Dallas Regional Chamber

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  • DRC Leadership Team
  • Economic Development Team
  • Public Policy & Advocacy Team
  • Talent Attraction & Leadership Programs Team
  • Education & Workforce Team
  • Membership & Revenue Growth Team
  • Member Engagement Team
  • Research and Innovation Team
  • Communications and Events Team
  • Finance Team
  • Administrative Team
  • Dale Petroskey
  • Chris Nielsen
  • John Olajide
  • John J. Stephens
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Board of Directors & DRC Team

The Dallas Regional Chamber is the area’s leading membership-driven business organization committed to promoting economic prosperity by leading economic development, driving improvements in public education, influencing public policy, and catalyzing and advocating for regional partnerships.


2019 Chair of the Board

Chris Nielsen
Executive Vice President, Product Support / Chief Quality Officer
Toyota North America


John Olajide
Founder and CEO
Toyota Motor North America

Immediate Past Chair

John J. Stephens
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Board Secretary

Derek Kerr
Chief Financial Officer
American Airlines

President & CEO

Dale Petroskey
Dallas Regional Chamber

Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer

Angela Farley
Dallas Regional Chamber

Arielle Andres — Serving as Young Professionals Chair, Hilton Worldwide

Dylan Bolden — Partner & Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group

Rob Bowlby — Regional President, BB&T

Peter Brodsky — CEO & Founder, HBC Acquisition Corp.

Tiffany Cason — Market Executive, Capital One

Key Coker — Dallas CEO, BBVA Compass

Debbie Dennis — Senior Vice President, HR and Corporate Affairs, Oncor

Chris Durovich — President & CEO, Children’s Health System of Texas

Manny Fernandez — Dallas Office Managing Partner, KPMG LLP

Carine M. Feyten, Ph.D. — Chancellor & President, Texas Woman’s University

Steve Good — Partner, Foley Gardere

Wally Gruenes — Managing Partner, Dallas, Grant Thornton LLP

Hattie Hill — President & CEO, Women’s Food Service Forum (WFF)

Noé Hinojosa — President & CEO, Estrada Hinojosa & Company, Inc.

James R. Lites — President, Dallas Stars

Dr. Vistasp Karbhari — President, The University of Texas at Arlington

Tim Keith — President, Texas Central Partners

Niel Leibman — Chief Operating Officer, Texas Rangers

Cynt Marshall — CEO, Dallas Mavericks

Dr. Joe May — Chancellor, Dallas County Community College District

Lori McMahon — Government Affairs Director, Toyota Motor North America

Michelle Miller — Vice President, South Central Region, Verizon

Steven P. O’Day — President, Austin College

Brian Peccarelli — President, Tax & Accounting, Thomson Reuters

Dr. Daniel K. Podolsky — President, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Peter Sefzik — Texas Market President, Comerica Bank

John Shackelford — Managing Partner, Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP

Lane Sorgen — General Manager – South Central District, Microsoft

Martin Yung — President & CEO, HUB International

Patrick Aliu — President & CEO, PSA Contractors

William A. Ampofo II — Vice President, Business & General Aviation, Boeing Global Services

Barclay Berdan, FACHE — CEO, Texas Health Resources

Gary D. Brock — Dallas President, Baylor Scott & White Health

Keith Cargill — President & CEO, Texas Capital Bank

Calvin Carter — President & CEO, Bottle Rocket

Jorge Corral — Managing Partner, Accenture

Thomas Crowther — President & CEO, The Crowther Group

Matt Darden — EVP & Chief Strategy Officer, Torchmark

Sean Donohue — President & CEO, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

Beth Garvey — President & CEO, BG Staffing

Michael Gonzales — President & CEO, Armstrong Relocation

Mike Haefner — President & CEO, Atmos Energy

Jo Staffelbach Heinz — President & CEO, DLR Group Staffelbach

Scott Hudson — President, TXU Energy

Masahiro “Mark” Ikeno — President & CEO, NEC Corporation of America

Aasem Khalil — Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

James Knight — Senior Principal, Stantec

Chris Kelly — President & CEO, Ebby Halliday

Rafael Lizardi — Chief Financial Officer, Texas Instruments

Felix J. Lozano, III — Director of Audit, Whitley Penn

Humberto Maese — President, US Operations, Interceramic

Hussain Manjee — President, DHD Films

Brendan McGuire — Regional President, PNC

Gilbert Molinar — Vice President Industrial Markets, Global Markets, IBM

Howard Mudrick — Executive Director, Winstead

Dan Noble — President & CEO, HKS Architects

Amb. Jeanne Phillips — Senior Vice President, Corp. Affairs & Int’l Relations, Hunt Consolidated

Timothy E. Powers — Managing Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP

Bob Pragada — COO & President, Jacobs

Vince E. Puente, Sr. — President, Sales & Marketing, Southwest Office Systems, Inc.

Whit Roberts — Deputy Managing Partner, Locke Lord

Lesa Roe — Chancellor, UNT System

Carol Roehrig — President, bkm Total Office of Texas

Vivek Sankaran — President & COO, Frito-Lay

Ray Sedey — President, Texas Region, McCarthy Building Cos.

Brad Selner — President South Central Region, JLL

Emmitt Smith — President, Emmitt Smith Enterprises

James Schmeltekopf — Regional President, Wells Fargo

Chad Sterling — President & CEO, Altair Global

David Walls — President & CEO, Austin Industries

Kirk Wiginton — President & CEO, Dallas Region, Amegy Bank

Gary Wojtaszek — President & CEO, CyrusOne

Jennifer Chandler — SVP, Regional Executive, U.S. Trust

Roslyn Dawson Thompson — President & CEO, Dallas Women’s Foundation

Paul Hain, MD — North Texas Market President, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

Avi Kahn — President & CEO, Hilti North America

Wendy Lopez — Market Executive, AECOM

Sara Madsen Miller — Co-Owner, 1820 Productions

Scott Moore — Dallas Managing Partner, PwC

Marvin Singleton — Executive Vice President & General Manager, Dallas, Hill + Knowlton Strategies

Michelle Vopni — Managing Partner – Dallas Office, EY

Alyce Alston — President & CEO, Dallas Entrepreneur Center

Darren James — Chair of the Board, Dallas Black Chamber

Ken Malcolmson — President & CEO, North Dallas Chamber

Karen Liu Pang — President & CEO, Greater Dallas Asian-American Chamber

Fred Perpall — Chair of the Board, Dallas Citizens Council

Rick Ortiz — President & CEO, Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber

Clint Thomson — Chair of the Board, North Texas GLBT Chamber

Robert Chereck — President & CEO, Dallas Citizens Council

Kourtny Garrett — President & CEO, Downtown Dallas Inc.

Philip Jones — President & CEO, Visit Dallas

Tom Watson — Managing Partner, BKD LLP

Contact Us

  • Dallas Regional Chamber
  • Call Us 214-746-6600
  • 500 N. Akard Street
  • Suite 2600
  • Dallas, Texas 75201
  • Staff Directory