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Laurie Miller, Anna Marie Austin, Dixie Marshall, Tina Harrington

Jimmy’s Food Store in Old East Dallas was the host for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League’s Wine & Cheese Tasting and Collection Party. The admission cost to the party was a bottle of wine valued at $35 or more to be used at a Cork Pull for the Second Annual Savor the Symphony gala which will be held on Thursday, May 3, at The Ritz-Carlton.

 For anyone not familiar with Jimmy’s, the store specializes in fine Italian food and wine and has been a venerable establishment on Bryan Street for over 50 years.  Jimmy’s wine room Circolo del Vino was added in 2006 and has become a venue for Italian wine tastings and wine dinners, hosting Italian vineyard owners and winemakers to learn about their wines and winemaking. 

Event chair Tina Harrington collected many bottles of fine wine during the evening while guests enjoyed a variety of Italian wines and cheeses. The wines will be part of the Savor the Symphony Cork Pull. 

Savor the Symphony is an elegant evening with a three-course wine-paired dinner, silent and live auctions, and a private performance featuring the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Pops Conductor and Grammy Award Winner, Jeff Tyzik, along with guest performers, Soprano Camille Zamora and dancers from Tango Caliente.  

Diane and Hal Brierley are the Honorary Chairs for Savor the Symphony. Kim Hext is the event chair and Mari Epperson is the DSOL President. 

Sponsorships are $25,000, $15,000, $10,000, $5,000 and $2,500. Underwriting tickets with Patron benefits are $500 and $350. A limited number of $250 Individual tickets will be available. Additional donations “in honor/memory of” may be made in any amount and will be listed in the Savor the Symphony program. 

Proceeds will benefit the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s service, education and fundraising efforts.

Visit the website at www.dallassymphonyleague.com. For more information, contact Kim Hext at kim@hextfamily.com or 214-244-5765.  

 

Photos by Deborah Brown

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The Dallas Symphony Orchestra League is proud to announce that Diane and Hal Brierley will serve as the Honorary Chairs for the Second Annual Savor the Symphony to be held on Thursday, May 3, at The Ritz-Carlton. Savor the Symphony is an elegant evening with a three-course wine-paired dinner, silent and live auctions, and a private performance featuring the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Pops Conductor and Grammy Award Winner, Jeff Tyzik, along with guest performers, Soprano Camille Zamora and dancers from Tango Caliente. Kim Hext is the event chair and Mari Epperson is the DSOL President. 

The Brierleys are longtime supporters of the DSO and the Dallas community. They have been donors and subscribers to the Dallas Symphony Orchestra since 1986 and Diane has been a member of the DSOL since 1992. 

“Diane and Hal Brierley are true art enthusiasts,” said event chair Kim Hext. “Their long time support of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra as well as the arts community in Dallas is to be applauded. I am truly honored they are serving as this year’s Honorary Chairs for Savor the Symphony."

Diane Brierley is an active and dedicated community volunteer, with a deep passion for the arts, education and wildlife conservation. She serves on the Executive Committees of Alzheimer's Association of Greater Dallas Chapter, Dallas Opera, Dallas Zoological Society, and is a Life Trustee of the Dallas Theater Center. She volunteers for many other organizations including March of Dimes, Shakespeare Dallas, the SPCA, and TACA. Diane has been the recipient of numerous awards, including TACA’s Silver Cup Award for the Arts with Dr. Kern Wildenthal in 2004; Dallas Historical Society’s award for philanthropy; and the Dallas Chapter of National Society of Fund Raisers’ Outstanding Philanthropist. 

Hal Brierley is Chairman of Brierley+Partners, Inc., a leading specialist in the design and management of customer loyalty programs, and is Chairman and CEO of e-Rewards, Inc. He began his career in direct marketing more than 30 years ago and continues to be one of the most innovative and respected strategic thinkers in the field. 

Hal is a Lifetime member of the Board of Governors for the Dallas Symphony Association. He served on the Board of Governors from 1991-2000 and the Executive Board from 2000 – 2011 and he was chairman the Executive Board in 2008-2009. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts, the Baylor Health Care System Foundation, the Dallas Opera, KERA-TV, the National Forest Foundation, Rees & Associates, TACA, and a member of World Presidents Organization. Hal has been the recipient of numerous awards, including TACA’s Silver Cup Award for the Arts with Tincy Miller in 2009. 

