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CFT Welcomes New Trustees – Winter 2018

CFT Welcomes New Trustees – Winter 2018

Four New Faces on the CFT Board Bring Energy and Experience

Dardick, Guevara, Montgomery, and O’Neill each have expansive community leadership experience and their commitment to our community and unique expertise is an excellent addition to our governance.


MICHAEL DARDICK serves as founding partner and chief executive officer of Granite Properties. Since 1991, Granite Properties has acquired or developed more than 25 million square feet in commercial real estate. Michael serves on the Children’s Health System of Texas board as chair of the Plano governing board of the Children’s Medical Center Legacy Campus.

JOSÉ (PEPE) GUEVARA recently founded Millstone Assets focusing on cross-generational wealth preservation strategies. Prior to founding Millstone Assets, Pepe had a 20-year career and served as a partner at Boston Consulting Group. His work focused on value creation through strategic acquisitions across a range of industries, serving both corporations as well as private equity funds.

TOM MONTGOMERY brings a wealth of business and financial experience to the board. He is a founding partner of Montgomery Coscia Greilich, LLP and owner of Montgomery Capital Advisors, LLC. His disciplines include advanced tax planning, transactional services,  and strategic and operational planning for large and medium-sized businesses.

CONNIE O’NEILL is an active community volunteer who has served on numerous philanthropic boards.  She has extensive board experience for Children’s Medical Center Foundation, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Southern Methodist University, Crystal Charity Ball and Highland Park Education Foundation.

Board of Trustees:

Jim Bass, Chair
Bobby B. Lyle, Vice Chair
Richie Butler
Michael Dardick
Pepe Guevara
Kenneth Hersh
Chris Kleinert
Sarah Losinger
Tom Montgomery
Alfreda Norman
Connie O’Neill
Carlos  González Peña
The Hon. Florence Shapiro
Nicole G. Small
G. Stacy Smith

To learn more about CFT’s new trustees, visit cftexas.org/about-cft/our-experts

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