Southwestern Medical Foundation elected thirteen new Trustees at the Board’s recent annual meeting.

The new Trustees are noteworthy business, civic, and philanthropic leaders dedicated to advancements in health for the North Texas community. Trustees include: David O. Brown, Author and former Dallas Police Chief; J. Robert Brown, President of Brownco Capital LLC; Hill A. Feinberg, Chairman and CEO of HilltopSecurities; Joyce Lacerte, Volunteer Leader and Chairman of ExponentHR; Mark Langdale, Founding President of the George W. Bush Foundation; Tom Luce, Civic Leader; Kit Moncrief, Volunteer Leader and President of the National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame; Carter Montgomery, Oil & Gas Executive; Connie O’Neill, Volunteer Leader and Chairman of Susan G. Komen Foundation; Katie H. Robbins, Executive Vice President of Hoblitzelle Foundation; David T. Seaton, Chairman and CEO of Fluor Corporation; Margaret B. Vonder Hoya, Managing Partner of HRB Global, Ltd. and HRB Oil & Gas, Ltd; and Mark Zale, President of Zale Properties, Inc.

“The in-depth knowledge of the Dallas community that our new Trustees bring is invaluable in assuring the highest and most enduring impact of Southwestern Medical Foundation.”

Kathleen Gibson, Foundation President and CEO

“We warmly welcome our new Trustees,” said Robert B. Rowling, Chairman of Southwestern Medical Foundation. “These are talented and dedicated individuals who provide the energy and momentum needed for us and for UT Southwestern to continue leading the way in an era of scientific discovery and advancing medical care.”

The Foundation’s Trustees are exemplary philanthropic leaders elected for a three-year term, and eligible for re-election for two additional terms. Known for breaking new ground in many different business and civic sectors, Trustees offer their talents and insights to drive the mission of Southwestern Medical Foundation forward.

“The in-depth knowledge of the Dallas community that our new Trustees bring is invaluable in assuring the highest and most enduring impact of Southwestern Medical Foundation,” said Kathleen Gibson, President and CEO of the Foundation.


2017-2018 Southwestern Medical Foundation Trustees


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.