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The Dallas 500 of 2018

The Most Powerful Business Leaders in Dallas-Fort Worth

The Dallas 500 is a special, standalone annual publication spotlighting the most influential business leaders in North Texas in more than 60 industries. It’s the result of many months of research by the editors of D CEO, which has been named the country’s best regional business magazine for the last five years. The list of leaders that follows is only the tip of the iceberg, as the 2018 standalone publication also includes a mix of hard facts, insights, and revealing anecdotes about each of the Dallas 500.

Chief Financial Officers


Frank Bilban
Vice President and CFO
Encore Wire Corp.

William Davenport
CFO
TopGolf

Michelle Frymire
CFO
Service King Collision Repair

David Gibbs
President and CFO
Yum! Brands

Derek Kerr
Executive Vice President and CFO
American Airlines

Rafael Lizardi
SVP, Chief Administrative Officer, and CFO
Texas Instruments

Judd Nystrom
CFO
At Home Group

Stanley Reynolds
Executive Vice President, CFO, Chief Administrative Officer
7-Eleven

Tammy Romo
EVP and CFO
Southwest Airlines

Frederick Savelsbergh
CFO
Baylor Scott & White Health

John Stephens
Executive Vice President and CFO
AT&T

Jodi Taylor
CFO and Administrative Officer
The Container Store

Chief Marketing Officers


Sheryl Adkins-Green
Chief Marketing Officer
Mary Kay

Charlotte Jones Anderson
Executive Vice President and Chief Brand Officer
Dallas Cowboys

Lee Applbaum
Global Chief Marketing Officer
The Patrón Spirits Co.

Melissa Collins
Chief Marketing Officer
The Container Store

Laura Bloom Gordon
Vice President of Marketing and Brand Innovation
7-Eleven

Lori Lee
CEO of AT&T International and Global Marketing Officer
AT&T

Rachel Phillips-Luther
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Jamba Juice

Jennifer Saenz
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Frito-Lay North America

Ashley Sheetz
Chief Marketing Officer
At Home Group

Nicole Smith
Chief Marketing Officer
Dallas Wings

David Timm
Chief Brand Officer
Pizza Hut International

Jim Trebilcock
Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
Dr Pepper Snapple Group

Corporate General Counsels


Randall Ebner
Vice President and General Counsel
Exxon Mobil Corp.

Marc Kesselman
General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, and Chief Government Affairs Officer
Yum! Brands

David R. McAtee II
Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel
AT&T

Carey A. O’Connor
Senior Vice President, chief legal officer, and Corporate Secretary
Flowserve

Sandra Phillips Rogers
Group Vice President, General Counsel, and Chief Legal Officer
Toyota Motor North America

Kelvin F. Sellers
General Counsel and Director of Internal Audit
Interstate Batteries

Corporate Risk Managers


Jeremy Benson
Director of Internal Audit
Essilor of America

Sandra Fontenot
Acting Insurance Risk Manager
Ericsson

Helen Irizarry
Director of Safety and Risk Management
TopGolf

Kyle Rogers
Risk Manager
HollyFrontier Corp.

Catherine Stutzman
Director of Insurance and Risk Management
Alon USA Energy

Reggie Texada
Manager, Risk Administration and Claims Services
Univision Communications

Aerospace and Defense


Orlando Carvalho
Executive Vice President
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

Rick Edwards
Executive Vice President
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control

Christopher Emerson
President
Airbus Helicopters

Brad Haselhorst
VP of Strategy and Business Development
Rockwell Collins

Mitch Snyder
President and CEO
Bell Helicopter

Rick Yuse
President
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems

Aviation



Stanley Deal
President and Chief Executive Officer
Boeing Global Services

Sean Donohue
CEO
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Mark Duebner
Director of Aviation
City of Dallas

Pedro Fábregas
President and CEO
Envoy Air

Gary Kelly
Chairman and CEO
Southwest Airlines

Doug Parker
Chairman and CEO
American Airlines

Energy-Oil and Gas


George J. Damiris
President and CEO
HollyFrontier Corp

Timothy L. Dove
President and CEO
Pioneer Natural Resources Co.

Joseph WM. Foran
Founder, Chairman, CEO, and Secretary
Matador Resources Co.

