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Leonard H. Roberts

Director at One Safe Place
Overview
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In The News
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Career History
Boards & Committees
Political Donations
Public Holdings

Leonard H. Roberts

Director at One Safe Place

Overview

Age
69 (Born 1949)
Notable Companies
United Way Worldwide

RS Legacy Corp.

Shoney's Restaurants
Board Seats
12
Number of Relationships
This person is connected to 850 people.

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President, Hillwood Properties, Hillwood Urban at Hillwood Development Co. LLC

Director at One Safe Place

Partner at Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP

Executive Chairman at BNSF Railway Co.

Professional at FirstCash, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at Rent-A-Center, Inc.

Executive Vice President at Southside Bancshares, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer at CROSSMARK, Inc.

Former Vice President-Corporate Development at Chesapeake Energy Corporation

Chairman at One Safe Place
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The Dallas Morning News
July 5, 2017
Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)
June 28, 2017
The Dallas Morning News
June 9, 2017
Business Wire
June 8, 2017
Business Wire
June 5, 2017
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Career History

Director
Tenure Unconfirmed
Support law enforcement and promote public safety awareness and crime prevention in Fort Worth.
Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer
1993 - 2006
At RadioShack, we provide today's consumers with precisely what they need for their connected lives — from a targeted selection of relevant technology products, accessories and services, to the personal attention and expert guidance of knowledgeable sales associates — all in a convenient, inviting and easy-to-shop store environment. The Right Products. In a marketplace that's continuously flooded with new devices, operating systems and accessories, RadioShack offers the technology products that are relevant to today's consumers — including innovative mobile devices, consumer electronics and personal technology. Our line-up features leading national brands and wireless carriers, as well as exclusive private brands. A Range of Mobility Choices. RadioShack is an established authority in the wireless market that offers our customers an extensive range of mobility choices, including a wide selection of devices, plans and accessories across multiple wireless carriers. Our company-operated stores feature a full complement of postpaid services from three leading national carriers — Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Sprint — along with leading national prepaid (no-contract) providers. Superior Customer Service. RadioShack's inviting small-box format means that every customer who walks through our doors gets the personal attention they deserve — a sharp contrast from the usual big-box experience. Our associates make the most of our broad product and service selection by practicing an unbiased sales approach, helping customers navigate the choices and find the best solutions for their connected lifestyle
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1990 - 1993
Part of Royal Hospitality Corp., Shoney's Restaurants is a company headquartered in Nashville, TN, that owns and operates restaurants. On 22 Jan 07 Shoney's North America Corp. acquired Shoney's Restaurants from Shoney's LLC .
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1990 - 1993
Shoney's, Inc. is a private company headquartered in that owns and operates restaurants.
President & Chief Executive Officer
1985 - 1990
Arby's, Inc. owns and operates restaurants. The firm offers hot roast beef sandwiches, chicken sandwiches, salads and some dessert items. The company was founded in 1964 by Forrest and Leroy Raffel. It is located in Orlando, FL.
Executive Director
Prior
United Way Worldwide raises money for charitable causes. It offers community-based and community-led solutions for education, financial stability, and health. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Alexandria, VA.