Event Chair Kim Hext has been a long time member of the DSOL and serves on the Board of Directors for TACA and Hope Supply Co. This fall she will be chairing Zoo To Do for the Dallas Zoological Society and last spring served as co-chair for the American Heart Association Cotes du Coeur Gala. Together, she and husband Greg serve on the Parent Leadership Council for SMU.   

Sponsorships for the event are $25,000, $15,000, $10,000, $5,000 and $2,500. Underwriting tickets with Patron benefits are $500 and $350. A limited number of $250 Individual tickets will be available. Additional donations “in honor/memory of” may be made in any amount and will be listed in the Savor the Symphony program. 

Proceeds will benefit the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s service, education and fundraising efforts. 

Visit the website at www.dallassymphonyleague.com. For more information, contact Kim Hext at kim@hextfamily.com or 214-244-5765.  

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Honorary Chairs Kenny and Lisa Troutt.

Gowns and courtseys were all the rage as 33 Symphony Debutantes took their bows at the 32nd Annual Dallas Symphony Orchestra League Presentation Ball on Saturday, February 17 at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. The spotlight was on the debs, their families, and dapper members of the Honor Guard with over 1100 in attendance.  

The Honorary Chairs were Lisa and Kenny Troutt who were also there with their Honor Guard son Grant.   

Lori Routh served as Ball Chair and Mari Epperson is President of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League. Committee Chairs were Melissa Lewis, Kay Weeks, Sandy Secor, Eleanor Bond, Rene’ Edwards, Nancy Labadie, and Kim Brannon.  

The debutante season started with an announcement party in June and ended with the Ball on February 17. It was a whirlwind season of numerous parties and events and rehearsals for the famous Texas Dip.  

This year’s Ball featured three generations of involvement. Nancy Duncan was a proud debutante mom to daughter Denise Duncan Beutel in 1991, and then together they co-chaired the Presentation Ball in 1996. This year granddaughter Caroline Beutel made her debut.  

“The Presentation Ball honors DSO debutantes and their families through memorable experiences that bond young adults and their families with the community and the symphony,” said Nancy. 

Other families have had long involvement with the DSOL and Presentation Ball. Debutante Claire Fletcher’s mom, Mary Rebecca Enloe Fletcher, made her debut along with her aunt in 1988. Alexis Bray's grandmother, Mrs. Frances B. Chantilis, was a Past President of the DSOL in 1983-84 and her mom, Stephanie, was a DSOL Representative to the Jewel Ball in Austin.

Also in attendance were Jerry and Gene Jones with their daughter and son in law, Charlotte and Shy Anderson, to see their grandson, Shy, Jr., an officer in the Honor Guard. 

“The Dallas Symphony Orchestra League is very proud and honored to be a part of presenting these outstanding young ladies and gentlemen to society,” said Ball Chair Lori Routh. “My heartfelt thanks to our very generous patrons and sponsors for this year's Presentation Ball season.  It is because of their enormous contributions that the Dallas Symphony is able to introduce and educate the youth of Dallas by bringing the gift of music to them.”   

The 2018 debutantes are: Caroline Allday, Meika Bass, Caroline Beutel, Natalie Blazejewski, Kennedy Boscamp, Alexis Bray, Helena Burns, Megan Casey, Catherine Champlin, Arden Cheatham, Bronwyn Cordiak, Eliza Davis, Claire Fletcher, Grace Gunnin, Hope Hyde, Emma Jenevein, Olivia Jennings, Anna Marie Jordanou, Riley King, Katie Kupp, Catherine Leffert, Lane McCormick, Annabel McGill, Megan Meinecke, Kay Merritt, Caroline Morway, Theiline Pigott, Jacqueline Reagor, Avery Roossien, Madison Stuart, Julianna Szuwalski, Madeline Toole and Morgan Weaver.   

The Presentation Ball was first held in 1987 and created with the vision of long-time League member Tincy Miller, who chaired the first ball. It is the largest fundraiser for the DSOL and more than $13 million has been raised in support of the Dallas Symphony Association and its education and community outreach programs. Some of the quality outreach programs the League supports are: DSO on the Go, Community Concerts and Performances, Cecil and Ida Green Youth Concerts, Symphony Yes!, DSO Kids, and Young Strings.  