Steven Gray
Director, Co-Founder, and CEO
RSP Permian

Kenneth A. Hersh
President and CEO
George W. Bush Presidential Center

Andrew G. Inglis
Chairman and CEO
Kosmos Energy

Jack Lafield
Founder and Chairman
Caiman Energy

N. Malone Mitchell III
Managing Member, Chairman, and CEO
The Mitchell Group

William Alvin Moncrief Jr.
President
Moncrief Oil

Trevor D. Rees-Jones
Founder and CEO
Chief Oil and Gas

Kelcy Warren
Chairman and CEO
Energy Transfer Partners

Darren Woods
Chairman and CEO
Exxon Mobil

Energy-Utilities


Kim R. Cocklin
Executive Chairman of the Board
Atmos Energy

Thomas Hartland-Mackie
President and CEO
City Electric Supply

Larry Mondry
President and CEO
Stream

Robert Shapard
CEO
Oncor

Jere Thompson Jr.
Co-Founder and CEO
Ambit Energy

Neal Walker
President
Texas-New Mexico Power

Food and Beverage


Barry Andrews
Chairman and CEO
Andrews Distributing

Alfredo Duarte
President and CEO
Taxco Produce

Robert Hallam Sr.
Chairman and CEO
Ben E. Keith

John Reardon
Founder and CEO
Deep Ellum Brewing Co.

Bill Renfro
CEO
Renfro Foods

Larry D. Young
President and CEO
Dr. Pepper Snapple Group

Logistics and Transportation


Carlos F. Aguilar
CEO
Texas Central Partners

Albert Black
President and CEO
On-Target Supplies & Logistics

Alex Danza
Founder, President, and CEO
Vonlane

Don Daseke
Chairman, President, and CEO
Daseke

Daniel Giannini
President
Bridger Logistics

Carl Ice
President and CEO
BNSF Railway

David R. Kiger
Founder and Board Member
Worldwide Express

Dave Leach
President and CEO
Greyhound Lines

Quincy Roberts
CEO
Roberts Trucking

Tom Sanderson
CEO
Transplace

Robert Schlegel
Founder and CEO
Bedrock Logistics and Schlegel Land Co.

Gary C. Thomas
President and Executive Director
DART

Manufacturing and Consumer Goods


Victor Almeida
Chairman and CEO
Interceramic

Todd M. Bluedorn
Chairman and CEO
Lennox International

Sergio Duplan
Region President North America
Alcon

Thomas J. Falk
Chairman and CEO
Kimberly-Clark

R. Scott Rowe
President and CEO
Flowserve

David Holl
President and CEO
Mary Kay

Jim Lentz
CEO
Toyota Motor North America

Eric Leonard
President
Essilor of America

Mark C. Rohr
Chairman and CEO
Celanese Corp.

William J. Sandbrook
President and CEO
U.S. Concrete

Barbara R. Smith
President and CEO
Commercial Metals

Timothy R. Wallace
Chairman, President, and CEO
Trinity Industries

Retail


Lewis ‘Lee’ L. Bird III
Chairman and CEO
At Home Group

Crawford Brock
Owner
Stanley Korshak

Joe DePinto
President and CEO
7-Eleven

Marvin Ellison
CEO
J.C. Penney

Karen Katz
CEO and President
Neiman Marcus

Nancy Nasher
Co-Owner
NorthPark Center

Brian Philips
CEO and President
FedEx Office

J. Paul Raines
CEO
GameStop

Melissa Reiff
CEO
The Container Store

Carl Sewell
Chairman
Sewell Automotive Cos.

