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Topgolf Entertainment Group
Genifer Gray, Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Ventures
Gennifer Gray’s promotion comes after over three years serving as the vice president of operations, leading Topgolf’s day-to-day experience, venue operations leaders, food and beverage program, training and leadership development, and golf services for its 65 U.S. venues. She joined Topgolf from Maggiano’s Little Italy, where she served as chief operating officer, overseeing dozens of restaurants and thousands of employees.
Geoff Cottrill, Chief Marketing Officer
Geoff Cottrill joins Topgolf’s leadership team from Coca-Cola North America, where he was chief marketing officer. Before that, he held marketing leadership positions at Converse, Starbucks, Procter & Gamble, and MullenLowe.
Education: Florida State University (B.S.)
Kristi Maynor, Chief People Officer
Kristi Maynor comes to Topgolf from the global leadership advisory firm, Egon Zehnder, where she was a partner and global head of its consumer practice. Her practice includes a focus on leadership development, digital transformation, brand building, and customer-centricity across a wide array of industries, including restaurants, gaming, entertainment, retail, apparel, and consumer products.
Education: The University of Texas at Austin (MBA), Northwestern State University (B.A.)
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Elisha Kobre, Partner
Elisha Kobre will be a partner in the Government Enforcement and Investigations and Litigation practice groups for Bradley Arant Boult Cummings. He most recently served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York for 11 years, where he focused his practice on securities and commodities fraud, complex fraud, and cybercrime.
Education: Yale Law School (J.D.), New York University (Ph.D.), Queens College (B.A.)
Wanda Gierhart Fearing, Chief Marketing and Content Officer
Wanda Gierhart Fearing has been promoted to become the company’s first chief marketing and content officer. She joined Cinemark in 2018 as chief marketing officer, where she spearheaded the company’s e-commerce and transformed its digitals and social media. Previously, she was chief marketing officer for Neiman Marcus Group.
Education: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (B.S.)
Kervin Campbell, North Texas Regional Executive
Kervin Campbell will be responsible for growing the business and promoting and implementing strategic business development and marketing initiatives at design firm Dunaway. Campbell has been with Dunaway for the past 18 years. Most recently, Campbell led Dunaway’s civil engineering practice and is on the Executive Leadership Committee.
Education: the University of Texas at Arlington (MBA), Lamar University (M.Sc., B.S.)
Scott Heal, Civil Engineering Executive
Scott Heal will set strategy and lead operations for civil engineering across all six of Dunaway’s offices. Heal was previously senior director of operations for California Resources Corporation, the state’s largest oil producer. He also served in various leadership roles at Oxy.
Education: UCLA (MBA), United States Military Academy at West Point (B.S.)
Jake Massacci, Vice President of Human Resources
Jake Massacci will be responsible for overseeing all human resources functions across several locations nationwide for home health and hospice service provider Jet Health. Most recently, he served as director of talent acquisition at HMS/Gainwell Technologies, where he managed a team handling recruiting and onboarding of more than 1000 roles annually across the combined international organization.
Education: United States Military Academy at West Point (B.S.)
Whisky Cake Kitchen and Bar
Thomas Dritsas, Concept Chef
Thomas Dritsas will be responsible for the entire culinary program at quirky neighborhood restaurant Whiskey Cake, exploring local ingredients, innovation, recipe adherence, and training and development. Throughout the past 20 years, Dritsas has been in leadership for Del Frisco’s, where he eventually rose to the chief culinary officer.
Education: Culinary Institute of America (AAS)
Clarissa Rios, Media Relations Coordinator
Clarissa Rios joins PR and marketing communications agency BizCom, where she will be responsible for generating publicity and increasing the agency’s global clients’ presence. Previously, she served as a senior client manager for AGENZ PR.
Education: the University of North Texas (B.A.)
Texas Medical Association
Dr. John Carlo, Chair
CEO of Prism Health North Texas Dr. John Carlo was appointed chair of Texas Medical Association, a council that develops state and national policies, after serving as a council member since 2018. He also has served as chair of the TMA Council on Socioeconomics and as chair of the TMA Council on Science and Public Health. Since March 2020, Dr. Carlo has served as a member of the TMA COVID-19 Task Force, guiding Texans on making safe and informed decisions about their health throughout the pandemic.
Education: Baylor University Medical Center (M.D.), Tulane University (M.S.)
Dallas Museum of Art
Board of Trustees Members
The Committee on Trustees and Governance at the Dallas Museum of Art, chaired in 2020–2021 by Sophia Johnson, unanimously nominated and elected, the following nine individuals to serve as trustees for a three-year term:
- Gonzalo Bueno, architect and interior designer and co-founder of Ten Plus Three and Treceavo Plano
- Lucy Burns, partner at Billingsley Company
- Jennifer Chandler, managing director, Bank of America Dallas market president, and market executive for Bank of America Private Bank
- Gela Gallardo, CEO and owner of Les Calans winery and partner with Moët Hennessy
- Robert Hallam, Jr., president and COO of Ben E. Keith Company
- Fern Johnson, CTO and vice president of global infrastructure and operations at PepsiCo
- Aasem Khalil, partner at Goldman Sachs and co-head of Latin America, head of Southern region investment banking
- Arthur Primas, talent manager and owner of the Arthur Primas Collection of African American Art
- Manjusha Shankaradas, vice president of the test technology group at Texas Instruments.