Registration and breakfast begin at 7:15 am. Program is from 8:00 am to 11:30 am.
PalmWood Event & Conference, Frost Tower Fort Worth
Tickets on Sale April 1st. Tickets available for $85 at fortworthbusiness.com/events.
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Janeé Hill, Entrepreneur and Media Personality
President Daniel Pullin, JD, Texas Christian University
Dr. Shannan Crawford, Psychologist and Entrepreneur
Isaac Manning, Trinity Works
Fort Worth Business Update by Cherie Gordon,
City of Fort Worth Economic Development
U.S. Economy and Markets Update by Scott Clemons,
Chief Investment Strategist, Brown Brothers Harriman
Speaker Bios available below.
2023 Fort Worth Business Owner’s Summit
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
PalmWood Event & Conference Center, Frost Tower Fort Worth
7:15‐8:00 Breakfast Buffet
8:00‐8:05 Opening Prayer and Welcome: Jeff Holler, Founder & CEO, The Capital Chart Room
8:05‐8:10 Program Begins: Cami Miller, VP of Stakeholder Experience, Satori Capital, as Master of Ceremonies
8:10-8:30 President Daniel Pullin, TCU
8:30‐8:50 Fort Worth’s Economic Development, Cherie Gordon, City of Fort Worth
8:50–8:55 Q&A with Cherie Gordon
9:10 ‐9:35 Janeé Hill, Entrepreneur and Media Personality
9:35‐10:00 Dr. Shannan Crawford, Psychologist
10:00-10:15 Break #2
10:15 ‐10:40 Isaac Manning, Trinity Works
10:40‐11:05 US Economy and Markets in 2023, Scott Clemons, Brown Brothers Harriman
11:05-11:20 Q&A with Scott Clemons
11:20-11:30 Closing Comments, Cami Miller, Master of Ceremonies
Scott Clemons, Partner, Chief Investment Strategist & Economist, Private Banking Business, Brown Brothers Harriman
The U.S. Economy and Markets in 2022
Scott is one of the firm’s primary writers and speakers on topics related to the economy, financial markets and investing. He is a frequent contributor to print and broadcast media, appearing frequently in the pages of the NY Times, The Wall Street Journal, as well as CNBC and Bloomberg TV. Scott’s keen sense of humor and ability to explain high concepts in everyday terms makes his presentations engaging, informative, and easy to understand.
Janeé Hill, Entrepreneur and Media Personality
Janeé is a seasoned strategic brand builder, television producer, and motivational speaker. She is best known for her bottom-line business approach, out-of-the-box thinking, and making big things happen.
She began her career in leadership development and performance analysis at Southwest Airlines before launching her own consulting firm. After many years in the consulting world, Janeé realized she was telling others to pursue their passions, and she wasn’t pursuing her own. She then started her own television production company, mHe3 Productions, committed to authentic, positive programming designed to make a difference. To date, mHe3 Productions has produced three national television series and a multitude of live events.
In 2014, Janeé founded a not-for-profit, H3 Ministries, to share the hope, help, and healing power of Christ through media, mentorship, and live events. Under H3 Ministries, Janeé developed a 28-day self-esteem program for women and girls. The program was piloted by Texas Christian University and is now being scaled to license to organizations across the nation.
Currently, Janeé is building a mentor-led community for women that includes a robust app, designed to help women across the globe connect and collaborate.
Janeé is the author of Diary of an Unbroken Heart: Simple Keys to Complex Change and is in the process of writing her second book, Diary of an Unbroken Business.
While Janeé loves her work, her biggest loves are her faith in Jesus Christ and her family. Her personal motto is, “Anything is possible if you only believe.”
Cherie Gordon, Business Development Coordinator
Cherie Gordon comes to the City of Fort Worth with more than 25 years of experience in corporate sourcing, supplier diversity, and economic development at American Airlines and BNSF Railway. In Economic Development with BNSF, she worked on the Strategic Programs team helping plan for Logistics Center sites, 800-1200 acre sites for industrial development. In her current role with the City of Fort Worth, she is Business Development Coordinator, working on leads generation, target industries & business attraction for corporate and industry clients for site selection in Fort Worth TX.
She serves on the board for WTS Women Transportation Seminar Greater Dallas/Fort Worth chapter. Her past recognitions include BNSF employee of the year in 2014, Advocate of the year for the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Texas in 2011, Dallas Business Journal Minority Business Leader in 2010, and Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber Advocate of the Year in 2009. BNSF also won corporation of the year from the Women’s Business Council Southwest in 2011 during her tenure.
