Impact Dallas Capital


The Impact Dallas Capital Board of Directors is made up of a broad cross-section of Dallas business and civic leaders with deep expertise in real estate investment and community development. It is responsible for marketing the fund to investors and developers. The board also hires and manages the relationship with the fund manager and monitors the fund manager’s performance. Impact Dallas Capital receives a share of the investment fees, which enables it to become a sustainable nonprofit organization and a catalytic force for economic development in Southern Dallas working in partnership with the City of Dallas and other stakeholders.

Bryan Carter
CHAIRMAN: Pastor Bryan Carter, Concord Church of Dallas, Senior Pastor
Bryan Carter is the senior pastor of Concord Church where he has served since 2003. The mission of the church is: “We Grow People.” The current membership is 8,500 members. Pastor Carter is extensively involved with City of Dallas initiatives and serves on the boards of Dallas Habitat for Humanity, Dallas Independent School District Education Foundation, Harmony Community Development Corporation and Mentoring Brother to Brother.
Linda McMahon
FOUNDING CHAIRMAN: Linda McMahon, The Real Estate Council, President & CEO
Linda McMahon is the President and CEO of The Real Estate Council, The Real Estate Council Foundation and The Real Estate Council Community Fund, a certified CDFI by the U.S. Department of Treasury. Founded in 1990, The Real Estate Council (TREC) is Texas’ largest and most influential organization of its kind representing 2000 commercial real estate professionals and 550 companies which make up over 95% of the top commercial real estate businesses in North Texas.
Linda has been actively engaged in community development initiatives for more than 20 years as part of her three decade‐long banking career. Formerly, Linda was the Southwest Director of Community Development Banking for JPMorgan Chase Bank. Linda is a member of the Commit! Leadership Board, Dallas Habitat for Humanity Honorary Board; the Dallas Commission on Homelessness and the Dallas Center for Architecture Columns Advisory Board. She is a member of The Dallas Assembly, Urban Land Institute, The Texas Lyceum Alumnae, Leadership Dallas Alumnae (1991) and Lifetime member of the Texas Exes.
Linda is married to Patrick McMahon. They have 4 children and three grandchildren.
Jeffrey L. Swope
TREASURER: Jeffrey L. Swope, Champion Partners Ltd., Managing Partner
Jeff Swope is the managing partner of Champion Partners Ltd., a firm he founded in 1991. Champion is a privately owned commercial real estate investment and development firm based in Dallas. His accomplishments include being founding chairman of The Real Estate Council, founding chairman of the University of Texas Real Estate and Finance Center, and trustee of the Urban Land Institute. He currently serves on the board of Piedmont Office Realty Trust (NYSE:PDM) and East West Ministries.
Randy Bowman
Randy Bowman, MW Logistics, LLC, Partner
Randy Bowman is co-founding partner of MW Logistics, LLC, servicing the North American continent for Fortune 500 customers.  He presides over MWL and led it to 49 consecutive quarters of operating profit.  Prior to MWL, Randy was a corporate finance lawyer with Jones Day and Jackson Walker, and represented clients in transactions ranging from initial capitalizations through liquidity events.  He chaired the Parkland Foundation Board as it raised $150 million to complete funding for new Parkland Hospital, and serves on the Board of the Employee Retirement Fund of the City of Dallas, and the Dallas Regional Chamber Board.
Susan M. Byrne
Susan M. Byrne, Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. (WHG-NYSE), Founder & Chairman
Susan Byrne is the founder and chairman of Westwood Management Corp., a registered investment advisor. Founded in 1983, Westwood serves a variety of institutional clients, such as corporate pension funds, religious organizations, endowments and foundations. Westwood is the investment advisor to the Westwood Funds, a family of open-ended mutual funds. As of December 31, 2014, Westwood Management managed approximately $20.3 billion in assets.
Tim Byrne
Tim Byrne, Lincoln Property Company – Residential Division, President & CEO
Tim Byrne is the president and CEO of the Residential Division of Lincoln Property Company, one of the largest real estate development and management firms in the United States. He is involved in the development and operations of all multifamily ventures, from acquisition through financing, design, construction and lease-up. Since joining Lincoln as president in 1984, he has developed more than 125,000 units, valued in excess of $10 billion, and currently oversees over 130,000 units.
