Executive Board

We thank the following community leaders who serve on the Dedman College Executive Board.

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Matt Alexander

Neighborhood Goods

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Pierce Allman

Allman & Company

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Jon Altschuler

Altschuler and Company

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Rafael Anchia

Texas State Representative

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Anthony Emil Aramoonie, M.D.

U.S. Anesthesia Partners

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Kathryn Arata

Civic and Philanthropic Leader

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Stephen Arata

Caiman Energy, LLC

Liz Armstrong (Past Chair)

Vintner, Epoch Estate Wines

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William Armstrong

Armstrong Oil and Gas, Inc.

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Jorge Luis Baldor

Founder, Latino Center for Leadership Development

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Steven Booth

Robert W. Baird & Co.

Dedman College

Jasmine Brand

President, The Start Creative Agency


Anthony Bruce

CEO, Applied Predictive Technologies

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Diane Bumpas

Civic and Philanthropic Leader

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Richie L. Butler

St. Paul United Methodist Church and Prescott Realty Group

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Jonathan Childers

Partner, Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann


Kelly Compton (Vice Chair)

The Hoglund Foundation

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Jeanne Tower Cox

Civic and Philanthropic Leader

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C. David Cush

Civic and Philanthropic Leader

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Nancy Dedman

Civic and Philanthropic Leader

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Rebecca DePole

Civic and Philanthropic Leader

Tom Dunning

Chairman Emeritus, Lockton Dunning Benefits

Dedman College

Kelly Ann Doughty

Civic and Philanthropic Leader
Dedman College

Scott Ellington

Highland Capital Management, L.P. 
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Lauren Embrey

Embrey Family Foundation

Dedman College

Lisa Fortson

Civic and Philanthropic Leader
Dedman College

Lawrence Gardner

President Commercial Real Estate Services

M. Scott Gray

Managing Partner, Redevelopment Capital Partners, LLC

Dedman College

Ben Hautt

Stream Reality Partners
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Frederick B. Hegi, Jr.

Wingate Partners

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William Hines

Ridgelake Energy

Dedman College

Delia Jasso

Civic and Philanthropic Leader
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Leandre Johns

General Manager, Uber Technologies for North and West Texas

Matt Johnson

Managing Director, Sowell and Company

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Ashlee Kleinert

Ruthie’s Rolling Café

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Jason Kulas


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Diny Nolan Landen

Vantage Communications, Inc.

J. Stephen Lockton

Lockton Companies

Dedman College

Jason H. F. Lovelady


Dedman College

Paul B. Loyd, Jr.

PBL Investments

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Ken Malcolmson

Healthcare Consultant

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Sally Mashburn

Dr. Bob and Jean Smith Foundation

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Lynn McBee

Young Women's Preparatory Network; New England Biolabs

Dedman College

Dana McGowan

Retired Attorney

Dedman College

Scott McLean

Zions Bancorporation; Amegy Bank of Texas

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Carmen McMillan

Life and Health Insurance Planning

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Timothy Moen

Retired, The Northern Trust Corporation

Dedman College

David Neher

Lincoln Property Company
Dedman College

Kevin O’Meara

CEO, DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Ltd.

Dedman College

John Phelan

MSD Capital, L.P.

Dedman College

Jeanne Phillips

Hunt Consolidated, Inc.

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Elizabeth Pitts

Eponymous New York (Handbags)

Dedman College

Steve Preston

North American Development Group
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David Pruner

Partner, Heidrick & Struggles

Dedman College

Betty Regard

Civic and Philanthropic Leaders

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Reuben Richards, Jr.

Chairman Emeritus, Emcore Corp.

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Chris Schwegmann

Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann

Dedman College

Carl Sewell

Chairman, Sewell Automotive Companies

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Douglas Smellage

Lawns of Dallas

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Andy Smith, Jr.

Executive Director, Texas Instruments Foundation

Dedman College

Gloria Snead

Civic and Philanthropic Leader

Haynes Strader, Jr.

Chief Development Officer, Skybox Datacenters

Dedman College

Ali (Alan) R. Taghdisi

Taghdisi Real Estate

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Javier Velez Bautista

CEO: Mission Foods

Dedman College

Richard Ware

Amarillo National Bank


Robert E. (Bob) Warren, Jr.

Retired Lawyer

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Jane Wetzel

Civic and Philanthropic Leader


Myra N. Williams, Ph.D.


Scott H. Wilson

SRP Medical

Dedman College

Mari Woodlief

Co-Owner, CEO, and President, Allyn Media

Dedman College

Whitney Wolfe Herd

Whitney Wolfe Holdings LLC

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Kimberly Yamanouchi

Retired Prof. of Anesthesiology from UTSW Medical Center

Ex Officio Members

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Brad Cheves

Vice President for Development and External Affairs

Dedman College

Robert H. Dedman, Jr.

DFI Management Ltd.

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Thomas DiPiero

Dean and Professor of World Languages and Literatures and English

Dedman College

Elizabeth G. Loboa

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dedman College

Gerald Turner