Houston Business Network
Houston Business Network | Marriott West Loop | 1750 West Loop South @ San Felipe
UPCOMING SPEAKERS: January 4, January 11, Lisa January 18, Ted Leitch January 25, Amanda Compton February 1, Scott Arthur 2017 Speakers: May 11 – Meeting at LeTourneau Interests for a vendor presentation- Anthony Martinez arranged with his vendors May 18 – Dennis Long, CPA May 25 – Sandy Newton – The College Resource Center, College Coach – referral from Sandy Botticelli June 1 – HBN Business Meeting June 8 – Nick Nicholson – Movie Critic, Malaka Motion Pictures – referral from Michael Harris June 15 - Richard Gomelsky – President , The Flying Locksmith, door security and access control experts June 22 – Austin Tenette - Business Coach with Focal Point Coaching June 29 - Rodney S. Jones - Topic: How To Present With Charisma July 6, Lydia Navo, (2 part) Topic: Promoting your Business wth LinkedIn July 13, Lydia Navo, Marketing Manager with Action Coach July 20, Donna Fruge’ - Executive Director of Summerhouse July 27, Jamal Randle - BitCoins August 3, Chris Ochoa - The Future of Transaction & Travel August 10, Micah Granger - Technology Solutions Our Customers Love August 17, Joshua Evans - The Coat Hanger August 24, Callie Teegardin - Send Out Cards September 14, Charles Alverez - Business Development Expert September 21, HBN Leads Exercise September 28, Shalena Martinez - Chase Bank Business Relationship Manager October 5, HBN Quarterly Business Meeting October 12, Aaron Javener-Director of Development, SER Ninos Charter School October 19, Rick Vowell October 26, Ashley Johnson November 2, Ann Arthur November 9, George Elam November 16, Sandy Botticelli November 23, HAPPY THANKSGIVING!! November 30, Christine Marie Pizzuto December 7, Kathryn van der Pol or Bill Gilmer December 14, Nick W. Nicholson Decamber 21, James Morrison
Our Speaker for Thursday, January 25, 2018 is Amanda Compton. Topic: "Multi Generational Nutrient Deficiencies - What We Can Learn from Pottenger's Cats." Amanda has spent the last 13 years home educating her 3 children with the  support of her husband of 21 years.  After moving to Sugar Land from Illinois in 2008, Amanda and Dennis joined the board of their local home school group – Sugar Creek Christian Home Educators. They became co- presidents in 2012.  During this time they have added several programs including Family Fun Days, a graduation for the high school seniors, celebrated the group’s 25th anniversary and grown the group to over 300 active families centered in Fort Bend County.  While educating her children Amanda began studying nutrition to help understand food allergies and diet related illness that her family was experiencing.  In 2016 she went back to school to formalize her studies through the Nutritional Therapy Association to become a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner.  In June 2017 Amanda completed 250 hours of nutrition, anatomy and digestion studies to become a functional nutritionist.  As a functional nutritionist Amanda teaches nutrition classes and works with clients one-on-one to identify their specific nutritional  deficiencies that may be contributing to health concerns.
Speaker and Topic for Thrusday, January 18, 2018 Ted Leitch. Topic: “Expense Reduction Analysis-How we help businesses save money in 42 areas.”
Our Speaker for Thursday, Febuary 25, 2018 is Scott Arthur. Topic: TBA Scott is a multi-talented veteran of radio and television. Born in Baltimore and raised in New Jersey, he began his career during college in Philadelphia. He has since hosted talk shows, music shows and anchored news. Scott has also directed, produced and hosted television shows in Miami, Austin and Houston. His on-camera TV work includes local PBS presentations, infomercials, all night movie shows and a cable sports show. Scott was the Public Relations Manager for the Houston Hard Rock Café for ten years and the Media Relations Consultant for Houston’s Star of Hope Homeless Mission for thirteen years. He is currently the Director of Public Relations with that organization. In addition, Scott was owner of Arthur and Associates; a Houston based Public Relations and Marketing firm. Highlights included writing and producing public service and commercial projects for radio and television featuring among others, George Bush, Clint Eastwood, James Michener and Danny DeVito. His community service includes a weekly radio show for the blind and visually impaired originating from Houston’s Sight Into Sound studios. The 60 minute broadcast is heard in Dallas, San Antonio, Midland Odessa and Austin. He has served on the Publicity Committee of the HLSR World Championship BBQ Cook Off since 2006. Asked to name some of the highlights of his life, Scott includes his marriage, his daughter Nicole, mentoring experiences, a flight with the Navy’s Blue Angels, his birthday skydive, his meetings with 4 Presidents of the United States and his 2009 induction into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame.