3 New Trustees Join UD's Board
UD has announced the appointment of three new members to its board of trustees. Laura
Felis Quinn, Bill Keffler and Tom Nealon (from left) began their three-year terms
in late February.
"We are proud to have Laura, Bill and Tom--three exemplary individuals--join our board
of trustees, said President Thomas W. Keefe. Their knowledge and experience will be
invaluable as we work together toward the university's vision of being recognized
regionally and nationally as a premier Catholic, liberal arts school and a first-choice
institution for practice-oriented, professional business education."
Laura Felis Quinn is president of PJ Quinn Inc., a qualitative pharmaceutical marketing
research and consulting business based in Azle, Texas. Previously a senior vice president
at Synovate Healthcare, Felis Quinn has decades of experience in business development
and marketing research for the health care industry. After graduating from the University
of Dallas with a bachelors degree in 1986, Felis Quinn remained involved with the
university, serving on the National Alumni Board and supporting the university's alumni-driven
Our Lady of Guadalupe shrine project.
Richardson city manager from 1995-2012, Bill Keffler is currently chief operating
officer of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas, home to more than 1.2 million Catholics.
Keffler served the City of Richardson for 35 years. In 2012, he received a Lifetime
Achievement Award from the Texas City Management Association. He holds a bachelors
degree from the University of Notre Dame and a masters degree from Texas Tech University.
Tom Nealon is partner at The Feld Group Institute, a leading consultancy focused on
IT-enabled business transformations and Chief Information Officer leadership development.
With more than 30 years of business and technology experience, Nealon was elected
to the CIO Hall of Fame in 2012 and received the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sloan Award for Innovation Leadership in 2010. Nealon earned a bachelors degree from
Villanova University and a masters of business administration degree in 1987 from
the University of Dallas.