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  • Board of Directors

  • Tammi C. Wallace

    Tammi is the Founder and Principal Consultant for EnFocus Strategies.  She is widely recognized as a strategist and thought partner, and has worked with an array of clients in government, nonprofit and the private sector and a number of notable nonprofit organizations and governmental entities. She has diverse talent and experience through her leadership roles in education management, financial services, nonprofit management, political consulting, public policy and management consulting.  She founded EnFocus Strategies in 2012.  The firm focuses on public affairs and LGBTQ diversity & inclusion consulting & training and is one of the first LGBTBE® certified businesses in the Greater Houston region.
    Tammi is a long-time leader in the Houston LGBTQ community and serves in a variety of volunteer roles including board member on Mayor Sylvester Turner's LGBTQ Advisory Board.  She was recognized for her contributions to the LGBTQ community as the Houston Pride Parade 2011 Female Grand Marshal. 
     
  • Gary W. Wood

    Gary is the Founder & President of Integrus Solutions, a consulting firm that specializes in Business Analytics, Accounting & Finance, Information Technology, Engineering & Energy Services, and Mortgage Servicing Solutions.  He currently serves on the board of the Montrose Center and is president of Outreach United, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing a more positive awareness and understanding to the Houston GLBT community.  In 2010 Gary was named Grand Marshall of the Houston Pride Parade, in recognition of his volunteerism, fundraising, and activism.

     
  • Deborah Lawson

    Deborah is a non-traditional, collaborative attorney who focuses on helping middle-class individuals with their legal needs without litigation. She graduated from Texas A&M in 1992, with a BBA in Management, determined to open a Disney-themed flower shop in Russia. In 2003, graduated from SMU's Dedman School of Law, passed the Texas Bar, and moved to Houston to pursue a career in transportation law (railroad and admiralty/maritime). She's represented a major railroad and several major shipping lines, but her true passion is in helping individuals, especially entrepreneurs, amicably resolve their day-to-day legal issues. She also works with numerous non-profit organizations to secure tax-exempt recognition and facilitate best practices in corporate governance. In 2008, Deborah opened her own boutique practice where she helps people live their legacies: mostly LGBTQ+ family law, with a bit of small business and non-profit work thrown in for balance. In addition to serving on the Boards of the Greater Houston LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Stonewall Law Association of Greater Houston, Deborah is the official Attorney of Lambda NextGen.