Ray Washburne
President and Managing Director
Highland Park Village

Sharon Anderson Wright
President and CEO
Half Price Books

Banking


Elaine Agather
Managing Director, Region Head
JPMorgan Chase

Ralph W. Babb Jr.
Chairman and CEO
Comerica Bank

Norman P. Bagwell
Chairman and CEO
Bank of Texas

C. Keith Cargill
President and CEO
Texas Capital Bank

Kent Eastman
Texas President
Capital One Bank

Zach Fee
CEO, Texas Region
UMB Bank Texas

Kevin Hanigan
President and CEO
LegacyTexas

Malcolm Holland
Chairman, CEO, and President
Veritex Community Bank

Richard Holt
Dallas Market President
Bank of America

Scott Jones
DFW President
Regions Bank

Scott Wallace
Region Bank President for DFW-East
Wells Fargo

Alan B. White
Co-CEO and Vice Chairman
Hilltop Holdings

Investment Banking


Keith Behrens
Managing Director
Stephens

Hill Feinberg
Chairman and CEO
Hilltop Securities

Rick Lacher
Managing Director
Houlihan Lokey

Joseph Mannes
President
Samco Capital Markets

Tom Spivey
Managing Director
Deloitte Corporate Finance

Joe Stone
Managing Director
Blackhill Partners

Investments


Todd Amacher
Managing Director
RGT Wealth Advisors

Mike Armondo
Managing Director
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Stephen A. Batman
Chairman and CEO
1st Global

Brian O. Casey
President and CEO
Westwood Holdings Group

Thomas S. Gile
Partner
Southern Wealth Management

Brian S. Hattendorf
Principal
Frontier Investment Management Co.

Craig D. Hodges
CEO
Hodges Capital Management

Richard Lee Jr.
CEO and Founder
Lee Financial

R. Scot Smith
Managing Director and Financial Advisor
Morgan Stanley

J. Carter Tolleson
CEO
Tolleson Wealth Management

Nicole Weeldreyer
Managing Director
Goldman Sachs & Co.

Scott A.Wood
Co-Founder and CEO
True North Advisors

Private Equity Firms/Hedge Funds


J. Kyle Bass
Founder and Chief Investment Officer
Hayman Capital Management

David Bonderman
Chairman and Founding Partner
TPG

Doug Deason
President
Deason Capital Services

E. Murphy Markham IV
Managing Partner
Encap Investments

Conner Searcy
Founder and Managing Partner
Trive Capital

Kneeland Youngblood
Founding Partner and Chairman
Pharos Capital Group

SBA Lenders


H. Gary Blankenship
Chairman and CEO
Bank of The West

Ken Byrd
Business Development Officer
Synergy Bank

Greg Clarkson
Executive Vice President and SBA Division Manager
BBVA Compass

Dionne Cooper
Vice President-Specialty Finance Consultant
JPMorgan Chase Bank

Glenn Lauter
Senior Vice President, National Director of SBA Lending
Comerica Bank

Kevin Leung
Vice President of Business Banking for the Asian Segment
Wells Fargo

Architecture and Design


Jerry Merriman
President
Merriman Anderson/Architects

Bob Morris
President and CEO
Corgan

Dan Noble
President and CEO
HKS

Don Powell
Principal-In-Charge
Boka Powell

Tom Reisenbichler
Managing Director, Dallas
Perkins+Will

Jo Staffelbach Heinz
Principal
DLR Group | Staffelbach

Commercial Real Estate Brokers


Greg Biggs
Managing Director
JLL

Randy Cooper
Vice Chairman
Cushman & Wakefield

Jeffrey S. Ellerman
Vice Chairman
CBRE

Jack Fraker
Vice Chairman and Managing Director
CBRE

Steve Lieberman
CEO
The Retail Connection

Sharon Morrison
CEO
ESRP

Brian O’Boyle Sr.
Vice Chairman
ARA, A Newmark Co.

Nathan Orbin
Executive Managing Director
Cushman & Wakefield

Phil Puckett
Executive Vice President
CBRE

Jeff Staubach
President-South Central Region
JLL

Chris Taylor
Executive Managing Director
Cushman & Wakefield

David Wetherington
Executive Vice President
Colliers International

Commercial Real Estate Development and Investment


Michael Ablon
Principal
PegasusAblon

Sue Ansel
President and CEO
Gables Residential

Gabriel Barbier- Mueller
Founder and CEO
Harwood International

Scott N. Beck
President and CEO
Beck Ventures

Lucy Billingsley
Partner
Billingsley Co.

Bill Cawley
CEO
Cawley Partners

Michael Dardick
President and CEO
Granite Properties

John C. Goff
Chairman and Co-Founder
Crescent Real Estate

Craig Hall
Chairman and Founder
Hall Group

Fehmi Karahan
President and CEO
The Karahan Cos.

