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for the 2021 Non-Profit & Corporate Citizenship Award, alongside industry giants like Pepsi and Wingstop. This nomination underscored her team's dedicated efforts in aiding pandemic-affected businesses to rebound and achieve sustainability. Collette further clinched the 2023 Entrepreneur of the Year award, while her team received the Minority Business of the Year accolade from the Fort Worth Rotary. Her transformative impact even led to global recognition, with Influencer Digest naming her one of Fort Worth's top 15 Coaches.


Collette and her team are on a mission to help small to medium-sized companies strengthen their operations through operational assessments, strategy, and Fractional COO services. Her genuine aspiration is to empower her clients, employees, and community partners to cultivate sustainable teams, operations, and communities where everyone wins.

Founder | CEO | Serial Entrepreneur | Author | Award-Winning Fractional COO

Collette Portis, M.Ed.

Collette, the Founder, CEO, and acclaimed Fractional Chief Operating Officer of RED Development Group, showcases her profound entrepreneurial acumen. Her roots in entrepreneurship have propelled the company from zero revenue to surpassing six figures in just nine months.


With three decades of expertise as a Fractional COO and Strategist, Collette has consistently guided business owners, leaders, and executives to enhance their operations, resulting in increased sustainability, adaptability, and profitability.


Her outstanding contributions have earned well-deserved recognition. Collette's leadership led RED Development Group to secure the prestigious 2022 Better Business Bureau Torch award, triumphing over 70,000 Texas businesses. She was honored as part of the 2021 Career Mastered Women's Leadership in Action class, and under her guidance, RED was a nominee

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