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Sponsored by Brent Vannoy ’88, Partner, Hughes Watters Askanase
October Featured Speaker: Warren Barhorst ’88 – CEO, Iscential
Date: 2nd Monday of the Month
Time: 11:30 Networking, Lunch from Noon to 1 p.m.
Where: Grotto, 4715 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77027
Cost: $25 covers both lunch and dessert
Parking: Valet or complimentary self-parking available
Grotto is following all health and safety guidelines set by the state and the health department to ensure your safety.
We ask that our guests:
- Take your temperature and if 99.5 degrees and above, please stay home
- If you or any member of your household shows signs of illness of any kind, please choose to stay home
- To meet restaurant capacity requirements, online RESERVATIONS are recommended by Friday, June 10 at noon.
This is an in-person activity. Every attendee must evaluate their unique circumstances and make an informed decision before attending in-person activities. The Houston A&M Club recommends that no one in the higher-risk category take part in-person. Anyone who feels sick must Stay Home. If you become sick or develop symptoms, isolate yourself then go home and seek care. The Houston A&M Club cannot make any guarantees of safety and you are attending at your own risk.
Warren Barhorst ’88 – CEO, Iscential
Warren Barhorst is the founder and CEO of Iscential, a Texas-based risk management, insurance, financial services, and consulting firm. In addition, Warren is the author of “Game Plan… The Definitive Playbook for Starting or Growing Your Business” and “Game Plan… The Definitive Playbook for Selling in the Connection Culture.”
Born and raised in Houston, TX, Warren fulfilled his childhood dream of playing football at Texas A&M University before graduating in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Distribution. Warren began his career working for Demag Cranes & Components where he was responsible for working with dealers and distributors in the sale of engineered overhead material equipment. During his four-year tenure, Warren became tired with the rigid corporate environment and dreamed of building his own business as someplace he would want to work. The dream soon became reality and since 1993, Warren has developed Iscential from a scratch business without any employees, clients or sales to today having over 150 associates, 120 million in sales, and a company that is nationally recognized with accolades for its sales, employee engagement, and leadership.
A dedicated Aggie, Warren volunteers his time to Texas A&M University, and serves as a Past President and Past Chairman of Jackie Sherrill’s 12th Man Kickoff Team Foundation, a Member of the Texas A&M Foundation Legacy Society, a member of the Texas A&M Medical School’s Rapport Society, as well as a past 10-year member of the University’s Industrial Distribution Degree Industry Advisory Board, current member of Texas A&M University’s May Business School Advisory Board, and 12th Man Foundation Distinguished Eppright Donor.
Warren’s passion for financial literacy and business success frequently has him presenting from coast to coast, from fourth-grade classrooms to executive boardrooms. He is driven to educate others about how to make wise choices that will positively impact their personal and business financial future.