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TMC Executive Honored by the Women’s Resource of Greater Houston


By Britni Riley | April 20, 2017

Texas Medical Center Chief Financial Officer Denise Castillo-Rhodes was named as a 2017 Outstanding Women in Banking and Finance Honoree by the Women’s Resource of Greater Houston at their annual luncheon.

The Women’s Resource of Greater Houston provides financial education to women of all ages in Houston with the goal of helping them become financially independent, productive and financially stable. They provide classes in the community through programs like RISE, a four-year program for high school girls and YourLife Finance Programs for women.

Each year, the Women’s Resource honors women in the financial industry for not only having achieved success in their careers, but also for paving the way for the next generation of women in banking and finance.

2017 Honorees

Denise Castillo-Rhodes, Chief Financial Officer, Texas Medical Center

Dorothy Marchand, Managing Director, Head of Oil and Gas Finance, BBVA Compass

Kathy Orton, Senior Vice President and Regional Manager for the Health Care Financial Services Group, Wells Fargo

Alexandra Pruner, Chief Executive Officer, Perella Weinberg Partners/Tudor Pickering, Holt & Co.

Mari Salazar, Senior Vice President and Manager of the Houston Energy Financial Services Group, Bank of Texas

Sherri Schugart, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hines REIT Group

Hallie Vanderhider, Managing Director, SFC Energy Partners/Catalyst Partners, LLC

Jill Vaughan, Southwest Regional Credit Executive, Amegy Bank/Zions Bancorporation

In addition to the women honored at the luncheon, three women from the Houston community were recognized for taking part in the Women’s Resource financial classes and shared their stories with luncheon attendees. Guest speaker Carla Harris shared her stories of working on Wall Street for the past 30 years as well as imparted financial and professional wisdom. Guests went home with a new copy of Harris’ book, Strategize to Win.

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