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

Amaral Tellawi, LLC
Trust and Estates Attorney
Angel Flight South Central
Development

Pam Burg

3M
Dental Practice Specialist
Martha Turner Properties
Sales Associate

Cherri Carbonara

Carbonara Group
President
Weinstein Spira & Co.
Shareholder

Lilly Cullen

BB&T Bank
Regional Corporate
Banker/Vice President

Robin French

J. Flowers Health Institute
Vice President of Concierge
& Alumni Relations
Pirogue Communications
Principal

Arlene Even

Even Enterprises
President
Motherhood Center
President

Wendy Hall

Hall, Maines, Lugrin, P.C.
Attorney, Medical Leave

Diana Hammett

Calpine Corporation
VP & Managing Counsel

Virginia Holbrook

Kim Jessup

Public School Options & Just Win Strategies
Sales Mgr. & Sr. Consultant

Melanie Johnson

Collaborative for Children
President and CEO

Christine Johnson

Walton & Johnson Radio Network/iHeartMedia
CMO
First Vision Financial, LLC
Owner
Sard Verbinnen & Co.
Managing Director

Heather Kolos

Milestone Distributors
Director of Plumbing Product Sales
Houston Area

Jillian Nel

Inscription Capital
Director of Financial Planning

Charlene O’Shea

Houston Philanthropy Circle
President
The Pactor Group
Owner

Olga Panchenko

AIG Staff Counsel –
Law Offices of Gabriel S. Hendrickson
Trial Attorney

Sandra Porter

Hines
V.P., Corporate Marketing & Business Development

Kim Price

Mittera Group
V.P. Sales
Montgomery Roth, Architecture and Interior Design
Principal
J.S. Held, LLC
Vice President-Principal Toxicologist

Debra Sharp

SCI, Inc.
Owner/Principal

M.A. Shute

BPP Tours
Owner

Margaret Sigur

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank
Director

Carmen Torres

Al Torres Photography, Inc.
Studio Manager/Owner

Tessa Trace

Chef
Tony’s and Tony’s Catering
Restauranteur

Georgina Vera-Winnie

Vmware
Technology Sales
Kaneka Biopolymers
Business Development Director
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Acting U.S. Attorney

Tina Wrotenbery

TLW Consulting LLC
Owner/Employee Benefits Consultant

Board Members

President
Christiane Waldron

Vice President
Peggy England

Past President
Kim Jessup

Social Chairman
Annette Santamaria

Treasurer
Carmen Torres

Program Chairman
Denise Kellison

Membership Chairman
Heather Kolos

Member-at-Large
Jennifer Willis

Communications Chairman
Olga Panchenko

Secretary
Pam Burg

Hospitality Chairman
Ryla Bouchier

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. 

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