Fidelity P.O.W.E.R.

Fidelity P.O.W.E.R.

Copy of 1500_Power Member_Video (2) (1)

Celebrating our 1500th P.O.W.E.R. Member!

Mar 02, 2022

February was a month of celebration for Fidelity Bank P.O.W.E.R. as we welcomed our 1500th P.O.W.E.R. Member! Director of P.O.W.E.R. Liz Broekman surprised Ciara Williams, owner of FitGlamBody Fitness at our South Market branch. P.O.W.E.R. (Potential Of Women Entrepreneurs Realized) is a program designed to meet the needs of women in business. With over 1500 […]


More Than A Month: Breast Cancer Survivor Gina Pausina Cherry Founds the Bionic Babes: Dancers of Hope

Oct 29, 2021

  In October of 1985, the American Cancer Society and Imperial Chemical Industries Pharmaceuticals (which later became part of AstraZeneca) joined forces to create National Breast Cancer Awareness Month[1].  Since then, Octobers have been filled with all kinds of programming, reminding people how important early detection is and raising money for breast cancer causes. Gina […]

Courtney McWilliams

The Happiness Journey that Lead To Doggie Day Care: Entrepreneur Courtney McWilliams on the Founding of MaryMac’s Doggie Retreat

May 13, 2021

During her interview for this blog, Courtney McWilliams, owner of MaryMac’s Doggie Retreat, smiled as she talked about her personal and professional history. She chatted with a joyful candor about her entrepreneurial journey, so it was surprising when, shortly after declaring “my MaryMac’s playlist is legit going to make you smile,” she  shared that “my […]

Shelly Molaschi headshot

Shelly Molaschi Does Business In Style

Mar 17, 2021

When Shelly walked in for her interview with then-governor of Texas, George W. Bush, she had already done dozens of similar interviews with him and other local politicians. This kind of thing was part of her daily routine as a journalist and she came to the meeting knowing, more or less, what to expect.  What […]

Congratulations POWER

P.O.W.E.R.ful Celebrations and Congratulations to ALL of Us!

Oct 28, 2020

Congratulations are in order for all P.O.W.E.R. members. Since Fidelity launched the P.O.W.E.R. program January 1, 2018, we— together, and as individuals— have become an important line of business for the bank. Only three years ago Fidelity’s Chief Marketing Officer, Tammy O’Shea had a hunch: a business banking program catering specifically to the needs of […]

Pardeep Vilkhu, Co-Owner of Saffron NOLA

Making it Work: The P.O.W.E.R. of Hope & Unity

Sep 10, 2020

Fidelity Bank’s slogan is “Here for Good”. The double meaning is intentional of course: we are here to be a force for good in our community, and we are committed to being here for the long haul. This motto is true for the P.O.W.E.R. program as well, and we know that in order to live […]

Cheynne Ellis, Founder of Make Movements

The Power in the Pause with Cheyenne Ellis

Jun 24, 2020

Hello P.O.W.E.R. community. It’s been a while since our last post. In the time between then and now, the world has changed. Then, we worked from offices or coffee shops, our children went to school, we got together with friends for dinner. And for the most part, we did it without fear.  Now, we are […]

Dr tammy wilborn 600 X 600

Personal EmP.O.W.E.R.ment Through Self-Care with Dr. Tammy Lewis Wilborn

Jan 27, 2020

Many of us professional women are aware of the need for self-care. We do our best to schedule time to indulge in special “treat yourself” moments, and we count on that “me time” to carry us through the endless cycle of booms and busts that are an inevitable aspect of running a business. As a […]


Inaugural Personal P.O.W.E.R. Blog with Tammy O’Shea

Nov 12, 2019

Welcome to the inaugural Personal P.O.W.E.R. blog! (P.O.W.E.R. stands for Potential Of Women Entrepreneurs Realized, Fidelity Bank’s business banking program for women for those of you new to our community!) The stories we’ll be sharing in this series are important. Featuring women within the P.O.W.E.R. community, these stories will highlight our diverse community of entrepreneurs and […]