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Tom Borger

Tom Borger Tom Borger is the Entrepreneur’s Entrepreneur. Over his career, he has helped numerous start-ups and small to mid-cap companies find their footing. Some of his specialties include sourcing and securing funding, business process stabilization and selection of employees at all levels who are “culture fits.” Tom’s mind set is that of visioning for…

Edgar Sotelo

Edgar Sotelo Edgar Sotelo has been a multi‐talented entrepreneur since he was six years old. His first endeavors were a comic book rental business and selling his hand drawn portraits on the streets in his neighborhood in Juarez, Mexico. Like so many, his hunger for a better life and his ambition led him to the…

Valerie Freeman

Valerie Freeman Valerie Freeman is the founder and CEO of Dallas-based Imprimis Group, Inc., a leading supplier of staffing, recruiting, human resource and outsourcing services. Imprimis operates under the brand names Imprimis Staffing, Bravo Technical Resources, Human Capital Solutions, Freeman+Leonard, Mature Personnel and Third Party Pay. Imprimis has been in business for over 30 years…

Terri Maxwell

Terri Maxwell Terri Maxwell is President and CEO of Share on Purpose™, an investment and holding company responsible for launching dozens of meaningful ventures. In addition she is the founder and Managing Partner of a small business growth strategy firm, GROrx, specializing in $5-$50M owner-led firms who seek aggressive growth.  Terri is also founder and CEO…

Toni Portman

Toni Portman Toni Portmann, CEO of LIT OnLine, has 30+ years of being both an entrepreneur and an  ‘intrapreneur’ (being an entrepreneur within a big company). Toni has run 4 companies; led major divisions; done business in 16 countries; serves as a Board member of ‘for profit’ and ‘for purpose’ companies both public and private;…

Mike Muhney

Mike Muhney Entrepreneur Mike Muhney is well known for being the Co-Creator and Co-founder of ACT. His new company, VIPorbit, was recently selected as a finalist in the annual North America Red Herring 3-day conference highlighting the top 100 new and exciting companies in the hi-tech industry. Held in California’s Silicon Valley, the conference is…

GUEST SPEAKERS Sharon and Lon Roberts Anne and Ken Farrell Edgar and Michelle Sotelo DATE June 11, 2014 TIME 8:00am – 10:00am LOCATION Tower Club Dallas, 48th Floor 1601 Elm Street Dallas, TX 75201 Sharing a Passion for Business! Couples have long established and run successful businesses. According to the Small Business Administration, at one…

The 9 Most Common Start-up Mistakes

Making mistakes is a great way to learn. Making mistakes is also not particularly fun. It’s a lot more fun to avoid them entirely. Here are some of the most common mistakes entrepreneurs—and businesspeople in general—tend to make: 1. Think of a plan as an end result. Say you’re agonizing over a business plan; somewhere along…

7 Signs You’re Not Entrepreneur Material

Finally ready to take the plunge? Don’t–if any of these signs look familiar. You’ve always dreamed about starting your own business. So you’ve read the books, listened to the cautionary tales, and worked through some checklists. You’ve done your homework. You feel sure that owning your own business is right for you. Not so fast….

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