Jack Matthews
President
Matthews Southwest

Frank Mihalopoulos
Owner
Corinth Properties

Ross Perot Jr.
Chairman
The Perot Cos. and Hillwood

Scott Rohrman
Owner
42 Real Estate

Adam Saphier
President, Central Operations and Capital Markets
Trammell Crow Co.

Robert Shaw
CEO
Columbus Realty Partners

Sabine Gaedeke Stener
CEO
Gaedeke Group

Steve Van Amburgh
Chairman and CEO
KDC

Commercial Real Estate Executives


Mike Berry
President
Hillwood Properties and Hillwood Urban

Clifford R. Fischer
Chairman and CEO
Fischer

John Gates
CEO, Markets, Americas
JLL

Ran Holman
Managing Principal
Cushman & Wakefield

Mike J. Lafitte
Global Group President, Lines of Business and Client Care
CBRE

Bob Sulentic
President and CEO
CBRE

Construction and Engineering


Kevin Cain
EVP and Division Manager
AECOM Hunt

Jerry Crawford
Vice President and General Manager
Turner Construction Co.

Eric Krueger
Executive Vice President, Texas Division
Balfour Beatty

Fred Perpall
CEO
The Beck Group

David T. Seaton
Chairman and CEO
Fluor Corp.

David B. Walls
President and CEO
Austin Industries

Homebuilders


David Auld
President and CEO
D.R. Horton

Stephen Brooks
CEO
Grand Homes

Don Dykstra
President
Bloomfield Homes

Kevin Egan
President and COO
American Legend Homes

Robert Elliott
Co-Founder and Partner
Stillwater Capital

Nelson Mitchell
Owner and CEO
HISTORYMAKER

Residential Development


Fred Balda
President
Hillwood Communities

Jim Brickman
Director and CEO
Green Brick Partners

Doug Chesnut
CEO
Streetlights Residential

Phillip Huffines
Co-Owner
Huffines Communities

Mehrdad Moayedi
President and CEO
Centurion American

Rob Witte
Senior Managing Director
Hines

Residential Real Estate Executives


Allie Beth Allman
Founder, President, and CEO
Allie Beth Allman & Associates

Robbie Briggs
President and CEO Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s
International Realty

Mary Frances Burleson
President and CEO
Ebby Halliday Realtors

David Griffin
President
David Griffin & Co. Realtors

Erin Mathews
Principal
Mathews Nichols Group

Jonathan Rosen
CEO and Co-Founder
The Collective Residential

Title Companies


Melissa G. Eastman
Senior Vice President, Commercial Services Manager
Stewart Title

Bo Feagin
President
Republic Title of Texas

Thomas F. Garner
EVP and Regional Manager
Fidelity National Title Group

Dawn Moore
CEO
Allegiance Title Co.

Bill Shaddock
Owner and CEO
Capital Title of Texas

Max Vannatter Jr.
Division President
First American Title

Accounting


Larry Autrey
Managing Partner
Whitley Penn

Ty Beasley
Office Managing Partner
RSM US

Jason W. Downing
Managing Partner, North Texas
Deloitte

Jay Duke
National Managing Partner, Advisory Services
BDO USA

Manny Fernandez
Office Managing Partner
KPMG

Wally Gruenes
Regional Managing Partner
Grant Thornton

Jerri Hammer
Dallas Office Partner, Tax
Armanino

J. Scott Moore
North Texas Managing Partner
PWC

Ted Vaughan
Assurance Office Managing Partner
BDO

Debra Von Storch
Partner, Southwest Region Growth Markets Leader
EY

Michelle Vopni
Dallas Office Managing Partner
EY

Tom Watson
Managing Partner
BKD

Advertising Agencies and Public Relations


Hugh Boyle
CEO
Tracylocke

Steve Dapper
Chairman and CEO
Publicis Hawkeye

Jonathan Morgan
President
Perry Street Communications

Carol Reed
Chairman and CEO
The Reeds Public Relations Corp.

Marvin Singleton
Executive Vice President and General Manager
Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Andrew M. Stern
Founder and Senior Counsel
Sunwest Communications

Business Consultants


Jorge Corral
Dallas Office Managing Director
Accenture

Mark Gottfredson
Dallas Partner
Bain & Co.

Shannon Hennessy
Dallas Partner
Mckinsey & Co.

Thomas Lutz
Sr. Partner & Mng. Director, Global Leader, Consumer Practice, Dallas
Boston Consulting Group

G. Brint Ryan
Chairman and CEO
Ryan

Chip Wagner
Partner and President
ISG

Business Insurance


Randall Goss
Chairman and CEO
U.S. Risk Insurance Group

Bill Henry
Chairman and CEO
MHBT

Tom Hughston
Principal, CEO
Roach Howard Smith & Barton (RHSB)

Bill Jackson
Regional Vice President
Texas Mutual Insurance Co.

Frank Scardino
President, Dallas Property-Casualty Business
Lockton Cos.

Jack Wagner
Region President
USI Southwest

Law-Business and IP Litigation


Hilda C. Galvan
Partner-In-Charge
Jones Day

Donald E. Godwin
Chairman and CEO
Godwin Bowman & Martinez

Michael Gruber
Partner
Gruber Hail Johansen Shank

Mike Mckool
Chairman and CEO
Mckool Smith

Harriet Miers
Partner
Locke Lord

H. Ron White
Managing Partner
White & Wiggins

Law-Family


Carla M. Calabrese
Co-Managing Partner
Calabrese Budner

Charlie Hodges
Attorney
Charles Hodges Law

Lynn Skipworth Hunt
Founder
Hunt Ham

Marilea Lewis
Of Counsel
Orsinger, Nelson, Downing, & Anderson

Kelly Mcclure
Managing Partner and CEO
Mcclure Law Group

Ike Vanden Eykel
Managing Shareholder and CEO
Koonsfuler

Law-Labor and Employment


Kim J. Askew
Partner
K&L Gates

Ron Chapman Jr.
Shareholder
Ogletree Deakins

Melissa M. Goodman
Partner
Haynes and Boone

Ann Marie Painter
Partner
Perkins Coie

Marcos G. Ronquillo
Partner
Fishman Jackson Ronquillo

Arlene Switzer Steinfield
Senior Counsel
Dykema Cox Smith

Law-Managing Partners


M. Scott Barnard
Dallas Partner-In-Charge
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Timothy S. Durst
Dallas Partner-In-Charge
Baker Botts

Bryan Goolsby
Dallas Managing Partner
Winston & Strawn

Vicky Gunning
Dallas Office Managing Partner
Locke Lord

Thomas Melsheimer
Dallas Managing Partner
Winston & Strawn

David T. Moran
Dallas Managing Partner
Jackson Walker

Holland O’Neil
Chair and Partner
Gardere Wynne Sewell

Yvette Ostolaza
Managing Partner, Dallas
Sidley Austin

Timothy E. Powers
Managing Partner
Haynes and Boone

Mark S. Solomon
Dallas Managing Partner
Andrews Kurth Kenyon

Matthew R. Stammel
Dallas Managing Partner
Vinson & Elkins

Robert C. Walters
Dallas Partner-In-Charge
Gibson Dunn

Law-Mergers and Acquisitions


Michael M. Boone
Co-Founder and Partner
Haynes and Boone

Jeffrey A. Chapman
Partner
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

James R. Griffin
Dallas Partner, M&A
Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Robert B. Little
Partner
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Seth Molay
Partner
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Glenn D. West
Corporate Partner
Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Law-Real Estate


Jean Pierre Boyea
Partner
Bell Nunnally & Martin

Glenn Callison
Shareholder
Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr

Kevin L. Kelley
Chair, Partner, Real Estate
Gardere Wynne Sewell

Ken Kopf
Shareholder
Winstead

Mark M. Sloan
Managing Partner
Thompson & Knight

Robb P. Stewart
Partner
Locke Lord

Law-Tax


Jeff W. Dorrill
Partner
Haynes and Boone

Tom Helfand
Shareholder
Winstead

William H. Hornberger
Partner
Jackson Walker

Alan C. Klein
Partner
Fox Rothschild

Charles M. Meadows Jr.
Partner, Shareholder
Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman

