Learn more about Ashley Turner, the recipient of the 2018 Women on the Move Rising Star award.
Trisha moved to Houston from upstate New York in 2006 through Teach For America. She started her career as a fifth grade elementary school teacher at Braeburn Elementary in Houston ISD. This experience ignited her passion to unlock opportunity and access for more students from underserved communities across Houston. In 2009, she transitioned out of […]
Cristina is a partner in the labor and employment practice group at Gardere, and her legal career of more than thirty years has been devoted exclusively to representing management in all phases of employment law. A third generation attorney, Cristina was born in Havana, Cuba and is fluent in Spanish; her father and grandfather both […]
Gretchen Sheirr recently began her 17th year with the Rockets and currently holds the position of Chief Revenue Officer, one of only two women holding this position within the entire NBA. She worked her way through the organization from an entry-level account executive to her current role, where she oversees all of the team’s ticketing and […]
Regina Mellinger is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, a wife, and a loving mother of three. Her business, Primary Services, is one of Houston’s largest staffing firms and largest woman-owned businesses. Though Mellinger began her professional career as an art director in New York City, her family’s mindset of “seeing” and valuing each person found expression in […]