Cary Deuber, 2021 Dallas Woman of the Year

Cary Deuber, earned her BSN at Baylor University. After earning her degree, she went straight to work and settled in vascular and trauma surgery. Mrs. Deuber went back to school at UCLA and earned her Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant Degree, later transition into Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. After earning her CRNFA, she met her amazing husband, Dr. Mark Deuber. Together, they have earned a respectable practice in Dallas and a beautiful family. We are honored for the opportunity to work with @carydeuber


Cary Deuber

Cary Deuber, earned her BSN at Baylor University. After earning her degree, she went straight to work and settled in vascular and trauma surgery. Mrs. Deuber went back to school at UCLA and earned her Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant Degree, later transition into Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. After earning her CRNFA, she met her amazing husband, Dr. Mark Deuber. Together, they have earned a respectable practice in Dallas and a beautiful family. We are honored for the opportunity to work with @carydeuber

Dr. Jessica Shepherd

Dr. Jessica Shepherd is a board certified OB/GYN, women’s health expert and minimally invasive surgeon. She is the founder and CEO of Sanctum Med + Wellness, a wellness concierge practice and is affiliated with Baylor University Medical Center here in Dallas, TX. Her passion for women’s health, from minority health disparities to reproductive justice issues, has allowed her to be an advocate for women and she has been a speaker at various health and wellness events such as Blog Her, Well Summit and Chronicon.

Emily Huskinson

Emily Huskinson, Texas A&M class of 2012, started RingWraps after receiving her Aggie ring in 2011. Scott Polk, class of ‘84, jeweler, and Aggie football letterman, learned of her idea and suggested that it had enormous potential. Emily was hesitant to the idea of turning it into a business. Trusting her “go for it all or nothing” intuition, Emily began laying the foundation for her company, RingWraps. Her company continues to grow each year and now has made ring wraps for over 90 different schools and given back to philanthropies, scholarships, and organizations.

Additionally, RingWraps has expanded its catalog by offering an endless array of other custom fine jewelry; including engagement rings, necklaces, earrings, and so much more.

Brittney Stracener

Brittney Stracener started Stay Fit Virtual in July 2020 shortly after the pandemic forced everyone to stay home. Creating my own virtual fitness platform during the lockdown was a no brainer! Keeping women in shape during the pandemic was just the beginning for me. I’m excited to continue to evolve my brand into a one stop shop for fun, health focused, and results driven content!

Going from being a single mom, to finding my soulmate & getting engaged, to becoming a bonus mom to 3 kiddos, all while building this successful fitness platform has been insane in all the best ways! I’m so Excited to see where SFV is in a year from now! Can’t stop won’t stop!


Hanna Battah

Hanna grew up in the Twin Cities, which meant hibernating during the bitter cold Minnesota winters. She always felt passionate about current events and politics and attended the University of Missouri to study broadcast journalism and political science. She quickly learned that reporting allowed her to cover many topics in my wide range of interests. She has worked with several news stations across the US and proud to currently call Dallas her home. You can find her anchoring on Fox 4’s Good Day newscast from 4-6 am with Brandon Todd.

Logan Lester

Logan Lester is a top producing Houston Real Estate Agent, HAR’S 20 under 40, and Miss Texas USA 2018.

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Marla Hurley

Marla is the founder and owner of Luxury Consignment Boutique and has found her passion in business and in all things fashion! Supporting women and helping them to look and feel their best is where Marla thrives.

Chelsea Thompson

This Bilingual, Houston native, former D1 student collegiate athlete attended Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas where she studied Journalism & Mass Communications with a minor in Spanish and fell in love with Central Texas- making Austin home shortly after graduation. Thompson will be competing for the title of Miss Texas USA this Labor Day weekend.

Paige Loren

Paige currently holds the title of Miss Dallas USA. She is a graduate from the University of Texas at Austin and a former Longhorn cheerleader who now works for the Dallas Mavericks. With a heart for giving back, she is actively in her community spreading the message of her platform, Paige’s Playbook, and is in the process of finalizing her non profit foundation.

Lala Villanueva

Lisette “Lala” Villanueva is a dynamic and multi-talented real estate professional whose mission is to provide her clients with the highest level of excellence in service for all their real estate needs. Lala is a licensed agent, skilled interior designer, real estate investor and owner of a remodel design company Views and Vibes Design. Born and raised in Dallas, this sports-broadcaster-turned-real-estate-expert has deep roots in the community she loves and serves.

Gabriela (Gabby) Dalfen

Gabriela (Gabby) Dalfen is a fashion influencer, philanthropist, wife and mother of two. She graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in Business Administration and was recruited prior to graduation to join IBM in Dallas. After 8 years, she decided to leave IBM to focus on her family and charity work. Gabby joined Dallas Casa, a non-profit organization, where she serves as an local advocate for neglected children. She’s currently working on the final details to launch her podcast with her twin sister.

Katie Hoang

Katie Hoang is a 1st generation Asian American business owner, founder of 501(c)(3) Dare to LEAD, and high school senior. This creative entrepreneur started her senior and family photography business in 2018 at 14 years old. Her nonprofit develops young leaders through its educational programs, homeless initiative, and community of over 200 volunteers. Most recently, Katie was crowned Miss Teen International 2021 and will continue her advocacy with Dare to LEAD worldwide.

Sarah Pappas

Sarah Pappas is a former All-American and Professional Pole Vaulter for USA. She was ranked Top 10 in the world and Top 3 in the USA jumping 15ft. Sarah now works now in the medical field for the past 6 years as a Top Producer for her company. Her passions are philanthropy and managing her social media business that helps provide education in health and fitness to ladies all across the country.

Joyce Morrison

Joyce Morrison is an entrepreneur and philanthropist living in Dallas, Texas. She stays busy owning a medical distribution company and cadaver lab with her husband for the past 6 years, managing her social media influencer business, real estate portfolio and most recently purchasing the Texas International Pageant in 2020 and executive directing the program after passing on the crown as a former Mrs. Texas International. She works closely with non profits such as Vogel Alcove, Go Red for Women and SLR Gives.

Bri Amaranthus

Bri Amaranthus is an Emmy-winning reporter, currently covering the Dallas Cowboys and Mavericks for Sports Illustrated. She prides herself on forging authentic relationships and telling stories that create connection. From a small town in southern Oregon, she took a stab at accepting roses as a contestant on the Bachelor. In Dallas, Bri can be found walking her labradoodle, working on her golf swing and on an endless pursuit with her husband for the best sushi in the city.

Amanda C. Alvarez-Dieppa, PhD

Amanda is a professional salsa dancer with 15 years of experience. She was born and raised in Puerto Rico, where she started her dance training in ballet at the age of 5. For a long time her focus was ballet, but at fourteen years old she was introduced to the world of competitive salsa dancing when she was invited to perform at the World Salsa Open in Puerto Rico. That is when her love for salsa started. For years she performed at different salsa congresses and competitions in Puerto Rico. She then started her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience at NYU, and for 5 years had the opportunity to dance and teach at different events in NYC. Later on she moved to Dallas to pursue a PhD in Neuroscience at The University of Texas at Dallas. While completing her graduate studies she stayed involved in the Dallas salsa scene by participating, teaching, and performing at different events, including the Dallas Salsa Congress.

Kim Moh

Kim has over 16+ years of experience in fashion and merchandising. She has worked with numerous boutiques, designers and fashion brands. Fashion has always been close to her heart. Her mother was an entrepreneur who owned several boutiques. What you wear makes a huge difference not just on how you are perceived by others but more importantly, how you feel about yourself.

Brittney Webb

Brittney Webb is an entrepreneurial powerhouse. She leverages her knowledge of marketing and effective communication to not only build her own businesses but to help others build theirs as well. Brittney is a real estate agent with Dallas’s number 1 luxury real estate firm. She has used social media to grow her business and ultimately leveraged this unique capability and her ability to connect people to cofound Be Seen, an exclusive digital marketing and business matchmaking firm.




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Swiggard Creative is an agency building brands for today, tomorrow and beyond, providing digital marketing, social media management, creative, branding and web solutions to exceptional brands across a multitude of industries. We are a diverse team of talented and experienced individuals that constantly push the mold, discover solutions and do things differently to drive results and growth.

Hannah Swiggard, Founder of Swiggard Creative, Houston-based social media and digital expert Hannah Swiggard is the founder of Swiggard Creative, a digital marketing agency that specializes in brand development & positioning, social media management, campaign conception & execution, and content creation. Her keen eye for compelling visual design, strategic approach and knowledge for current and emerging trends is unmatched in the ever-evolving world of digital media and marketing.

Website: | Instagram: @SwiggardCreative

Anabella Lopez is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and real estate agent. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology & Education. After teaching elementary school for 3 years she ventured into the world of real estate, and became an entrepreneur with her two companies, The Balloon Co. DFW and The Party Rental Co. DFW. She has a passion for giving back and motivating others to grow! She has been giving to the nonprofit Charity Water since 2014, and was invited to share her story in 2019 in Brasilia, Brazil. She also worked closely with Make-A-Wish foundation as an intern in 2018. In anything she does she loves providing excellent and detailed services and puts her heart into everything, whether it is making your event magical with balloons and rentals or showing you your dream home!

Website: | Instagram: @TheBalloonCoDFW

Lacey Pruett is an author and yoga teacher, passionate about helping women feel and perform at their best. Through her own journey as a high performer, she made the mindset shift from being accomplished to being fulfilled, and shares this journey and concept with readers in her book, High Performance Detox. Using focus and frequency resets, she helps others build a healthier mindset through her classes, workshops and writing. Along with her book, she published a focus journal, and is featured in several magazines and podcasts.

As a former TV host, speaker and Mrs. Texas, she’s served as a mentor across Texas, to young ladies, helping them find authenticity through healthier habits and relationships.  She’s remained childfree to continue being a support for children, who are in need across the globe, through numerous volunteer efforts.

Check out more about Lacey and her work at: She’s on Instagram @Laceypruett, and on Facebook at

Owner and Lead Designer, Cavendar Green , launched Behold Event Floral & Design in 2019 to provoke feelings of love, joy and togetherness through floral and Holiday decor. Based in The heart of Dallas TX , we are a team of talented and dream creating designers creating bold and trend setting designs.

Behold is all about designing and executing , lush garden style floral designs to enhance every social occasion. With a true passion for the florals and his clients , Cavendar and his team create unforgettable, floral details, tablescapes, ceremony dreams and high-end holiday Installations in some of the most sought after venues in Texas . Cavendar and his team also specialize in custom, showroom quality holiday decor for homes all over Texas and the United States

Behold firmly believes in floral creativity, and not just sticking to one style of florals and decor .We strive for a challenge and always are looking for the next amazing install! – Behold Event Floral & Design has made it their mission to create flowers that you can feel the joy and love that Cavendar puts into each piece! He wants to change the world and the perspective of people one flower or ribbon at a time!

Instagram: @behold_floral_design

Kaptured Photobooth. First and foremost, our company was founded by frontline healthcare workers. We’re happy to extend our hardworking nature and diligence to all your future event needs. Celebrating monumental moments is our focus. What better way than Kapturing it all through the lens of an interactive photobooth? Etching a space in time to reflect on priceless memories is the heart of our business. Though time may fade we can make your moment last forever.