"We are thrilled to welcome these new trustees as active members and partners in the work of the foundation."
Those are the words of Jere Thompson Jr., chair of the board of trustees for the Southwestern Medical Foundation, a public charitable corporation that advances progress in medicine in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
The six new board members, per a press release, "bring new inspiration to our vision, and we are grateful for their service."
Among them are Ken Hersh, co-founder and former CEO of NGP Energy Capital Management; Joan Buchanan Hill, head of school at the Lamplighter School in Dallas; Christopher Kleinert, president and CEO of Mansefeldt Investments; Marshall Payne, CEO of First Financial Bankshares; and Jennifer Scripps, CEO of Scripps Ranch, per the Dallas Morning News.
"Our board plays a crucial role in how we advance the medical community across our growing region," Michael McMahan, president and CEO of the foundation, said in a statement.
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