DI People: One Technologies, ZeOmega, Dean Foods Make Executive Moves

You’ll also find news from One Network Enterprises, Skanska USA, Comerica Inc., Community Council of Greater Dallas, Atwell, and Hilltop Holdings in this roundup of executive and leadership moves by companies and organizations in North Texas.

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Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on leadership positions within their organizations. Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits—from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are people moves tied to innovation and technology in the region.

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One Technologies selects Anderson as CFO

Gayle Anderson

Gayle Anderson has been appointed as chief financial officer by One Technologies, a leading online provider of consumer credit information and identity monitoring.

In her new role, Anderson is expected to create financial strategies and support One Technologies’ operations and goals for expansion, as well as improving and leading internal controls and accounting, according to the company.

Anderson has an extensive background focused on corporate accounting, finance, and strategy. She worked at Match.com for six years where she was executive vice president of corporate development, CFO, and vice president of global finance.

ZeOmega taps Swift as VP for Clinical Transformation

Dr. Trisha Swift

ZeOmega, a Plano-based provider of technology-enabled population health solutions, has named Dr. Trisha Swift vice president for Clinical Transformation. 

Swift, who brings extensive experience in health system design and value-based care to her new position, will focus on crafting services and strategies that enhance the capabilities of ZeOmega’s Jiva platform, the company said in a statement.

Swift is a nurse by training and has held various leadership positions in the healthcare industry, such as chief quality officer and corporate vice president of quality/safety.

Dean Foods names Beringause as president and CEO

Eric Beringause

Eric Beringause has been appointed to the positions of president and chief executive officer by Dallas-based Dean Foods Co.

He also will be a member of the Dean Foods Board of Directors. Beringause succeeds Ralph Scozzafava, who has stepped down from CEO and resigned from his position on the board, according to the company.

Beringause has more than 30 years of leadership and operational experience at brands in the food, beverage, and consumer products industries, including expertise in food processing and branded and contract manufacturing.

Most recently, Beringause was CEO of Gehl Foods LLC, a producer of dairy-based beverages and food products. 

Bellini rejoins One Network Enterprises as its first COO

Joe Bellini

Joe Bellini has returned to One Network Enterprises as chief operating officer, a newly created role for the Dallas-based supply chain network technology provider.

 Bellini will offer leadership to the departments that concentrate on delivering network-based value across multiple industry areas. He will report directly to chief executive officer and founder Greg Brady, who previously performed those functions.

Previously, Bellini worked in several C-level roles for companies including Symphony Marketing Solutions, TeleTech, and Accretive Health. He was executive vice president at One Network in 2015 where he oversaw product management, product marketing, channel partner sales, program management, and industry solutions. 

Bellini comes back to One Network after serving as CEO of AFS Technologies.

Skanska USA promotes Kromis to the first national director of vendor diversity

Amie Kromis

Amie Kromis has been promoted by Irving-based Skanska USA as its first national director of vendor diversity. 

Kromis will be in charge of administering Skanska’s DBE Compliance Program and will oversee Skanska’s regional vendor diversity managers and outreach coordinators and help with their group functions. The newly-created position is supposed to enhance consistency in Skanska’s practices and procedures across the U.S.

Ultimately, it will bolster Skanska’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Compliance Program and ensure adherence to labor regulations, minority, women and small business program requirements, according to the company. 

Previously, Kromis was regional diversity and outreach manager in Skanska’s Texas region.

Comerica hires Reed as senior vice president

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Larry S. Reed

Dallas-based Comerica Inc. has hired Larry S. Reed as senior vice president California Market, community development, and external affairs officer.

He replaces senior vice president Don Kincey, who retired, and he will report to Irvin Ashford, Jr., the community development and external affairs director. 

Reed will be responsible for collaborating and building relationships with nonprofits that serve low and moderate income communities in the California market, as well as with community activist organizations and other stakeholders, Comerica said in a statement.

Hawthorne joins the Community Council of Greater Dallas board

Valerie Stone Hawthorne

Valerie Stone Hawthorne, Ph.D., has joined the board of directors of the Community Council of Greater Dallas.

Hawthorne has an extensive background in creating and working for important interventions that benefit underserved communities.

She has served as an advocate and lobbyist on such initiatives as nutrition, healthcare, and poverty.

Hayse joins Atwell as an oil and gas project manager

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Ryan Hayse

Ryan Hayse has joined Atwell, LLC to work as the project manager on the oil and gas team. He will be based in Atwell’s Dallas office.

Atwell said in statement Hayse will offer business development, leadership aid, client relations, and oil and gas project oversight across Texas and the southwest.

Hayse’s areas of expertise include traditional oil production facility design, full-scale waterflood field development, cost tracking/estimating, document control, specification creation, project schedule creation, and procurement, according to Atwell. 

Hilltop Holdings elects Sobel to its board of directors

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Jonathan Sobel

Jonathan S. Sobel has been elected to the board of directors of Dallas-based Hilltop Holdings Inc. and named non-executive chairman of its broker-dealer subsidiary, Hilltop Securities Inc.

Sobel replaces Hill A. Feinberg in that role. Feinberg will continue to serve the firm as chairman emeritus.

Sobel is the managing member of DTF Holdings, LLC. Previously, he was an employee of Goldman Sachs & Co. from 1987 to 2008.

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