We have an outstanding program condensed into a half-day!  There will be general sessions, breakouts, ClubX talks and more – all starting with an included reception for networking and getting to know the speakers - and closing with a review of club-friendly restaurants with the Dallas Morning News and an After Party Happy Hour!



11:00 am Check-in opens
11:30 am Welcome Reception with Sponsors
12:15 pm Program begins
  5:00 pm After Party Happy Hour
  6:00 pm Event concludes


Keynote Speaker

Scotty Landry
CEO, Make-A-Wish North Texas

Scott Landry has and continues to lead a remarkable life of building community and serving others. He is the President and CEO of Make-A-Wish North Texas where he has been instrumental in increasing donations year after year to help the chapter meet its charter of granting wishes to children who suffer from life threatening illnesses. Prior to joining Make-A-Wish North Texas, Scotty served as the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer for The Salvation Army for seven years prior. He has been and continues to be involved in several start-up companies including Balanced Media|Technology.


Scotty leads an active community life serving on the Advisory Board of the Catholic Foundation, Advisory Board of DeVry University, Founding Board Member & Past President of the Nonprofit CEO Council, and the Advisory Council for the Salvation Army Carr P. Collins Center. He is a founding board member of the Dallas Business Club. Scotty holds a MBA degree from Southern Methodist University and is an alumnus of Dallas Regional Chambers’ Leadership Dallas Program. He loves spending time with his wife and three children.



"Perfecting Marquee Events Open to the Public”
Dr. S. Bette
Indian Institute of Technology Alumni Association of North Texas


"What to Look for in a Club Website”
Greg Colandrea
US Naval Academy Alumni of North Texas

Board, Past President
By day: EVP at Touchpoint 21


"Liability Facts Every Club Leader Should Know


"Using Small Events to Fuel Larger Ones”
Reachel Ingerto
Wharton Club of Dallas/Ft. Worth
Director of Boardroom Lunches
By day: VP of Middle Market Banking at Bank of America


"Perfecting Marquee Events Open to the Public”
Sean Lofgren
Kellogg Network DFW
By day: VP, Business Development at Overwraps Flexibles


“One Club, A World of Good: Growing a Local Nonprofit Board Fair”
Rebecca Dubowy Poston
Harvard Club of Dallas

Vice President of Programs, Past President
By day: CEO at PrevaLeaf, Inc.


"Clubs Collaborating for Good”
Sanober Syed
Wharton Club of Dallas/Ft. Worth
VP, Philanthropy
By day: Principal at Koa Brokerage


"Why an Annual Board Retreat?”
Leo Sierra
Texas Exes Dallas Chapter
Vice President
By day: Owner of Siarra & Taylor


"Secrets to an Active Community Despite a Tiny Population”
Johann Tse
Vice President
By day: Founder & CEO, Aquarian Capital


“Embracing the Evolving Definition of Alumni”
Mark Vahala
Notre Dame Club of Dallas
By day: Financial Advisor at New York Life and Eagle Advisors


"Clubs Collaborating for Good”
Talia Weltman
Duke North Texas
By day: VP of Middle Market Banking at Bank of America


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