DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Paul Cones, founder of Courthouse Specialists, will be the guest speaker
at the luncheon meeting of the Women’s Energy Network (WEN) – North
Texas Chapter on Thursday, January 7, 2016, at the Fort Worth Petroleum
Club, 777 Main Street #4000. Tanis Cornell, Dallas owner of EWF
International and founder of TJC Consulting, will be the guest speaker
at the luncheon meeting of WEN – North Texas on Tuesday, January 19,
2016, at the Dallas Petroleum Club, 2200 Ross Avenue. Registration for
both events will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by the luncheon from
Mr. Cones will present a talk titled, “Land Title Evaluation – Changing
an Industry with Technology,” at the January Fort Worth luncheon. A
question-and-answer session will follow his presentation.
Mr. Cones founded Courthouse Specialists (predecessor to
CourthouseDirect.com) in 1982. Previously, he worked as a Petroleum
Landman negotiating and acquiring oil and gas leases in central and
south Texas. Mr. Cones implements technology solutions for the
abstracting and title industry by creating databases and document
delivery systems now used by most surveyors, engineers, attorneys,
appraisers and other real estate professionals in Texas.
CourthouseDirect.com was the first company to provide a County
Grantor/Grantee index on the Internet in 1997. Mr. Cones is also the
founder of several other real estate related companies including Able
Permits, Integrity Title Company, LLC and Integrity Title Records, Ltd.,
LLP. Integrity Title Records used technology to provide affordable title
plants for new entrants into the market, ending an industry monopoly
which existed in Texas for over forty years. Integrity Title Records is
now the largest title plant provider in Texas.
Mr. Cones has taught many courses and seminars on how to use public
records effectively and was awarded the President’s Award by the Texas
Society of Professional Surveyors for his contributions to the surveying
industry. His courses have been certified eligible for continuing
education credits by the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveying.
“WEN North Texas is pleased to announce Mr. Paul Cones as the featured
speaker to kick off our 2016 luncheons in Fort Worth,” said Angela
Walton, 2016 WEN North Texas Chapter President. “We look forward to
learning how technology is changing the land title landscape in Texas.”
Ms. Cornell will present a discussion titled, “Navigating the River of
Career Success.” A question-and-answer session will follow her
Ms. Cornell is the Dallas owner of EWF International where she leads and
facilitates peer advisory forums for women business owners and
executives. She is also the founder of TJC Consulting, a boutique
consulting firm offering personalized assessments, leadership
development, consulting, coaching and workshops that focus on developing
and strengthening leadership skills, fostering teamwork, and increasing
communication skills. She is a certified Lumina Learning practitioner, a
writer and frequent public speaker, focused on helping leaders expand
their career path, grow their businesses, increase their effectiveness,
gain access to the skills and knowledge needed to excel, and meet their
personal and professional goals.
Prior to starting her own business, Ms. Cornell held leadership
positions in the information technology industry including serving as an
equity partner and Board member of the private software company
PhaseWare and holding an officer level position in the Fortune 1000
telecommunications company WilTel. She was a VP of sales for Level 3
Communications and led one of the largest service provider partnerships
for Fortune 500 data management company NetApp.
Ms. Cornell sits on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors
for Tech Titans, the largest technology trade association in Texas. She
serves on the Business Advisory Board for Martino Ventures, the Advisory
Board for the Alliance of Women and Technology, and the Business
Advisory Council for Oklahoma Christian University. She is also a mentor
for the nationally known startup incubator Tech Wildcatters. She has
previously served on the Board of Directors for Sales & Marketing
Executives International, the Dale Rogers Training Center serving adults
with mental disabilities, and the Red Cross.
“WEN North Texas is honored to welcome Ms. Tanis Cornell at the January
2016 Dallas luncheon,” said Walton. “Our members will be sure to benefit
from Ms. Cornell’s leadership and development advice and expertise.”
The cost for WEN North Texas members to attend is $35. For prospective
members, the price is $50. Please register online at http://www.womensenergynetwork.org.
Payment can be made by credit card through the online registration
portal or the day of the event by cash or check payable to Women’s
Energy Network North Texas.
For more information about the event, contact Carly Hewett, Freeman
Mills PC, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the Women’s Energy Network – North Texas
Chapter, visit www.wennorthtexas.org
and click on WEN North Texas. Interested parties can join the North
Texas Chapter by clicking on Join Today! on the North Texas Chapter’s
The Women’s Energy Network is a nonprofit association of women
professionals in the energy industry that provides networking and
community outreach opportunities and fosters career and leadership
development. Founded in 1994, the organization has more than 2,000
members nationwide. For more information, please visit the WEN North
Texas Chapter website at www.wennorthtexas.org.
For Women’s Energy Network
Carly Hewett, 214-800-5191