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October Chapter Meeting & Luncheon
Monday, October 10, 2016
11:30am - 1:00pm
The Fort Worth Club
12th Floor
306 West Seventh Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Program Title: 
Customer Retention
What lessons can we learn about customer retention from the FOR-profit world?

Panel Presentation Including: 
Brian Collins
Brian Collins founded Cendera Funding in 1998. He currently serves as President and CEO and is responsible for the overall growth, direction and strategic vision of the Organization. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of their sister company Cendera Bank which is a full service national FDIC insured bank operating out of four locations in the North Texas area. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association. He has 3 sons and has been married to his bride Gina for 18 years.

Amber Holmes
Amber Holmes started her most recent career at Sedona in October of 2014 as the Operations Manager of Sedona Productions. Previously in 2011 until 2013 Amber was an integral part of the team serving as Consultant and Bar Manager. During her year sabbatical from Sedona, she served as the Managing Director of the Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas. Her extensive experience includes Assistant Club Manager at City Club and Fine Dining Manager for Michael Anthony’s in Southlake. Amber’s first experiences in the hospitality industry began at 18 when she was hired by Delta Air Lines cleaning airplanes, moving into the Delta office and then finally as a Flight Attendant. Her 20 years at Delta shaped Amber’s hospitality mindset, customer service, compassion and empathy which are all at the forefront of her strategies and decisions. She and her husband have two sons and a coop full of chickens.

Carley Moore
Embarking on her 7th year as a Fort Worth real estate agent, Carley Moore has racked up countless awards and accolades. She was recently named one of 2016 Fort Worth Business’ 40 Under 40. She has also earned recognition as the No. 1 Individual Top Producer for Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s Fort Worth as well as the No. 1 top producer three years in a row at her former firms. She was also named one of D Magazine’s Best Real Estate Agents in 2016.  Carley’s real estate career has been successful due to her passion for customer service, strong financial background and good old fashioned hard work ethic. Her slogan, "Passionate Service. Exceptional Results." sums up the way she approaches each transaction while taking the best care of her clients. She has since helped clients buy and sell homes in every county in Dallas-Fort Worth, developing expertise in urban condos, historic and luxury homes. (click here for more)

**Parking Information **
You will be given a discount on the General Club Garage Parking Rates if you bring your parking garage ticket to the luncheon registration desk to get stamped. This stamp will reduce your parking fee to $3.00 for the luncheon.

Off-Site Parking Lot is no longer available to us.  Please park in the parking garage.  If the Fort Worth Club expects that there won’t be enough room for us, they will hire valet service at no extra charge to you (the standard $3.00 fee still applies).


2016 National
Philanthropy Day

November 17, 2016
11:30am - 1:00pm
Cendera Center

Honorees Have Been Chosen!
Click here to read the annoucement...

Online Table Registration
is now open!

*If you would like to join the NPD planning committee, please contact Karen Derrick or Erin Wescott at afpfw@yahoo.com
Important Dates
10/6-7/16 -

11/17/16 -

12/12/16 - 
December Members Luncheon

*For a list of 2016 Program Dates and Titles, CLICK HERE
AFP 2016 Webinars are offered in partnership with CNM Connect - West Campus.  
Sessions are available at $10 for AFP members, $15 for non-members.  Use discount code "fwafp" at check-out.   

CNM Connect - West Campus
2701 W. Berry Street, Ft. Worth 

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
-AFP Webinar and Brown Bag Lunch: Feel free to come a little early to network.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
"Cold Calling and Prospecting for Development Officers"
- Armando Zumaya

Questions? Contact Monique Waggoner at


AFP Fort Worth Metro Chapter - P O Box 211 Fort Worth, Texas 76101