Kimberly Bizor Tolbert is a passionate public servant

Kimberly Bizor Tolbert is the chief of staff for the city of Dallas, which has a total workforce of more than 13,000 employees. She oversees the operations of the City Manager’s Office and key city departments, drawing on her experience and expertise in strategic planning, communications, diversity and inclusion, change management, and leadership and talent […]

Dallas Mavs’ Nwanye Barnes starts her day with God, prayer and a little Beyoncé

Nwanye Barnes currently serves as the chief of staff for Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynthia Marshall. Prior to joining the NBA franchise, Barnes spent years working with Fortune 100 and 500 companies, helping to increase their revenue by conducting covert operations to identify blind spots in order to improve the customer’s experience. She has a bachelor’s […]

For Dana L. Holmes, resilience and faith are the hallmarks of a great leader

Dana L. Holmes is chief of staff in the office of the president at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL), where she leads strategic planning, budget coordination and multiyear business goals for the company. In her role, she also supports collaboration and communications across the five divisions in the Health Care Service Corporation and with key community […]