Emily A. Parker
Partner
Thompson & Knight

Law-White Collar Criminal Defense


Jeff Ansley
Partner
Bell Nunnally

William Mateja
Shareholder
Polsinelli PC

Matthew Orwig
Partner
Winston & Strawn

Rod Phelan
Partner
Baker Botts

Barry Sorrels
Partner
Sorrels, Udashen & Anton

Royce West
Managing Partner
West & Associates

Chief Information/Chief Technology Officers


Ellen Barker
Chief Technology Officer
Texas Instruments

John Carmack
Chief Technology Officer
Oculus

Chandra Dhandapani
Chief Digital and Chief Technology Officer
CBRE

Andre Fuetsch
President and Chief Technology Officer
AT&T Labs and AT&T

Zack Hicks
SVP and Chief Information Officer
Toyota Motor North America

Maya Leibman
EVP and Chief Information Officer
American Airlines

Corporate Innovation


Jesus Delgado-Jenkins
Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer
7-Eleven

Scott Emmons
Head of The Innovation Lab
Neiman Marcus

Craig Lee
Director
AT&T Foundry, Internet of Things, Ecosystem & Innovation

Sukumaran Nair
Director
AT&T Center for Virtualization

Keith Shank
Head of Events and Experiences
Ericsson

Karen Stroup
Senior Vice President
The Garage/Capital One Financial Services

Cybersecurity Officers


Elliott Franklin
Vice President of Technology
Omni Hotels & Resorts

Daniel Glass
Chief Information Security Officer
American Airlines

William Long Sr.
Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer
Children’s Health

Jeffery Schilling
Chief Security Officer
Armor Defense

Michael Simmons
Senior Director of Cybersecurity
Southwest Airlines

Andy Ulrich
Head of Security, Americas
Ericsson

Data Centers


Chris Crosby
Founder and CEO
Compass Datacenters

Kevin Ehringer
Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Data Center Systems

Bryan Marsh
Vice President, Global Asset Management
Digital Realty

Thomas Myers
Regional Vice President, Sales, and GM
Viawest

Gary Wojtaszek
President and CEO
Cyrusone

Travis Wright
Site Director
QTS Data Centers

Technology and Telecommunications


Tony Aquila
Founder, Chairman, and CEO
Solera Holdings

Calvin Carter
Founder and CEO
Bottle Rocket

Lance Crosby
Chairman and CEO
Stackpath

Mandy Ginsberg
CEO
Match Group

Ed Heffernan
President and CEO
Alliance Data Systems

Mikito Kiname
President and CEO
Fujitsu Network Communications

John W. McCain
CEO
NTT Data

Sean Menke
President and CEO
Sabre Corp.

Vanessa Ogle
Chairman and CEO
Enseo

Andres Ruzo
Founder, Chairman, and CEO
Link America

Perry Sook
Chairman, President, and CEO
Nexstar Media Group

Randall Stephenson
Chairman, President, and CEO
AT&T

Gurvendra Suri
Founder and CEO
The Suri Group

Shinsuke Takahashi
President and CEO
NEC Corp. of America

Richard K. Templeton
Chairman, President, and CEO
Texas Instruments

Evelyn Torres
Founder and CEO
Solaris Technologies

Nina Vaca
Chairman and CEO
Pinnacle Group

Charlie Vogt
CEO
Imagine Communications

Health Insurance


Kyle Estep
Texas Market Director
Oscar Health Insurance

Scott Flannery
CEO-North Texas and Oklahoma
UnitedHealthcare of Texas

Dan Mccoy
President
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

Michael Nelson
Texas Market President
Aetna

Lamonte Thomas
President and General Manager, North Texas and Oklahoma
Cigna

Leslie J. Young
VP of Operations NE Texas, Senior Products
Humana

Healthcare Executives


Erol R. Akdamar
President
HCA North Texas

Barclay Berdan
CEO
Texas Health Resources

James Berg
President
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

Lillie Biggins
President
Texas Health Harris Methodist Fort Worth

Frederick P. Cerise
President and CEO
Parkland Health & Hospital System

Tyler C. Cooper
President and CEO
Cooper Aerobics

Christopher J. Durovich
President and CEO
Children’s Health

Robert Earley
President and CEO
JPS Health Network

Charles E. Gressle
CEO
Medical City Plano

James H. Hinton
CEO
Baylor Scott & White Health

W. Stephen Love
President and CEO
Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council

Stephen Mansfield
President and CEO
Methodist Health System

John McWhorter
COO
Baylor Scott & White Health

Rick Merrill
President and CEO
Cook Children’s Health Care System

Chris Mowan
President and CEO
Medical City Dallas Hospital

Ronald Rittenmeyer
Executive Chairman
Tenet Healthcare

John Warner
Vice President and CEO
University of Texas Southwestern University Hospitals

