Past Speakers


2020

Colin Allred, US Representative
Van Taylor, US Representative
Gromer Jeffers, Moderator, Dallas Morning News

Gary Thomas, President/Executive Director,

Dallas Area Rapid Transit 

Ross Ramsey, Co-founder, Texas Tribune

Politics 2020: In Texas and Beyond

2019

Commissioner Bob Bowlsby

NCAA Big 12 Conference

Engineering Advances for Human Health

Gregory Dussor

Dr. Shalini Prasad 

Heather Hayenga

Dr. Joseph Pancrazio, Moderator

The Collin County Boom!

Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere

Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney

Moderator Trisha Windham

John C, Creuzot

Dallas County District Attorney

Legislative Wrap Up

Senator Royce West

Representative Jeff Leach

Dr. Ray Perryman

President & CEO

The Perryman Group

The Honorable Douglas George 
Acting Consul General of Canada

To South Central United States

Todd Staples

President

Texas Oil and Gas Association

Dallas Region Bid for Amazon HQ2

Dale Petroskey & Mike Rosa

2018

Legislative Preview

Representative Angie Chen Button

Representative Morgan Meyer

Senator-Elect Nathan Johnson

Representative-Elect John Turner

Rudy Bush, Dallas Morning News, Moderator

Ken Hersh

President & CEO

George W. Bush Presidential Center

Dallas Friday Group 40th Anniversary!
The History of Dallas: A Mayors Panel Discussion

Mayor Mike Rawlings

Former Mayor Tom Leppert

Former Mayor Laura Miller

Former Mayor Ron Kirk

Former Mayor Steve Bartlett

Lee Cullum - Moderator

Sean Donohue
Chief Executive Officer
 DFW Airport

Social Entrepreneurship

Chad Houser, Cafe Momentum

Daron Babcock, Bonton Farms

Brittany Merrill Underwood, Akola Project

Jennifer Hilton Sampson, United Way

Brain and Sports Concussions

Hunt Batjer, M.D. 

Chair of Neurological Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center

C. Munro Cullum, Ph.D. 

Chief of Psychology, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Leandre Johns

External Affairs Lead For TX, OK & AR

Uber Elevate

Steven Duong

Urban Design, Project Lead
 Hyperloop One

AECOM

David Lakey, MD

Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Health

The University of Texas System 

John T. Carlo, MD, Moderator

CEO, Prism Health North Texas

U. Reneé Hall

Chief of Police

City of Dallas

Robert S. Kaplan

President and CEO

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Lee Cullum, Moderator

Host of CEO, KERA

2017

Philanthropy Panel

Linda Evans, The Meadows Foundation

Mary Jalonick, The Dallas Foundation

David Sullin, Communities Foundation of Texas

Nicole Small, LH Holdings

Cheryl Hughes

Group Vice President, Human Resources
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

Building Passion for your Company, Culture, and Brand

Joel Allison

Chair, Board of Regents
Baylor University

B 2 B (From Baylor to Baylor)

Arts Panel
Agustin Arteaga, Dallas Museum of Art
Zenetta Drew, Dallas Black Dance Theatre
David Lozano, Cara Mia Theatre
Moderator
Jennifer Scripps, Office of Cultural Affairs, City of Dallas

Gary Thomas

President/Executive Director

Dallas Area Rapid Transit

Senator Don Huffines

Representative Rafael Anchia

Mike Wilson

Editor, The Dallas Morning News

T.C. Broadnax

Dallas City Manager

Lucy Billingsley

Partner, Billingsley Company

Interviewed by: Cheryl Hall, The Dallas Morning News


Mental Health Panel

John W. Burrus, MD

CEO, Metrocare Services
Marianne Fazen, PhD.

Executive Director, DFW Business Group on Health

Andy Keller, PhD. 

CEO, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute