Dallas Citizens Council Welcomes Former Secretaries of State, Rex W. Tillerson and James A. Baker III, for a Conversation on Leadership and Legacy

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Jim Lehrer, former PBS anchor, to moderate annual meeting luncheon on Dec. 11, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel

“The Dallas Citizens Council is honored to host such prestigious guests at this year’s annual meeting,” said Jere Thompson, Jr., Dallas Citizens Council chairman and Ambit Energy co-founder and CEO.

The Dallas Citizens Council will host its annual meeting at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Dec. 11, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. This year’s meeting will feature the Honorable Rex W. Tillerson, 69th U.S. secretary of state and former chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, and the Honorable James A. Baker III, 61st U.S. secretary of state. They will be joined by Jim Lehrer, former executive editor and anchor for PBS NewsHour.

“The Dallas Citizens Council is honored to host such prestigious guests at this year’s annual meeting,” said Jere Thompson, Jr., Dallas Citizens Council chairman and Ambit Energy co-founder and CEO. “Mr. Tillerson, Mr. Baker and Mr. Lehrer are profoundly accomplished Texans, and we are grateful to be able to hear from them as they share their observations and professional challenges and successes on the world stage.”

Now in its 80th year, this annual event provides the Dallas Citizens Council the opportunity to share its policy priorities in Dallas and North Texas and to host distinguished leaders. Past speakers of the event include JPMorgan Chase CEO, Jamie Dimon, AT&T CEO, Randall Stephenson, CBS News’ Bob Schieffer and Scott Pelley, former PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi, and former University of Texas chancellor and retired Admiral William McRaven.

Individual tickets start at $85 per person, with corporate and individual sponsorship opportunities available from $3,750. To purchase sponsorships, tickets or for more information, visit http://www.dallascitizenscouncil.org/annualmeeting. The annual meeting is expected to attract more than 1,000 attendees who will hear about the speakers’ global experiences in leadership and their Texas roots. In addition, The Beck Group’s CEO, Fred Perpall, will be sworn in as the next chairman of Dallas Citizens Council.

About Dallas Citizens Council
Since 1937, Dallas Citizens Council has provided leadership on the issues that move Dallas forward. A non-profit organization, its membership consists of more than 150 CEOs and top business leaders in the area. The organization’s purpose is to lead and serve in the moments that matter most for the people of Dallas. For more information, visit http://www.dallascitizenscouncil.org.

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