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  • Invitations to a number of intimate gatherings with fellow female executives from Houston's top companies.

  • VIP behind-the-scenes experiences with member companies.

  • Peer-to-peer networking opportunities.

  • Opportunity to attend an annual retreat for EWP members.

Learn more about joining EWP

Actively Involved

The Executive Women’s Partnership hosts events periodically throughout the year. In fall 2018, the group hosted a discussion with Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire on 2020 Women on Boards. This national initiative strives to increase the number of women on corporate boards by 2020. 
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New Partnership Members in January

2/16/20
The Greater Houston Partnership welcomed 21 new member companies in the month of January. The Partnership works to connect companies with resources, information and networking opportunities to help increase business while also providing a platform to influence the direction of the region. New members joining in the month of January include: Silver Eagle Distributors: Houston, LLC As the third largest Anheuser-Busch distributor in the country, Silver Eagle Distributors Houston, LLC serves more than 10,000 businesses in the Houston. Website Credera: A full -service IT and management consulting firm with offices in Dallas, Houston, New York, Denver and Chicago. Credera’s clients range from Fortune 500 companies to emerging industry leaders. Website Jeanne-Mey Sun: Individual   CSNA: An Electrical services firm based out of Houston that provides business to business services. Founded in 2015, CSNA specializes in commercial HVAC and Plumbing. Website Barbers Hill Independent School District: Barbers Hill Independent School District is a public-school district based in Mont Belvieu, Texas. Website Airswift: Airswift is the leading workforce solutions provider to the energy, process and infrastructure industries. The company has three corporate hubs in Houston, Manchester and Singapore supporting 60 regional offices. Website ykcreative: ykcreative has been a Houston industry leader in branding and digital marketing for businesses of all sizes for over 15 years, serving various industries such as hospitality, law, and education. Website USAi Labs: A Not-for-Profit with a series of High-Tech Profit LLC's that specialize in A.I., IOT, Robotics, Consulting, Machine Learning, NLP, FPGA, Cyber, Blockchain and Research and Development. Website NETravel: A small business travel agency founded in 2019, specializing in luxury and group travel. Website Life Time: Life Time is a luxury healthy way of life destination that meets the health and fitness needs of the entire family. Website North Highland: North Highland is a global management consulting firm bringing big ideas and challenging the norm. Their focus is Data and Analytics, Experience Design, People and Change, Project and Program Management, Business and Process Analysis, Strategy and Technology across all sector. Website Houston Tents & Events: Houston Tents & Events provides event rental equipment for a variety of events and manages all event/rental elements (excluding sound AV/equip). Website JASON Learning: JASON provides curriculum and learning experiences in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for K-12 students, and high-quality professional development for teachers. JASON has been used successfully in a wide variety of formal and informal education environments. Website PB&DJ Productions, LLC: PB&DJ Productions provides DJ, Photo Booth, Lighting, LED Dance Floor, Stages, Pipe and Drape, AV equipment, Linens, Furniture and other rentals and services for weddings and events. Website Geosol Capital LLC: Discretionary trading and investment in energy markets. Website TRC Companies, Inc.: TRC is a national engineering, planning, environmental consulting, and construction management firm that provides integrated services to Oil & Gas, Infrastructure, Environmental, and Power clients. Website Albright Stonebridge Group: Albright Stonebridge Group is a global business strategy firm based in Washington, D.C., United States. It was created in 2009 through the merger of international consulting firms The Albright Group and Stonebridge International. Website BRPH Architects Engineers, Inc.: BRPH is an international architecture, engineering, interior design, and construction services firm with clients in Aerospace, Manufacturing, Commercial, Education, Government, Entertainment and Hospitality markets. Website Extractive Industries For Poverty Eradication: Extractive Industries For Poverty Eradication networks with extractive companies to ensure their commitment to corporate social responsibility and obliterate global poverty. Website Hanszen Laporte, LLP: A full-service law firm comprised of three practice groups — litigation, business, and real estate. Website The Energy Corridor District: The Energy Corridor District shapes initiatives in the areas of transportation and mobility, public amenities, infrastructure, public safety, urban design and business development in one of the Houston region’s most important business centers. Website Click here to see the Partnership's Membership Directory. To learn more about membership with the Greater Houston Partnership click here, or contact membership@houston.org.
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Partnership Welcomes New and Continuing 2020 Board Members

