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Toyota Financial Services Appoints New CEO and CFO

Plus: Mark Kalmar named CEO at Texas Radiology Associates, the Wilkinson Center appoints new executive director, and more.
Nina Lucas, Scott Cooke, and Marty Neilon

Toyota Financial Services

Scott Cooke, President and CEO


Toyota Financial Services has promoted Scott Cooke to president and CEO. He most recently served as the senior vice president and CFO. Cooke joined Toyota in 2003 and has served on the board of directors for Toyota Motor Credit Corporation and the TFS International Corporation management committee. He also acts as the CFO for the TFS Americas Oceania Region and has held leadership positions in treasury, business intelligence, analytics, and finance during his two decades with the company. Cooke takes over the new post from Mark Templin, who will retain multiple senior positions with Toyota while assuming the title of chairman of the board of Toyota Credit Corporation.

Education: Old Dominion University (BS, MBA), Harvard University

James Schofield, CFO and Group Vice President


James Schofield moves into the CFO role after serving as the group vice president of finance, treasury, competitiveness, and mergers and acquisitions for Toyota Financial Services. In that role, he led the treasury function for Toyota Motor North America and oversaw the corporate finance-related activities for TFS. Schofield came to Toyota in 2021, after working with corporations across the U.S., U.K., Europe, and Asia. Before joining Toyota, he was at JP Morgan Chase & Co. as the vice president, credit and rates North America.

Education: University of Oxford (MA)

Mark Templin, Chairman of the Board, Toyota Motor Credit Corporation 


In addition to assuming the title of chairman of the board of Toyota Motor Credit Corporation, former TFS CEO Mark Templin will keep his titles as chairman of the board of Toyota Financial Savings Bank; CEO of the TFS Americas Oceania Region; CEO of Toyota Insurance Management Solutions; and director and group COO of TFS in Japan. Templin has been with Toyota since 1990 and has served as EVP of Lexus International, making him the first non-Japanese executive to oversee an operational division with the global headquarters in Japan. He has also filled the role of group vice president and general manager of the Lexus division and held multiple positions at General Motors before his arrival at TMS. Templin also sits on the board of directors of The National Organization on Disability.

Education: University of Central Missouri (BS) 

Foundry Commercial

Marty Neilon, Senior Vice President 


Marty Neilon, a D CEO Magazine Power Broker since 2019, is the new senior vice president for Foundry Commercial. Neilon is a top commercial land broker in North Texas, working in land sales, acquisitions, and land advisory services. His expertise encompasses various categories: retail, office, mixed-use properties, multifamily, investment, hotel, and industrial. During his 18-year career at CBRE, Neilon worked to facilitate deals involving thousands of acres across North Texas, totaling about $1 billion in value. Before his time at CBRE, Neilon worked for the City of Dallas in economic development.

Education: Texas A&M University (BBA)

Texas Radiology Associates

Mark Kalmar, CEO


Mark Kalmar will take over as Texas Radiology Associates’ CEO after spending a year at Pacific Imagining Consultants and 13 years as an administrator with Corvallis Radiology. Kalmar has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry with multiple spots along with way, including serving as the president at Medical Information Management for six years. He was also the director-at-large for the Radiology Business Management Association during his time with Corvallis Radiology.

Education: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (BE), Loyola University Chicago (MBA)

Omnia Exterior Solutions

Nina Lucas, Chief People Officer


Nina Lucas will drive human resource initiatives in her new role at Omnia Exterior Solutions. With 35 years of experience, she comes from D&H United Fueling in Houston where she served in the same capacity leading human resource operations for over 40 locations across eight acquisitions. At Artisian Design Group in Dallas, she served as the CHRO helping expand the company’s employee base from 350 to 3,600, which in turn drove revenue growth to $2 billion from $350 million in five years.

Education: Southern Methodist University (BA)

Wilkinson Center

Daley Ryan, Executive Director


Daley Ryan is succeeding Anne Reeder as the executive director at the Wilkinson Center, a nonprofit organization that helps provide avenues to success for Dallas families in crisis. Ryan most notably served 13 years with the International Rescue Committee in Dallas as the deputy director, where he worked as the point person for local media organizations to help the organization’s positive public messaging. Ryan was also responsible for the over $6 million budget in programmatic funds. Most recently, Ryan served as the director of the Texas Office for Refugees at Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth, where he led a staff of 24 employees to manage $150 million in federal funding annually for refugee and immigrant service providers.

Education: University of North Texas (BA)

Texans Credit Union

Jessie Swendig, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development


At Texans Credit Union, Jessie Swendig will bring vast experience to her new role and responsibility of overseeing all marketing initiatives for the company. At her previous stop with Neighborhood Credit Union, where she spent ten years, Swendig helped lead 75 percent year-over-year growth in the company’s credit card portfolio. She also helped lead implementations such as contactless card and mobile wallet initiatives and member onboarding for multiple credit union mergers. Swending served as a board member for the Cornerstone League, a trade association for credit unions in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, and Kansas.

Education: Texas A&M University (BS) University of North Texas (MBA)

Skybox Datacenters

Ken Clausen, Senior Vice President of Design and Construction


Ken Clausen joins Skybox Datacenters, a national data center developer, as its SVP of design and construction. Clausen spent the last six years at Citigroup in North America, serving in the same role where he led numerous real estate projects. Clausen was responsible for designing and constructing data center projects in North America that totaled $150-$250 million, along with nearly 60 administrative sites equating to almost 11 million square feet. He also served as the southwest regional director of the corporate properties group for seven years and as vice president at Wells Fargo for six years.

Education: Texas A&M University (BS)


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