Dallas CHRO Community


Join a powerful network of peers

Connect with a local community of like-minded peers who share similar challenges and priorities. Access the collective expertise of CHROs from diverse experiences, backgrounds and industries. Members of the community come together several times a year to connect with each other, exchange ideas and experiences, and validate strategies and solutions.

Join your local community for exclusive access to:

Programs

Participate in year-round gatherings with your local peer group featuring unparalleled opportunities for collaboration, in-depth discussions and networking.

Insights

Exchange peer-validated strategies, solutions and partners, and access exclusive community insights to learn how other CHROs approach similar challenges.

Connections

Make new connections, enhance your career through an exclusive network, and build lasting relationships with peers.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CHROs today.

  1. Boosting workforce resilience for the future of hybrid work
  2. Taking a dynamic approach to critical skills and competencies
  3. Driving consequential accountability for DE&I

Dallas CHRO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Dallas CHRO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CHROs, for CHROs.

Co-Chairs

Joe Hudson

Newmark Group Inc
CHRO

Patrick McLaughlin

Frito-Lay North America
SVP & CHRO

Amy Messersmith

Builders FirstSource
Chief People Officer

Dan Sessa

Lennox International
EVP & CHRO

Members

Jarrett Andrews

MV Transportation, Inc.
CHRO

Kim Besse

Children's Health
EVP & CHRO

Megan Burkhart

Comerica Bank
Executive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Judy Carter

BNSF Railway
Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Debbie Cowan

Williams
Sr. VP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Steve Cunningham

TDIndustries
Chief People Officer

Christopher Curia

Energy Transfer
EVP, Human Resources & CHRO

Mary Beth DeNooyer

Keurig Dr Pepper
CHRO

David DelVecchio

Trinity Industries
VP & CHRO

Debbie Dennis

Oncor Electric Delivery
Chief Customer Officer & SVP Human Resources and Corporate Affairs

Katie Ebrahimi

Unisys
Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Rob Edmund

Dave & Buster's
General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & SVP of Human Resources

Dara Engle

Howard Hughes Corporation
Chief People Officer

Lisa Esparza

AutoNation
Chief Human Resources Officer

Cindy Fiedelman

Digital Realty
CHRO

John Foley

Builders FirstSource
VP, Human Resources

Elizabeth Galloway

Invitation Homes LP
EVP & CHRO

Russell Goin

Rent-A-Center
SVP, CHRO

Perry Gragg

American Trailer Works
SVP of HR

Truman Greene

Forterra
SVP, Human Resources

Angela Greenfeather

Mr. Cooper
EVP & CHRO

Paul Gregory

Mitel
SVP, Chief People and Culture Officer

Shelie Gustafson

Jacobs
EVP & Chief People Officer

Calvin Hilton

Bread Financial
SVP, Chief Diversity Officer

Paul Hoffman

Hunt Consolidated
SVP, Human Resources and CHRO

Keith Holtz

Cook Children's Health Care System
Chief Administrative Officer

Sean Huurman

Service King
Chief Human Resources Officer

Carol Kiburz

Acme Brick
VP of HR

Carrie Kirby

Vistra Corp
EVP & CAO

Carla Kuaiwa

JPS Health Network
SVP Chief HR Officer

Kristin Lane

CRH
Senior Vice President Human Resources, Building Products Division

Jason Leonard

Daltile
VP, Human Resources

Elga Lohler

Smith & Nephew
CHRO

Nakesha Lopez

Baylor Scott & White Health
Chief Human Resources Officer

Kristi Maynor

TopGolf
Chief people Officer

Cara McDaniel

Veritex Community Bank
Chief HR/Talent Officer

Felicia Miller

Parkland Health & Hospital System
EVP & Chief Talent Officer

Mike Moore

G6 Hospitality
Chief HR Officer

Maryam Morse

Andrews Distributing
Executive Vice President, Human Resources & Communications

Pam Murray

North Dallas Bank and Trust
CHRO

Suzanne Myers

Arcosa
CHRO

Holly Novak

Jack Henry & Associates
Chief People Officer

Jeremy O'Brien

Galderma
Head of HR

Chelle O'Keefe

Associa
EVP & CHRO

Dr. Patrick Oldenburgh Jr.

Army and Air Force Exchange Service
EVP, CHRO

Katie Pothier

Texas Rangers
Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Leigh Robinson

Transplace
CHRO

Rudy Rodriguez, Jr.

Chuck E Cheese's Entertainment
EVP, Chief Legal & Human Resources Officer

Mike Rowell

Ben E. Keith
VP, Human Resources

Alison Schmidt

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
CHRO and SVP, HR

Eric Severson

Neiman Marcus
Chief People & Belonging Officer

Scott Sherman

Sally Beauty Holdings
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Scott S. Smith

DIRECTV
CHRO

Sid Srivastava

Cinemark Holdings
EVP HR, DEI & CSR

Jan Stevens

Master Halco
CHRO, Itochu Building Products

Kevin Tackaberry

loanDepot
EVP, Human Resources

James Watts

Pizza Hut Inc
Chief People Officer

Kimberly Webb

CHRISTUS Health
SVP, CHRO

Heidi Weingartner

Dallas Cowboys
CHRO

Shawn Williams

Sabre Corporation
EVP and Chief People Officer

Amy Yates

Capital One Financial
Head of Human Resources, Financial Services

Bridgett Zeterberg

Tuesday Morning
EVP, HR, General Counsel & Corp. Secretary

Upcoming Programs


VIRTUAL

November 9, 2022 | 1 hour

Dallas CHRO Virtual Town Hall

Measuring Progress – Effective DE&I in 2022

An interactive, peer-led discussion on current topics and priorities.

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IN-PERSON

June, 2023 | 1 day

Dallas CHRO Executive Summit

Walk away from this peer-led program with new connections and with actionable insights.

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IN-PERSON

September, 2023 | an evening

Dallas CHRO Inner Circle

A gathering with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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