Fort Worth Alliance Airport has a new president
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Alliance Aviation Cos.
Christian children President of Aviation Cos. at Fort Worth Alliance Airport
Hillwood has Christian Childs as President of Aviation Cos. at Fort Worth Alliance Airport. Former President of the company, Tom Harris, will take on a VP role after 32 years as an executive. Childs will now lead the airport and its teams through rapid growth and oversee the day-to-day operations of Hillwood’s three aviation divisions: Alliance Air Services, Alliance Aviation Services and Alliance Air Productions. The three units together manage airport and FBO operations and produce the annual Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show.
education: Tarleton State University (BBA)
Christopher Ash, Senior Vice President Aviation Business
Christopher Ash’s core role in his new role will be building military, corporate, airline and real estate partnerships while maintaining oversight of AllianceTexas Fuel Services. He will work alongside Harris and will also serve as the central leader within the aviation company, overseeing marketing, advances in aerospace mobility technologies and unmanned aerial systems.
education: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (MBA), Tarrant County College (Police Officer Academy)
Schumacher Electric Corp.
Micky Leech, managing Director
After moving its headquarters from Chicago to DFW, Schumacher Electric Corp. Mickey Leech appointed as its new head. Prior to this position, Leech spent 18 years with MTD Products in a variety of roles including vice president of the e-commerce and aftermarket divisions, president of the handheld product division and general manager of the aftermarket divisions. Prior to MTD Products, Leech was Head of Sales at L’Oreal for more than nine years.
education: Case Western Reserve University (MBA)
Mike Loftus, CFO
Mike Loftus joins Eyemart Express from Lori’s Gifts, the nation’s largest provider of retail and concierge services to hospital gift shops, where he most recently served as CFO. Previously, he held senior finance positions at GameStop, Blockbuster and The Gamer Fund.
education: The University of Texas at Austin (MPA)
ECI software solutions
Todd Sanders, CFO
Todd Sanders will oversee finance, accounting and investor relations for cloud-based enterprise software company ECI Software Solutions. Previously, he was CFO of the software company Planview. Prior to joining Planview, he was CFO at Symphony Retail AI for five years and Vice President of Business Services at Retalix for six years.
education: Louisiana State University (B.Fin)
Nexus Recovery Center
Cameron Hernholm, Chief Philanthropy Officer
Cameron Hernholm joins Nexus Recovery Center, a nonprofit specializing in the treatment of substance abuse disorders in adult women, where she will be responsible for the organization’s fundraising, marketing and public relations. She will also oversee the grant application process, prepare and manage the annual budget, and track and forecast revenue. Previously, she was Chief Development Officer for Communities in Schools in the Dallas area.
education: University of North Texas (BA)
American Heart Association
Renee Gadson, Vice President of the Heart Challenge
As the Vice President of Heart Challenge, Renee Gadson will work with corporations and community leaders to maximize equity and community development in the Dallas area. She is responsible for growing Dallas Heart Challenge revenue 40 percent to $ 10 million. Previously, Gadson was the Senior Director of Corporate Relations for United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.
education: Southeast University (BS)
August Anderson, Vice President
August Anderson has been promoted from account supervisor to vice president of public relations and marketing agency BizCom Associates. In her new role, she will lead account service teams that will oversee the creation and execution of PR and digital marketing communications programs. Before joining Bizcom in 2018, she was Marketing and Advertising Coordinator at Paul Miller Motor Company.
education: The University of Kentucky (MA)
Benjamin Roelke, Executive Director
Benjamin Roelke joins Newmark from CBRE, where he was previously Executive Vice President. There he ran the student housing and structured finance practice. In addition to new signing Ian Walker, Roelke will specialize in debt placement and structured finance for student dormitories and apartment buildings in the United States
education: Trinity University (BS)
Jan Walker, Senior Managing Director
Like Roelke, Ian Walker joins Newmark from CBRE, where he served as vice president of the student housing and structured finance practice. Walker also worked in London to build a capital markets team responsible for raising capital for developers and operators to build and buy apartment and student dormitories across the UK. At Newmark, he will work with Roelke to further develop the company’s student dormitory platform.
education: The. University of Texas at Austin
David McNeil, Senior Managing Director
David McNeil joins Strive commercial real estate investment company to identify and capitalize on real estate investment and development opportunities. McNeil was previously the property manager of his own firm, the McNeil Property Company. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Asset Management at Weitzman in Dallas, where he was responsible for a 4.2 million square foot portfolio of retail malls. His major projects during his career include the acquisition, development, rental and sale of the 190,000 square foot Shafer Plaza shopping center in Frisco, the expansion of the Highland Park Village, and the acquisition, refurbishment and sale of 7015 Snider Plaza.
education: University of Arkansas (BS)
John Woolsey, managing Director
John Woolsey will strategically advise Mohr’s corporate clients and leverage its tenant advisory platform, including location selection, job analysis and business intelligence. Prior to that, he worked as a real estate agent in Dallas for more than three decades, representing several well-known US companies in relocating and renovating their main offices and managing their entire real estate portfolios in both leased and own locations.
education: Baylor University (BBA)