2022 Annual C Suite Dinner

Join us for an evening with some of the most successful female executives in our community. In this unique setting, guests will have the opportunity for candid conversation with industry powerhouses over a seated dinner and drinks.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity for insightful dialogue with these industry leaders!

When: Tuesday, March 1, 2022

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm CST

Where: The Fort Worth Club
306 West Seventh Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

Cost:   $75 for Members

$85 for Non-Members and Guests

$75 for Student Members

Meet the Speakers

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Anette Landeros

FW Hispanic Chamber President

As the President and CEO of the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FWHCC), Anette Landeros is dedicated to providing valuable programming to businesses, championing the importance of workforce development, and creating opportunities for the economic mobility for all chamber members. Under her Anette’s leadership over the last two years, the Chamber has experienced a tremendous membership growth despite the pandemic as her team works diligently to provide valuable business resources for their members. Through strategic partnerships and new programming, the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is making tremendous strides to support the economic trajectory of our city while highlighting the diverse talent within our business community. Anette also serves on various local boards including Fort Worth Sister Cities International, Leadership Fort Worth, Carter Bloodcare, and the Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas. Anette holds a bachelor’s degree in public policy analysis from Indiana University and a master’s degree in public affairs from the LBJ School at the University of Texas at Austin. Anette is a member of the Leadership Fort Worth organization, and alumnae of the Leading Edge Class of 2011. She was recognized by Telemundo as a “Heroe Hispana” and selected as one of HWNT’s Estrellas de Tejas in 2014. She was featured as one of 2015 Women to Watch and 2016 Forty Under Forty by the Fort Worth Business Press, and as a 2017 Woman of Distinction by the Girls Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains. Most recently, Anette was named the 2022 regional “Rising Star” by the North Texas Commission.

Elaine Suleski-Walker

Acme Brick CFO

Elaine Suleski-Walker, Vice President of Accounting/CFO, is a member of the Executive Leadership Team at Acme Brick (A Berkshire Hathaway Company). Elaine is responsible for all of Acme’s Accounting and Finance functions, and serves as the company’s financial liaison to Berkshire Hathaway. Prior to her promotion to VP in 2019, Elaine served a short tenure as Acme Brick’s Corporate Controller. Elaine, a CPA, is a graduate of TCU (go Frogs!) and first joined Acme Brick in 2014 as a Pricing Manager, aiding sales leadership in improving brick pricing and profitability. Prior to joining Acme Brick Company, Elaine served as Director of Merchandising Analytics at RadioShack Corporation. Elaine accelerated during her nearly 19 year tenure at RadioShack holding various positions in both Marketing and Finance. Outside of work, Elaine enjoys serving as a volunteer with Meals on Wheels, cooking with her husband, and traveling.

Paula Roberts, CPA, CIA, IACCP

Managing Director, Chief Compliance Officer

Paula Roberts has been in the investment advisory industry for over 25 years and has experience in registration, regulatory filings, disclosing conflicts of interest, rules on personal trading, reviewing marketing materials and maintaining compliance policies and procedures. In 2005, she joined Crestline Investors, Inc., a global investment advisory firm which includes a federally registered investment adviser and domestic and offshore private funds. Ms. Roberts was named CCO in 2017 and is responsible for overseeing the firm’s compliance program. She leads the Compliance Committee and also sits on Crestline’s Valuation Committees. Prior to joining Crestline, Ms. Roberts worked at HBK Investments, L.P. as a financial reporting manager.  Ms. Roberts is an Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional (IACCP), as well as a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor.  She holds a BA in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin and a BBA in Accounting with honors from Texas Women’s University. Ms. Roberts also sits on the Board of Directors for Tarrant County’s children’s advocacy center, Alliance For Children.

Tina Castillo

Teasdale Latin Foods CAO

Tina Castillo, 51, has called Fort Worth her home for the last 15+ years. Tina currently serves as the Chief Accounting Officer of Teasdale Latin Foods, a food manufacturer based in Carrollton, Texas with six plants across the US. Prior to her role at Teasdale, Tina led the finance teams at several Ft Worth based companies. Tina and her husband, Eduardo, have three children, one at UT-Austin (Tina’s alma mater) and two at Paschal High School. Tina is actively involved in the Ft Worth community and currently serves on the Board of the The Women Center of Tarrant County.

Courtney Garner Lewis

Fort Worth Market Executive for Cadence Bank

Courtney Garner Lewis is the Fort Worth Market Executive for Cadence Bank. Courtney leads a team of middle market lenders targeting companies with revenues of $30-500MM. She has been in banking for her entire 22 year banking career beginning with J.P. Morgan’s investment bank division and progressing through regional commercial and community banks leading her to the Fort Worth market in 2009. Courtney is a graduate of Southern Methodist University holding a Bachelors in Business Administration in Finance. She is very involved in the community and currently serves as the President of the Rotary Club of Fort Worth, Immediate Past President of the Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth and Chairwoman of Housing Channel. Past boards include Leadership Fort Worth, CampFire First Texas and William Mann CDC. Courtney has three grown children and three grandsons.

Pamela Zeigler-Petty

FW Hispanic Chamber President

Pamela Zeigler-Petty Senior Vice President, Community Development Banking and Community Reinvestment Act Officer, InterBank, is responsible for expanding the company’s community development lending relationships, enhancing community outreach, and ensuring InterBank is positioned to meet the needs of all of the communities it serves. Additionally, Zeigler-Petty’s other responsibilities include administering all aspects of the Community Reinvestment Act Compliance Program. Zeigler-Petty has a rich history of building “Allyship” within the corporate sector, as well as, assisting small to mid-size businesses. Prior, to her current role, her previous financial experience includes serving as president of a loan production office, director, senior vice president, brand ambassador and other leadership roles. Versed in diversity initiatives, employee engagement, and programming, she strives to connect underrepresented communities and businesses.

Zeigler-Petty holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Grambling State University, Grambling, Louisiana, and has numerous commercial banking certifications. Throughout her career, she has remained committed to volunteering and currently serves various organizations as a board member including the Plano Chamber of Commerce, Business Council for the Arts, North Texas Performing Arts, Plano ISD Diversity – Board Advisory Committee, and Impact Ventures. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Plano North Metroplex (TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, Co-Chair, DEI Collin County – Leadership Arts Institute and Co-Chair, General Campaign, Plano Fine Arts Center.

Zeigler-Petty was recently selected as the Chair, BCA’s 2022 Obelisk Awards and awarded the 2021 Collin County Women of Influence Business Leader of Year by Junior League of Collin County. Additionally, she is the recipient of the ArtsCentre of Plano 2019 Leadership Award; 2017 Athena International Leadership Award extended by the Plano Chamber of Commerce. She has been included in Who’s Who of Black Dallas, third and fourth editions and is a graduate of Leadership Plano, where she served on the board of trustees with the Plano Chamber of Commerce.