WiNGS Welcomes 12 Local Professionals to Board of Directors

Please help us welcome 12 new members to the WiNGS Board of Directors. These professionals bring expertise from the financial, healthcare, legal and real estate industries, among others. They join with 18 existing members where they will provide leadership and expertise to drive our mission forward. New members will serve a 2-year term through June 2020.

  • Tanya Cowgill, Happy State Bank
  • Ellen Farrell, Toyota Motor North America
  • Michelle Hudson, Hudson Peters Commercial
  • Tiffaney Dale Hunter, Tiffaney Dale Agency
  • Cathy Janke, Capital One
  • Becky Johnson, American Heart Association
  • Andre Mallet, Keryx Biopharmaceutical
  • Ashley Mason, Holmes Murphy
  • Kelly Parsons, Altamont Capital Partners
  • Brendon Riley, Wells Fargo
  • James Vaughan, Mary Kay
  • Linda Wilkins, Wilkins Finston Friedman Law

“We are delighted to have such a dynamic group of leaders join the WiNGS Board. Together we will move our strategy forward as we work to empower women, fight poverty and impact generations,” Jennifer Ware.

These professionals join:
  • Board President – Starlette Johnson, SBJ Advisory Group
  • President-Elect – Laura Ryan, JP Morgan
  • Past President – Debbie Dennis, Oncor Electric Delivery
  • Development & Marketing Chair – Donna Butterfield, Frost Bank
  • Governance/Nominating Chair – Sue Elliott, Insight Executive Coaching & Consulting
  • Treasurer – Brooke Hopkins, AlixPartners LLP
  • Secretary – Leanne Oliver, Frito-Lay North America
  • Joni Arison, AT&T
  • Yolanda Brown, Sammons Corporation
  • Cassie Carnahan, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Anne Calhoun Duffy, Southerland Partners
  • Elsie Cooke-Holmes, PepsiCo (retired)
  • Noel Ellison, KPMG LLP
  • John Haley, ORIX
  • Terrie Hudson, AT&T (retired)
  • Anne Kniffen, Perkins + Will
  • Sylvia Leong, RealPage, Inc.
  • Perry Stephenson, Bank of America
A special thank you to retiring Board leaders:
  • Hilda Galvan, Jones Day
  • Lisa Krieser, Fidelity
  • Julie Ramirez, Comerica
  • Regina Slawter, Aetna (retired)

If you have an interest in working with women as a mentor, coach or advocate, please contact us at or call 214-584-2316.


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