Board of Directors


Joyce Williams- Associate Vice Chancellor, Workforce & Community Initiatives, DCCCD

Vice Chair

Jay Johnson- Partner, Jones Day

George Watson- Owner, George Watson Investments

Immediate Past Chair

Gerald Louviere- Tax Partner, PwC


Wendy Wilkerson- Legal Counsel, Texas Instruments


Sean Bronson- Partner, Deloitte

President & CEO

Charles R. English- President & CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas


Irvin Ashford, Jr.- Sr. Vice President, Public Affairs- Dir. Of Community Development & External Affairs, Comerica Bank

Mike Azbell- Vice President & Controller, Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Ken Betts- Partner, Winston & Strawn, LLP

Aaron Carter- Zone Director, Ross Stores

Veronica Cartwright- Senior Counsel, Oncor Electric Delivery

Samantha Hale Crispin- Partner, Baker Botts

Chi Egwuekwe- Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, JCPenney Corporation

Thomas Ehlmann- President & General Manager, NBC 5

Richard Iannelli- Senior Tax Counsel, Fluor Corporation

Ben Jackson- Executive Director of Health & Welfare Operations, AT&T

Bill Kelt- Vice President, Store Operations, Lowes Home Improvement

Bill Manning- Managing Director, Accenture

Paul Manno- Design Director, Principal, Gensler

Raamel Mitchell- Director of Public Affairs & Citizenship, Microsoft Corporation

Paul Stafford- Counsel, Thompson & Knight

Jim Trester- Principal, Ryan, LLC

Patrick Williams- CAO, EJES Inc.

John Zimmermann- Congruent Investment Partners, Young Professionals in Finance (YPF) Representative

Advisory Council and Other Volunteers:

Zelda Freeman- Grand Prairie Club Chair

George Human- Richardson Club Chair

Dianna Keeler- Jr League Representative

Fonya Mondell- Producer/ Director, Media 13 Studios, East Dallas Club Chair

Jody Staggs- Young Professionals in Finance (YPF) Representative

Kelvin Wright- Consumer Safety Officer, Dept. of Health and Human Services, Oak Cliff Club Chair