Toolbox Austin November Lunch with Steve Collier

Austin Country Club 4408 Long Champ Drive, Austin, TX, United States

November Speaker: Steve Collier Principal/President, CD Construction Consulting Author of Shrewd and Innocent From High School All American running back to starting free safety for the Texas Longhorns under legendary coach Darrell Royal; from practicing architect to business owner; Steve Collier has been a thinker, leader and a difference maker. Steve’s book Shrewd and Innocent explores the moral and ethical implications inherent...

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Toolbox Austin December Lunch with Mark Whitacre

Austin Country Club 4408 Long Champ Drive, Austin, TX, United States

  Mark Whitacre, PhD – Executive Director, t-factor initiative at Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. Mark Whitacre is an Ivy League Ph.D. and is considered the highest-ranked executive of any Fortune 500 company to become a whistleblower in U.S. history. Mark was responsible for uncovering the ADM price-fixing scandal in the early 1990s after wearing a wire for...

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Toolbox Austin January Lunch with Daron K. Roberts

Austin Country Club 4408 Long Champ Drive, Austin, TX, United States

January Speaker - Daron K. Roberts Daron K. Roberts is a former NFL coach, founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation (CSLi) at the University of Texas and author of A Kids Book About Empathy and Call an Audible. A Kids Book About Empathy was named to “Oprah’s Favorite Things” list and...

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Waiting List: Toolbox Austin March Lunch with Eddie Penney (waiting list)

Austin Country Club 4408 Long Champ Drive, Austin, TX, United States

March speaker - Eddie Penney Eddie Penney spent 20 years in the U.S. military, first as a Marine and later as a Navy SEAL assigned to the Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU), better known as SEAL Team Six. As a SEAL, Eddie was deployed seven times on anti-terrorist missions to the world’s most dangerous...

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Toolbox Austin April Lunch with Fareed Tulbah

Austin Country Club 4408 Long Champ Drive, Austin, TX, United States

Fareed Tulbah – Founder/Owner – Caden Roofing Fareed was born and raised in Bellaire, Texas, the son of a Palestinian father and Czech mother. Having been a Muslim his entire childhood, Fareed's life changed forever when he became a follower of Christ at age 18, a decision that created a 20 year-long break in his...

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Toolbox Austin September Lunch with Jordan Shipley

Austin Country Club 4408 Long Champ Drive, Austin, TX, United States

Jordan Shipley Jordan Shipley and Colt McCoy were one of the most prolific passing combos in University of Texas football history. Jordan set Longhorn records for most receptions in a game (15), season (116) and career (248); while also setting records for most yards in a game (273) and season (1,485), and most TD receptions...

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Toolbox Austin October Lunch with Brandon Puffer

Austin Country Club 4408 Long Champ Drive, Austin, TX, United States

Brandon Puffer Brandon Puffer played 15 seasons of professional baseball including starting his major league career with the Houston Astros. Unfortunately, one bad decision led to a five-year prison sentence…ultimately ending his professional baseball career. According to Brandon, “my story isn’t about a stat-sheet or rise to baseball fame. But rather a completely different rise...

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Toolbox Austin December Lunch with Ryan Hazlett

Austin Country Club 4408 Long Champ Drive, Austin, TX, United States

Ryan Hazlett’s story intertwines threads of war, resilience, and love. A former U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18 fighter pilot, Ryan flew 78 combat missions in Iraq, and has logged over 1,200 flight hours. As a Harvard graduate, he now employs his strategic expertise at a Fortune 100 technology company driving enterprise-wide transformation. Beyond his professional life,...

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Toolbox Austin January Lunch with Scott Lambie

Austin Country Club 4408 Long Champ Drive, Austin, TX, United States

  Scott Lambie - Co-Founder and CEO - Rescue One More After years achieving success in the Austin tech world, Scott Lambie left everything behind for a new life in Uganda with his family. His story of faith builds a bridge from Fortune 500 director to Founder of Rescue One More, where he now leads...

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Toolbox Austin February Lunch with Eric Alexander

Austin Country Club 4408 Long Champ Drive, Austin, TX, United States

  Eric Alexander – Mountaineer and Author of Summit: Faith Beyond Everest’s Death Zone Eric Alexander is a world-class skier, climber and mountaineer who, most notably, lead his blind friend, Erik Weihenmayer to the summit of Mt. Everest. Time magazine called  them the “greatest team in history to climb Everest”. With many other climbing adventures to...

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Toolbox Austin April Lunch with Donnie Maib

Austin Country Club 4408 Long Champ Drive, Austin, TX, United States

Donnie Maib- Head Coach for Olympic Sports at UT Austin Donnie Maib is a renowned coach with over 20 years of experience in athletic training. He serves as the Head Coach for Olympic Sports and the Assistant Athletics Director for Athletic Performance at the University of Texas at Austin. Coach Donnie draws on his extensive...

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Toolbox Austin Fathers Day Edition

pat combs

Pat is currently Senior Vice President of Teamalytics (business division of the Flippen Group) and a college baseball color analyst for Fox Sports. Prior to that he spent 11 years working in the financial services industry with Morgan Stanley and 8 seasons playing professional baseball for the Philadelphia Phillies and MIllwauke Brewers. He was a member of the 1988 gold medal Olympic team and is the author of a soon to be released “More Than the Score” (October 2020). He and his wife Christina have raised three sons. 

jeff thomas

Jeff Thomas is the Founder/CEO of Archetype Wealth Partners and author of Trading Up: Moving from Success to Significance on Wall Street. After 25 years of working for the biggest names on Wall Street, Jeff and his team concluded that they could only pursue their vision by starting their own firm in 2017. Jeff and his wife Dolly are also well invested in the community, serving with a variety of non-profit organizations, ministries and foundations.

dr. david l. cook

David Cook is a top sports psychology consultant, speaker, business consultant, and best-selling author on the mental advantage. He has coached world champions and MVP’s in the NBA, National Champions in the NCAA and has worked with hundreds of elite athletes from the PGA, NFL, and MLB using his principles of focus, passion, and mental toughness.

Les Csorba

Les Csorba is a Partner with Heidrick and Struggles in Houston. Prior to that, Les served in the White House as a special assistant to the President of the United States for presidential personnel during the George H.W. Bush Administration. He also serves on the Board of Yellowstone Academy, and is the author of Trust: The One Thing that Makes or Breaks a Leader.

Terry looper

Terry Looper is the Founder, President and CEO of Texon LP. His passion is to mentor fellow business and nonprofit leaders. Terry is also deeply involved in the community, serves numerous non-profit organizations, and is the author of Sacred Pace: Four Steps to Hearing God and Aligning Yourself with His Will.

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