North Texas Chapter

Board of Trustees


The North Texas chapter's Board of Trustees is an active group of professionals who are called to help The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at a higher level.  These individuals serve as an ambassador to the Society, promote events in the North Texas area, and help recruit sponsors for the organization.  Their mission is in line with the LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.



2013-2014 North Texas Board of Trustees


Board Officers:

Board Chair - Steve Rigby, CBRE - Senior Vice President
Vice Chair - Erin Ragsdale, Allyn Media - Senior Vice President
Vice Chair - Keith Pearson, Pearson Partners International, CEO
Vice Chair - Don Armstrong, Independant Contractor
Secretary - George Meza, Accenture Consulting, Senior Manager
Treasurer - Larry Kivett, Deloitte, Partner


Board At Large:
Frances Broussard, Hillwood Properties, Vice President
Steve Gunner, Paranet, President of IT Staffing
James Hogan, GM Financial, Vice President
Raanan Horowitz, Elbit Systems of America, President and CEO
Loan Huynh, Ivie Inc. and Associates, Senior Communications Manager
JaNeene Jones, Baylor T. Boone Pickens Cancer Hospital/Sammons Cancer Center, COO
Mark Lenz, Consensus Advisory Services, Managing Director
Robert Matlock, Woods, May & Matlock, Attorney
Danny McQuary, BMC, Senior Vice President and CFO
Tom O'Brien, Baker Botts, Partner
Brian Reinsborough, Venari Resources LLC, President and CEO
Jeffrey Schagren, Accor Business and Leisure
Joseph Sircely, Morgan Stanley, Financial Advisor
Jeffrey Stokes, ServePro of North Richland Hills, Owner
Alvin Wade, Grant Thorton, National Managing Partner
David Wetherington, Colliers International, Senior Vice President
Keith Williams, Crestline Investors, Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager

Denise Yates, Community Volunteer


Advisory Board:
Christina Anderson, The T System, Human Resources Director
Mona Carlton, Holliday, Fengolio and Fowler, Senior Managing Director
Greg Clarkson, BBVA Compass, Executive Vice President
Timothy Durst, Baker Botts LLP, Partner
Jason Downing, Deloitte, Managing Partner

Jennifer Houser, Community Volunteer
Gigi Potter Salley, Briggs Freeman Sotherby's International Real Estate
Rob Viveros, Darden Restaurants, Senior Vice President of Operations
Lillie Young, Allie Beth Allman, Senior Vice President


Medical Advisory Board:
Dr. Paul Bowman, Cook Children's Medical Center
Dr. Brian Berryman, Baylor Sammons Cancer Center
Dr. Robert Collins, Jr., UT Southwestern
Dr. Houston Holmes, III, Texas Oncology
Dr. Carl Lenarsky, Medical City Dallas

If you would like to learn more about the North Texas Board of Trustees or how to join, please contact Executive Director Patricia Thomson at

last updated on Tuesday, January 14, 2014