New Officers, Board Members Drive the Advocacy of Directorship at NACD North Texas

The nonprofit's new officers and board members will carry forward the local NACD chapter's mission: promoting corporate governance and standards of excellence to elevate board performance across the region.

After a year that saw its virtual programs return to "cutting-edge" live events, NACD North Texas' talent-rich new lineup is taking the torch and looking ahead.

For over 40 years, NACD—the nonprofit National Association of Corporate Directors—has promoted corporate governance and standards of excellence to elevate board performance nationwide. NACD’s North Texas Chapter does its part with the help of top local business leaders, and it recently announced new chapter officers and board members for 2022-2023.

The new slate of leaders will oversee programs and series NACD offers year round, like the recent Signature Series: Embracing Flexibility and Change; peer-to-peer meetings like the one moderated by Donna Epps last month; VRT Expert Series like a recent one on “Key Executive Compensation Themes from the 2022 Proxy Season,” and more. The annual national NACD Summit will be held October 8-11 in Washington, D.C.

Meet the new slate of officers and board members:

Margot Carter selected as board chair

New NACD North Texas Board Chair Margot Carter is the president of Living Mountain Capital and builds businesses in technology, real estate, and construction.

“As women—any entrepreneurs, for that matter—are successful, if they pay it forward, there will be more of us,” Carter told Dallas Innovates last year.

The lead director of Installed Building Products, Carter sits on the boards of Eagle Materials and Freeman Company. Carter was named a 2019 Most Influential Corporate Director by Women Inc. Magazine, a Top 50 Innovator and Disruptor in 2020 and 2021 by D Magazine, 2020 Outstanding Director by the Dallas Business Journal, and one of the Most Powerful Business Leaders in North Texas 2021 and 2022 by D CEO.

She takes the helm from 2021-2022 board chair Jim Skinner, who helped the chapter transition from mostly virtual programming back to “cutting-edge programming and live events,” Carter said in a statement.

Other chapter board leaders include:

Ray Hemmig will serve as board vice chair. The chairman of Retail & Restaurant Growth Capital, he sits on the board of Snappy Salads Enterprises. Hemming will continue to serve as co-chair of the nominating/governance committee.

Todd Murray will continue to serve as secretary. A partner at Foley & Lardner LLP, he serves as a vice president of the firm’s securities enforcement and litigation practice.

Bill Buechele will serve as treasurer. Buechele is retired from Deloitte & Touche, where he led the North Texas Deloitte growth enterprise services group overseeing assurance, tax, and advisory services. Buechele had prior leadership roles in the NACD North Texas Chapter before his selection as treasurer.

New board members include: 

Beth Garvey, the chair, president & CEO of BGSF. She currently serves on the board of directors of Junior Achievement of Dallas as well as the Dallas Regional Chamber. She is a member of Y Texas and founding board member of the Y Texas Foundation. Recently, Garvey was named as a finalist in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 Award for the Southwest region. Staffing Industry Analysts has recognized her as one of North America Staffing 100 for the past three years and included her in its Global Power 150 Women in Staffing list for the past four years. D CEO has named Garvey as one of the top Dallas 500 Business Leaders four times.

Shane Goodwin, associate dean and finance professor at SMU’s Cox School of Business. He is a NACD Board Leadership Fellow & Certified Director, and an expert witness on corporate governance. He serves as an advisory board member of Truist and as a director of Applied Corporate Governance Institute at The Center for Global Enterprise.

John Mahalik, CEO at Metrocrest Hospital Authority. He is chairman of the board of directors of the North Texas Tollway Authority and board member of Mobility Credit Union.

Bobby Majumder, a corporate/securities lawyer in the fields of energy, healthcare, and IT at Frost Brown Todd. He is a member of the board of directors of Bluerock, a board trustee at Total Income + Real Estate Fund, an advisory board member at Atlantic Council-South Asia Center. He also serves as an advisory board member of the Cattle Baron’s Ball.

Anne Motsenbocker, a retired managing director at JPMorgan and a member of the following boards: U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc.; Children’s Health-Plano & Dallas; United Way Foundation of Metropolitan Dallas; Dallas Thrives; Dallas County Promise advisory board; and Texas Association of Community Colleges Business Advisory Committee. She is the chair of the HR and compensation committee for Akola.Com, the former board chair of the Dallas Regional Chamber, and former board chair of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. Motsenbocker was named in D500 as one of the most powerful business leaders in North Texas 2021 by D CEO.

Current NACD North Texas Board members also include: Renee Arrington, co-chair programs committee; Tracey Doi; Stacey Doré, co-chair sponsorship committee; Donna Epps; Bella Goren; Lou Grabowsky; Yon Jorden; Selena LaCroix, co-chair of the  nominating and governance committee; Cynthia Pharr Lee, co-chair membership engagement committee; Tom Leppert; Dereck McClain; Diana Peninger; Pat Priest; Don Robillard, co-chair sponsorship committee; Mark Sinclair; Jim Skinner; Peggy Vaughan; and Debra von Storch, co-chair programs committee.

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