Corporate Advisory Council

UT Tyler Soules College of Business

Dr. Krist Swimberghe                
Dean, Associate Professor of Marketing
Soules College of Business

Dr. Gary Bouse
Director of Development
Soules College of Business

Janice Helfers
Executive Assistant to the Dean
Soules College of Business

Executive Officers

Jason Cooper (Smith County), Chair
Vice President, Corporate Development and Real Estate
Brookshire Grocery Company

Kevin Cashion, CPA (Smith County), Vice Chair
Partner
Gollob, Morgan, Peddy

Todd Buchanan, Treasurer
President
Greater Texas Capital Corporation

Members

Ty Beard
Attorney
Beard, Harris, Bullock, Hughes Attorney at Law

Cameron Cooper
SVP & East Texas Market Executive
Regions Bank

Sharon Taylor (Greg County)
Chief Financial Officer
Martin Resource Management

Amparo Mahler
CEO
Crossroads Family Care

Scott Martinez
President/CEO
Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce / Tyler Economic Development Council

Tara C. Odell (Smith County)

Yaziri Orrostieta (Yo)
Service Line Marketing Director
Christus Health

Amber Owen
President, Tyler, Tx Market
Cadence Bank

Karlista Patterson, Past Chair (2017-2018)
Chief Financial Officer
Heartland Security Group

John Soules, Jr. (Smith County) (UT Tyler Development Board Member)
Chief Executive Officer
John Soules Foods

Patty Steelman
Community Engagement Officer
Austin Bank

Stephen Taylor (Smith County)
Agency Consultant
WFG National Title Insurance Company

Phyllis Thomas-Kirkwood
President
Kirkwood Consulting

Lonny Uzzell (Smith County)
Market President, East Texas
Southside Bank

Kelvin Woodfin (Smith County)
Owner
Tyler Lending Group

Jay Ward
HUB International / The Ward Agency

Don Warren
Mayor
City of Tyler, Texas

Tom Williams
President
Tommy Williams Drywall Co, Inc.

Jeff Wood
Owner
Pine Springs Golf Club

 

Ex Offico Members.

Susan Gill, CEcd, MEDP (Smith County)
President
Lindale Economic Development Corporation

Mike Henderson
President - Northeast Texas Division
Cadence Bank

Roy Martinez
President
PARK 4 Investments

Tom Mullins (Smith County)
President
T.G. Mullins LLC

Andy Bergfeld (Smith County)
President
Bergeld Realty Company, LLC

Bob Bondurant
Chief Executive Officer
Martin Resource Management