Governor Abbott Appoints Four To Texas Woman’s University Board Of Regents

April 24, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Carlos Gallardo to the Texas Woman's University Board of Regents for a term set to expire on February 1, 2021. Additionally, the Governor appointed Robert “Bob” Hyde and Stacie McDavid and reappointed Mary Pincoffs Wilson for terms set to expire on February 1, 2025.

Carlos Gallardo of Frisco is a talent acquisition management and human resources executive. He is a member of Rotary International and the Federation of State Medical Boards. He is a former member of the Texas Medical Board, North Texas Society of Human Resource Management, North Texas Speakers Association, and the Rocky Mountain and Southwest associations of Colleges and Employers. Additionally, he is a member of the American Legion Post 178, Frisco, Reedy High School Band Booster Club, and the Reed High School PTA. He served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force, and was honorably discharged. Gallardo received a Bachelor of Science from Texas Tech University in zoology and attended Webster University for post graduate studies.

Robert “Bob” Hyde of Irving is a senior vice president for the Bank of Texas. He is a former board member of the Dallas Friday Group and a board member, former vice president, and treasurer of the Versailles Villas Home Owners Association Board. Additionally, he is a service member of Irving Family Promise and the Dallas Regional Chamber Public Policy, former service member of the Alzheimer's Association Greater Dallas Chapter and the University of Dallas National Alumni Board, and a former business community representative for the Irving Independent School District Improvement Committee. Hyde received a Bachelor of Arts in secondary education from the University of Dallas.

Stacie McDavid of Fort Worth is CEO of McDavid Companies, a real estate and investment company which her family owns. She is a member of the National Cutting Horse Association, American Quarter Horse Association, National Reined Cow Horse Association, and the Texas Real Estate Association. Additionally, she is a member of the MD Anderson Board of Visitors, vice president of the National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame, committee member of the MD Anderson Living Legends, and former co-capital campaign chair of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. McDavid received a Bachelor of Science from Texas Woman’s University.

Mary Pincoffs Wilson of Austin is involved in her family’s privately run business. She is former chair of the Texas Woman's University Board of Regents and past president of Les Amis de Hospice Austin Board of Directors and West Austin Youth Association. She is former foster family chair for Helping Hand Home for Children and former chair of Austin High School's Guidance Committee. Additionally, she is a past member of the Helping Hand Home for Children Board of Directors and the Alzheimer's Association of Austin Gala Committee. Wilson received a Bachelor of Arts in English from The University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Arts in teaching from Emory University.

These appointments are subject to Senate confirmation.