Tamara Payne has been an entrepreneur in way or another most of her life.  She is a community builder, master connector, advocate for women in business and a leader in the small business community.

Tamara founded Ensemble, a collaborative business community and coworking space in the Near Southside of Fort Worth in 2016 with a goal to grow businesses and invest in people through connections, collaboration and community. Ensemble is proud to be the first woman-owned coworking space in North Texas.

Tamara is also the owner of Payne Free Marketing, a marketing communications and branding practice where she has been helping businesses communicate more effectively, in person, in print and online.

Tamara’s attributes her business success to networking, making quality connections and building authentic relationships.


Tamara's accolades include:

  • Entrepreneur of Excellence, Supporter of Entrepreneur Award, FW INC. Magazine

  • Mentor Award, Fort Worth Business Press

  • 25 Women to Watch, Ft. Worth BBB, 2016

  • 4 year Mentor for the TCU Values and Ventures Business Plan Competition

  • Mentor to more than 100 small business owners and startups

  • Fort Worth startup business leader

  • Business plan and pitch coach

  • Speaker and trainer  

Tamara Payne

Featured Speaker

  • Ensemble on Facebook
  • Ensemble on Twitter
  • Ensemble on Instagram
  • Ensemble Website
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