1/23/20
Members of the Greater Houston Partnership voted to elect new members of the organization’s board of directors at its Annual Meeting held January 22. The Partnership's 120+ member board guides the work of the Partnership and is comprised of leaders from across Houston's business community. The event also marked the first official meeting of the Partnership's 2020 chair Bobby Tudor, Chairman, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. LLC. At the meeting, Tudor announced the nomination of Amy Chronis Managing Partner, Deloitte as Vice Chair and Secretary for 2020 and 2021 chair. This nomination was also approved by the membership. Outgoing chair Scott McClelland received the Bob Onstead award for his service in 2019. In addition to the election of new board members, several former board members were approved for continuing their service on the board. For a recap of the Annual Meeting, click here. 2020 New and Continuing Board Members Gwenelle Avice-Huet, CEO, Engie Marc Boom, M.D., President and CEO, Houston Methodist Bob Borochoff, President and CEO, Café Adobe Denis Braham, Chairman Emeritus, Winstead PC Downey Bridgwater, President, Houston Market, Comerica Bank Brook Brookshire, Chief Executive Officer, S & B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd. Jay Brown, President and CEO, Crown Castle International Corp. Brian Coffman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Motiva Enterprises LLC Roberto Contreras, CEO, St. Christopher Holdings Heidi Cruz, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs & Co. David Dickson, President and CEO, McDermott Jack Fusco, President and CEO, Cheniere Energy Roland Garcia, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP Greg C. Garland, Chairman and CEO, Phillips 66 William T. Harris, President and CEO, Space Center Houston Reggie Hedgebeth, SVP General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Marathon Oil Corporation Earl Hesterberg, Jr., President & CEO, Group 1 Automotive Inc. John B. (Thad) Hill, III, President and CEO, Calpine Corporation Rebeca A. Huddle, Partner, Baker Botts LLP Tandra Jackson, Managing Partner, Houston Office, KPMG LLP John Johnson, President, Silver Eagle Distributors Houston Courtney Johnson Rose, CEO, George Johnson Development, Inc. Mark Kelly, Chairman, Vinson & Elkins LLP Nataly Marks, Managing Director/Region Manager/Commercial Bank, JPMorgan Chase Ralph Martinez, Regional Senior Vice President, Comcast Wayne McConnell, Managing Partner, McConnell Jones Lanier  Mark Medici, President, Houston Chronicle Hong Ogle, President, Houston Market, Bank of America Jim Postl, Owner, James J. Postl Interests Jean-Francois Poupeau, Executive Vice President, Corp. Development, Schlumberger Jodie Probst, Managing Partner, PwC Steven Retzloff, Chairman, Allegiance Bank Tom Rourick, Office Managing Partner, RSM US LLP Werner Schaefer, VP/GM Network Platform & Communications, Intel Michael Scheurich, CEO, Arch-Con Scott Silvas, Texas Market President, Fifth Third Commercial Bank Bobby Springer, Vice President and General Manager, KHOU-TV LP Steve Stephens, CEO, Amegy Bank Bill Strait, Houston Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP Cindy Taylor, President and CEO, Oil States International Inc. Andy Waite, Co-President, SCF Partners Dick Weekley, Chairman, Weekley Development Company Welcome W. Wilson, Jr., President and CEO, Welcome Group LLC Director Emeritus Eduardo Aguirre, Chairman, Atlantic Partners Group, LLC A full list of Partnership Board of Directors can be found here. 
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Join the Partnership for the 9th annual Rise to the Top event, celebrating International Women’s Day. Limited seats are available. Contact Casey Schrade at cschrade@houston.org for more information.…

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  • Invitations to a number of intimate gatherings with fellow female executives from Houston's top companies.
     
  • VIP behind-the-scenes experiences with member companies. 
     
  • Peer-to-peer networking opportunities. 
     
  • Opportunity to attend an annual retreat for EWP members. 
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