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As the strategic initiatives officer for the North Texas Giving Day team, Tina manages the development of relationships with chambers and their members, independent school districts and private schools, and businesses. She also leads and manages CFT's Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy program for young professionals.

Tina comes to CFT as a practicing attorney in contracts, intellectual property and mediation. She has experience working on a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case for a Fortune 50 company in Washington, D.C., and has spent time in-house at CBS, MTV and David Yurman in New York City.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Texas at Austin and a J.D. from St. John’s University.

Community Leadership / Board Service

Tina was selected to be part of the Leadership ISD’s Dallas County Civic Voices Fellowship, Class of 2020, and recently completed the class in May 2020. Tina was part of the 2017–2018 Class of the Mayor’s Star Council. 


Joined CFT


Favorite Aspect of CFT

"Learning from the expertise of coworkers and external partners, supporting their work in creating an impact, and having the opportunity to make connections to the larger CFT and community goals are my favorite things about CFT. The talent, intelligence and passion on all of the teams at CFT are motivating and edifying, and they make the job fun."

Favorite Quote

“To the work you are entitled, but not the fruits thereof.”

– Bhagavad Gita