Sayra Alcazar brings over thirteen years of legal experience to our Advisory Board. Sayra is bilingual (Spanish/English) and works on immigration matters with the firm Rizzo & Associates. Prior to becoming a Foreign Attorney with Rizo & Associates, PLLC, Sayra served as a Foreign Associate for an Immigration law firm in Dallas for four years. Sayra works on all aspects of immigration matters and advises clients on Mexican Law matters. Prior to obtaining her Master of Laws from Southern Methodist University, Sayra served as a Foreign Associate for an International law firm in New Jersey and managed cases involving international and immigration matters. In Mexico, Sayra worked as an Attorney for the second largest international law firm, managing international, oil and gas, environmental, and corporate cases. In addition Sayra helped to expand and develop that firm’s environmental practice. Sara completed her Juris Doctorate from LaSalle University School of Law, in Mexico City, Mexico in 2004 and is an active volunteer in Education for Hispanics and is an active member of the Mexican Bar Association.
Terri’s personal mission is to equip women pursing ministry to lead with confidence. A leader in the marketplace and ministry for over 25 years, she has led an advertising sales team for a major cable company, served on a church ministry staff, and founded three non-profit organizations: Women’s Non-Profit Alliance, ProvenWay Ministries, and Project EnterChange. Terri has mentored hundreds of womento fulfill their mission, and wholeheartedly believes in speaking the truth in love.
Anna M. Clark is president of EarthPeople Media, a strategic communication firm focused on sustainability and social innovation. Since 2005, her firm has served start-ups, Fortune 500s, and NGOs including International Finance Corporation, a division of The World Bank. The author of Green, American Style: Becoming Earth-Friendly and Reaping the Benefits(2010), Anna is a fellow at the Op-Ed Project and the “Eco-Leadership” columnist for Greenbiz.com. She has also contributed to Al Jazeera English, The Guardian, Guardian Sustainable Business, Huffington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, The Dallas Morning News, and the Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy.
Anna began her career in management consulting with PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM. She holds a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and completed a post-graduate internship with the U.S. Department of Commerce in Buenos Aires. She is presently pursuing her M.A. in Communication through Johns Hopkins University. She also serves on the Board of the American Women’s Financial Education Foundation, the Board of Advisors for Green Source D/FW, and is a Director on the North Texas Regional Council of USGBC Texas. She lives with her family in one of the first residences in Dallas to earn a Platinum LEED-certified rating from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Born in Mexico City, Astrid Galvin-Segura graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from the Universidad de las Americas with an emphasis in Mexican Culture and Tourism. Working for eleven years in the Mexican Government, through the Consulate General of Mexico in Boston and Dallas, her professional experience spans public relations, logistics, protocol, community engagement, event coordination and management. She is proficient in multi-language communication within diverse cross-cultural communities. Astrid has participated in international trade missions involving high-ranking officials visits, and has engaged with companies and individuals interested in developing and expanding business in Mexico or Dallas. Experienced in tourist and economic promotion with different states in Mexico, Astrid has created programs for cultural presentations, exhibitions, conferences and festivals. Astrid is currently the DFW Metroplex Manager of Sales with international airline, Interjet
Astrid is passionate about exploring, traveling, maps and learning about other cultures with a Global view of the world where everything is connected.
Ben Penfold serves as the President of Camino Global Foundation. Camino Global mobilizes mission-based entrepreneurs - Real People that know Real Business - into environments ripe for Real Impact. Camino Global Foundation is dedicated to advancing business as the engine of disciple-making that God intended it to be through connecting Kingdom Entrepreneurs with Kingdom Investors to create Kingdom Impact Business. Ben brings finance, business startup experience, and theological training to the Camino Foundation. After graduating in 2007 with a degree in Business Finance from the University of Northern Colorado, he worked as a commercial loan underwriter with Wells Fargo. In 2008, after receiving a promotion to Collateral Auditor with the Asset Based Lending division of Wells Fargo, Ben moved to Texas and enrolled at Dallas Theological Seminary. Eventually Ben would leave Wells Fargo to focus on his education and began working in the finance department at Camino Global (then CAM International). While working at Camino, Ben helped incubate HOPE Coffee into the for profit endeavor it has become.
Through his business background, theological training, and experience with HOPE Coffee, Ben has become passionate about seeing business impact the world. As a result of this passion, Ben was the catalyst for Camino Global creating the Camino Foundation in June of 2014 and has served as its president since the launch.
Kim Rice is Vice President of VRG, Inc., an advertising/communications agency in Dallas. She also serves as project manager for The Idea City, an innovative start-up nonprofit organization that fosters crowdsourcing and crowdfunding for projects benefiting the North Texas community. She was previously director of marketing and communications at the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth from 2004-2011. Kim joined the Council after managing promotions and community relations at KERA 13 (PBS) and KERA 90.1 (NPR), public broadcasting for North Texas. Additionally, she has worked at The Richards Group (PR division), WFAA-TV (Channel 8), serves on the National Advisory Board of the Texas Tech University College of Media and Communication (COMC) and is founder and chair (2011-2013) of the COMC's DFW Career Development Conference, now in its fifth year. Kim also is a "Distinguished Voices" op-ed columnist for The Dallas Morning News and is currently pursuing a master's degree in the Humanities at the University of Dallas.
Larry Walton, retired businessman, Marine Corp Captain and Texas rancher, is an Alabama native and Texas transplant. A graduate of Auburn University, US Navy Flight School and Marine Core Officer Candidate School, Larry has served in various positions professionally and personally. After graduating from Auburn University, Larry worked for United States Steel Corporation in the metallurgy group responsible for quality control. Called to active duty to the US Marine Corps, Larry completed flight school and was assigned to the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. At the end of active military service, Larry entered the business telecommunications industry, joining General Telephone Company in customer operations. Progressing through several positions at GTE including data systems planning and program management, to Director of Service, he ended his professional career as Director of Network Operations at Verizon. After retirement from Verizon, Larry acquired a working ranch in Navarro County. Larry actively serves at his church, Wilshire Baptist Church, and is a member of the Hover Masonic Lodge, Birmingham York Rite Bodies, Shriners International and is a past member of Gideons International. Larry grew up in Birmingham Alabama, met and married his childhood sweetheart, Linda, and has one son, Dr. Brian Walker, a heart surgeon who resides in Statesboro, Georgia with his family.