Lionel Austin


Recent Grad from SMU; Major/Concentration in Economics & Sports Business Management.

I started my career as an independent agent & received my AAI, Accredited Advisor in Insurance designation. My goal as a Risk Advisor for Patterson is to help my clients solve insurance related problems and manage risk associated with their business and/or home.

Iroghama Omere

Vice President

My name is Daniel Armendariz the 3rd I was raised by strong and proud first generation Mexican American parents! I take pride in being an active and supportive member of my community, who helps and cherishes others.

A quote that i live by is “Being underestimated is a gift; you don’t have to find motivation.”


The Collin County Black Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals is an organization dedicated to providing young professionals with educational guidance, netwoking opportunities, and skill development to aid in personal and professional growth.

Same mission, broader audience

This year BYP CC, maintains the same mission objectives, with one one caveat. We Want to reach MORE of our community and beyond. We will partner MORE, educate MORE, and grow MORE.


Our vision is simple. The BYP of Collin County Chamber of Commerce is dedicated and focused on building a flourishing and supportive community of young black and brown professional through hands on, eyes on, eyes on involvement.

Look beyond the gap

While we focus on the community and it’s immediate goals, we will ensure that we are looking beyond our existing barriers and giving attention to what challenges and opportunities lie ahead.