Clarisa Lindenmeyer is a Business Strategist who partners with CEOs, executives and entrepreneurs to grow their companies utilizing an outside of the box approach to brand building and problem solving. After spending nearly 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, Interlock Ventures, Children's Medical Center, Boone Pickens Capital Funds, Ducci & Associates and Accresa an Ameriflex Company.
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.
With a passion for startups and an extraordinary network of media, investors and corporate partners, Clarisa spends much of her time mentoring startups and entrepreneurs. A graduate of University of Texas at Austin and MBA from UTD, Clarisa serves on the Friends of Fair Park Board of Directors, Advisory Board of Dallas Innovates, the Board of The Family Place, the Board of The United Way's Social Innovation Accelerator and the Board of Opportunity Rising-the scholarship arm of The Dallas Housing Authority. Her biggest fans are husband Matt and her littles ~ Knox, Canon and Sloan.