Founded in 1946, the mission of the DSOL is to support the Dallas Symphony Orchestra through service, education and fundraising activities. Since 1998 the League has contributed over $20 million in support of the Dallas Symphony Association’s Community Outreach and Education programs, which help bring the wonder of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra to thousands of youths and adults in the Dallas Metroplex.

 

Group photo by James French

 

All other photos by Deborah Brown

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Nancy Duncan, Caroline Beutel, Denise Beutel.

The 32nd annual Dallas Symphony Orchestra League Presentation Ball on February 17 featured three generations of involvement for the Duncan-Beutel family. Nancy Duncan was a proud debutante mom to daughter Denise Duncan Beutel in 1991, and then together they co-chaired the Presentation Ball in 1996. This year granddaughter Caroline Beutel made her debut. Nancy and Denise share their experiences and the impact on the community.

 

Give us a brief overview of the DSOL Presentation Ball:

Nancy: The Dallas Symphony Orchestra League Presentation Ball honors DSO debutantes and their families through memorable experiences that bond young adults and their families with the community and the symphony.

How does this help in the community?

Denise: The presentation ball provides one more way to honor our wonderful symphony and increases the awareness of the symphony outreach programs.  The funds raised through the ball provide children across Dallas, regardless of economic status, access to concerts, music programs and outreach projects such as Young Strings which is a nationally recognized program that discovers, develops and promotes the musical talents of underrepresented string students.

What is your personal connection and why is this important to you?

Nancy: My husband and were fortunate to be a part of the fund raising efforts and the formal opening of the Dallas Symphony Hall many years ago.  Always a fan of musical performance we made sure that the symphony was a part of our lives while we were raising and educating our children. 

Denise: As a young girl, I have such fond memories of attending the symphony with my parents while growing up.  I remember when the Meyerson opened and the complete awe I felt when I attended a concert there for the first time. Later, when I was in college, I was a DSOL debutante. I fondly remember that year, the beginning of my own bond with the symphony - one separate from that of my parents and that as a child. As a parent, I have tried to instill the love of the symphony with our kids.  I am so honored for Caroline to have the opportunity to be a DSOL debutante this year and for her to begin her own ties to the DSOL.   

What compelled you to take a personal role and commit your time and energies?

Nancy: When I was asked to chair the 10th anniversary symphony ball, I knew the value of community service work and the joy one derives from friendships made while volunteering for the symphony.  Five years prior to that time our daughter, Denise Duncan Beutel, was a DSOL debutante and our entire family enjoyed the experience immensely. The Presentation Ball added another dimension by activities enjoyed by our son and our daughter.  Not to mention what a pleasure it is for Fathers to be the first to present their daughters in a long white dress! I asked Denise to co-chair the ball with me and her presence was a tremendous help in organizing the presentation and events for our 42 debutantes that year.  Moreover, my husband, and Denise's father became involved and was the Master of Ceremonies for the Ball introducing the debutants and their families.  We all had a lot of fun and Lowell continued in that role for several years. 

Denise: I grew up watching my parent’s active role they played in supporting the Dallas arts community, in particular the Dallas Symphony. Their active involvement modeled not only an appreciation of the symphony, but also the importance of supporting our community. As a family, we have thoroughly enjoyed the various ways in which we have participated in the ball from my mother’s active involvement with the DSOL, together co-chairing the ball, and the countless years my father announced the debutantes at the ball, as a family we have so enjoyed the special friendships and memories that were formed around this event. It is now so special for my daughter to be able to take a part in this celebratory event. I am so thankful for the work of the DSOL the many volunteers that work tirelessly to make this event memorable for our family.   

For 33 years the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Presentation Ball has been honoring exceptional young ladies and their families while providing critical funding to one of Dallas’s most significant assets—the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Throughout the years, proceeds from this event have enabled the Symphony to maintain its high standard of excellence for its Education and Community Outreach Programs.  Nominations for the 2018-2019 DSOL debutante season are currently underway. For more information, please contact Carla Leffert carla@leffertmail.com or 214-368-3889.

