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Together, giving back is good for all of us.

Along with our company-wide charitable efforts, we encourage every team member to stay involved in the individual communities and causes that are important to them, and to find ways to give back. It’s good for our business, our communities and our employees. And it’s good for this world we all share.

Bobby Miller

Bobby was a Board Member with America Scores, a non­profit organization that helps support after­ school programs including soccer, poetry, and volunteer activities for inner city Dallas students. He has volunteered at Feed the City events, hosted by TangoTab, that provide lunches to be donated to the Dallas Soup Kitchen.

Corbett Guest

Corbett has been passionate about supporting the arts in Dallas since taking over Imaginuity in 2003. He has served as a director on the board of Big Thought, a nationally recognized organization focused on building arts education partnerships that allow all children access to quality learning opportunities. He is an alumnus of Leadership Arts and has served as a director on the board of the Business Council for the Arts, an organization that educates business leaders and professionals about how to support the arts in their local communities.

David Hopkins

David and his family are active supporters of the the Birthday Party Project, which provides birthday parties for homeless children. He has volunteered and hosted a fund-raising event “Cake and Prose” which raised money for the organization. He and his family also are involved with Crisis Text Line; the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network; GLAAD, which advocates for equality for the LGBT community; the U.S. Chess Federation; and Friends of the Arlington Public Library.

Erin Ray.

Erin loves working with Meals on Wheels, saying it is incredibly rewarding getting to know the people on her route that she delivers meals to on a regular basis.

Frances Yllana

Frances currently serves as President Emeritus of AIGA DFW, President of the AIGA DFW Advisory Board, steering committee member of multiple AIGA (national) initiatives, executive team member of Art Conspiracy and co-chair of DSVC’s national student show and conference. She previously served on the boards of the Young Women’s Advisory Council for the National Women’s Museum, Youth Village Resources and Dallas Society of Visual Communications. Frances also served as one of the founding leaders of GOOD Magazine’s local chapter and was chosen by 99U to be the Dallas 99U Local ambassador — both national organizations highlighting community,  innovation and creativity. She has also volunteered with at Café Momentum, Dallas Parks Foundation, bcWorkshop and the Coalition for a New Dallas.

Gary Hooker

Gary is a graduate of Leadership Dallas, a program of the Dallas Regional Chamber that providing our city with an ongoing source of diverse leaders who are prepared and committed to serve as catalysts and sustainers of positive change for the quality of life. He is a graduate of Leadership Arts, a program focusing on the challenges facing arts organizations as they deal with the economic, political and artistic realities of today. Gary has served as a past vice president of The 500 Inc., a charity dedicated to supporting Dallas County arts through volunteer service; and he has served on the board of the Dallas Center for Contemporary Art.

Julie Wagner

Julie is passionate about children’s literacy; in fact she wrote her college entrance exam on the subject. She has worked with Reading Partners, with the goal of making reading easier for kids so they can focus on things they love even more like engineering, coding … or search optimization.

Kathryn DeMartini

Kathryn runs with the Dallas Life chapter of Back on My Feet, an organization that supports those who are formerly homeless by empowering them through personal health and exercise.

Liz Medina

Liz volunteers at the Gatehouse in Grapevine, offering support to women and single mothers in crisis. She also organizes supply drives for animal welfare groups on a regular basis. Lis also volunteers her time with the U.S. Youth Soccer Region III Girls ODP teams.

Naomy Jones

Naomy volunteers with Richardson Humane Society, fostering dogs in her home and attending adoption events as a greeter or adoption counselor. She also helps the society create videos for social media. Naomy provides transportation for dogs to and from adoption events and does home visits to check on the dogs after they’ve been adopted.

Nathan Vaughn

Nathan and his wife actively support the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. They also happily completed a pet adoption from the organization. He says it is a favorite cause for his wife and daughter, also.

Shay Wilburn

Shay has worked with Catholic Charities, most recently by collection donations for the children of Flint, MI, affected by its tainted water crisis. She says she loves any cause that helps children.

Tammy Hooker

Tammy founded a Junior Achievement (JA) partnership with the Plano School Systems AVID college preparatory program in 2014. With more than 60 volunteers, the program reaches more than 1,000 students in 7th through 9th grades. She is a member of Plano Metro Rotary, a Leadership Plano Graduate and on a Project XQ Super School Team in Plano. She is the host of Plano Podcast, engaging younger citizens in the Plano civic and political community through tales of curiosity and character. Tammy received the 2015 Community Service Award from the Collin County chapter of The League of United Latin American Citizens. She also received the JA Dallas Champion Award in 2015, and the JA Dallas Volunteer of the Year Award in 2014.

Tim Langford

Tim has enthusiastically provided pro bono work for The Community School of the Park Cities; its philosophy is that children learn most through exploration of their environment. Tim has also provided pro bono design work for Fine Art Chamber Players, whose mission is to enrich and enhance the quality of life for North Texas area residents through free concerts and educational activities. Tim currently serves on the Board of Directors at The Undermain Theatre, a company of artists seeking to inspire, educate and challenge audiences and artists through its production of innovative theater with particular interest in poetic and language-driven work. And he works with Hunger Busters, helping children get the nutrition they need to grow physically and mentally, taking away the worry of wondering if they will have three meals a day.

Wade Owens

Wade advocates for children, education and the arts. He is on the board of directors of the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center. He also serves as a mentor and advisor for business students and is active on the advisory board of the University of Texas-Dallas School of Arts and Humanities. As a member of the board of directors of Water Tower Theatre, Wade brings his financial and management expertise to keep the group running smoothly. Previously Wade has served as the chair of the board of the Center for Non Profit Management, as a commissioner on the Dallas Community Development Commission, ad as vice president of the Wednesday’s Child benefit event. He also is a 2003 graduate of Leadership Dallas.