Robert Walker
President and CEO
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Medical Groups


Rajjit Abrol
President
Heartplace

Christopher Crow
CEO, Stratifi Health
President, Catalyst Health Network

Shawn Parsley
President
Texas Health Physicians Group

R. Steven Paulson
President and Chairman
Texas Oncology

Jim Walton
President and CEO
Genesis Physicians Group

F. David Winter Jr.
Chairman and President
HealthTexas Provider Network

Colleges and Universities


Richard C. Benson
President
University of Texas at Dallas

Victor Boschini Jr.
Chancellor
Texas Christian University

Carine M. Feyten
Chancellor and President
Texas Woman’s University

Vistasp Karbhari
President
University of Texas at Arlington

Thomas Keefe
President
University of Dallas

Joe May
Chancellor
Dallas County Community College District

Daniel Podolsky
President
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Lesa Roe
Chancellor
University of North Texas System

Neal Smatresk
President
University of North Texas

Michael Sorrell
President
Paul Quinn College

R. Gerald Turner
President
Southern Methodist University

Michael R. Williams
President
University of North Texas Health Science Center

EMBA/MBA Programs


O. Homer Erekson
John V. Roach Dean
Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University

Terry Maness
Dean
Hankamer School of Business at Baylor

Matthew Myers
Dean
Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University

Hasan Pirkul
Dean, Caruth Chair
Naveen Jindal School of Management at University of Texas at Dallas

Chandra Subramaniam
Interim Dean
UTA College of Business

Marilyn Wiley
Dean
University of North Texas College of Business

The Arts


Agustín Arteaga
Eugene Mcdermott Director
Dallas Museum of Art

Keith Cerny
Kern Wildenthal General Director & CEO
The Dallas Opera

Robyn Flatt
Co-Founder and Executive Artistic Director
Dallas Children’s Theater

Kevin Moriarty
Enloe/Rose Artistic Director
Dallas Theater Center

Jeremy Strick
Director
Nasher Sculpture Center

Ann M. Williams
Founder
Dallas Black Dance Theatre

Chefs and Restaurateurs


Nick Badovinus
Chef and Restaurateur
Flavor Hook

Al Biernat
President
Al Biernat’s Restaurant

Bruno Davaillon
Chef and Partner
Ces Holdings

Dean Fearing
Chef and Partner
Fearing’s Restaurant

Chad Houser
Founder, CEO, and Executive Chef
Café Momentum

Paula Lambert
Founder and President
Mozarella Co.

Meaders Ozarow
Co-Owner
Empire Baking Co.

Janice Provost
Executive Chef and Owner
Parigi

Stephan Pyles
Chef/Owner
Stephan Pyles Concepts

Mico Rodriguez
Founder
Mesero

Jim Severson
Chef and General Partner
Sevy’s Grill

Shannon Wynne
President
8.0 Management

Entertainment


Dave Brown
Chief Operating Officer and General Manager
American Airlines Center

Eddie Gossage
President and General Manager
Texas Motor Speedway

Dione Kennedy
President and CEO
Performing Arts Fort Worth

Stephen M.King
Chairman and CEO
Dave & Buster’s

Jim Reid-Anderson
Chairman, President and CEO
Six Flags Entertainment Corp.

Jeff Stroud
Stadium General Manager
AT&T Stadium

Hospitality and Tourism


Jim Amorosia
President and CEO
G6 Hospitality

Monty Bennett
Founder and Chairman
Ashford Hospitality Trust

Dirk Burghartz
Regional Vice President and General Manager
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

James D. Caldwell
CEO and President
Omni Hotels & Resorts

Keith Cline
President and CEO
La Quinta Holdings

Phillip Jones
President and CEO
Visit Dallas

Restaurant Chains


Roland Dickey Jr.
CEO
Dickey’s Capital Group

John Harkey Jr.
Chairman and CEO
Consolidated Restaurant Cos.

