The Sterling Group is a professional women’s organization that was started by three women in 1987.

The group provides a networking environment for women accomplished in their careers and with community involvement. Our membership represents a myriad of professions ranging from legal, engineering, medical, financial, artists and fashion industries. Our goal is to foster an environment where we assist each other with networking that supports our careers and community involvement.

Current Members

Members at Large

ABS
Dir. External & Corp. Communications
Amaral Tellawi, LLC
Trust and Estates Attorney
Houston Chronicle
Director, Major Accounts
Culture Innovations, LLC
Organizational Coach
Angel Flight South Central
Development
My Luxury Gifts
Owner
The Hiring Source
President
3M
Dental Practice Specialist
Martha Turner Properties
Sales Associate
Carbonara Group
President
Weinstein Spira & Co.
Shareholder
BB&T Bank
Regional Corporate Banker/Vice President
River Oaks Doctors Group
Endocrinologist
Milestone Distributors
Regional Sales Manager
Pirogue Communications
Principal
Center for Success & Independence
Clinical Director, Psychologist
Baby’s 1st and Even Enterprises
Manager
Houston Cookie Crew
Owner, Pastry Chef
Events
Owner
Motherhood Center
President
Hall, Maines, Lugrin, P.C.
Attorney, Medical Leave
Calpine Corporation
VP & Managing Counsel

Virginia Holbrook

Astoundz
Partner, Vice President/CMO
Public School Options & Just Win Strategies
Sales Mgr. & Sr. Consultant
Collaborative for Children
President and CEO
Walton & Johnson Radio Network/iHeartMedia
CMO
Consultant
Consumer Product
Development, Marketing, Packaging, etc.
First Vision Financial, LLC
Owner
Sard Verbinnen & Co.
Managing Director
Denise Liebl Studio, Inc.
Artist
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Criminal Chief

Kathy Malone

KM Energy Solutions
Commercial & Residential Electricity
Legacy Asset Management
Partner, Director of Financial Planning

Heidi New

Life, Annuities, & Long Term Care Insurance
Partner/Insurance
NB Business Solutions
Managing Partner
The Pactor Group
Owner
AIG Staff Counsel –
Law Offices of Gabriel S. Hendrickson
Trial Attorney
Joan Pillow Bridal
Owner
Hines
V.P., Corporate Marketing & Business Development
Mittera Group
V.P. Sales
The Women’s Fund
Executive Director
Haworth, Inc.
Senior Architectural &
Design Market Manager
Rimkus Consulting
Director-Toxicology & Food Safety
Saurage Research, Inc.
President
SCI, Inc.
Owner/Principal
fbombs
Founder
BPP Tours
Owner
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Director
Proptester Oil & Gas
Sales & Mktg. Mgr
Facial Plastic Surgery Associates
Facial Plastic Surgeons
Alief I.S.D.
Elected Official/Trustee
Al Torres Photography, Inc.
Studio Manager/Owner
Trevino Consulting Group
CEO and Founder
Tony’s and Tony’s Catering
Restauranteur

Georgina Vera-Winnie

Vmware
Technology Sales
Jenetiqa Luxury Skin Care
Founder & CEO
Weathergage Capital
Co-Founder & Managing Director
TLW Consulting LLC
Owner/Employee Benefits Consultant

Board Members

President
M. A. Shute

Vice President
Kim Jessup

Secretary
Olga Pachenko

Treasurer
Debbie Callan

Social Chairman
Heather Domingue

Membership Chairman
Tina Wrotenbery

Program Chairman
Peggy England

Communications Chairman
Thais Amaral Tellawi

Development Chairman
Diana Hammett

Member-at-Large
Christiane Waldron

Past President
Debra Sharp

Membership is an application process by invitation only.  Potential members will submit an application and resume. They will be invited by a current member to attend 3 meetings and then will be voted in by the membership. 

Speakers

View the list of past and upcoming speakers. | Email to inquire about speaking opportunities.