October 2012 - Speaker Bio
September 2012 - Speaker Bio
June 2012 - Arquella Hargrove is a savvy business leader with an extensive background in Human Resources Management, Training and Development, and Leadership Development. Her results oriented approach has led to the implementation of many successful projects that met the bottom line objectives for the respective organization. As a Facilitator, she has led workshops on Managing your Human Capital for Success, Engaging and Retaining Your Employees in a Down Economy, Leadership Development, to name a few.
Arquella is an advocate for social causes, and serves on a number of non-profit Board of Directors. She has a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) with multiple certifications (Birkman, Coaching, DISC, Franklin Covey, PHR/Human Resources, and Workplace Conflict Resolution). Her motto is ~”Be the change you want to see.” Ghandi
Join us in June as Ms. Hargrove presents: Women and Leadership - The Stiletto Way.
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October Speaker: Christine Spray, President, Strategic Catalyst
Christine Spray launched Strategic Catalyst, Inc. after working in public accounting and industry in leadership management roles with start-up, restructuring and growth responsibilities. She recognized that by aligning business goals with marketing, human resource and business development strategies, organizations could leverage new business opportunities for far greater results.
With 20+ years of diverse experience, Spray created proven programs for management in the areas of leadership, lead generation, sales training, and recruitment where she designed and implemented large scale strategic marketing and business development plans. She led organizations' efforts in new business development, strategic planning, marketing initiatives, collaborative relationship development, employee retention, client relations and operations.
Join us in October as Christine shares with us some of her workshop on "Strategically Working the Room" where she will touch on the following:
- What is networking?
- The network circle
- Networking for a new job
- Sources of networking
- Start with a purpose
- The 30 second introduction
- The handshake
- Connecting with others
- Tips for working a table
- Seven ways to maximize the value of networking
- Seven strategies that work in any room
June Speaker - Harold Mangum, President, The Memory Technologies Institute
Topic: The Benefit of a Powerful Trained Memory
Harold Mangum is President of The Memory Technologies Institute. Harold brings 27 years of training and development experience to the industry, 19 years of which he has taught memory training specifically. A psychologist educated at UT, he spent 13 years with ARCO Oil & Gas Company as Director of Training and Development in the Engineering and Operations Division. Harold joined MTI in 1990 as Corporate Sales Manager and became President of MTI in 1991. He has conducted workshops for the general public throughout the U.S. and in house programs at Fortune 500 corporations and associations including the following: AT&T, TXU, Sprint, Verizon, Johnson & Johnson, Xerox, Eastman Kodak, New York Life, Shell Oil, Microsoft, and many more. He continues to help train individuals and companies through general workshops and one on one settings to achieve a trained memory in today’s competitive business climate.
MTI has has helped professionals for over 21 years increase their productivity and overall professionalism by enhancing their memory. Join us to learn how to improve your memory.
May Event : Business Associate Luncheon
Yolanda Green, Emmy-nominated televison personality, Channel 39's "Outlook Houston"
Publicity for our May Business Associate Event (see Photo Gallery Page).
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April Speaker - Sarah C. Cuddy
"It's all about the relationship." As a Financial Advisor Sarah Works to know and understand clients so that she can best guide them in developing long-term strategies to meet their long-term financial objectives and aspirations. Backed by Merrill Lynch's internal research and staff of specialists, Sarah is able to assist clients in making thoughtful decisions about their financial futures.
Sarah joined Merrill Lynch in 2010 after a successful career as an opera singer and entrepreneur in the Houston area. She holds a Bachelor of Music Performance from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas and an MBA from the University of Texas in Austin, Texas.
March Speaker - Kathryn Watson
As a Productivity and Focus Coach and Trainer, Kathryn has one goal - to help her clients learn how to quiet the internal chatter so they can focus on what matters most.
So much time is wasted chasing after things in the grander scheme of things that don't matter. Eighty percent of your time is probably being used for twenty percent of what matters.
- Discover how chronic stress affects your brain and can lead to lask of focus among other conditions.
- Learn a simple brain training exercise that will keep your mind sharp so you will be able to concentrate
- Why must you do this one thing first every day to stay focused?
Kathryn has been teaching clients to relax and focus for over 18 years. As a Productivity and Focus Coach she believes that learning to deeply relax and go within is the key to enhanced productivity and focus. She works with both individual clients as well as groups teaching simple techniques tat will nourish your life and your business.
Visit www.kathrynwatson.com, or discover more about relaxation at www.relaxforsuccess.com. Grow your small business at www.getting-more-clients.com.
February Speaker - Al Aranda
Al Aranda is the Director of Public Safety for the Greenspoint District. The District was created by the state legislature in 1991 at the request of commercial property owners and is funded through their assessments to provide services and improvements to ensure Greenspoint's growth and prosperity. In his position, Aranda manages and oversees the District's public safety programs. He works closely with local law enforecement agencies to develop innovative crime prevention programs to meet the public safety needs of area employees, residents and businesses. Aranda also coordinates with the Planning, Operations and Infrastructure Department to identify code enforcement violations.
January Speaker - Vickie Irvine
Vickie has her Master of Business Administration and her Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and Marketing from Baylor University. She has her HR certification and is Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) qualified. She has been in the Human Resources field for 16 years and has extensive experience in Employee Relations, designing and delivering Training & Leadership Development programs, facilitating Change Management, Talent Acquisition and Management, designing Total Rewards programs and facilitating HR process analysis and setup.
Vickie is very involved in community and volunteer activities and donates time to a number of jobs ministries in Greater Houston. She is also active in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo serving on two committees: the Directions and Assistance committee and the Speakers committee, and a member of a number of professional groups, including the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), HR Houston where she serves on a committee, The Professional Group, the American Society of Training and Development Woodlands Community Training Network lunch bunch and the Tomball Business and Professional Women’s group.
The Greenspoint ABWA Newsletter
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ABWA National Web Site - Check this out for Conference information
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Houston Area Council of ABWA
Our District II Vice President for ABWA is Cecelia Owen, of San Antonio
Federation of Houston Professional Women (FHPW)
Go to this site for more information on the
Woman of Excellence Gala.
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Greenspoint members provided prizes in the Bling Basket!
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