Darin Harris
CEO
Cicis

Guillermo Perales
President and CEO
Sun Holdings

Wyman Roberts
President and CEO
Brinker International

Arthur Starrs
President
Pizza Hut U.S.

Sports


Greg Bibb
President and CEO
Dallas Wings

Mark Cuban
Owner
Dallas Mavericks

Jon Daniels
President of Baseball Operations and General Manager
Texas Rangers

Tom Gaglardi
Owner
Dallas Stars

Clark Hunt
Chairman and CEO
FC Dallas and Kansas City Chiefs

Stephen Jones
Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Director of Player Personnel
Dallas Cowboys

Civic Organizations


Jim Falk
President and CEO
World Affairs Council of Dallas-Fort Worth

Kourtny Garrett
President and CEO
Downtown Dallas Inc.

Linda Mcmahon
President and CEO
The Real Estate Council

Dale Petroskey
President and CEO
Dallas Regional Chamber

Bill Sproull
President and CEO
Tech Titans

Bill Thornton
President and CEO
Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce

Economic Development


Darrell Auterson
President of Economic Development Corp.
City of Mckinney

Sally Bane
Economic Development Director
City of Plano

Beth Bowman
President and CEO Greater Irving-Las Colinas
Chamber of Commerce

Orlando Campos
Director of Economic Development and Tourism
Town of Addison

Allison Branson Cook
Director of Economic Development and Tourism
City of Farmers Branch

James L. Gandy
President
Frisco Economic Development Corp.

John Jacobs
Executive Vice President of Economic Development
Richardson Chamber of Commerce

Bruce Payne
Economic Development Manager
City of Arlington

Mike Rosa
Senior Vice President, Economic Development
Dallas Regional Chamber

James D. Spaniolo
President and CEO
North Texas Commission

Robert Sturns
Economic Development Director
City of Fort Worth

Allison J.H. Thompson
Director of Economic Development
City of Cedar Hill

Economics


Robert Dye
Chief Economist
Comerica Bank

Robert S. Kaplan
President and CEO
Federal Reserve Bank Of Dallas

M. Ray Perryman
President and CEO
The Perryman Group

Keith R.Ugone
Managing Principal
Analysis Group

Bernard Weinstein
Associate Director, Maguire Energy Institute
Southern Methodist University

Mine Kuban Yücel
Senior Vice President and Senior Research Advisor
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Government and Public Officials


T.C. Broadnax
City Manager
City of Dallas

Clay Jenkins
Judge
Dallas County

Harry Larosiliere
Mayor
City of Plano

Betsy Price
Mayor
City of Fort Worth

Mike Rawlings
Mayor
City of Dallas

Victor Vandergriff
Commissioner
Texas Department of Transportation

Nonprofit Foundations


Brent Christopher
President
Children’s Medical Center Foundation

Linda Perryman Evans
President and CEO
The Meadows Foundation

Kathleen M. Gibson
President and CEO
Southwestern Medical Foundation

Frances Anne Moody-Dahlberg
Executive Director
The Moody Foundation

David J. Scullin
President and CEO
Communities Foundation of Texas

Roslyn Dawson Thompson
President and CEO
Dallas Women’s Foundation

Philanthropists


Nancy Dedman

Lyda Hill

Margaret Mcdermott

Peter O’Donnell

Nancy Chritton Rogers

Annette Simmons

Living Legends


Ruth Collins Sharp Altshuler
Philanthropist

D. Andrew Beal
Founder and Chairman
Beal Bank and Beal Bank USA

George W. Bush
Co-Founder
George W. Bush Presidential Center

Kenneth H. Cooper
Founder and Chairman
Cooper Aerobics

Harlan Crow
Chairman and CEO
Crow Holdings

Gerald J. Ford
Chairman
Hilltop Holdings

Tim Headington
President and Owner
Headington Resources

Ray Hunt
Executive Chairman
Hunt Consolidated

Kay Bailey Hutchison
Senior Counsel
Bracewell

Jerry Jones
Owner, President, and General Manager
Dallas Cowboys

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