Startup Hustle: Clarisa Lindenmeyer of Tech Wildcatters

Startup Hustle showcases leaders in technology, startups, and entrepreneurship across North Texas. Not your typical news story, this weekly series gives an inside look at the personalities of the diverse and multi-faceted people who make the DFW startup community so special. Be sure to check in every Friday for this weekly series! 

Clarisa Lindenmeyer, VP of PR and Corporate Affairs, Tech Wildcatters

Current Neighborhood: Old Preston Hollow

Describe your typical day in one sentence: I peel my eyes open at 6am in order to workout, from 7am-9am I get my kids dressed and fed and to school, then I get into work mode (either at home or in the office) where I help promote Tech Wildcatters and all of our of the peeps in our network.

What was your first job? Receptionist at a Hair Salon

Describe a “startup hustler” in 140 characters: A problem solver who doesn’t need babysitting and a self-starter who has thick skin.

What’s your drink? Coffee. YES.

Finish this sentence: “Dallas got it right when…” It got the Bishop Arts District

What can Dallas do better? So much…but it runs deep. Its cultural.

What can’t you live without? My husband and children.

Finish this sentence: “The show you’ll catch me binge-watching is…” The WIRE.

What’s the best place to get coffee in Dallas? The Zodiac Room at Neiman Marcus

It’s been a great day. Where in Dallas do you go to celebrate? A Patio.

Pandora, Spotify, or Songza? Pandora.

Who motivates you? Tracy Anderson, Jennifer Lopez (DUH), Hillary Clinton, My MOM & DAD, President “Jed” Bartlet from the West Wing, Desiree Gruber

Tell us a random piece of trivia about yourself. I was an All-American gymnast.

Raquel Vincent

Raquel Vincent is a Dallas-based creative with a knack for words and inspired creative direction. When she's not working, you can find Raquel hitting a gallery opening, working on her book, or thrifting for unforgettable vintage finds. She loves music festivals, tacos, and her rescue cat Berlioz.