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CFT Welcomes New Trustees

January 6, 2020

New Members on the CFT Board Bring Leadership and Expertise

ARCILIA ACOSTA, business leader and entrepreneur Arcilia is president and CEO of CARCON Industries and Construction, a full-service construction firm, as well as founder and CEO of Southwestern Testing Laboratories (STL Engineers), a geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing firm. Arcilia has served on many corporate boards including Legacy Texas Financial Group, ONE Gas Incorporated, Magnolia Oil and Gas, and Energy Future Holdings Corporation. Read her full bio at CFTexas.org/Arcilia




GREG CAMPBELL, investor and real estate developer Greg is president and CEO of Rainmaker, Inc., a strategic investment and advisory firm based in Dallas. Greg is a long-time entrepreneur, investor, and real estate developer. He has funded, operated, and advised ventures across a broad array of industries in the United States, Latin America, and West Africa. He is an avid supporter of the community through board service to Methodist Health System, the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, and the Greater Harlem Housing Development Corporation. He was a principal author of The Dallas Plan, a strategic platform for the city’s growth and development. Read his full bio at CFTexas.org/Greg


ROB WALTERS, nationally known trial and antitrust lawyer Rob is senior partner at Gibson Dunn, a member of its worldwide executive committee, and a nationally known trial and antitrust lawyer. Rob has litigated many multibillion-dollar disputes, including, most recently, the Department of Justice’s antitrust challenge to AT&T’s $106 billion acquisition of Time Warner, Inc. Rob also served as executive vice president of Energy Future Holdings, one of the country’s largest electric power companies. He serves on the boards of the Dallas Citizens Council, Klyde Warren Park, and the University of Texas School of Law, as well as the Plan II Board of Visitors at the University of Texas. Read his full bio at CFTexas.org/Rob

CFT Names New Board Chair

Alfreda Norman succeeds Jim Bass (manager, Trinity Summits, LLC) as CFT’s new board chair. She is the second woman to serve as board chair, following Ruth Altshuler. Alfreda is senior vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, where she leads the Dallas Fed’s communications and public outreach. Welcome, Alfreda, and thank you for your leadership, Jim!





 

Board of Trustees

  • Alfreda Norman, Chair
  • Florence Shapiro, Vice Chair
  • Jim Bass, Immediate Past Chair
  • Arcilia Acosta
  • Richie Butler
  • Greg Campbell
  • Michael Dardick
  • Matrice Ellis-Kirk
  • José (Pepe) Guevara
  • Kenneth Hersh
  • Gunjan Jain
  • Chris Kleinert
  • Sarah Losinger
  • Tom Montgomery
  • Connie O’Neill
  • Nicole Small
  • G. Stacy Smith
  • Debra Brennan Tagg
  • Rob Walters
To learn more about CFT's Trustees, visit cftexas.org/trustees
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