Clarisa Duran Lindenmeyer

Advisory Board Member


Clarisa Lindenmeyer is an executive business strategist who works with CEOs, executives and entrepreneurs to grow their companies utilizing an outside of the box approach to brand building and problem solving. After spending almost a decade working in strategy and partnerships with a focus on new revenue, for multimillion dollar brands and startups, Clarisa formed her own consulting practice, Proximity to Power, which specializes in high level strategy for the C-Suite.  Clarisa thrives on helping businesses embrace change. Her ability to ask the tough questions and offer transparent, results-orientated feedback have made her a sought-after change agent with an impressive roster of clients such as Brainspace a Cyxtera Business, Boone Pickens Capital Fund Advisors, Interlock Ventures, GigWage, Ducci & Associates, Take Command Health and Accresa an Ameriflex Company and Black Stone Federal.

Clarisa earned her reputation as the ultimate problem solver and connector in her work building an international startup ecosystem as the Chief Revenue Officer at Tech Wildcatters. During her tenure Clarisa brought Dallas’s largest Startup Pitch Day to the floor of the American Airlines Center in partnership with the Dallas Stars. She also launched and led the Corporate Innovation Network with companies like CBRE, GameStop, Comerica Bank and 7-11 to name a few. This partnership was designed to bring startups and corporations together to discuss startup driven innovation at the enterprise level. With a passion for startups and an extraordinary network of media, investors and corporate partners, Clarisa supports Launch DFW as Chief Strategy Officer/Publisher for the interactive media company.

A graduate of University of Texas at Austin and MBA from UTD, Clarisa serves on board of The Family Place, the advisory board of The Social Innovation Accelerator of the United Way of Dallas, the Friends of Fair Park Board of Directors, Advisory Board of Dallas Innovates, as Lead Mentor for Poetic and Executive Advisory Board Member of Techweek. She is a proud wife and mother of three.





Victor Vital

Chairman / DHA’s Acquisition & Development and Employee Services Committees Chair