Chamber Executive Committee
Ms. Schwartz is a senior financial advisor with 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. She has served the Waco Chamber as a member of the board of directors, the Total Resource Campaign division chair and advisor to the Teen Leadership Waco Program. Schwartz is also president of the board of The American Heart Association and chairman of The Go Red for Women Campaign.
Mr. Tullis is the President and a founding partner of Capstone Mechanical, which he helped launch in 2005. He also spends time in the community by serving on the Board of Advisors for the Greater Waco Advanced Manufacturing Academy and as Chairman for the Greater Waco Sports Commission. He is engaged with many other civic and non-profit organizations in the Greater Waco community.
Ms. Manning is a tax and consulting partner with Pattillo, Brown & Hill, LLP and has been with the firm for 25 years. She has served the Waco Chamber as a member of the board of directors and sponsor of the Leadership Waco and LEAD programs. Manning also serves as treasurer for the 100 Club of the Heart of Texas and the China Spring ISD Education Foundation and is a trustee for the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.
Hal W. Whitaker
Mr. Whitaker is president and Chief Financial Officer of Englander dZignPak. Prior to joining Englander in 2006, Whitaker was a partner at local accounting firm Whitaker, Spinks & Koslovsky, LLP, which he founded in 1999. He has served on a variety of boards, including chairman of the boards of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, the American Cancer Society and Leadership Waco.
Mr. Meadors joined the Greater Waco Chamber as president in September 2012. He came here from Evansville, Indiana where he served as CEO of the Southwest Indiana Chamber of Commerce for 11 years. He is an advocate for strategic regional partnerships and public policy to strengthen future growth.
Board of Advisors
The Greater Waco chamber Board of Advisors provide a measure of support beyond regular membership dues. This private investment is important to carry out the Chamber's mission - to retain and attract jobs for Greater Waco.
Jim Holmes, Financial Consultant
Rick Sheldon Real Estate