As Director of Business Development, Jodie is responsible for researching potential clients and pursuing new business relationships. He utilizes strategies tailored to target the customer while maintaining existing business relationships through continuous client follow-up, responding to client inquiries and resolving problems on their behalf. Jodie works in tandem with other Transwestern team members to plan and coordinate business generation activities, such as responding to client requests for proposals (RFPs). He has been with Transwestern since July 2012 and enjoys working strategically with the various Transwestern family of companies in meeting the client’s real estate needs. He received Transwestern’s President’s Award and National Legendary Service Award in 2017.


Jodie had a remarkable 26-year career of making a decisive positive impact in investment banking. He provided solid direction and expert guidance to public finance clients and municipal issuers within the State of Texas.


Jodie was appointed to a 6-year term on The University of Texas System Board of Regents by Governor Greg Abbott in March 2019 and was confirmed by the Texas Senate on April 17, 2019. He finds great satisfaction in giving back to the community through involvement in public service, community partnerships, and is a committed member of the following boards and has received numerous recognitions:
’ Distinguished Alumni Award ’ The University of Texas at Austin ’ 2011
’ Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters ’ Texas Southern University ’ 2014
’ Texas Business Leadership Council - Executive Committee, 2013 Chairman
’ Greater Houston Partnership ’ 2014 Elected Lifetime Director, 2005 Chairman
’ Baylor College of Medicine - Emeritus
’ Texas Children’s Hospital - Emeritus
’ Texas Heart Institute - Foundation Board
’ Loving Kids - Chairman
’ The University of Texas at Austin ’ Development Board
’ UT Health - Development Board
’ KIPP Academy ’ Former Board Member
’ Texas Heart Institute - Former Board Member
’ Texas Higher Education - Former Coordinating Board Member
’ Texas Southern University ’ Former Foundation Board Member
’ The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas-Houston Branch - Former Director, Board Member


Jodie holds a Master of Professional Accountancy from The University of Texas at Aus’tin and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Southern University.