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Quinn Norwood, luncheon chair Elsa Norwood, DSOL President Mari Epperson, Presentation Ball Chair Lori Routh.

The debutantes for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League’s 32nd Annual Presentation Ball attended an elegant Mother/Daughter Luncheon in the newly renovated 19th Floor Ballroom of the Adolphus Hotel on February 16. It was part of the final weekend of events leading up to the Ball which included bow rehearsals, Just for Gents Party, a Pre-Ball Party hosted by the Honor Guard and a farewell breakfast. The luncheon was planned by Elsa Norwood who has chaired the event for numerous years and sponsored by Watters, a leader in the bridal design industry. Vatana Watters founded the company 30 years ago and remains at the head of the design team. Her daughter, Sydney Watters Dunbar, was a debutante in 2015 and works with her at Watters. 

 

Photos by Deborah Brown

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The two day Antique Elegance Show will be held on Saturday, February 17 and Sunday, February 18 at the Addison Conference Centre, 15650 Addison Road in Addison. Admission is $6 per person and includes full access both days to all the events at the Antique Elegance Show. Hours on Saturday, February 17th are from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Box lunches will be available for purchase. 

The much talked about and anticipated annual Vintage Fashion Show at the Antique Elegance Show will be presented on Saturday, February 17 at 1:00 p.m. The Vintage Fashion Show will highlight fashions and accessories, giving a glimpse into the elegant past and the art of dressing. Many of those items will be available to purchase from the vintage clothing dealers at the show. New this year is a vintage fashion contest to be held on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.

The Antique Elegance Show has antiques, collectibles and treasures. Shoppers will fill their heart’s desire at the Antique Elegance show which continues its 26 year run presenting quality vintage and wonderful antiques. The show is held annually for vintage enthusiasts from all over the world to get together to celebrate style and antiques at this exceptional show.

Musician Matt Tolentino, a dedicated specialist of the sounds of the 1920s and early 1930s, will perform on Saturday from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

A silent auction has been added this year and will close at 2 p.m. on Sunday. All proceeds will benefit Rogers Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.

 

Schedule

Sat. Feb 17 – 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Musician Matt Tolentino

Sat. Feb 17 - 1:00 p.m. Vintage Fashion Show

Sun. Feb 18 - 1:00 p.m. Vintage Fashion Contest – wear your best! Compete for prizes!

Sun. Feb 18 – 2 p.m. Silent Auction Closes

 


There will be many favorite antique dealers returning, but there will be many new dealers offering everything from antique jewelry and vintage clothing to fine furniture. The dealers offer a unique and wide variety of high quality items including: vintage textiles, clothing and accessories, hats, purses, estate jewelry, furniture, glassware, art pottery, fine silver, toys, dolls, photographs, sheet music, post cards, buttons, handmade lace, advertising, books, quilts, tablecloths and fine linens, European art and antiques, and more. For more information: www.dallasantiqueelegance.com

 

Dealers include:

 

Chris Enebo Antique Jewelry

Heritage Antiques

Joann & John & Hathcock

Carolyn’s Antiques & Collectibles

Carolyn & Ray Swan

Treasures from Yesterday

Sandy & Doug Westrup

Treasures of the Ages

Patricia Kyle

A Window in Time

Debra Tuttle

The Elegant Lady

Sarah Nutter

Two Kats

Kathy Doll

Skip 2 My Lou

Janet Waldrop

Lakeside Antiques

Judith & Richard Fakkel

All Things Christmas

Rosie Knies

Cassandra & Suzanne

Cassandra Van Wahlde

Spencer House Antiques

Kim Tennison

Michael Sharp

Paper Heroes

Paul & Virginia Henderson

My Kitschy Closet

Pat Gill

Stearnsy Bears

Charles & Vicky Stearns

Simply Good Finds

Sally Lancaster

John Allen Fine Books

Creations Unlimited

Betty Brown

Marian M. Dietzmann

Country Art Gallery

Blanche Dillon

Nash’s Stash of Trinkets & Treasures

Patricia & Robert Nash

Al Krause

Tenny Roche Vintage

Vintage sewing tools

 

For more information:

 

www.dallasantiqueelegance.com

 

 

Aileen Brady is the producer of the Vintage Fashion Show and the Antique Elegance Show.

