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Board of Directors 2023

The Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Mike Aguillard

American National Bank of Texas MANSFIELD
Director

Mike Aguillard is VP/Retail District Manager with American National Bank of Texas since September 2012.

Allan Beck

Baylor Arlington Orthopedic and Spine Hospital
Chairman

Chief Executive Officer at Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic and Spine Hospital.  He's been in the medical field since 1989.

Dr. Kimberley Cantu

Mansfield I.S.D.
Ex-Officio

Bill Coppola

Tarrant County College, SE
Ex-Officio

President of the Southeast Campus of the Tarrant County College District.  

He began his education career with a 15-year tenure in the Dallas County Community College District, followed by posts with North Lake College and Maricopa Community College District in Arizona.

Honors include the Administrator Award of Distinction from Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges; the Innovator of the Year award from the League for Innovation, a community college advocacy organization; and an Excellence in Teaching Award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development.

David Dowd

AlevCare Hospice
Secretary

David M. Dowd co-founded AlēvCare™ Hospice and serves as the President and CEO.  He acts as the visionary for the agency providing direction for team development and guidance as well as day-to-day operational support across various roles.

David’s experience, before establishing AlēvCare™ Hospice, includes 20 years in healthcare sales and management with a focus on medical devices in the cardiovascular and electrophysiology space.  David embarked on his healthcare career in 1997 as a Sales Representative with Johnson & Johnson’s ETHICON Division followed by various sales and leadership roles with Medtronic and St. Jude Medical.  Most recently, he worked as the Regional Sales Director at Abbott for the Southern US.

Dowd earned his Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Marketing from Texas Tech University’s Rawls College of Business.  He moved to south Arlington, Texas in 1978.  He actively serves the community and is an advocate for children through his support of Young Life.  David and his wife, Mimi, live close to the Chamber with their two children whom attend Mansfield Legacy High School.

Juan Fresquez

Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
Director

Juan M Fresquez Jr., MBA,

is President of Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. A healthcare leader with more than 30 years’ experience in acute care hospital management, he has demonstrated abilities in the areas of operations, leadership, physician relations, cost management, quality and process improvement, compliance, clinical quality management, and customer service.

During Juan’s tenure at Methodist Mansfield, he has led the hospital to achieve the prestigious 5-Star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in 2020. In August 2020, he guided the opening of Methodist’s first de novo ambulatory surgery center on the Methodist Mansfield campus. And when Methodist Midlothian Medical Center opened its doors November 2020, he assumed the position as the hospital’s first president.

Prior to joining Methodist, Juan served in numerous executive roles with Tenet Healthcare in the Texas and Arizona markets, where he was instrumental in improving patient satisfaction, quality, and financial performance.

Juan has been married to his wife, Carla, for 32 years and has three grown children. He is active in the community of Mansfield, where he serves on numerous chamber, economic development, and community boards.

Robert Heafner

InterBank
Director

Sr. VP Commercial Lending with InterBank

Almost 40 years in Commercial Banking experience including all forms of lending and portfolio managment.

David Klein

Klein Tools Inc.
Director

Jason Moore

Mansfield Economic Development Corp.
Ex-Officio

Jason Moore joined the Mansfield Economic Development Corporation as Executive Director in October 2021. In this role, he is responsible for the overall strategy and implementation of business recruitment, retention and expansion, marketing and research, and workforce development activities for the MEDC. He is an active participant in developing strategic connections among and between business leaders, community leaders and the city’s development partners.

Jason began his public career with the city of North Richland Hills, where he managed major capital projects for various departments. He then took those skills to Richland Hills and later Lewisville, where he was active in city administration and economic development, respectively. In both cities he led efforts in recruiting and working with unique developers and targeted businesses to deliver a more diversified tax base, and thus, more resilient economies for his respective cities.

Jason received his B.S. in Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences from Texas A&M University and later his Master of Public Administration from the University of North Texas. He and his wife Amy have three children.

