2016-2017 Advisory Council

CFT's Advisory Council is a select group of professional, business and civic leaders. They enlist active support to grow the assets of the foundation, promote philanthropy and an understanding of the benefits of establishing a long-term relationship with the foundation, and interpret CFT and its services throughout North Texas. To nominate someone to the Advisory Council, email Angela Woodson

Jesse Abercrombie
Edward Jones

Michael Graham
The Graham Law Firm, P.C.

Mitch Miller
Haynes & Boone, L.L.P.

Stephen R. Akers
Bessember Trust

Kal Grant
Tolleson Wealth Management

Tom Montgomery
Montomery Coscia Greilich, L.L.P.

Lise E. Anderson
Anderson & Brocious, P.C.

Shannon Guthrie
Stephens-Guthrie, PLLC

George J. Nachman
Nachman Law Firm 

Nancy Barry
Nancy Barry & Associates

Jerri Hammer
TravisWolff & Company, L.L.P.

Paul Nipper
Johnson Jordan Nipper Monk, P.C.

Eric W. Bennett
Satori Capital

Jack W. Hawkins
Gardere Wynne Sewell, L.L.P

Lillie Nkenchor
New York Life Insurance Co.

John F. Bergner
Winstead, P.C.

Kathryn G. Henkel
K&L Gates, L.L.P.

Dan Novakov
Frost Brown Todd, L.L.P.

Sally B. Berry
Community Volunteer

Ladd Hirsch
Diamond McCarthy, LLP

Keith Novick
Gardere Wynne Sewell, L.L.P.

Gene H. Bishop

G. Dulany Howland
Howland Advisory Corporation

Yvonne M. Parks
Glast, Phillips & Murray, P.C.

Santo Bisignano
Bisignano Harrison Neuhoff, L.L.P.

Lon M. Houseman
Wagner, Eubank & Nichols, L.L.P.

Mark Plunkett
Capital Tactics Advisors, LLC

Marty Brainerd
Westwood Trust

Ray L. Hunt
Hunt Consolidated, Inc.

Teresa Quinn

Sabina Bramlett
Fox Rothschild, L.L.P.

Kay Bailey Hutchison
United States Senate
Brandon Ratzlaff
Cypress Point Wealth Management

G. Todd Bright
Bright and Bright, L.L.P.

William Jordan
Johnson, Jordan, Cresswell & Monk, P.C.

Rust E. Reid
Thompson & Knight, L.L.P.

Thomas H. Cantrill
Hunton & Williams L.L.P.

Sandy Kaufman
Stanford M. Kaufman & Associates

David Rosenberg
Thompson & Knight, L.L.P.

Bill E. Carter
Carter Financial Management

Keith Laycock

John F. Scovell
Woodbine Development Corporation

Robert D. Collier
Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman, L.L.P.

Patte Lee

Cyndy Silverthorne
Crow Holdings Capital Partner, L.L.C.

John M. Collins
Haynes & Boone, L.L.P.

Loic LeMener
Opus Wealth Management

Debra Brennan Tagg
Brennan Financial Services

Ronald R. Cresswell
Johnson Jordan Cresswell Monk, P.C.

Charles V. Lemmon
C.V. Lemmon & Co., Inc.
Charles Thoele
Robertson, Greige & Thoele

Lora Davis
Davis Stephenson, PLLC

Philip M. Lindquist
Lindquist Wood Edwards, LLP

Kris Thomas
Communities Foundation of Texas

David A. Dean
Dean International, Inc.

Jack Lowe
TD Industries, Inc. 

Robert L. Thornton
JP Morgan Chase

Bruce Deelaney
Bear Transportation Services, L.P.

Ken Malcolmson
Afferent Provider Solutions

Christopher Trowbridge*
Bell Nunnally

Brian Doyle*
Communities Foundation of Texas 

Carter Malouf
Carter Malouf Private Jeweler

George E. Tobolowsky
Capitol Entertainment Management Corp.

Mary Durie
Quest Capital Management, Inc. 

Donald J. Malouf
Malouf Lynch Jackson & Swinson, P.C.

Christine Wakeman*
The Blum Firm

Sam Dykeman
JP Morgan Private Bank

Richard A. Massman
Hunt Consolidated, Inc.
Janelle Walker

John A. Eads
Smith, Jackson, Boyer & Bovard, P.L.C.C.

Richard Maus
The Nautilus Group, New York Life

Dusty Wallace
Lee Financial Corporation

William D. Elliot 
Elliot, Thomason & Gibson, L.L.P.

Danika Mendrygal
Mendrygal Law, PLLC

Neil Waterman
Catapult Partners, L.P.

George Ellis
The Studer Group

Robert S. McCaig
Bright & Bright, L.L.P.

John Willding
Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

Mark A. Fankhauser
Little, Pederson, Fankhauser, L.L.P.

Ronnie C. McClure

Phillip E. Williams Jr., M.D.
Texas Health Resources Foundation

G. Myrph Foote
G. Myrph Foote Law Practice

P. Mike McCullough
Thompson & Knight, L.L.P.

Lawrence M. Wolfish
Wolfish & Newman, P.C.

Michael P. Geary
Geary, Porter & Donovan, P.C.


Scott Wood
True North Advisors

Henry Gilchrist
Hunton & Williams, L.L.P


Donald Zale
Capitol Entertainment Management Corp




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Director of Charitable Gift Planning

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