2021 Leadership Development Program
2022 Leadership Development Retreat
TXCPA Fort Worth’s 2022 Leadership Development Program is a small group transformative educational experience. Hone skills required for successful volunteer leadership, whether to serve this organization or elsewhere in our community. The
2022 program is led by Stephanie Shaner, TXCPA Fort Worth president-elect, and Alex MacMartin.
- Connection to fellow CPAs
- Connection to chapter’s resources and leadership
- Overview of the structure of the profession and TXCPA governance
- How member resources can be used to develop skills and knowledge
- Soft skill training in public speaking, networking, and knowledge of personal strengths
- Individual skill development
- Incubator for TXCPA Fort Worth leaders
Thursday and Friday
July 21 and 22, 2022
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday, August 19, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, November 17, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
- apply by June 29, 2022
- be a CPA
- be a TXCPA Fort Worth member, and
- commit to use your best efforts to fulfill program requirements, which are:
- attend July 21 and 22, 2022 program
- attend August 19 Kimbell Art Museum tour
- participate in a 2022 Chapter community service campaign
- attend one meeting of a governance body of the Chapter November 17, 2022
Fee: Waived (The Board of Directors has waived this program fee for 2022)
Delivery method: group live
CPE: 12 credits awarded
Prerequisites/advance preparation: no prerequisites and no advance preparation required
Contact: Jennifer Davis firstname.lastname@example.org
*Lodging and meals are included
Speakers and Topics
Dede Williams Vann | CliftonStrengths
CliftonStrengths focuses on your greatest opportunities for development and success, rather than only on your weaknesses. Learn how to use your CliftonStrengths report and learning resources to tackle your work using your talents.
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Sandra Bembenek | Networking Workshop
Work through some key networking issues such as identifying viable prospects; what to do after meeting someone at an event; how much time and energy should be spent on networking; how to turn a prospect into a client; how to “close the deal" and more.
Connect with Sandra
Kim Knox Lewis | Public Speaking
Polish your presentation skills with Kim’s tips for success. Even introverts must sometimes speak at company meetings or present with confidence to clients. Participants are qualified to join the Chapter’s Speakers Bureau.
Connect with Kim
Stephanie Shaner| How the Profession is Organized
Knowing how the CPA profession is structured can help you identify personal growth and leadership opportunities. Chapter president elect Stephanie Shaner and the Executive Committee will show you where to match your interests and your commitment level.
Connect with Stephanie
Alex MacMartin| Dare to Disagree
How to disagree and voice your concerns in the workplace without being a Karen. This is a deep dive discussion on how to discuss disagreements in the workplace effectively while remaining professional Alex MacMartin leads this discussion on communicating differing opinions.
Connect with Alex
Amanda Lockhart | Extending Your Circle of Influence
A title does not make a leader. How can you influence both your teams and superiors to align strategy to accomplish various goals? Amanda Lockhart shares tips and tricks to get what you want at any level – without being a bully.
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Katelyn Woods | Fun and Games
Taking her role as keeper of the group vibe seriously, Katelyn will facilitate activities and interactions to ensure we meet the primary goal of developing connections with CPAs in Fort Worth.
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Erin Wilson | CliftonStrengths
Erin will help you make the most of your strongest CliftonStrengths, understand your full CliftonStrengths profile, and manage potential weaknesses. Use your results to maximize your potential at work and everywhere else.
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Networking in Nature
Enjoy an exclusive after-hours evening tour of the region's premier non-profit conservation center and a scenic dinner at the Overlook Cafe.
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Mark Rich | A Museum Tour From An Accountant’s Perspective
CPAs often look at the world through a different lens. This session delivers insight into one of Fort Worth's most notable institutions, the Kimbell Art Museum. Event date is Friday, August 19, 2022.
Connect with Mark