Dallas Holocaust Museum Adds Dr. Nicholas Pournader to Its Board

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Corporate strategist, turnaround specialist and technology expert, Pournader to bring over 15 years of senior business leadership experience to museum

We are so pleased to welcome Dr. Pournader to our Board, and we are looking forward to benefitting from his business acumen," said President and CEO Mary Pat Higgins. "His expertise and support of our mission will be invaluable.

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance announced a new addition to its Board of Directors, Dr. Nicholas Pournader.

"We are so pleased to welcome Dr. Pournader to our Board, and we are looking forward to benefitting from his business acumen," said President and CEO Mary Pat Higgins. "His expertise and support of our mission will be invaluable."

"It’s a pleasure to be joining such an esteemed group of people doing important work preserving the memory of the Holocaust," said Dr. Pournader. "I was moved to become a board member by the organization's dedication to teaching a moral and ethical response to prejudice, hatred and indifference for the benefit of all humanity. I hope my experience strategically growing corporations will contribute to the Dallas Holocaust Museum's continued successes."

Dr. Pournader is a corporate strategist, turnaround specialist, and technology expert with over 15 years of senior leadership experience in prominent Fortune 500 companies and technology startups. He is the founder and Managing Director of Pournader & Company, a boutique turnaround and strategy consultancy serving some of the largest companies and private equity firms in the country. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer and CFO of Grant & Eisenhofer, where he led the global securities litigation firm from 2003 to 2011 – representing top global institutional investors. Prior to 2003, Dr. Pournader served as SVP of Operations at Oracle Corporation and SVP Corporate Strategy at SunGard.

Dr. Pournader graduated with a B.A. in English and an Executive MBA from Oklahoma City University, a M.S. Accountancy from Southern Methodist University, and holds a Ph.D. in Management from University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business. Dr. Pournader completed his undergraduate studies through a full scholarship from one of the top five performing arts universities in the U.S. He is a classically trained concert violinist, fan of the performing arts, and also serves on the Foundation Board of The Free Library of Philadelphia – one of the oldest and largest public library systems in the world. Also, as a mentor and investor for multiple startups such as MedZed and Campus Bubble, Dr. Pournader is committed to entrepreneurship and the advancement of innovative tech-focused companies.

For more information on the Museum or its Board, visit http://www.dallasholocaustmuseum.org or call (214) 741-7500.

About the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance:

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance is committed to teaching the moral and ethical response to prejudice, hatred and indifference for the benefit of all humanity. The Museum’s education programs have had a profound effect on people of all ages. In 2014, 65,031 visitors toured the Museum, and many wrote, emailed or posted notes telling how their lives were transformed by the experience. Through its exhibits and programs, they learn about the humiliating discrimination, deep-rooted hatred, and the near annihilation of the Jewish people and the systematic enslavement of others. The Museum is located at 211 N. Record Street, Dallas, Texas 75202. Hours are Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, please visit dallasholocaustmuseum.org or call (214) 741-7500.

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