SPARK Luncheon

Member Price: $35 Nonmember Price: $45 Date: Location: The Atrium at the Granville Arts Center Address: 300 N. Fifth St., Garland, TX 75040 Categories: Luncheons, Chamber Events


Event Details

Hope Clinic

Strong Partnerships and Relevant Knowledge (SPARK) is a quarterly luncheon that hosts a variety of high-profile speakers to engage business and community leaders on current business issues. The event allows professionals from a diverse business community to interact in a relaxed environment and learn more about better business practices or issues facing the Garland community.

Join the "Cult": Building a great corporate culture
 Brent Chapman, CIO of RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corp

Date: Feb. 25, 2019
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: The Atrium at the Granville Arts Center

Sponsor: Hope Clinic of Garland

Meet & Greet

Want a little extra time to connect with local professionals on Luncheon day? Show up early for an informal opportunity to network with this month's sponsor and other luncheon guests. 

Time: 11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: The Atrium Lobby

About the Topic

Join the “Cult”: Building a great corporate culture

Before you can create or shape an organization’s culture, you need have to have deep corporate self-awareness. To achieve this awareness, Brent Chapman will help with understanding the framework required and techniques to understand where you are, where you want to go, and how to get there.  Leveraging a career of building strong corporate cultures, Brent will focus on the core components of the framework needed and will share step-by-step guidance in how to build a positive, winning, cult-like corporate culture and how to make it stick. 

About the Speaker

Brent Chapman is a technology executive with over 18 years’ experience who currently serves as chief information officer and chief information security officer of RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corporation.  Prior to joining RoundPoint, Brent served as director of enterprise technology for Ocwen, where he led more than 400 IT professionals across multiple sites and disciplines.  Before that, he spent more than 7 years in management at Dell Services/Perot Systems.

He is an expert in digital transformation, project management, and infrastructure, among others, and has successfully built, managed, and led large IT organizations. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt, Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and has an MBA from Oakland University and a BA from Carthage College.

Brent was named to the Charlotte Business Journal “40 Under 40” list for 2018.  In addition, Brent was a finalist for the 2019 D-Magazine CIO of the Year Award, 2019 Dallas Business Journal ORBIE CIO of the Year, 2018Charlotte Business Journal CIO of the Year ORBIE Award, and 2018 Dallas Business Journal ORBIE CIO of the Year Award. Brent is the first CIO to be an ORBIE Award finalist in two different cities in the same year.

Exclusive Member Benefits

To advocate for our membership, the Garland Chamber is introducing pre-assigned seating when you complete your registration for SPARK. Let us know about your company needs. In advance of the program, the Chamber staff will find the most optimal seating arrangement for you to make connections at the event. Offering pre-assigned seating will help form strong partnerships within our membership, and provide an opportunity to find a referral partner, center of influence, or prospect. 


Member Price: $35
Non-Member Price: $45

Group Discount
Active Chamber Members in good standing are eligible to receive a group discount when two or more representatives of the member company register to attend a Chamber Luncheon. The first representative will pay the member pre-registration price of $35 and each additional representative added will receive an additional $5 discount. Registrations must be completed in a single online transaction to receive the group discount.

Cancellation Policy
Because of facility requirements, we must charge the full registration amount for reservations not canceled two business days prior to the event. See our fee policy for additional details.