Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas Appoints New Board Members


DALLAS – July  2019 – Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas, an organization delivering life-changing programs and experiences that equip girls to overcome socio-economic barriers, announces the appointment of new board members for the new fiscal year.

Joining current board members are three new members:
Joni Arison, Senior Vice President of Finance Services at AT&T Communications, Inc.
Meredith HoustonVice President at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty
Jody VenturoniFounding Partner at LDWW Group

Our newly installed officers:
Erin George, Board Chair, Partner & Managing Director at Boston Consulting Group
Morgan Kennedy, Immediate Past Chair, Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor at U.S. Trust, Bank of America
Arjun Dugal, Vice Chair
, CTO of Financial Services at Capital One
Gretchen Ganc, Treasurer, EVP of Strategy and Analytics at The Container Store
Bronwyn Allen, Corporate Secretary, President at High Profile Staffing

“ A warm welcome to our new board members, and newly installed officers.  Your leadership and dedication to the mission will propel us to achieving our bold growth goals.   Girls Inc. is lucky to have you in our corner. ”

These new board members join a number of current board members:
Julie Bleicher, Community Volunteer
Raja Doddala, Managing Director/Head of Digital, Institutional Financial Services, TIAA
Neeti Khaitan Gupta, Advisor, AGC Networks
Terry Hosey, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Laura McLaughlin, Vice President, External Manufacturing, Texas Instruments
Stephanie Zapata-Moore, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Vistra Energy
Ashley Scheer, Partner, Jackson Walker, LLC
Diane Strong, Director, Commercial Operations and Diversity & Inclusion Corporate Lead, Celanese
Tyson Taylor, Vice President, Human Resources, Pioneer Natural Resources

For more information on how to become involved with Girls Inc Dallas, please call (214) 654-4530 or visit

About Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas
Established in 1968, Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas helps lift girls out of poverty through educational and life experiences that focuses on empowering the whole girl. Through transformational after-school, summer, and partner-based programming, Girls Inc. promotes economic mobility and empowers girls creating a multi-generational impact. For more information on how to get involved, visit and follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.