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Matrice Ellis-Kirk

CEO, Ellis Kirk Group
Board of Trustees
Joined CFT
2019

Matrice Ellis-Kirk is founder and CEO of Ellis Kirk Group. She has over 20 years’ experience in the executive search industry with deep knowledge in governance.

Before founding Ellis Kirk Group, Matrice led board and CEO assignments at two large global search firms and a boutique search firm. She began her search career in the consumer goods and services and private equity practices, as well as the financial officers practice. In her early career, she served as an officer in commercial banking at MBank, vice president of the Office of Management and Budget at Dallas Area Rapid Transit and leader of the Dallas office of investment banking firm Apex Securities.

Matrice graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. She and her husband, Ron, are empty nesters mostly living in Dallas, Texas. Her interests span the arts, education, and transportation. Matrice is the chair emeritus and life board member of the AT&T Performing Arts Center and is a board member of the Jefferies Financial Group.

“I am very excited to serve on the board of Communities Foundation of Texas and to help further its vision of working with donors, committed nonprofits, philanthropy-focused businesses and civic leaders to help build communities that thrive for all. We are most successful when we are all working together; being a part of this organization carries a large responsibility and I am honored to serve.”  Matrice Ellis-Kirk

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP / BOARD SERVICE

Matrice was the recipient of the 93rd Linz Award.

Matrice is the chair emeritus and life board member of the AT&T Performing Arts Center and is a board member of the Jefferies Financial Group.

Matrice’s Favorites
Cause
Arts and education
Local Restaurant
Salum
Place to take out-of-towners
The Arts District
Activity
Seeing a show in the Dallas Arts District

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