BOARD OFADVISORS

Our Board of Advisors includes a highly regarded group of leaders from both the public and private sectors that give us valuable perspective, insight, and guidance on the direction of Catalyze Dallas and our affiliates.

Reflecting vast experience and deep leadership, our Board includes successful leaders who are engaged and directly invested in our success.

BOA
Frank Cappuccio

Frank Cappuccio


Advisor to Defense Science Board
Former EVP / General Manager of Skunk Works

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Edward (Ed) Dolanski

Edward (Ed) Dolanski


Former President of Boeing Government Services
Former President & CEO of Aviall, a Boeing Company

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Thomas C. Leppert

Thomas C. Leppert


Chairman of Austin Industries
Former Mayor of Dallas
Former CEO of Kaplan and Turner Construction Company

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Bobby B. Lyle

Bobby B. Lyle


CEO of Lyco Holdings Incorporated
CEO of Lyco Energy
Trustee at SMU (Lyle School of Engineering)

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Ron Nicol

Ron Nicol


Former Senior Partner & Managing Director at Boston Consulting Group
Board Member at Austin Industries
Executive Chairman at NUBURU

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Major General (Retired) Keith Thurgood, Ph.D.

Major General (Retired) Keith Thurgood, Ph.D.


Former President of MedAssets
Former President of PepsiCo
Former SVP of Sam’s Club
Interim CEO of DoD Community Services Reform

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Robert F. Weiss

Robert F. Weiss


Board Member at Cobham
Advisor at Hermeus
Former President of Skunk Works
Former EVP of Lockheed Martin

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Emeritus Board Members

Norton A. Schwartz

General (Retired) Norton A. Schwartz (Emeritus)


President of the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) Former Chief of Staff of the USAF (Ret.)

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Heidi Shyu

The Honorable Heidi Shyu (Emeritus)


Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (CTO for DoD)
Former VP of Technology Strategy at Raytheon

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