Robert A. Chereck
Robert A. Chereck, Interim CEO of the Dallas Citizens Council
FINANCIAL INDUSTRY EXECUTIVE & ADVISOR Proven history of guiding financial institutions through growth, turnaround, and ever-changing regulatory and economic landscapes—with a record of strong, steady performance. Distinguished career as senior executive, chairman, and board member for diverse financial services organizations—expertly managing change and driving growth through all market conditions. Deep industry knowledge acquired through 40+ years in wholesale and retail banking, consulting, and in an early-career role as managing director of 20+ investment companies. Proficient in building high-performing teams, engaging customers, and ensuring compliance for operations in the U.S., Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Extensive experience as a trusted leader, advisor and board members for business and non-profit organizations over several decades.
Noé Hinojosa Jr.
Noé Hinojosa Jr., Estrada Hinojosa Investment Bankers, President & CEO
Noé Hinojosa Jr.’s broad experience as an investment banker to a multitude of municipal credits, coupled with the responsibility of being directly involved with the firm’s municipal bond professionals, has made him a savvy executive dedicated to the success of the firm, its professional staff and its clients. Since the firm’s creation in January of 1992, he has been responsible for managing the personnel successful in executing the firm’s transactions, 3,000 and counting, totaling well over $250 billion.
Mark Okada
Mark Okada, Highland Capital Management, LP, Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer
Mark Okada is co-founder and chief investment officer of Highland Capital Management, L.P. He is a pioneer in the development of the bank loan market and has more than 30 years of credit and alternatives experience. He is responsible for structuring one of the industry’s first arbitrage CLOs and was actively involved in the development of Highland’s bank loan separate account and mutual fund platforms. He is a director of NexBank, chairman of the board of Common Grace Ministries, Inc., and a member of the board for Education is Freedom.
Marshall Payne
Marshall Payne, CIC Partners, LP, Founding Partner & Chairman of the Board
Marshall Payne is a founding partner of CIC and its current chairman of the board. His industries of focus are energy, food, and restaurant and retail. Previously he was a partner of the private equity group of Cardinal Investment Company, the predecessor of CIC, with various roles since 1983. He is a former director of OmniSYS, Ace Cash Express, and Restoration Hardware. He currently serves as chairman of SPG and as a director of Specialty Bakery, L&L Foods, Dale Gas Partners and Schuepbach Energy.
Fred Perpall
Fred Perpall, AIA, LEED AP, The Beck Group, Chief Executive Officer
As CEO of The Beck Group, Fred Perpall’s responsibilities include oversight of all aspects of Beck’s domestic real estate, design and construction practice. He began his career in the design and construction industry in 1996 and has been a registered architect since 2003. He spends the majority of his time driving the firm’s strategy to eliminate waste in the implementation of real estate assets through a deep collaboration of each of the individual disciplines.
Dora Ramirez
Dora Ramirez, Wells Fargo Bank, Vice President & Community Development Manager
Dora Ramirez is Vice President and Community Development Manager for Wells Fargo in the Dallas, Fort Worth and the Greater Texas Markets. She provides oversight and direction to Wells Fargo leadership on CRA related initiatives in addition to building external relationships with nonprofits entities and local officials. Dora has been in the financial services industry for 12 years. Prior to joining the Wells Fargo team, Dora worked for Citi's Community Mortgage Lending group where she managed the achievement of CRA, Fair Lending and Mortgage Lending goals for Texas. She has also worked for Lehman Brothers/Neuberger Berman as a Wholesale Sales Assistant and with JPMorgan Chase as a Marketing Officer. She is a certified NeighborWorks counselor, licensed banker (Series 7 & 66 - expired), and a graduate of the University of Texas - Arlington with a BBA in International Business. She currently chairs the Hispanic Scholarship Fund Texas Advisory Board, serves on the LiftFund North Texas Advisory Board, the University of Texas at Arlington Hispanic Advisory Council, the Real Estate Council’s Community Fund Board, the Impact Dallas Capital Board, and the Dallas Development Fund Board. She is a 2014 alum of the Leadership Dallas program a past member of the Mayor’s Star Council, and a member of the Hispanic 100.
Todd Williams
Todd Williams, The Commit! Partnership, Founding Executive Director
Todd Williams currently serves as the founding executive director of The Commit! Partnership, a nonprofit serving as a backbone organization comprised of more than 160 institutions that support improving educational cradle-to-career outcomes across Dallas County. Todd is also the education policy advisor to Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings. He rose to the top of the commercial real estate industry as a partner and managing director of Goldman Sachs, overseeing more than $100 billion of real estate investment fund assets before retiring to dedicate his volunteer efforts to education initiatives.