The Dallas Fort Worth LiftFund Women’s Business Center (WBC) is dedicated to supporting business owners, especially women and minorities, through business education and business consulting. Since 2018, the WBC has been serving the Dallas/Fort Worth small business community with consultations and trainings for entrepreneurs at all stages of their business. Whether you need a start-up business plan, or advice and seminars on business and market planning to grow your business, we are here for you.
The Dallas Ft. Worth WBC is a program of LiftFund, a non-profit small business lender, and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. We provide innovative business support services like technical and soft skill trainings, accelerator programs, individual consultations, and strategic partnerships with other small business service providers. The LiftFund Dallas/Fort Worth Women’s Business Center is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Tarsha Polk Hearns is an experienced professional with over 20 years of combined marketing, sales, corporate training and entrepreneurial expertise. As an entrepreneur, author, business coach and international speaker, she is passionate about empowering others to succeed in business and life.
Tarsha currently serves as the Director of the LiftFund Dallas Fort Worth Women’s Business Center. As director, Tarsha provides support and guidance to entrepreneurs seeking to start or grow their businesses, and connect them to additional business and financial resources in their community.
Tarsha is an engaged member of the local business community and has received numerous awards including 40 Under 40 in Collin County, Business of the Year from the Collin County Black Chamber of Commerce, Women in the Media Award and the Leadership Award from National Association of Women Business Owners. She is the immediate past-president of NAWBO’s Dallas chapter, and currently serves on the Dallas Independent School District’s Minority and Women Business Enterprise Advisory Committee. Tarsha lists winning a contract with the National Football League for Super Bowl XLV as her biggest career defining moment to date. In her free time, she volunteers with organizations helping high school students and military veterans learn about entrepreneurship.
Nataly Mojica serves as a Business Advisor with the LiftFund’s DFW Women’s Business Center. Through her work, Nataly guides and encourages entrepreneurs by advising small business owners with startup assistance, growth strategies, and access to capital.
Prior to her work with LiftFund, Nataly worked within the CDFI lending space as a Loan Officer and served as a Community Economic Development Volunteer with Peace Corps Colombia working in rural communities to promote entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Nataly is a mother and is currently pursuing her MBA in Strategic Management at UNT Dallas. Born and raised in Dallas, Nataly advocates for small businesses and purposefully uses her platform to serve, grow, and empower the small business ecosystem in her community.
Adele J. Foster-Glenn serves as a Business Advisor with the LiftFund’s DFW Women Business Center. Adele coaches and encourages small business owners and start-ups by providing her knowledge, experience and resources to aide them in starting and growing successful businesses.
Adele is a former Business Advisor with NJ/DFW Small Business Development Centers, she was also a trainer and business advisor with the PLAN Fund and an instructor of “How To Start A Small Business” with Dallas County Community College, Collin County Community College, Kean University, Essex County College and Paterson County Community College. As a passionate business owner, she has assisted over 5K entrepreneurs in starting and growing a business.
Wendy Campbell serves as the Program Coordinator with the LiftFund’s DFW Women Business Center. She organizes and promotes the WBC’s business education events and oversees the COVID Business Resiliency Program.
As a business owner with a background in corporate sales and nonprofit program promotion, she has helped clients with print, online, and email communications and marketing. She is also a dedicated community volunteer, leading a women’s social action group and serving on several nonprofit boards; in addition, she helps register voters and works as an election judge.