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Veritex Community Bank’s “Future Women In Business” Summer Internship Program, now beginning our 12th summer, is a community outreach program that is an extension of our Lakewood-area Women In Business (LWIB), Park Cities/North Dallas Women In Business (PC/ND WIB) and Plano WIB programs for female business owners and executives. The Summer Internship Program partners young women from these respective areas who are entering their sophomore, junior or senior year in colleges across the U.S. with female business owners and executives that are active members in our communities or of one of these WIB organizations.

 As a selected intern in this program, young women will have the opportunity to spend the summer in a paid internship (usually paid hourly), where she will:

*Learn industry-specific skills pertaining to her internship position
*Experience the art of multi-tasking and balancing career, family, philanthropy, etc.
*Be mentored by a seasoned female business owner/executive

Here is how the program works:

*Interns submit their resumes to Darlene Ellison DEADLINE IS MARCH 12th
*WIB mentors from community submit internship opportunities/job descriptions DEADLINE IS MARCH 9th
*Program Coordinator (Darlene Ellison, SVP, Veritex Bank) compiles the information and provides interns with a listing of ALL internship opportunities (by March 16th)
*Interns select all the potential placements where they would like their resume submitted
*All WIB mentors providing internships will contact the interns directly to schedule interview (most will be via phone, Skype or Face Time since most students are attending college out of the area (late March)
*Interns selected by April 13th and notified
*A “Kick Off” reception for interns, their parents and their WIB sponsor will be held in June 2018

If you are interested in providing a part-time PAID internship OR know a female business owner or professional that is interested, please contact:

Darlene Ellison

Community Development Executive

(214) 269-2122 office dellison@veritexbank.com

 

Thank you for your consideration of our Women in Business Program!

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Chamber Chairman Darlene Ellison with MaryBeth Shapiro, Chairman’s Award winner, and Pete Sessions.

MaryBeth Shapiro was honored with the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce 2018 Pete Sessions Chairman’s Award at a luncheon on January 24 at the Lakewood Country Club. 

The award is given annually to an individual for their significant contributions to the Chamber through their professional experience, community engagement, and leadership. It was presented by Congressman Pete Sessions, who also presented MaryBeth with a flag that had been flown over the Capitol building in her honor.   

MaryBeth works tirelessly behind the scenes and has been on the Chamber board in several capacities for many years. She is hardworking, positive, and energetic. She exemplifies what every Chamber Board member should strive for. 

As a founder of Live Local East Dallas, MaryBeth was instrumental in merging the organization with the Chamber. Encouraging the community to live, shop and eat locally remains an important objective of the chamber to support local businesses. 

“Years ago while attending the opening of Mockingbird Station, Ken Hughes the developer said one of the things he most enjoyed while working on that project was discovering a well-kept secret called East Dallas,” MaryBeth said in accepting the award. “It is no secret to us that East Dallas is a very special community and one I have been proud to live and work in for over 30 years.”   

She thanked Congressman Sessions, her husband and daughters for attending. Her Republic Title family was there in force and she recognized them for their years of support both professionally and through their generous donations to the Chamber. Many neighborhood friends and chamber board friends were also in attendance.     

MaryBeth recently retired as Senior Vice President with Republic Title of Texas, Inc. with over 30 years experience in the commercial real estate industry. She worked on the escrow side of the title industry closing complex commercial transactions and most recently served as the director of Public Relations, Marketing and Communications departments. In this role, she was responsible for managing all of Republic Title’s public relations and marketing communications efforts including establishing the company’s overall marketing strategy, media relations, corporate communications, implementing the marketing for all offices, corporate event planning, and effectuating its regional marketing strategy. 

She is involved with Commercial Real Estate Women, The Real Estate Council, Aberg Center for Literacy, and Dallas Police Department Community Coalition. 

MaryBeth is married with two grown daughters Alexandra and Laura. Husband Gordon is an attorney at Jackson Walker. Alexandra a MBS candidate at SMU and Laura an attorney at Haynes & Boone. She enjoys spending time with family, hiking, golf, traveling and reading. 