Boards & Committees

Corporate Boards ▾
Member, Board of Directors
2002 - Current
More than a century ago, James Cash Penney founded his company on the principle of the Golden Rule: treat others the way you’d like to be treated – Fair and Square. His legacy continues to this day, as J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) boldly transforms the retail experience across 1,100 stores and jcp.com to become America’s favorite store. Focused on making the customer experience better every day, jcpenney is dreaming up new ways to make customers love shopping again. On every visit, customers will discover great prices every day in a unique Shops environment that features exceptionally curated merchandise, a dynamic presentation and unmatched customer service.
Member, Board of Directors
2006 - 2017
Rent-A-Center, Inc. engages in leasing household durable goods to customers on a rent-to-own basis. The company provides the customers the ownership of products, such as consumer electronics, appliances, computers, furniture and accessories, under rental purchase agreements with no long-term obligation. Its stores offer durable products such as major consumer electronics, appliances, computers, and furniture and accessories under flexible rental purchase agreements that typically allow the customer to obtain ownership of the merchandise at the conclusion of an agreed-upon rental period. The company operates its business through the following segments: Core U.S., Acceptance Now, Mexico and Franchising. The Core U.S. segment consists of company-owned rent-to-own stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico that lease household durable goods to customers on a rent-to-own basis. The Acceptance Now segment offers the rent-to-own transaction to consumers who do not qualify for financing from the traditional retailer through kiosks located within such retailer's locations. The Mexico segment consists of its company-owned rent-to-own stores in Mexico that lease household durable goods to customers on a rent-to-own basis. The Franchising segment use Rent-A-Center's, ColorTyme's and RimTyme's trade names, service marks, trademarks and logos, and operate under distinctive operating procedures and standards. Rent-A-Center was founded by Mark E. Speese on September 16, 1986 and is headquartered in Plano, TX.
Director
2005 - 2007
Executive Chairman
1993 - 2006
At RadioShack, we provide today's consumers with precisely what they need for their connected lives — from a targeted selection of relevant technology products, accessories and services, to the personal attention and expert guidance of knowledgeable sales associates — all in a convenient, inviting and easy-to-shop store environment. The Right Products. In a marketplace that's continuously flooded with new devices, operating systems and accessories, RadioShack offers the technology products that are relevant to today's consumers — including innovative mobile devices, consumer electronics and personal technology. Our line-up features leading national brands and wireless carriers, as well as exclusive private brands. A Range of Mobility Choices. RadioShack is an established authority in the wireless market that offers our customers an extensive range of mobility choices, including a wide selection of devices, plans and accessories across multiple wireless carriers. Our company-operated stores feature a full complement of postpaid services from three leading national carriers — Verizon Wireless, AT&T and Sprint — along with leading national prepaid (no-contract) providers. Superior Customer Service. RadioShack's inviting small-box format means that every customer who walks through our doors gets the personal attention they deserve — a sharp contrast from the usual big-box experience. Our associates make the most of our broad product and service selection by practicing an unbiased sales approach, helping customers navigate the choices and find the best solutions for their connected lifestyle
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1990 - 1993
Part of Royal Hospitality Corp., Shoney's Restaurants is a company headquartered in Nashville, TN, that owns and operates restaurants. On 22 Jan 07 Shoney's North America Corp. acquired Shoney's Restaurants from Shoney's LLC .
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1990 - 1993
Shoney's, Inc. is a private company headquartered in that owns and operates restaurants.
Non-Profit Boards ▾
Director
Current
Support law enforcement and promote public safety awareness and crime prevention in Fort Worth.
Chairman Emeritus, Board of Directors
Current
Enactus is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring students to improve the world through entrepreneurial action. It provides a platform for teams of outstanding university students to create community development projects that put people’s own ingenuity and talents at the center of improving their livelihoods. Guided by educators and supported by business leaders, its students take the kind of entrepreneurial approach that empowers people to be a part of their own success. Its work transforms both the lives of the people it serves, and in turn, the lives of its students as they develop into more effective, values-driven leaders. Like in business, it believes that competition encourages creativity and rewards results. For Enactus, it means more lives impacted. An annual series of regional and national competitions provides a forum for teams to showcase the impact of their outreach efforts and to be evaluated by executives serving as judges. National champion teams advance to the prestigious Enactus World Cup to experience excellence in competition, collaboration and celebration.
Chairman
Prior
Texas Health Resources, Inc. provides healthcare services. It offer a broad range of medical services such as asthma, back and spine care, behavioral health, breastfeeding, business and employee health, cancer, orthopedics, pharmacy services, wound care, and occupational health. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Arlington, TX.
Trustee
Prior
Texas Christian University (TCU) is a private, coeducational university located in Fort Worth, Texas. The campus is located on 272 acres (1.10 km2) about three miles (8 km) from downtown Fort Worth. TCU is affiliated with, but not governed by, the Disciples of Christ. Its mascot is the "horned frog", and women's teams are known as the Lady Frogs. For most varsity sports TCU competes in the Big 12 conference of the NCAA's Division I. The university enrolls around 9,725 students, with 8,456 being undergraduates. As of October 2011, TCU's total endowment was $1.2 billion.
Executive Director
Prior
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, Inc. helps in the prevention of abducted, endangered, and sexually exploited children. Its services include offering information about missing and exploited children. The company was founded by John Walsh and Revé Walsh in January 1984 and is headquartered in Alexandria, VA.
Government Boards ▾
Director
Current

Political Donations

$500
2011
$250
2011
Representative from Texas's 25th Congressional District
$1,000
2009
Representative from Texas's 25th Congressional District
$1,000
2005
$1,000
2004
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