
Brasfield & GorrieLindsayLauderdale
Brasfield & GorrieAlmaLloyd
Brasfield & GorrieRebeccaTurbeville
Bullseye Database MarketingDallasJudd
Business Control Systems, LPCherylUnderwood
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CESCO, Inc. IT Equipment, Software Solutions, Supplies, Sales & ServiceBillieBryant Schultz
Charles SchwabDianeKenyon
CM PromotionsCindyThurk
Coca Cola Southwest BeveragesJessicaBasanez
Coca Cola Southwest BeveragesZachNeeley
Creating & Managing WealthChristinaWinters
Creative ResourceJuliannGaudette
Crowley ISDMarlysDiggles
Cyan Technical Services LLCLamdaWade
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Dallas CollegeJeanetteSchutz
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Employer FlexibleTatianaPerry
Ericsson Inc.DonnaErhardt
Ericsson Inc.DavidGifford-Robinson
Evolving Texas, LPSamanthaRenz
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Federal Home Loan Bank of DallasRaquelValdez
Frontline Source Group Holdings, LLCAmandaTrammell
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Generations HVACNickyPessin
GSE - The State Tax ExpertsGwendolynEvans
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Hello Imprint LLCAmandaHueneke
HumanKind HRAmyRoss
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IT First Equipment CompanyLeslieGarner
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JPMorgan ChaseAddiDunayer
JPMorgan Chase & CoShayBoitmann
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Koinonia LabsGabbyRosemond
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Marfield, Inc.AndreaRowe
Merrill LynchNatalieCoca
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Nerd Speak Design IncKimberlyCorbin
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ODada Group of Financial ProfessionalsBukiDada
On Your Mark ResearchBrendaLaguarta
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Parkland HealthAdrianBaltimore
Parkland HealthKimberlyBell
Parkland HealthWilliamJones
Parkland HealthFarrahSmith
Perimeter Global Logistics (PGL)YvonneTucker
Personalized Payroll ServicesKathleenHunt
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QA ConsultingAnneHolland
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Royal Electric CompanySarahHoward
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Secure On-Site Shredding, IncKathrynSHRUM-STOCKDALE
SHK The Advertising FirmJessicaRule
Simmons BankTiairaErwin
Simmons BankAmandaJohnson
Simmons BankTatiannaMartinez
Simmons BankLydiaTraylor
Sir Speedy Midway PrintingMichaelYarbrough
Southwest Airlines Co.JazmineMcDaniel
Southwest Airlines Co.SabrinaRangel
Southwest Packaging Solutions, LLCLindaRocha
Spot On TalentAllisonAllen
Spot On TalentKarenFox
Springbach Consulting LLCShelleyStaten
Sunset Transportation LLCKamMoallim
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Texas Security BankMeganHenry
Texas Security BankEmilySanders
Texas Security BankGraceShea-Han
Texas Security BankAshrafWeiss
The InSource Group - Abacus Technical ServicesMistiMayo
TransSynergy GroupDonnaHegdahl
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V & K Group dba iFoodservice SupplyKimmberlyRamos
Venture Opportunities LLCRochelleOBrien
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