Corporate Advisory Council

UT Tyler Soules College of Business

University of Texas at Tyler
SOULES COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
CORPORATE ADVISORY COUNCIL
2021-2022
     
I. Staff    
Dr. Krist Swimberghe
Dean
Chair and Associate Professor of Marketing
Soules College of Business, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75799
   
     
VACANT
Director of Development
Soules College of Business, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75799
   

 

   
Janice Helfers
Administrative Associate – Dean
Soules College of Business, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75799
   
     
     
     
II. Executive Officers    
Patty Steelman, Chair (2021-2022)
Executive Vice President/Director of Marketing
Austin Bank, P.O. Box 438, Whitehouse, TX 75791
 
D. Jason Cooper (Smith County), Treasurer
Vice President, Corporate Development and Real Estate
Brookshire Grocery Company, P.O. Box 1411, Tyler, Texas 75703
     
Tara C. Odell (Smith County), Vice-Chair
Market Executive, Commercial Banking, SVP, CTP
Regions Bank, 100 E. Ferguson, Tyler, Texas 75702
 

 

     
     
     
III. Members    
Ty Beard
Attorney
Beard, Harris, Bullock, Hughes Attorneys at Law
100 Independence Pl, STE 101, Tyler, TX 75703

 

Andy Bergfeld (Smith County)
President
Bergfeld Realty Company, LLC2001 South Donnybrook Avenue, Tyler, Texas 75701

 

 

 

Bob Bondurant (Gregg County)
Chief Executive Officer
Martin Resource Management, P.O. Box 191, Kilgore, Texas 75663

 

Todd Buchanan
President
Greater Texas Capital Corporation
100 E. Ferguson St., STE 1100, Tyler, TX 75702

 

 

 

Kevin Cashion, CPA (Smith County)
Partner
Gollob Morgan Peddy, 1001 ESE Loop 323, Tyler, Texas 75701

 

Scott Martinez
President / CEO
Tyler Area Chamber / Economic Development Council315 N. Broadway, Tyler, Texas 75702

 

 

 

Amber Owen
Market President
Bancorp South (7600 South Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX 75703)1544 Chaparrel Run Tyler, TX 75703

 

Karlista Patterson, Past Chair (2017-2018)
Chief Financial Officer
Heartland Security Group, 501 Shelley Drive, Tyler, Texas 75701

 

 

 

Kyle Stacy
Founder and President
KDS Medical Management477 Bush Buck Way, Bullard, TX 7575

 

John Soules, Jr. (Smith County) (UT Tyler Development Board Member)
Chief Executive Officer
John Soules Foods, P.O. Box 4579, Tyler, Texas 75712

 

 

 

Stephen Taylor (Smith County)
Agency Consultant
WFG National Title Insurance Company, P.O. Box 8935, Tyler, Texas 75711

 

Lonny Uzzell (Smith County)
Chairman
Southside Bank, P.O. Box 1079, Tyler, Texas 75710-1079

 

 

 

Kelvin Woodfin (Smith County)
Owner
Tyler Lending Group, 6649 Oak Hill Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75703

 

Jay Ward
HUB International/The Ward Agency
7320 Princedale Tyler, TX 75703

 

 

 

Don Warren
Mayor of Tyler, TX
1614 S. College Ave., Tyler, TX 75701

 

Tom Williams
President
Tommy Williams Drywall Co., Inc. (TWD)16462 Hwy 31WTyler, TX 75709

 

 

 

Jeff Wood
Owner
Pine Springs Golf Club
PO Box 501Chandler, TX 75758

 

 

     
     
     
IV. Ex Offico Members    
Don A. Chandler (Smith County)
Owner
Chandler Properties – Real Estate & Investments
15990 Eastside Road, Lot #5Tyler, Texas 75707-7444

 

 


 

 
Susan Gill, CEcd, MEDP (Smith County)
President
Lindale Economic Development Corporation
P.O. Box 127, Lindale, Texas 75771

 

 
 

 

 
Roy Martinez
President
Swan Transportation Services LTD
7631 Lakeside Ln. Tyler, Texas 75703

 

 

 

 

 
Tom Mullins (Smith County)
(former) President & Chief Executive Officer
Tyler Texas Economic Development Council
(former) Chief Executive Office
Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce, 315 N. Broadway, Tyler, Texas 75702