Dallas Regional Chamber Announces 2011 Chairman of the Board W. Mike Baggett, Chairman Emeritus, Winstead PC


Dallas Regional Chamber Announces 2011 Chairman of the Board W. Mike Baggett, Chairman Emeritus, Winstead PC

As posted on the Dallas Regional Chamber's website, January 26, 2011. To read the original press release, click here.

DALLAS (01/26/11)…The Dallas Regional Chamber announced its 2011 Chairman of the Board at the Annual Meeting on January 26, W. Mike Baggett, Chairman Emeritus, Winstead PC. Baggett assumed the chairmanship January 26.

The Chamber also announced its new board of directors for the 2011 year including the 2012 Chairman elect, Clint McDonnough, Dallas Office Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP.

Baggett served as Winstead PC's Chairman and CEO from 1991 through 2006, and is presently Chairman Emeritus. A shareholder in the firm's Litigation & Dispute Resolution Dept., and Business Litigation Practice Group, Baggett specializes in complex litigation and workout matters. He is a well known author and has spoken on more than 100 occasions. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a BBA in Accounting in 1968 (Distinguished Alumni, 1998); was a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army 1968-1970 (Bronze Star Award for Viet Nam service, 1970), earned his law degree at Baylor Law School (cum laude) in 1973, and clerked for Judge Price Daniel, Texas Supreme Court, 1973-1974.

The Dallas Regional Chamber is the area’s leading membership-driven business organization committed to promoting economic prosperity by leading economic development, driving improvements in public education, influencing public policy, and catalyzing and advocating for regional partnerships. The Chamber works to ensure that the Dallas region will become the most economically prosperous region - and the most desirable place to live and work - in the United States. The Chamber is a not for profit organization comprised of businesses which represent all facets of the North Texas business community. For more information, please contact the Dallas Regional Chamber at (214) 746-6600 or visit www.dallaschamber.org

The following 7 individuals have joined to the Board of Directors in 2011, making the total number of members 93:

Sudipta Bhattacharya, President & CEO, Invensys Operations Management
Robert Estrada, Chairman, Estrada Hinojosa & Company, Inc.
Kenneth Menges, Partner-In-Charge, Dallas Office, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP
John Puckett, Senior Partner & Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group
Dr. Ann Stuart, Chancellor & President, Texas Women’s University
James Washington, Publisher, The Daily News
Fritzi Woods, President & CEO, Women’s Foodservice Forum