November – Speed Networking

Members and guests will participate in a fun, quick-paced Speed Networking Event. This is a great way to meet and get to know those in attendance and to share your business with others in the community. Bring plenty of business cards and join us for this fun event and grow your circle of influence.

This month's EXTENDED CYFEN meeting begins with networking at 10:30 am followed with a prompt 11:00 am start of the program.

October 2019 – Sonya Aston

Sonya AstonSonya Aston
Get the 411 Before your 911 - Emergency Preparedness for Individuals and Businesses

Sonya Aston is a 6th generation Houstonian, graduate of the University of Texas and South Texas College of Law.  Much of her career has centered around response to emergencies or preparing for emergencies.  After working on the Exxon Valdez litigation in Anchorage AK, Sonya returned to Houston, graduated from law school and began working as an environmental enforcement attorney for the City of Houston.  At the City, she was the hotline for environmental emergencies. She continued her environmental experience at Conoco Inc and a small environmental firm.  Sonya returned to government at the Harris County Tax Assessor’s Office where she volunteered at the Office of Emergency Management during emergency events.  After four years, she moved to the Elections Division where she was the Administrator of Elections for eight years.  Each election is a four to five week emergency.  She is here to provide her lessons learned from years of emergency planning and response. 

 

September 2019 – Jen Guadet Trosclair

CYFEN Speaker Jen Gaudet Trosclair

Jen Gaudet Trosclair

International speaker and Human Performance Specialist, Jen Gaudet Trosclair, empowers high impact individuals and groups to elevate their life, health and business for maximized impact in their organizations and communities through self care, stress management, mindset, and the pillars of human performance.

By empowering leaders to elevate their game, the ripple effect impacts employees, families, and communities to take charge of their health and lives.

With nineteen years in sports medicine physical therapy rehabbing elite collegiate, professional, and olympic athletes, Jen ups the ante, bringing mindset work and human performance to LIFE, challenging leaders everywhere to elevate their game. 

It’s time to be BE the change we want to see in our world, and it starts with us!

August 2019 – Bella Gilbert


Bella Gilbert

"Women in Leadership"

Bella Gilbert is an engaging speaker and educator with a master’s degree in educational leadership and administration. She currently serves at FranklinCovey Education in Houston, TX where she enhances the lives of youths and educators through a school transformation process that embodies the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

 

In 2018, at the Texas Conference for Women, she received an award for her profound personal story in Target’s Storyteller Promotion. She’s triumphed over many obstacles in her lifetime including exiting a toxic marriage, paying off $90,000 in debt, and working towards healing a compulsive overeating pattern, which resulted in losing 90 pounds. Gilbert’s tact for practicing disruptive thinking patterns continues to be forged by her Christian faith, training as a life coach and hard-won life experiences. Her passion for facilitating growth in others has paved the way for her to present on topics ranging from Parenting with Grit & Grace to Overcoming Burnout. In June, she completed leading a 16-week video conference book study on Brene’ Brown’s powerful book, Dare to Lead!

 

This month’s CYFEN meeting begins with networking at 11:00 a.m. followed with a prompt 11:30 a.m. start of the program. Luncheons are held at our new location, Longwood Golf Club, 13300 Longwood Trace, Cypress, TX 77429.

July 2019 – Board of Directors Induction

July 25, 2019
New Board Inductions

New inductees to the 2019-2020 CYFEN Board include:

President:  Canthy Conrad, Action Specialties ;
President-Elect:  Angela Altamuro, Fashion with Angela;
VP of Communications:  Kathy Kirby, Wine Shop at Home;
VP of Finance:  Windee Falls, CC & A;
VP of Marketing:  Stefany Hennigan, Color Street;
VP of Membership - Kerrie Saeger, KerrieSaeger.com
VP of Programs - Kristi Howton, Iscential;
VP of Outreach - Donna McCarty, MisFit Design Group;
Past President - Sonja Rucker-Hines, Amegy Bank.

June 2019 – Rebeca Joffe

Rebecca Joffe
"How to Level Up in Your Business Using Social Media"

At the June luncheon come learn from Rebeca Joffe while she shares her tips and tricks on leveraging Facebook for any business owner to expand their network and reaching their ideal clientele. Most of Rebeca’s success has been from adapting quickly to the digital age and sharing with others the idea of scaling their business quicker through social media advantages. She loves mentoring and helping other business owners take their passion and transforming it successfully on social media!   

 

May 2019 – Maximize Your ABWA Membership

May 23rd, 2019

Our May meeting is all about how to maximize your membership with CYFEN.  This is an extended networking event, bring business cards, and come at 10:30 am to network.  Meeting starts at 11:00 a.m.

March 2019 – Terra Bohlmann

March Speaker Terra Bohlmann
Speaker:  Terra Bohlmann
"Create Your Signature Offer to Sell More in Less Time"

Ready to simplify your business? Terra Bohlmann will guide you through how to create your own signature offer system so you can sell more in less time. When you focus on selling the one best thing you have for the perfect customer you want to work with, your business becomes easier. Let's get you working smarter...not harder.

What you will walk away with:

- Determine why knowing your Perfect Customer Profile helps you save time, money and stress

- Learn the Clarity-to-Cash Strategy that helps you determine what your perfect customers want from you

- Understand why having a Signature Offer in your business makes you a lead magnet

- Fill-in-the-blank worksheet that allows you to create a Signature Offer that sells over and over again (no matter what you sell)

February 2019 – Kathryn Crawford Wheat

CYFEN Speaker February Kathryn WheatKathryn Crawford Wheat
"Public Speaking for Success"

Kathryn Crawford Wheat if a Professional Speaker, Consultant, Founder of Kathryn C. Wheat School of Real Estate, and Author of the book "Networking:  Naked & Unafraid". Some of the best things about Kathryn include her faith, courage, and fierce loyalty. She is grateful, joyful, empathetic, determined and motivated.

Join us Thursday, February 28th at 11:00 a.m. for networking and the luncheon.

December 2018 – Holiday Luncheon and Gift Exchange

Join us as we enjoy a festive celebration during the annual Holiday Luncheon & Gift Exchange. As always, guests are welcome and encouraged to join in and network. Please bring a $25 gift to participate (no promotional items, no gifts certificates, no gag/joke gifts.) Join us and be part of the fun!

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