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Leadership Dallas Class of 2019

Congratulations to the Leadership Dallas Class of 2019

LD Class of 2019

Name Company Title
Michelle Reed Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Partner
Sara Kite AT&T Director of Executive Communications
Billy Turner Axxess Director of Human Resources
Samir Bhavsar Baker Botts, LLP Intellectual Property Partner
Jaime Walkowiak Baylor Scott & White Research Institute COO Baylor Scott & White Research Institute,
SVP Baylor Scott & White Health
Ben Riemer Bell Nunnally Partner
Troy Ashby Benchmark Search President and Founder
Greg MacPherson Big Thought Senior Director of Research,
Evaluation & Design
Bharath Thankavel Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Medical Director of Value Based Care
Jimmy Tran CBRE Vice President of Strategy and
Corporate Development
Jadd Masso Clark Hill Strasburger Partner
Will Haynes II Colliers International Associate
Andy Scripps Communities Foundation of Texas /
Educate Texas
Deputy Director, Strategy
Leah Williams Dala Communications President & CEO
Patrick Dougherty Dougherty Wealth Management, LLC President
Jayda Batchelder Education Opens Doors Founding Executive Director
Andrea Carter Ernst & Young Partner
Elizabeth Sobel Blum Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Senior Advisor of Community Development
Jason Freeman Freeman Law, PLLC Founding Member
Jonathan Hall Frost Bank Vice President
Maria Gomez GFF Architects Principal
Matt Shem Hill & Wilkinson, General Contractors Vice President
Brooks Quinlan Hope Cottage, Inc. Chief Executive Officer
Chauncey Lane Husch Blackwell LLP Partner
Molly Lang J.P. Morgan Vice President
Joanna Singleton Jackson Spalding Partner
Kyle Masters JE Dunn Construction Vice President
Brooke Bailey Junior League of Dallas, Inc. President-Elect
Michael Horne KIPP Texas Public Schools –
Dallas-Fort Worth
Regional Superintendent
Greg McAllister Littler Employment Defense Attorney
Elliotte’ Dunlap Microsoft Senior Partner Solution Sales Executive
Jessica Spaniol Munck Wilson Mandala, LLP Senior Associate
Justin Parscale Perkins+Will Associate Principal
Amber Scanlan PNC Senior Vice President & Director of Client &
Community Relations
Tisha Vaidya Presidium Director, Acquisitions & Development
Crystal Wright PwC Managing Director
LaurieGrace Bouldin Rethink Results LLC CEO & Founder
Renita Joyce Garrett Sendero Senior Manager
Angela Zambrano Sidley Austin LLP Partner
Monica del Rio Southwest Airlines Senior Regional Leader, Airport Affairs
Heather Bonfield Talent Suite Vice President, Client Engagement
Rea Foster Teach For America –
Dallas-Fort Worth
Chief Operating Officer
Paul Howell Texas Capital Bank Executive Vice President,
Head of Corporate and Commercial Banking
Ashleigh Kinney Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Director of Patient Experience
Gabrielle Madison Thomson Reuters Director, Community Relations
Ana Meade Toyota Motor North America Senior Manager, Social Innovation
Damion Pourciau Turner Construction Company Project Executive
Leandre Johns Uber Technologies External Affairs Manager
Ashley Brundage United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Senior Vice President of Community Impact
Cynthia Perez Vadillo University of North Texas at Dallas Assistant Director of External Relations
and Development
Colbey Walker UT Southwestern Medical Center Administrator of Emergency Medicine
Shan Zaidi VF Partners Principal
Stephanie Wilcox WFAA Director of Community Marketing
Lillian Jersa Willis Towers Watson Director, Retirement
Mirjam Kirk

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  • Dallas, Texas 75201
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