With more than 3,500 members from Boston to Bangalore, SVP is the world’s largest network of engaged philanthropists.
In the DFW Metroplex we have over 200 Social Venture Partners. They range from filmmakers to financial managers, from nonprofit leaders to corporate veterans, and from foundation executives to people just beginning to explore their giving potential.
If you want to make a difference – and a bigger difference then you could alone – you’ll want to meet these folks.
Every story is different, but each is fueled by a series of connections. That’s the beauty of the SVP network. You never know who will take your impact to the next level.
Meet Just A Few of Our Partners…
Yufei is a recent arrival to Dallas after nearly a decade abroad along the western Pacific Rim. An alumnus of Vanderbilt University, his diverse interests have led him to work in a variety of sectors – biotech, healthcare administration, K-12 education, local government administration, and election planning. He currently works in healthcare operations. Read More »
Matthew Randazzo was named President and CEO of The Dallas Foundation in December 2017 and began his tenure with the organization in May 2018. Matthew previously served as Chief Executive Officer of the National Math and Science Initiative, which aims to improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement in communities across the country—and before that, as founding president and CEO of Choose to Succeed and as chief growth officer for IDEA Public Schools. Read More »
A Fortune 100 senior executive, Rick Ramirez’ career has spanned more than fifteen years in the media and entertainment industry covering general market and targeted / multicultural markets. He has held management positions in the areas of marketing, strategic planning, diversity and inclusion, public affairs, business and content development, business and legal affairs, and sales. As a marketing executive, Rick has extensive experience targeting the Hispanic, African American, Asian American, Urban and Faith Based consumer segments with a strategic focus on digital and social media customer engagement. While at Warner Bros. and Fox, he successfully pioneered many “industry first” marketing and business initiatives to maximize revenue potential for their products, programs, and services from the multicultural/targeted consumer base and to also address complex, sensitive issues involving communities of color. Read More »
When not tickling the ivories, Bob is an attorney, enterprise strategist, community activist, and teacher. Thirty-eight years ago, Bob began his legal career at Jenkens & Gilchrist, P.C., where he specialized in leveraged buyouts, M&A, and bank regulatory law. In 2000, Bob began a run as General Counsel for three software companies – two public and one private – directing their worldwide legal affairs and, ultimately, their sale. In between versions, Bob played games – as in organized, built, ran, and sold three computer game companies. Read More »
We are tremendously grateful for our community of Partners.
Your time and talent, your generosity, your drive for something better… these are the roots of transformation – for individuals, for organizations, for our community. Thank you.
Susan M. Aldridge
Bob & Linda Appel
Ike and Candy Brown
Bud Browne & Linda Salton
Billy & Dodee Crockett
Zachary De Bernardi
Mike & Anne Calhoun Duffy
Dick and Diane Evans
Mark & Angela Frederiksen
Caitlin M. Hodge, Esq.
Steve & Susan Hoff
Michael Kornman & Martha Reynolds
Chris & Stacy Kroeger
Roy & Bridget Lopez
Katherine Glaze Lyle
John & Kathy Palter
William & Michelle Riddell
Eric & Joanna Ridgway
Duane & Ann Roberts
Victor David Russell
Josh & Lauren Sanchez
Marcia Simpson & Keith Gruenberg & Connor Simpson
Eric & Deborah Suder
Peter & Kirsten Swanson
Giles Davidson & Dan Waldmann
Dick & Evy Kay Washburne
Judy Donachie Watson
Lisa Evans Weaver
Chris & Donna Young
We honor those that have passed as SVP Dallas Partners and as leaders of our city.
Christine Elaine Antoine