Southwestern Medical Foundation elected the following 13 Trustees at its 2017 Annual Meeting.

David O. Brown is a nationally recognized expert on security, law enforcement, and public safety in the inner city. He is the former and longest-tenured police chief of Dallas and currently serves as a contributor for ABC News providing on-air perspective on live security events and news impacting the country.



J. Robert Brown is President of Brownco Capital LLC, and Chairman and CEO of RB Toyota in Clovis, New Mexico. He was former President & Chairman of the Board of Desert Eagle Distributing of El Paso, Inc., distributors of Anheuser-Busch products in El Paso & Alpine, Texas; and Roswell, New Mexico.



Hill A. Feinberg was named Chairman and CEO of HilltopSecurities in January 2016, upon completion of the merger of HilltopSecurities and First Southwest Company.  He served as Chairman and CEO of FirstSouthwest since 1991 and as a director of Hilltop Holdings since the acquisition of PlainsCapital in 2012.



Joyce Lacerte is Chairman of ExponentHR, a cloud-based human resource information system platform.  She is also a longtime community volunteer leader, serving on a number of boards in the Dallas community.  She previously served as a longtime member of the Board of St. Paul Foundation.



Honorable Mark Langdale served as the founding president of the George W. Bush Foundation from 2008-2014, responsible for the development and launch of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and the George W. Bush Institute on the campus of Southern Methodist University. He continues to serve on the board of the foundation.


Tom Luce was a founding partner of Hughes & Luce, LLP and served as US Assistant Secretary of Education for Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development during the George W. Bush administration. He was founding CEO of the National Math and Science Initiative, Inc. and founding President and CEO of the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute.


Kit Moncrief is a longtime volunteer leader and President of the Board of the National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame. She is Co-Chair of the Fort Worth Zoological Association, which operates the Fort Worth Zoo, rated as one of the top three zoos in the nation.



Carter Montgomery is a longtime oil & gas executive. He is Vice Chairman of the Peregrine Fund and has served on the board since 1986. He also served on the board of the Institute of the Study of Earth and Man at SMU for 30 years, serving as Chairman of the Board for nine years.



Connie O’Neill is Chairman of the Susan G. Komen Foundation Board, a member of the SMU Board of Trustees, former President of the Junior League of Dallas, and former Chairman of the Crystal Charity Ball. She has held numerous key roles in volunteer capacities since retiring from a career in public accounting.



Katie H. Robbins is Executive Vice President of Hoblitzelle Foundation. Previously, she spent over 20 years in nonprofit finance and accounting.  She has also served the community in a variety of volunteer roles, including serving on the board of the Junior League of Dallas and as the current Vice Chair of the Parkland Foundation.



David T. Seaton is Chairman and CEO of Fluor Corporation. He became CEO in 2011 and was elected Chairman of the Board in February 2012. He serves on the Board of Directors of The Mosaic Company and is a member of the Business Roundtable and the International Business Council.



Margaret B. Vonder Hoya is a Managing Partner of HRB Global, Ltd. and HRB Oil & Gas, Ltd.  She currently serves as Regent of a local chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  She has served as a community volunteer with the Junior League of Dallas, Highland Park schools, and the Shelton School.


Mark Zale is President of Zale Properties, Inc. and President of the William & Sylvia Zale Foundation, which provides support to numerous causes in the community. He currently sits on the board of Legacy Senior Living and co-chairs the building committee for the new Legacy Midtown Park Senior Living facility to be built in Dallas.




Southwestern Medical Foundation elected the following 13 Trustees at its 2016 Annual Meeting.

swmed2016trustee_0012_vector-smart-objectLucy Billingsley is a Managing Partner of Billingsley Company, a real estate development firm, and was previously CEO of the Dallas Market Center and the Crow Design Centers in Dallas, Houston and Boston.

swmed2016trustee_0011_vector-smart-objectLinda P. Evans is President and CEO of The Meadows Foundation, also serving as a Director and Trustee. Her prior experience includes various roles in Washington, D.C. and serving as an active partner in the public relations firm of Stern, Nathan & Perryman.

swmed2016trustee_0010_vector-smart-objectHolland P. Gary is an experienced private equity investment professional and is the CFO of Carleton Residential Properties, and the President of Salt River Capital, a real estate finance subsidiary.

swmed2016trustee_0009_vector-smart-objectNancy Cain Marcus, PhD, is a civic leader active in city, state, national, and international affairs and a recipient of a Presidential appointment to the United Nations with rank of Ambassador. In 2001, she served as a Public Delegate to the 56th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. She has also received three gubernatorial appointments in the State of Texas.

swmed2016trustee_0008_vector-smart-objectCharles W. Matthews recently retired as Vice President and General Counsel at Exxon Mobil Corporation. He continues to practice law, to be involved in numerous volunteer leadership roles at his alma mater, The University of Texas, and to own and operate Matthews Ranching Interests.

swmed2016trustee_0007_vector-smart-objectAlfreda B. Norman is Senior Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas overseeing the Dallas Fed’s communications and public outreach programs to promote economic growth and an increased understanding of the economy and the role of the Federal Reserve.

swmed2016trustee_0006_vector-smart-objectLydia H. Novakov is actively engaged in community organizations that promote charity, and civic causes important to a healthy community.  She serves on the boards of Hoblitzelle Foundation, Catholic Diocese of Dallas Finance Council, Ursuline Academy, and is involved in numerous other organizations.

swmed2016trustee_0005_vector-smart-objectRena M. Pederson is an award-winning journalist and a faculty member at Southern Methodist University. She previously served as Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications at the U.S. Department of State and as Editorial Page Editor at The Dallas Morning News.

swmed2016trustee_0004_vector-smart-objectJeanne L. Phillips, U.S. Ambassador (ret.), is Senior Vice President for Corporate Affairs and International Relations for Hunt Consolidated, Inc., and President of Hunt Global Partnerships, the worldwide corporate engagement and social responsibility entity for Hunt Consolidated, Inc.

swmed2016trustee_0003_vector-smart-objectDaniel G. Routman is a business development executive, entrepreneur, and investor focused on digital media and services.  He is an Honorary Life Director of North Texas Public Broadcasting, and former Vice President of Business Development for Mark Cuban’s Broadcast.com.

swmed2016trustee_0002_vector-smart-objectBonnie B. Smith is a devoted community volunteer and former Vice President of Corporate Finance at The Principal Financial Group/Eppler, Guerin & Turner, Inc. She has served on the Boards of The Hockaday School, St. Philip’s School & Community Center, and St. Alcuin Montessori School.

swmed2016trustee_0001_vector-smart-objectMarvin J. Stone, MD, came to UT Southwestern as a resident and fellow after training at the University of Chicago and NIH.  He remained on the faculty for six years before becoming the first Chief of Oncology at Baylor Dallas.  He is currently Professor of Internal Medicine at Texas A&M College of Medicine, Clinical Professor of Humanities at University of Texas at Dallas, and Master of the American College of Physicians.

swmed2016trustee_0000_vector-smart-objectKip Tindell is the co-founder, Chairman, and former CEO of The Container Store. He serves as Chairman of the Board of the National Retail Federation, and sits on the boards of Whole Foods Market and Conscious Capitalism—a movement to elevate humanity through a more conscious approach to business. He is also a member of the Salesmanship Club of Dallas and the Dallas Arboretum CEO Advisory Council.