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Aileen Brady is the producer of the Vintage Fashion Show and the Antique Elegance Show.

The much talked about and anticipated annual Vintage Fashion Show at the Antique Elegance Show will be presented on Saturday, February 17 at 1:00 p.m. at the Addison Conference Centre, 15650 Addison Road in Addison.

The Vintage Fashion Show will highlight fashions and accessories, giving a glimpse into the elegant past and the art of dressing. Many of those items will be available to purchase from the vintage clothing dealers at the show.

The event is part of the two day Antique Elegance Show held on February 17 and 18 at the Addison Conference Centre. Admission is $6 per person and includes full access both days to all the events at the Antique Elegance Show.

The Antique Elegance Show has antiques, collectibles and treasures.
Shoppers will fill their heart’s desire at the Antique Elegance show which continues its 26 year run presenting quality vintage and wonderful antiques. The show is held twice a year for vintage enthusiasts from all over the world to get together to celebrate style and antiques at this exceptional show.

There will be many favorite antique dealers returning, but there will be many new dealers offering everything from antique jewelry and vintage clothing to fine furniture. The dealers offer a unique and wide variety of high quality items including: vintage textiles, clothing and accessories, hats, purses, estate jewelry, furniture, glassware, art pottery, fine silver, toys, dolls, photographs, sheet music, post cards, buttons, handmade lace, advertising, books, quilts, tablecloths and fine linens, European art and antiques, and more. For more information: www.dallasantiqueelegance.com

Dealers include:

Chris Enebo Antique Jewelry
Heritage Antiques
Joann & John & Hathcock
Carolyn’s Antiques & Collectibles
Carolyn & Ray Swan
Treasures from Yesterday
Sandy & Doug Westrup
Treasures of the Ages
Patricia Kyle
A Window in Time
Debra Tuttle
The Elegant Lady
Sarah Nutter
Two Kats
Kathy Doll
Skip 2 My Lou
Janet Waldrop
Lakeside Antiques
Judith & Richard Fakkel
All Things Christmas
Rosie Knies
Cassandra & Suzanne
Cassandra Van Wahlde
Spencer House Antiques
Kim Tennison
Michael Sharp
Paper Heroes
Paul & Virginia Henderson
My Kitschy Closet
Pat Gill
Stearnsy Bears
Charles & Vicky Stearns
Simply Good Finds
Sally Lancaster
John Allen Fine Books
Creations Unlimited
Betty Brown
Marian M. Dietzmann
Country Art Gallery
Blanche Dillon
Nash’s Stash of Trinkets & Treasures
Patricia & Robert Nash
Al Krause
Tenny Roche Vintage
Vintage sewing tools

For more information:

www.dallasantiqueelegance.com

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Lisa and Kenny Troutt are Honorary Chairs for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League 32nd Annual Presentation Ball which will be held at the Meyerson Symphony Center on Saturday, February 17.

 

The Troutts are longtime supporters of the DSO and the Dallas community. Lisa is a graduate of the University of North Texas with a major in Fashion Design and a minor in business.  She worked in the apparel business in sales, marketing and design. Lisa is a founding member of the Council for Life as well as One Hundred Shares and serves on the boards of New Friends New Life, The Salvation Army, SMU Meadows School of the Arts, UT Southwestern Medical Foundation and the Baylor Foundation.  She is also affiliated with the Laura W. Bush Women’s Initiative Advisory Council, Park Cities Republican Women and The Race Track Chaplaincy of America. 

 

Kenny is currently the CEO of Mt. Vernon Investments, LP, a diversified family investment company that he owns.  In addition, Kenny is the principal owner of Winstar Farms LLC, a Lexington, Kentucky based Thoroughbred breeding, training and racing farm. From 1988 to 1999, he was the founder, CEO and principal shareholder of Excel Communications. Excel merged with Teleglobe in 1998 and Bell Canada bought the company in 1999.  Kenny is a graduate of Southern Illinois University.

 

Lisa and Kenny have been married for 24 years and have three children:  Preston (23), a UPenn graduate, Grant (21), a junior at SMU, and Savannah (17), a senior in high school.  They live in Dallas and they also devote time to their Thoroughbred horse farm, Winstar Farm, in Versailles, Kentucky.

 

Photo by James French