Monday, April 7, 2003
Practices in Internal Communications: Get your people on the same
page and grow your business.
Seafood Grill, 1331 Lamar, Downtown
Parking: Free on the street after 6 pm or in the Park
Shops parking garage w/validation or $12 at the Four Seasons (across
Time: 6:00 PM
Registration: March 30, 2003
Entrepreneur Members; $50 Non-Entrepreneur Members; $60 Non-Member/Guest,
$5 Late Fee after March 30, $10 Walkup Surcharge.
an entrepreneur you know that responsive and accurate customer
communication is critical to building a successful brand and growing
your business. But many entrepreneurs pay far less attention to
the equally important task of internal communications. Especially
in difficult economic circumstances, effective communication with
your employees can help you maintain an energized team that understands
the firm's strategic objectives and delivers value for your customers.
Please join us on Monday, April 7, 2003 for a Houston Texchange
panel discussion on "Best Practices in Internal Communications:
Get your people on the same page and grow your business."
We will be meeting again at Massa's Grill at 1331 Lamar in downtown
Houston, at 6 pm. The event is being generously sponsored by Frost
Joining us will be a panel of individuals with in-depth experience
in crafting effective internal communications strategies at both
emerging businesses and Fortune 500 firms.
Roy J. Wilson is President of Wilson & Wilson, a Management
consulting firm founded in 2001 and focused on providing Human
Capital Management expertise and Outsourcing capabilities to small
and medium companies.
Prior to starting Wilson & Wilson, he had a highly successful
and unique 27 year career in both Human Resource Management and
Operations Management with companies such as BMC Software, Compaq
Computer Corporation, Schlumberger LTD, Diagio PLC, and Texas
Instruments. Wilson has managed marketing, operations, community
and government relations, security services, and administration.
He is best know for building world class Human Resource functions,
as recognized by such publications as Fortune, Forbes, Human Resource
Executive magazine, to name a few.
Wilson Holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Relations
and Human Resource Management from Syracuse University, and has
served on the Board of the following companies and organizations:
Greater Dallas Partnership, Pearle Vision, Voyagen, ReservationSource.com,
The College of Business Administration, University of Houston,
and the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University.
Richard Mullinax is Senior Vice President and Senior Partner
for Fleishman-Hillard. Mr. Millinax joined Fleishman-Hillard as
general manager of the Houston office in 1999, bringing with him
20 years of experience in all facets of communications management.
In 2002, he took on additional management responsibilities in
During his career, he has held overall account responsibility
for clients in a wide range of industries including financial
services, oil and gas exploration and production, oilfield services,
petrochemical and refining, electricity generation/distribution/marketing,
homebuilding, health care, information technology, automotive,
manufacturing, mining, and defense.
Mr. Mullinax has planned and directed marketing communications,
financial relations, crisis, environmental, internal communications
and public affairs programs for companies in a wide range of industries.
Before joining Fleishman-Hillard, Mr. Mullinax served as president
of Bates Churchill Public Relations in Houston, a firm he joined
in 1984 as an account manager. Prior to joining Churchill Group,
Mr. Mullinax was employed at American Capital Companies, a unit
of American General and a manager and marketer of mutual funds,
and worked as a newspaper reporter. He also held a communications
position at Dresser Industries for more than two years.
Mr. Mullinax is a graduate of Baylor University with majors in
English and journalism.
Open to members, their guests and non-members, the 10 minutes
presentations will allow plenty of time for questions.
Register online and reserve your seat early. We must report
expected attendance to Massa's early so online registration will
close on Friday, April 4; walkup registrations will be limited
and subject to a $10 surcharge.