CARLA D. BREWER, CHAIR
Manager of Financial Services Equipment & Building Services
3202 Canton, Dallas, 75226
Carla is the Financial Services Manager for the Equipment and Building Services Department where she has worked for nineteen years. Carla was elected by employee members of the Fund to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Employees' Retirement Fund of the City of Dallas beginning in 1999 and is currently serving her seventh term. She has served as Board Chair since 2004.
Carla has also served on a special assignment with the E-Team, an efficiency team within the City of Dallas. Her City career began in Budget and Management Services in 1987 where she worked as an Operating Budget Supervisor until 1995. She has also worked as a bank credit analyst and a high school teacher. Carla has a B.A. in History and German and an M.B.A. in Finance from Baylor University.
JOHN D. JENKINS, VICE CHAIR
Deputy Director, Administration and Business Services, Park & Recreation
1500 Marilla St, Room 6FN, Dallas, 75201
John has 20 years of local government experience and 22 years of service in the United States Military; John holds a bachelors degree from the University of Texas at Arlington.
He currently serves as Deputy Director, City of Dallas Parks and Recreation Department. His responsibilities include administering a multi-million dollar budget for the operation and management of parks, recreation and aquatics facilities, serving over 1.2 million citizens throughout Dallas. As a Trustee for the City of Dallas Employees' Retirement Fund, his responsibilities include; ensuring the solvency, integrity and financial stability of the City's 3.1 billion dollar pension fund which serves over 15,000 active and retired employees.
He is a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, serves on the Texas Public Employees Retirement Association (TEXPERS) Board, Arlington Life Shelter Board and Arlington and Mansfield Action Committee Board.
CRAIG D. KINTON, TRUSTEE
1500 Marilla Street, Room 2FN, Dallas, 75201
Craig was appointed by the Dallas City Council to the position of City Auditor and assumed the duties of the position in September 2006. The City Auditor serves in an ex officio position (serves by virtue of the position) on the Employees' Retirement Fund Board of Trustees.
Prior to joining the City of Dallas, Mr. Kinton retired with over twenty-five years of service from the Texas State Auditor's Office (TXSAO) where he held an executive position. He attended Texas State University and has a BBA in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant.
LEE KLEINMAN, TRUSTEE
Lee Kleinman has built a career managing high growth and startup companies, while maintaining a dedication to the community. He has leveraged his involvement in several successful ventures by applying business principles to many civic and non-profit organizations. As a team oriented leader he supports and motivates people to reach their goals and exceed their expectations. Lee is interested in improving the quality of life for Dallas residents by addressing transportation issues, supporting education and providing a clean and safe living environment. He feels that strong neighborhoods are the key to a safer city. Lee wants to encourage economic development in Dallas by creating opportunities for private sector growth and jobs by making the City an easy place to do business. His tenure on the Dallas Park Board gives him the experience to tackle the tough issues in Dallas while focusing on the quality of life. Lee is married to Lisa Umholtz, a physician who owns a successful private practice. She trained in Dallas at UT Southwestern. Lee and Lisa have two children – Michelle, a graduate student in architecture at Columbia University in New York and David an undergrad in environmental studies at the University of Colorado in Boulder.
JOHN W. PEAVY, TRUSTEE
Chief Investment Strategist Smith Group Asset Management
600 N. Pearl St., Suite 2450, Dallas, TX 75201
John is President of Peavy Financial Services, Inc. and Chief Investment Strategist at Smith Group Asset Management. He also is Professor of Professional Practices in Finance at the M. J. Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University. He was previously the Chief Investment Officer of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas where he was responsible for the investment of assets in excess of $80 billion for more than one million beneficiaries.
Peavy was also Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Founders Trust Company and served on the faculty of the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University where he held the Vaughn-Rauscher Chair of Financial Investments and was Professor of Finance and Chairman of the Department of Finance. He also held the Morris Chair of Finance at the Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia.
Peavy received a B.B.A. from SMU, an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), and a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU).
He has served as president of several national and regional professional organizations. The Associate Editor of the Journal of Investing, Peavy has authored or co-authored five books and published more than 60 articles that appear in leading academic and professional journals.
TINA B. RICHARDSON, TRUSTEE
Financial Manager, Street Services
2710 Municipal Street, Dallas, 75215
Tina has over 25 years of financial experience. She currently serves as Financial Manager for the City of Dallas, Department of Street Services. Tina has served on the Board of Trustees for the City of Dallas Employees Retirement Fund since 2010.
Prior to joining the City of Dallas, Tina worked as an accounting/investment manager for Electronic Data System (EDS) Credit Union, accounting manager with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC), and a mortgage accountant for a local Savings and Loan. Tina holds a B.A. from Texas Christian University and a M.B.A. from Texas Womans University.
RANDY BOWMAN, TRUSTEE
Randy has been President & Co-Owner of MW Logistics, LLC, since its inception in 2001. MWL serves the North American continent for Fortune 500 customers.
Before MWL, Randy spent 12 years as a corporate finance lawyer, representing clients in transactions ranging from initial capitalizations through ultimate liquidity events.
Bowman serves on the Boards of Impact Dallas Capital (an organization supporting the Mayor’s effort to increase investment in Southern Dallas through sponsorship of a family of double bottom line investment funds), the Dallas Regional Chamber, and the Parkland Foundation.
He chaired the Parkland Foundation Board from 2011 through 2015, as it raised $150 million to complete funding for new Parkland Hospital.
Randy holds a BA from the University of Texas, and graduated magna cum laude from Whittier College School of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review.