Meet the 24hourdallas team

First assembled in January, 2020, here are the team members and leaders for 24HourDallas (psst . . . you can join them).

24HourDallas Leadership

Each of our eight Action Teams has two co-leaders. Along with our director, these co-leaders comprise the Leadership Team for 24HourDallas.
Gair Ruben Abbud

Gair Ruben Abbud

Co-Leader, Economic Vibrancy

Gair is an urban planner and landscape architect.

Michael Brown

Michael Brown

Co-Leader, Placemaking

Michael is an energy systems design engineer.

Sarah Chung

Sarah Chung

Co-Leader, Safety

Sarah is a non-profit executive in the hospitality sector.

Shandra Colón

Shandra Colón

Co-Leader, Inclusion

Shandra is a real estate consultant and performance coach.

Keith Foster

Keith Foster

Co-Leader, Safety

Keith is CPA specializing in the hospitality sector.

Drew Green

Drew Green

Co-Leader, Repect

Drew is a commercial insurance professional.

Wes Hoblit

Wes Hoblit

Co-Leader, Communication

Wes is a public affairs consultant specializing in land use and permitting.

Augustine Jalomo

Augustine Jalomo

Co-Leader, Cultural Innovation

Tino is a marketing communications consultant.

Yolanda Johnson

Yolanda Johnson

Co-Leader, Inclusion

Yolanda is a health coach for a fresh produce co-op in Dallas' food deserts.

Rhiannon Martin

Rhiannon Martin

Co-Leader, Cultural Innovation

Rhiannon is a non-profit professional specializing in event and volunteer management.

Traci Mayer

Traci Mayer

Co-Leader, Economic Impact

Traci is chief executive officer for a hospitality non-profit.

Jake McCall

Jake McCall

Co-Leader, Placemaking

Jake is a commercial real estate professional.

Heather Pickett

Heather Pickett

Co-Leader, Respect

Heather is an executive for a culinary event venue.

Gary Sanchez

Gary Sanchez

Co-Leader, Economic Vibrancy

Gary is a public affairs executive in the tourism industry.

Katherine Wagner

Katherine Wagner

Co-Leader, Economic Impact

Katherine is chief executive officer for a business and arts non-profit.

Randall White

Randall White

24HourDallas Director

Randall is a community relations and public affairs consultant.

Full 24HourDallas Team

These individuals have volunteered to serve on one of our eight action teams or are on our adjunct team of experts and Alliance Partners. Join us.
Gair Ruben Abbud
David Askenase, Bernstein
Chris Aslam, Rock Strategic
Jarrod Atkinson, WithContxt
Audrie Austin, Audrie Austin
Rick Baraff, RockPaperMedia
Pam Barnes, POParazzi
Ken Benson, Hotel Association of North Texas
Zach Berman, J. Elmer Turner
Micah Bires, Deep Ellum Foundation
Harrison Blair, Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce
Michael Brown, HKS Architects
Jacob Browning, Downtown Dallas Inc.
Michelle Burlison, Schooley Mitchell
Peer Chacko, City of Dallas Planning and Urban Design
Lori Chavez-Wysocki, Rock Strategic
Sarah Chung, Hotel Association of North Texas
Brett Clark, Pavé Group
Laura Claydon, ARF Financial
Shandra Colón, The Catalyst Firm
Elle Congelliere, Pavé Group
Matthew Crittendon, MSC Design
Al DeBerry, The Hotel Association
David Denney, Denney Law Group
Lauren DiRusso, Duo Design Partners
Sharad Elhence, ARTSonepass
Peter Field, Corinth Properties
David Fisher, City of Dallas Office of Arts and Culture
Sophia Fortin
Keith Foster, BKD LLC
Gaston Gonzalez, Dallas Marriott Downtown
Sonya Parker Goode, Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center
Pamela Goodwin, Goodwin Commercial
Drew Green, Baldwin-Cox-Allen
Eric Griffin, Dallas Regional Chamber
Kristina Hart, Dallas Arts District
Jon Hetzel, Madison Partners
Keith Hill, Uptown Jazz Dallas
Wes Hoblit, MasterPlan Texas
Phillip Honoré, Deep Ellum Foundation
Stephanie Hudiburg, Deep Ellum Foundation
Bianca Jackson, New Friends New Life
Shree Jackson, Dallas County District Attorney’s Office
Matt Jacobs, Hoque Global
Augustine Jalomo
Yolanda Johnson
Amy Jones, Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center
Matthew Jones, Directions Consulting Group
Roger Kaplan, RK iNNOVATION
Emily Williams Knight, Texas Restaurant Association

Andrew Kochie, Andrew Kochie Fine Art
Phyllis Kramer, Staghorn Capital Partners
Joni Krieg, Dallas Magnolias
Lynzie Ladd, HMS
Brian Larney, American Indian Heritage Day in Texas
Maribeth Lysen, VisitDallas
Jill Magnuson, Nasher Sculpture Center
Kunthear Mam Douglas, Dallas Magnolias
Samuel Mandell, Greenville Avenue Pizza Company
Rhiannon Martin, City of Dallas Office of Arts & Culture
Dimitrios (Jim) Mastoras, Safe Night LLC
Traci Mayer, Hotel Association of North Texas
Lynn McBee, Coalition for a New Dallas
Jake McCall, Henry S. Miller Company
Kira Miller, Pavé Group
Ricardo Moore, Gloria's Latin Cuisine
Keith Nix, EarthX
Katie O'Brien, The Davis Advocates
Maureen Ortega
Brian Penrod, Gloria's Latin Cuisine
Heather Pickett, 3015 at Trinity Groves
Shikha Poddar, BamLeaf
Courtney Pogue, City of Dallas Office of Economic Development
Chris Prewit, Boyd, Shackelford, Barnett & Dixon, LLC
Ryan Ritz, The Marketing Arm
Gary Sanchez, VisitDallas
Jennifer Scripps, City of Dallas Office of Arts & Culture
Evan Sheets, Downtown Dallas Inc.
Amit Shirsat, JP Morgan
Jason Simon, Apartment Association of Greater Dallas
Tricia Sims, Dallas Magnolias
Suzanne Smith
Miguel Solis, Coalition for a New Dallas
Joanna St. Angelo, DACAC and Sammons Center for the Arts
Charlene Stark, North Texas Commission
Tammany Stern, BestofGuide.com
Whytne Stevens
Ron Sylvan, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
Luis Tamayo, City of Dallas Planning and Urban Design
Dave Thienel, Lime
Cynthia Thompson , Mothers Against Drunk Driving - North Texas
Sharon Van Meter, SVM Productions
Katherine Wagner, Business Council for the Arts
Jerry Walker, Greater Dallas Restaurant Association
Sabrina Ward, Wardington International
Michael Warner, Metropolitan Arts Media/Theater Jones
Lily Weiss, Dallas Arts District
Lisa Chase Welch, The Omni Dallas
Larry White, Duo Design Partners
Randall White, Elettore
C'Mone Wingo, Puptruk Gourmet Treats, LLC
Matt Wood, Friends of Fair Park