Dr. Ernestine (Tina) Balderrama Kubicek is founder and principal of Tina B. Kubicek & Associates, a Texas based consulting firm focusing on leadership, cultural diversity, communication, national and international business development.
As a businesswoman, educator and speaker, she
presents, consults and conducts training on the topics of The "Changing Face of Leadership", cultural diversity, communication, and motivation "Postcards to Women." She is former Professional Development Director for the Austin-based non-profit Texas Association of REALTORS®.
In this position, Dr. Kubicek
directed adult learning and continuing education programming for one of the largest statewide membership organizations in the country, serving more than 80,000 real estate professionals throughout Texas. She was responsible for establishing Texas Realtors® University which developed and managed the Graduate Realtor® Institute, Mandatory Continuing Education, United Texas: Housing Initiatives that Work, Texas Realtors® Leadership Program, Quick Start, MCE Online and Diversity course offerings.Dr. Kubicek served as the International Liaison to Mexico promoting opportunities for international business between Texas and Mexico. Her corporate experience includes 3M Austin Center where she established the Staffing and the Training and Development Departments; Exxon Company, USA where she developed the training and publicity for the nationwide telecommunications network; and GTE of the Southwest where she was a Communication Business Advisor. Dr. Kubicek has a B.S. from Howard Payne University, a M.Ed. and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.Her dissertation topic "Women in Middle Management: The Impact of an Involuntary Job Change" researched women in layoff situations. She is a graduate of Leadership America, Leadership Texas and Leadership Austin.Dr. Kubicek has served on numerous boards and held leadership positions in organizations including Leadership Austin, Toastmasters International, Women & Their Work, Huston-Tillotson College Development Council, The American Association of University Women, and The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce.She is a board member of The Women's Chamber of Commerce of Texas and was 1999 Chair.Dr. Kubicek is a charter member of the Women's Museum in Dallas, TX.She serves on the City of Austin Downtown Commission and was elected Secretary for 2006.Dr. Kubicek is a member of The National Speakers Association.