Isaac Manning, Trinity Works
Isaac Manning is the President of Trinity Works. Trinity Works provides servant leadership to families and institutions through real estate development. Isaac Manning has over 37 years of experience in real estate as an architect, and developer. Mr. Manning’s experience is both domestic and international and has been focused on public and private partnerships which have become economic development success stories. Founded in 2002, Trinity Works has provided development and capital markets expertise on both public and private sector projects in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Prior to founding Trinity Works in 2002, Mr. Manning spent 13 years with Hillwood. Mr. Manning joined the core team of Hillwood in 1989 in the early days of Alliance. During his tenure on the Alliance project, he was responsible for planning, design, and product development. From 1996-1998, he and his family lived in Abu Dhabi, UAE where he managed a Hillwood-Lockheed Martin joint venture and laid the groundwork for Hillwood’s ongoing regional interests. Mr. Manning continues to work with Hillwood as a Founder on strategic projects.
Prior to joining Hillwood, Mr. Manning was an architect in Washington, D.C. Mr. Manning holds an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and graduate degrees from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and MIT. Mr. Manning is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Urban Land Institute where he has served as Vice Chair of the North Texas District Council, Chairman of the national Small Scale Development (Silver) Product Council and as Chairman of the ULI Awards for Excellence. Mr. Manning has been engaged in a variety of civic and community endeavors including serving as a co-founder and Chairman of the North Texas Clean Air Coalition; cofounder and coach for the Fort Worth Youth Lacrosse Association and co-founder with Tom and Ellen Harris of the Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation. In 2017, Manning and Tom Harris completed the 3,400 mile Light the Trail Ride following Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Discovery route from Oregon to Washington, DC to raise funds and awareness to battle the stigma of depression and suicide. Mr. Manning has been a member of two of FWISD’s Community Oversight Committees serving at Vice Chair of the 2007 Bond Program and Chair of the 2013 Bond Program. Mr. Manning is a native North Carolinian, married to a third-generation land run Oklahoman and father to four Texans.
Dr. Shannan Crawford, Psychologist, Crawford Clinics
Dr. Shannan Crawford is a licensed psychologist and the CEO of Crawford Clinics where she and her incredible team of counselors provide innovative psychotherapy services using a holistic Christian approach tailored for individuals, executives, couples, and families. She is the host of the podcast Unlock U with Dr. Shannan Crawford. As the innovator of the Restoring Self-Cohesion (RSC) approach, a hybrid of psychotherapy and faith-based inner-healing models that facilitates deeper healing than talk therapy by identifying and resolving the unconscious roots producing personal, relational, spiritual, and vocational symptoms.
Dr. Crawford weaves RSC into her work as an Executive Coach helping leaders and influencers overcome areas of self-sabotage, imposture-syndrome, procrastination, and self-limiting beliefs undermining enjoyment in their calling. As a conference speaker, Dr. Crawford speaks for a variety of audiences on topics such as emotionally healthy leadership, business, anxiety, trauma, marriage, resolving childhood wounds and traumas etc. She has spoken nationally and internally including Singapore, Indonesia, India, Brazil, and Bangladesh. Dr. Crawford loves serving as an adjunct professor at universities such as The King’s University in Southlake, TX.
Passionate to see the end of human trafficking, she serves on the board of untrafficked.org. She is working on a trilogy book project; an allegory fiction adventure that explores the nuances of the internal world through the story of espionage which is being prepared to be released as a feature film.
Daniel W. Pullin, JD, President, Texas Christian University
Daniel W. Pullin begins his role as Texas Christian University President during a year of historic moments as TCU celebrates its sesquicentennial and looks ahead to the next 150 years of educating students, developing leaders, and enhancing TCU’s national reputation as a world-class, values-centered university.
Working closely with Chancellor Victor J. Boschini Jr. and other senior leadership at TCU, President Pullin infuses operational expertise and strategic planning with innovation to support the university’s growth, academic mission, vision, and values. In addition to operational management, his executive leadership and experience will support and expand TCU’s focus on key goals including academic excellence and reputation, student engagement and culture of belonging. President Pullin is an energetic leader committed to TCU’s community of students, faculty, staff, donors, and alumni. In addition to serving as President, Pullin will remain in the classroom as professor of entrepreneurship and innovation.
Throughout his career, President Pullin has successfully blended his experience in higher education with an early foundation in world-renowned business organizations. Before transitioning to higher education, Pullin worked for global consultancy McKinsey & Company and the private equity firm Hicks Muse Tate & Furst and its portfolio companies. After joining TCU in 2019 as the John V. Roach Dean of the Neeley School of Business, Neeley experienced dynamic faculty and staff growth and curriculum innovation; earned increased national visibility and rankings; realized development success; built community and civic engagement; and implemented an unmistakable commitment to inclusive excellence. Prior to joining TCU, Pullin was the Dean of the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma, where he also served as university vice president.
Honored as one of Fort Worth, lnc.‘s 400 Most Influential People in Fort Worth and D CEO Magazine’s 500 Most Influential Business Leaders in North Texas, President Pullin has won several awards for teaching, innovation in business and academic integrity. Pullin earned his undergraduate degrees from the University of Oklahoma and MBA from Harvard Business School before returning to OU to earn a Juris Doctor.