About Us :: Board of Directors

Board of Directors

2016


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OFFICERS

Joan Walne, Chair
Civic Volunteer
Spacer30px Gregg Hudson*
President and CEO
Dallas Zoo and Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park
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G. Michael (Mike) Gruber, Immediate Past Chairman
Partner
Gruber Hurst Elrod Johnasen Hail Shank, LLP
Gayla Von Ehr, Vice Chair and Secretary
Civic Volunteer
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Diane Brierley, Vice Chair
Civic Volunteer
Stephen B. L. (Steve) Penrose, Treasurer
Civic Volunteer
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Lois Finkelman, Vice Chair
Civic Volunteer
Darrel A. Rice, General Counsel
Partner
Haynes and Boone, LLP

Kevin R. Hanrahan, Chair Elect
President
Optimus Recruiting, LLC

 

DIRECTORS

William J. (Bill) Alcorn
Civic Volunteer
Retired from JCPenney

Thomas F. Allen, Jr.
Partner
Jones Day

Jennifer Burr Altabef
Civic Volunteer

Nicole Anderson
Executive Director of Philanthropy
AT&T

William (Lane) Britain
Managing Director
PetroCap, Inc.

Peyton Cook
Associate Vice President, Financial Advisor
Morgan Stanley

Emily Corrigan
Community Volunteer

Barbara Daseke
Owner
Barbara Elliott Interiors

Holly Bock Deason
Realtor
Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Jesus H. Delgado-Jenkins
Executive Vice President & Chief Merchandising Officer
7-Eleven

Karen Drayer
Civic Volunteer

Steven H. (Steve) Durham
Chairman
Americas Strategic Holdings, LLC
Durham Family Foundation

Scott Ellington
Partner, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel
Highland Capital Management

Ruben E. Esquivel
Vice President, Community and Corporate Relations
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Martha D. Fordyce
Managing Director, Hermès Dallas
Hermès of Paris, Inc.

Denise Zook Glazer
Civic Volunteer

Kara Goss
Civic Volunteer

Nevin Grinnell
Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer
Dallas Area Rapid Transit

Angela Y. Guillory
Vice President – Customer & Market Operations
Oncor

Cindy M. Gummer
Owner
The Enchanted Galleries

Richard O. (Rick) Kopf
Founding Shareholder
Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C.

John I. Levy
Co-President and Co-CEO
NCH Corporation

Veronica S. Lewis
Partner
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP

J. Christopher (Chris) Luna
Senior Director of Legal Affairs
MetroPCS

Meredith Lynch*
Junior League of Dallas

Steven Mackenzie
Senior Vice President
Bank of America

Jerry Miller
Partner, Assurance
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Blanche E. (Chelen) Moore*
Vice President – Operations
The Grayson Group, Inc.

Dawn Enoch Moore
President and CEO
Allegiance Title Company

Jesse Moreno*
Vice President
Dallas Park & Recreation Board

Ruth O’Donnell Mutch
Civic Volunteer

Douglas E. (Doug) Rabe
Vice President, Taxation
Tenet Healthcare Corporation

M. Brad Rejebian
Senior Vice President
Frost Bank

Rodolfo (Rudy) Rodriguez, Jr.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
CEC Entertainment, Inc.

Lynn Rupp*
President
Dallas Zoo Docents

Justin A. Shipley
Partner
Jackson Walker, LLP

Thomas H. (Tommy) Stewart
President
Connell Construction Company

Patty Stone
Civic Volunteer

Ann Stuart, Ph.D.
Civic Volunteer

Mark S. Walsh
Senior Vice President – Private Banker
Tolleson Wealth Management

Ellen Needham Winspear
Civic Volunteer

Gary Wojtaszek
President and Chief Executive Officer
CyrusOne

Carter Wood
Director
McKinsey & Company

* Ex-officio Non-Voting Member