Board Leadership

Mimi Sterling, Chairperson

Vice President,
Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) & Belonging
Neiman Marcus Group

Jill Ibison Vessels, Vice Chair

Vice President

Bill Durham, Treasurer

Birnam Wood Capital, LLC

Charles Brant, Secretary

Senior Project Manager
DLR Group

Board Members

  • April Allen
    President, Southern Gateway Public Green Foundation
  • Shelle Carrig
    Vice President, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty
  • Keenan Delaney
    Executive Director, North Texas, American Cancer Society
  • Kishor Gummaraju
    Chief Customer Officer, Tiger Analytics
  • Jay Fenlaw
    Partner, Ernst and Young
  • Karla Stack
    Executive Director, Catch Up & Read
  • Joyln Lopez
    Crime Prevention Specialists, Law Enforcement
  • Chez Uzoh
    Corporate Planning and Compliance, Kosmos Energy
  • Cameron Hernholm
    Chief Advancement Officer, Communities in Schools
  • Elsa Manzaneres
    Attorney and Partner – International Trade, Stinson, LLP
  • Lauren McKinnon
    Founder and CEO, Project Mockingbird
  • Yesenia Armijo Mendez
    Compliance Manager, Experian
  • Mark McMillan
    Associate, Meadows Collier
  • Chris Turner
    Chief Financial Officer, Yum Brands
  • Fernando Salazar
    Senior Diversity & Inclusion Consultant, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Texas

We are always looking for new board members to share their talents, time and resources. Please reach out if you’d like to join the board.