Keynote Speaker

Ms. Shannon L. Greene

Shannon L. Greene, CPA enjoyed a long career with Tandy Leather Factory, originally hired in 1997 as Assistant Controller.  She was promoted to Controller quickly, then to Chief Financial Officer, a position she held for 16 years.  She became Tandy Leather Factory’s first female Chief Executive Officer in February 2016, a position she held until October 2018.  Her professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, and Financial Executives International.  She is a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Small Business Advisory Committee and a member of the Texas Society of CPA’s Professional Standards Committee.  Past memberships include the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Corporate Leadership Advisory Council, National Retail Federation’s Financial Executives Committee and Employment Law Committee.  She also serves as Director and Treasurer of the Women’s Center of Tarrant County and chairs its Finance Committee.