Dallas Regional Chamber

  • Talent Pipeline

    Serving our business community and our local students who will become the workers of tomorrow.

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  • Talent Attraction

    We're marketing the region to attract and retain talented workers and enhance the quality of life.

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  • DRC Facts

    Get all of the details about our formation, leadership, mission and background.

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  • Strategic Plan

    Our strategic plan, Building Tomorrow Together, builds on our progress and addresses long-term challenges.

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  • Internships
  • Economic Development

    Consider making the move, and we’ll help you plan accordingly.

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  • Public Policy & Advocacy

    Influence public policies, identify elected officials, and get involved.

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  • Board of Directors & DRC Team

    Get to know the DRC team and Board of Directors.

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  • Leadership Team
  • Economic Development Team
  • Public Policy & Advocacy Team
  • Talent Attraction Team
  • Education Team
  • Membership & Revenue Growth Team
  • Member Engagement and Leadership Team
  • Research and Innovation Team
  • Communications and Events Team
  • Finance Team
  • Administrative Team
  • Dale Petroskey
  • Hilda C. Galvan
  • John J. Stephens
  • Thomas W. Codd
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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.


2017 Chair of the Board

Hilda C. Galvan
Jones Day


John J. Stephens
Senior Vice President & CFO

Immediate Past Chair of the Board

Thomas W. Codd

Board Secretary

Michelle Miller
Vice President of Retail Sales – South Central
Verizon Wireless

President & CEO

Dale Petroskey
Dallas Regional Chamber

Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer

Pat Priest
Dallas Regional Chamber

Victor Almeida – Chairman & CEO, Interceramic
Dr. Richard Benson – President, University of Texas at Dallas
Barclay Berdan, FACHE – CEO, Texas Health Resources
Randy Bowman – President & CEO, MW Logistics
Robbie Briggs – President & CEO, Briggs Freeman
Gary D. Brock – Dallas President, Baylor Scott & White Health
Dr. Fred Cerise – President & CEO, Parkland Hospital
James C. Chadwick – Partner, Holland & Knight, LLP
Sean Donohue – President & CEO, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
Cecil Edwards – SVP – Regional Manager, Wells Fargo
Carine M. Feyten, Ph.D. – Chancellor & President, Texas Woman’s University
Michael Gonzales – President & CEO, Armstrong Relocation
Jo Heinz – President, Staffelbach, Inc.
Lee F. Jackson – Chancellor, University of North Texas
TD Jakes – President & CEO, TDJ Enterprises, Inc.
Derek Kerr – Chief Financial Officer, American Airlines
Christopher W. Kleinert – CEO & President, Hunt Consolidated, Inc.
James Knight – Senior Principal, Stantec
Paul Koch – Regional President Dallas, Frost Bank
Felix J. Lozano, III – Director of Audit, Whitley Penn
Hussain Manjee – President, DHD Films
Ken May – Chief Executive Officer, Topgolf
Gilbert Molinar – Vice President, IBM
John Olajide – President & CEO, Axxess
Dr. Daniel K. Podolsky – President, UT-Southwestern
Timothy E. Powers – Managing Partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP
Vince Puente, Sr. – President, Sales & Marketing, Southwest Office Systems, Inc.
Harold Rapoza – General Manager, Hilton Anatole
Carol Roehrig – President, bkm Total Office of Texas
Emmitt Smith – President, Emmitt Smith Enterprises
Dr. Michael Sorrell – President, Paul Quinn College
Shinsuke Takahashi – President & CEO, NEC Corporation of America
David Walls – President & CEO, Austin Industries
Kirk Wiginton – President & CEO, Dallas Region, Amegy Bank

Adil Adi – Chairman & CEO, Worldlink, Inc.
Greg Almond – President & CEO, Furniture Marketing Group
Norm Bagwell – CEO, Bank of Texas
Michael Caffey – President, TX-OK, CBRE Group Inc.
Jason Downing – Managing Partner, North Texas, Deloitte, LLP
Cary Evert – President & CEO, Hilti North America
Manny Fernandez – Dallas Office Managing Partner, KPMG LLP
Steve Good – Partner, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Richard Holt – Dallas Market President, Bank of America
Wendy Lopez – Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Manager, AECOM
Sara Madsen Miller – Chief Operating Officer, 1820 Productions
Dr. Joe May – Chancellor, Dallas County Community College District
Dan McCoy, M.D. – Divisional Sr. Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
Scott Moore – Dallas Managing Partner, PwC
Chris Nielsen – Senior Vice President – Product Support, Toyota North America
Scott Orr – Vice President, Public Affairs, Fidelity Investments
Guillermo Perales – President & CEO, Sun Holdings, LLP
Gary Pitcock – Market President, Citi
Marvin Singleton – Executive Vice President & General Manager, Dallas, Hill + Knowton Strategies
Roslyn Dawson Thompson – President & CEO, Dallas Women’s Foundation
Michelle Vopni – Managing Partner – Dallas Office, EY
Greg Wilkinson – Co-Chairman, Hill & Wilkinson General Contractors

Jay Adair – CEO, Copart
Dylan Bolden – Partner & Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group
Mary Frances Burleson – Chief Executive Officer, Ebby Halliday
Rob Bowlby – Regional President, BB&T
Tiffany Cason – Market Executive, Capital One
Kim Cocklin – President & CEO, Atmos Energy Corporation
Key Coker – Dallas CEO, BBVA Compass
Chris Durovich – President & CEO, Children’s Health System of Texas
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.
Ran Holman – Managing Principal & DFW Market Leader, Cushman and Wakefield
Tim Keith – President, Texas Central Partners
Vistasp Karbhari – President, The University of Texas at Arlington
Brian Peccarelli – President, Tax & Accounting, Thomson Reuters, Tax & Accounting
Dr. Daniel K. Podolsky – President, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Peter Sefzik – Texas Market President, Comerica Bank
Lane Sorgen – General Manager – South Central District, Microsoft
Robert Webb – Chief Human Resources Officer, Tenet Healthcare
Todd A. Williams – Executive Director, The Commit! Partnership
Martin Yung – President & CEO, HUB International

2015 – H. Ralph Hawkins, FAIA, FACHA LEED AP – Chairman Emeritus, HKS
2014 – Stephen L. Mansfield, Ph.D, FACHE – President & CEO, Methodist Health System
2013 – Anne Motsenbocker –  Managing Director, Region Head, South Middle Market, Commercial Banking, Chase
2012 – Clint D. McDonnough
2011 – W. Mike Baggett – Chairman Emeritus, Winstead PC

Trey Bowles – President & Co-Founder, The Dallas Entrepreneur Center
Robert Chereck – Interim President, Dallas Citizens Council
Dr. Michael Hinojosa – Superintendent, Dallas Independent School District
Darren James – 2017 Chairman of the Board, Dallas Black Chamber
Phillip Jones – President & CEO, Visit Dallas
Don Perez – 2017 Chairman of the Board, Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber
Julio Perez – 2017 Young Professionals Chair, Baylor Scott & White Health
Mike Rawlings – Mayor, City of Dallas
Jere Thompson, Jr. – Chairman, Dallas Citizens Council
Tom Watson – Managing Partner, BKD LLP
Todd Williams – President & CEO, The Commit! Partnership

Contact Us

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