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Jacobs Chair and CEO Steve Demetriou

Jacobs Executive Chair Joins Arcosa’s Board as Independent Director

by | Feb 2, 2023

Well-known North Texas business executive Steven J. Demetriou has been elected as an independent board member by Arcosa Inc., a Dallas-based provider of infrastructure-related products and solutions.

Demetriou is executive chair of the board of Jacobs Solutions Inc., a Dallas-based global professional services company that designs and deploys technology-centric solutions for many of the world’s most complex challenges....

Vistra Expands Board by Appointing Veteran Executive as 11th Member
by | Feb 2, 2023

Irving-based integrated retail electricity and power generation company Vistra has added Julie Lagacy as an independent director, expanding its board to 11 members.

Lagacy will serve on the board’s Sustainability & Risk Committee and the Social Responsibility & Compensation Committee.

“We are pleased to welcome Julie to our board of directors,” Scott Helm, Vistra’s chairman of the board, said in a statement....

Equipment Maker Caterpillar Adds 2 New Members to its Board of Directors
by | Feb 2, 2023

Irving-based heavy equipment giant Caterpillar Inc. announced the appointment of two new members to its board of directors, effective March 1.

Judith (Judy) Marks is chair, CEO and president of Otis Worldwide Corp., and James (Jim) Fish Jr. is president and CEO of Waste Management.

Marks will serve on the board’s Audit Committee and Compensation and Human Resources Committee....

Dallas Nonprofit Education Opens Doors Adds 3 New Board Members
by | Jan 20, 2023

The board of directors of Education Opens Doors, a Dallas-based nonprofit that partners with middle schools to train teachers to equip their students with college and career knowledge, has appointed Dr....

Fred Tate was appointed to the Trinity River Authority by Gov. Greg Abbott.

Governor Appoints Colleyville Businessman to Trinity River Authority Board

by | Jan 11, 2023

Colleyville businessman Fred Tate has been appointed to the Trinity River Authority board of directors by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.

Tate is the founder and managing director of CFO Shield, LLC, a fractional CFO and bookkeeping firm.

Tate’s term is set to expire on March 15, 2027. The authority oversees the development and conservation of surface water resources of the Trinity River Basin....

Lonny Warner is the new CEO at Reddy Ice.
Reddy Ice Taps Veteran Business Leader as CEO, President and Board Member
by | Jan 10, 2023

Dallas-based Reddy Ice LLC, the largest manufacturer and distributor of packaged ice in North America, announced the appointment of Lonny Warner as chief executive officer and president and as a member of its board of directors....

World Affairs Council of DFW Adds 7 Members to Its Board of Directors
by | Dec 19, 2022

The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth has announced seven new directors has been added to its board of directors.

“These new board members are a truly exceptional group,” Liz Brailsford, president and CEO of the council, said in a statement....

Sally Beauty Holdings Taps New Board Chair After Announced Retirements
by | Dec 16, 2022

Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. announced an upcoming change in its board of directors as part of a planned leadership transition.

The Denton-based leader in professional hair color that sells and distributes professional beauty supplies globally through its Sally Beauty Supply and Beauty Systems Group businesses, said that Robert “Bob” McMaster, who plans to retire as a director, is not standing for re-election and will step down as board chair at the conclusion of the company’s annual meeting on Jan....


Exxon Mobil Corporation Adds Airline and Aerospace Leaders to Board of Directors

The former CEO of Continental Airlines, who led a major in the industry’s downturn after 9/11, and the former president and COO of Raytheon will join Exxon Mobil’s board. The election of the two leaders grows the board to 13 members.
ReCode Therapeutics Appoints New Member to Board of Director
by | Dec 2, 2022

Dallas-based life science company ReCode Therapeutics has appointed Patricia “Trisha” Millican to its board of directors, bringing with her more than 20 years of experience in the life science industry....

Keurig Dr Pepper Adds Seasoned J&J Executive to Its Board of Directors
by | Nov 18, 2022
Oray Boston is the worldwide president of trauma, extremities, craniomaxillofacial, and animal health at DePuy Synthes, the orthopedics company of Johnson & Johnson.

Irving Healthcare Innovator Biote Corp. Adds Board Member After Going Public in May

by | Nov 12, 2022

Irving-based Biote Corp. an innovator in preventive healthcare through the delivery of personalized hormone therapy, announced Debby Morris has been appointed to its board of directors, bringing more than three decades of experience in directing financial operations and strategy to support high-growth companies.

Biote went public in May through a SPAC deal....

Linear Labs Raises $6M to Further Develop Its Smart Motor Manufacturing Capabilities and Employee Base
by | Oct 13, 2020
The investment follows a $68.9 million incentive package Linear Labs closed with the City of Fort Worth in June. In addition to the funding, Linear Labs has added Masergy Chairman and CEO Chris MacFarland to its Board of Directors.
tyme bank
North Texas De Novo TYME Bank Withdraws Application With the FDIC
by | Jul 28, 2020
One of just two de novo applications in Texas last year, the withdrawal is a casualty of “the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.” But founders of the proposed locally owned community bank are looking at options to refile in the near future.
Jacobs Demtrious COVID-19
COVID-19 Response: Jacobs Execs Take Pay Cut to Help Raise $1M, Company Realigns Federal Contracts
by | Mar 30, 2020
The engineering firm also has instituted a "maximum remote working environment" for its 55,000 employees worldwide.