Philanthropy Committee Chairs
Marianne Scott Dwight
Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company
Chariman – Austin
Ms. Dwight joined the Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company in April 2006. As General Counsel, she is responsible for drafting and negotiating contracts, investment agreements and other legal documents, working with outside counsel and advising the CEO and CIO on other legal issues.
Prior to joining the Trust Company, Ms. Dwight was in the private practice of law representing clients on legal issues ranging from employment to contract and financial matters. She also has extensive experience in the public sector as general counsel to the Commissioner of Insurance, general counsel to the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, Assistant Attorney General handling financial, tax and other cases.
Marianne Dwight is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas, holds a J.D. degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law and a BBA in accounting with honors from Texas A&M University.
Client Specialist, Edge Capital Partners
Chairman – Dallas
Rebecca Montes is a Client Specialist, for Edge Capital Partners. Rebecca works with Portfolio Managers and Senior Investment Advisers to meet clients’ daily needs. Rebecca previously worked as an Investment Analyst in San Antonio, Texas and is a CFA Level II Candidate. She is born and raised from El Paso, Texas and attended St. Mary’s University in San Antonio where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Finance. In addition to her involvement in Texas Wall Street Women, Rebecca actively encourages women to pursue careers in finance through her volunteer work with CFA Dallas/Fort Worth.
Senior Vice President, Macquarie Energy
Co-Chairman – Houston
Rachael is a Senior Vice President in the Energy Markets Division at Macquarie Energy focused on energy structuring and origination. Rachael works with power and gas clients to develop structured financing solutions with a focus on energy supply and has previous experience managing structured transactions and supply deals throughout their lifecycles. Rachael joined Macquarie in Houston in 2008 after previous experience supporting the derivatives trading desk at UBS in London and Sydney, Australia. Rachael began her career in equity operations at JP Morgan in Sydney, Australia. Rachael holds a Masters in Finance and a Bachelor of Business Studies with majors in Finance and Economics from Massey University, New Zealand.
Attorney, Haynes and Boone, LLP
Katy Shurin is a member of the Energy, Power and Natural Resources Practice Group in the Houston office of Haynes and Boone, LLP. Katy advises clients in the energy and commodities sectors on a wide array of complex transactional matters, including matters relating to commodities trading, commercial lending, project finance, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions, with a particular focus on the power, renewables, and upstream and midstream oil and gas industries.
Katy’s experience includes counseling investment banks, commodities trading firms, energy companies, private equity funds and other energy and commodities investors in structuring, analyzing and negotiating structured financings, credit facilities, physical and financial commodity hedging arrangements, power purchase agreements and other physical off-take agreements, joint ventures, and asset and stock purchase and sale agreements.
Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Katy worked in New York as a capital markets and securities associate, where she represented publicly traded and privately held companies in connection with initial public offerings, secondary and follow-on offerings, shelf registrations, exchange offers, PIPEs, rights offerings, private placements and offerings pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S, and advised clients on SEC reporting and corporate governance matters.
Philanthropy Committee Members:
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