Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

As Director, 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. He received Transwestern’s President’s Award and National Legendary Service Award in 2017.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

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.
 
Since July 2012, he has enjoyed his Transwestern experience working strategically with the various Transwestern family of companies in meeting the client’s real estate needs

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

Jodie was recognized in 2011 with a Distinguished Alumni Award from The University of Texas at Austin. In 2014 he was honored with the Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Texas Southern University.   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, to name a few:
 
• Texas Business Leadership Council - Executive Committee, 2013 Chairman
• Greater Houston Partnership – 2014 Elected Lifetime Director, 2005 Chairman
• Baylor College of Medicine, Trustee, Executive Committee
• Texas Children’s Hospital, Trustee, Executive Committee
• 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

EDUCATION

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.