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.
Attorney, Haynes and Boone, LLP
Chair Philanthropy Committee, Houston
Kathryn “Katy” Shurin is a member of Haynes and Boone’s Energy, Power and Natural Resources Practice Group in the Houston office. She is active in Haynes and Boone’s energy, commodities, power and renewables, energy finance, and oil and gas practices. Katy represents financial institutions and commodities and energy companies in a wide array of complex transactions, including secured and unsecured hedging and off-take arrangements, structured transactions, transactions for the purchase and sale of energy-related commodities, prepaid transactions, supply arrangements, working capital and letter of credit facilities, and other lending transactions, with a particular focus on the power, natural gas, wind, solar, renewable energy credit, and upstream oil and gas industries.
Katy’s experience includes structuring, analyzing and negotiating bespoke agreements as well as standardized energy commodity master agreements, including the ISDA and related annexes, EEI, WSPP and NAESB. Katy works with clients on determining the appropriate contract structure and credit support arrangements to help her clients achieve their business objectives. As part of this representation, Katy also drafts and negotiates supporting documentation, such as collateral and intercreditor agreements.
Katy is active in the Houston community. She is a member of the board of directors of Main Street Theater in Houston, where she is also the chair of the governance committee of the board of directors. Katy is also a member of the board of directors of the Washington and Lee University Alumni Association in Houston, and she is a member of the Middlebury College Alumni Admissions Program. Katy is also a member of the Houston Bar Association.
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