CCB Networking Luncheon and Seminar
Women in Entrepreneurship: A Faith Perspective
A Center for Christianity in Business Networking Event
The HBU Archie W. Dunham College of Business and the Center for Christianity in Business invite all business professionals to our next CCB Networking Luncheon.
Friday, January 31, 2020, 12-2 p.m.
McNair Hall, Morris Cultural Arts Center on the campus of Houston Baptist University
Tina Boaz Murray is the President of Mind Dance Marketing, Inc., a marketing and brand management agency she started at 26 years old. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, MDM specializes in supporting franchised brands across the country. Some of the first clients MDM signed were a national produce company, a national quick service restaurant brand, a five-star restaurant, and a global German automotive brand. Over the years, MDM has grown to add more than a dozen clients to the family. And, the MDM family grew as well. Assembling world-class leadership and expertise from across the country, MDM has built a team of Aces in their Places. Most noteworthy on the client roster is the 21 years of support MDM has provided to Chick-fil-A markets nationwide. To date, MDM provides brand management for 15 Chick-fil-A markets. Tina was awarded Agency Principal of the Year by the Media Alliance of Houston for 2018-2019. She is married to Greg and they have three delicious daughters, Macy, Marley, and Maddy Kate. She is a graduate of Houston Baptist University, member of the Phi Mu Fraternity Alumni Association, and a board member of The Women’s Fund. Chief priorities in her life are her faith, family, relationships, people development and her hammock time on Sundays.
Owner and Lead Digital Strategist, 15000 Cubits
Leah Faul is the Owner and Lead Digital Strategist for 15000 Cubits, a digital marketing agency. She has previously served as President of the Houston Interactive Marketing Association and was named one of the 75 Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) influencers nationwide. Leah prides herself on being one step ahead of the digital marketing industry trends and is known for her expertise in content marketing, SEO, process development, and high-level marketing strategies.
Owner and Executive Director, Bonnie Group
Market Partner, MONAT Global
Bonnie Cox Helvie is Owner and Executive Director of Bonnie Group for over 35 years, worked with Mary Kay for 24 years, and she recently started her third business as a Market Partner with MONAT Global. Based in Houston, Texas, with team members across the US, she has worked and ministered internationally in France, Switzerland, England, Germany and helped open Mary Kay in India in 2007. Her latest MONAT venture allows her to operate in the U.S., Canada, Ireland, and Poland, with expansion plans into other countries for Ministry and Marketing. Bonnie Group offers services in effective marketing strategies, creative media designs, client startups, targeted image building/branding, and corporate presentations. Bonnie Group grew rapidly from $0 to $1 million in sales in its first three years, and its longest tenured client is 33 years to-date. Bonnie’s main calling is Marketplace Ministry through her entrepreneurial businesses. With ministry at the forefront, Bonnie earned the use of 11 Mary Kay career cars from 1995 to 2017, while her international MONAT business allows her to share Jesus Christ as Lord everywhere she goes and to all she meets. She is affiliated with The Joshua Generation International ministry, reaching people around the world for over 25 years. Bonnie holds double undergraduate degrees in Communications and Journalism/English from University of Texas, Austin, and received her Executive MBA from HBU after a 12-year Corporate Management career. Bonnie and her husband Ken minister together, and her daughter and her two grandchildren are a pure joy in their lives.
Vice President for Advancement and University Relations, Houston Baptist University
Sharon Saunders serves as Vice President for Advancement and University Relations at Houston Baptist University, where she oversees all facets of fundraising initiatives as well as alumni relations, University events and conferences, and special projects and initiatives. Saunders also serves as the Executive Director of The Guild, a group of civic-minded, dedicated Christian women whose mission is to serve the University. Sharon has served on many professional boards, including the Women’s Fund, the Texas Baptist Public Relations Association, and Fort Bend Christian Academy. In recognition of her many community contributions, Sharon was named one of “Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2015” by Houston Woman Magazine. Saunders holds a bachelor of arts degree, cum laude, from The University of Texas–Rio Grande Valley, and a master of education from Texas A&M University. She was named an Honorary Alumnus of Houston Baptist University in 2001.