Brent Newsom

Director

A community leader with over 20 years in the Banking industry

Served as Mansfield Council Member and Mayor Pro Tem

Ovi Ozuna

PlainsCapital Bank
Director

Joanie Fowler Pace

Golden Mechanical
Treasurer

Joanie is Co-Owner with her sister of Golden Mechancial, Commercial & Residential A/C & Heat Service

and Owner of Fowler Property Management

Kenneth Rose

Texas Health Hospital Mansfield
Incoming Chair

President and CEO for Texas Health Hospital Mansfield.  

Kenneth Rose is a visionary, people-centric health care leader who believes in the importance of work culture and building relationships. He serves as the president and CEO of Texas Health Hospital Mansfield in Mansfield Texas- Joint Venture between AdventHealth and Texas Health Resources.

Over the course of the past 12 years, Kenneth has served in various leadership roles in both Chicago and north Texas. Rose holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Adventist University and a Master of Business Administration from Webster University.

Sean Scott

Mansfield I.S.D.
Director

Dr. Sean Scott serves as Deputy Superintendent of Mansfield ISD. He joined the district in July of 2011 as Lake Ridge High School’s first Principal. During his time in MISD Sean has also served as Director of Business Services, Assistant Superintendent of Technology & Information Services, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction, and Associate Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, & Accountability.

He earned his BA, M.Ed., MBA, and Doctorate of Education Leadership from Texas Christian University.

Sean is active in the Mansfield community, having served as President of Mansfield Rotary Club, the AMA-YMCA Executive and Metro Boards, and as a member of Mansfield Chamber of Commerce Legislative Committee. He previously served as a Deacon at Pathway Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and is a proud graduate of Leadership Mansfield Class #7, ‘The Best Class’.

He and his wife Courtney met while students at TCU and have been married for more than twenty years. They are the proud parents of three MISD students.

James Sellers

Sellmark Corporation
Director

Growing up in Michigan, James Sellers’ fondest memories were exploring the woods and taking in the beauty of nature – every day was an adventure, and every walk a learning opportunity.  James earned a bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, and a master’s degree in business at the University of Texas at Arlington. In 2000, he founded Sellmark Corporation in Coppell, Texas, and concentrated his efforts on a multi-brand “sell-marketing” business strategy coupled with his passion to develop products that inspired people everywhere to live the outdoor lifestyle.

Sellmark has become a leading provider of award-winning outdoor and security products under several leading brands such as Sightmark, Firefield, Pulsar, Kopfjager, Inforce, and BulletSafe. The company is known as a global leader in innovation with over 80 patents and trademarks, and more under development. James continues to serve Sellmark as CEO and Chairman of the Board. He serves on several boards, supporting distinct organizations, and speaks to students and community groups as an advocate of outdoor lifestyles, wildlife conservation, regenerative agriculture, education, and entrepreneurship.

Donald Williams

Mansfield I.S.D. COMMUNICATIONS
Past Chair

Donald Williams, who has more than 23 years of communications and marketing experience, joined the Mansfield Independent School District in 2015 as the Assistant Superintendent of Communications and Marketing. He has since been promoted to Associate Superintendent of Communications and Marketing.

Lori Williams

The Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce
President / CEO

Lori Williams is the President and CEO 

Her definite chief aim is to create change in the thoughts and minds of those around her to inspire growth. 

Prior to the Chamber Lori was a past Advisor and Trainer to the Business Community, Military, Professional Baseball, Retail and Staffing Industries since 2001. Lori worked with the Local Entrepreneur to Fortune 500 Companies and from National to International.

"I believe that the only constant in life is change ... every business will experience periods of growth until it reaches a plateau. At every plateau, decisions for change must be made to inspire growth once more. If a business "stays the same" and the decision for change is not made, a business declines". 

Lori started her career in outside sales in 1982. She quickly moved to Branch Management, Area (multi-office) Management to Regional. Her training career started as Area Vice President/Franchise Support. Supporting 43 offices in 5 states. She is an Agent of Change - Trainer, Public Speaker, Published Writer and Business Consultant.

Lori is very strategic in thought with the ability to see various possibilities turning thoughts and ideas into action. She can quickly assess the unique qualities in people and how they can work more productively together.  An incredible forward thinker with a constant focus on changes ahead and how to adapt to those changes.

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