William T. Solomon

Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Austin Industries, Inc.

William T. Solomon

William T. Solomon

Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Austin Industries, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Austin Industries, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

1130

Number of Boards

13

Birthday

1943

Age

76

Number of Awards

8

Relationships
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President & Chief Executive Officer at Southwestern Medical Foundation

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Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Texas Instruments Incorporated

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Hunt Oil Co., Inc.

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Former Interim Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Southcross Energy Partners LP

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Founding Partner at Wingate Partners LLP

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Co-Founder at LopezGarcia Group, Inc.

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President at The University of Texas - Southwestern Medical Center

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Trammell Crow Co. LLC

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at TreeHouse, Inc.

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Former Vice Chairman at Trinity Industries, Inc.

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In The News
The Dallas Morning News
October 24, 2018
PepsiCo, United Way team up to help kids
The Dallas Morning News
October 7, 2015
Methodist Health foundation to honor Lowe
The Dallas Morning News
January 16, 2015
Foundation giving $7.5M to UTSW
The Dallas Morning News
December 30, 2014
Lyle tribute raises $1.5M for medical education
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William T. Solomon
Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Austin Industries, Inc.
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Dallas Museum of Art collects, preserves, presents, and interprets works of art of the highest quality from diverse cultures and many centuries, including that of its own time. The firm champions the power of art, embracing its responsibility to engage and educate its community, to contribute to cultural knowledge, and to advance creative endeavor. The firm was founded in 1903 and is located in Dallas, TX.

Education
B.S. in Civil Engineering

Southern Methodist University is a private university near the center of Dallas. SMU offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs through seven schools in the humanities and sciences, business, the performing, visual, and communication arts, engineering, education and human development, law, and theology.

MBA, Baker Scholar

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Career History
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
1956 - Prior

Austin Industries, Inc. provides construction services. It offers civil, commercial and industrial construction services. It offers services to the aviation, health care, refining and petrochemical industries. The company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Boards & Committees
Director
1983 - 2008

Belo’s group of television stations and regional cable news channels is one of the largest and most respected in the nation. The Company’s 20 stations deliver journalism that has produced scores of national awards. From its beginnings as a Texas newspaper company in 1842 through the explosive growth of the past 20 years, Belo has prospered because of its relationship with its audiences. Belo's close community ties, strong journalistic reputation, and intense regional focus have been nurtured and expanded over time, resulting in powerful media brands and business opportunities that are not easily duplicated by competitors.

Chairman
Prior
Board Member
Prior

Part of General Electric Co., Union Fidelity Life Insurance Co. is a company headquartered in the United States involved in life insurance. It was acquired by General Electric Capital Corp. from Aon Plc on 03 Apr 96 for $400 million.

Chairman, Building the Future of Medicine Campaign
Current

UT Southwestern Medical Center is distinctive for its overall quality and for the strength of its three core missions of education, research, and patient care. These mission components are highly interdependent; each is integral to and enhances the others.UT Southwestern consists today of three degree-granting schools and a University Health System of hospitals and clinics. Its faculty is renowned for including six Nobel Laureates (one now Emeritus) and many members of the National Academy of Sciences and Institute of Medicine, and UT Southwestern Medical Center is either nationally ranked or rated as high performing in nearly a dozen specialties by U.S. News & World Report.

Chairman, Board of Directors
Prior

The Dallas Regional Chamber is the area’s leading membership-driven business organization committed to promoting economic prosperity by leading economic development, driving improvements in public education, influencing public policy, and catalyzing and advocating for regional partnerships. The Chamber works to ensure that the Dallas region will become the most economically prosperous region---and the most desirable place to live and work---in the United States. The Chamber is a not-for-profit organization comprised of businesses which represent all facets of the North Texas business community. The Chamber was formed in 1909, when three other Dallas business groups -- the Commercial Club, the 150,000 Club and the Freight Bureau -- merged with the Board of Trade.

Chairman, Board of Directors
Prior

Founded in 1937, the Dallas Citizens Council is an organization of civic-minded business leaders in the greater Dallas metropolitan area. Its membership is comprised of CEOs and other executives of the area’s most prominent businesses, including minority- and women-owned companies.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 +
2015

Southern Methodist University is a private university near the center of Dallas. SMU offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs through seven schools in the humanities and sciences, business, the performing, visual, and communication arts, engineering, education and human development, law, and theology.

$1,000 +
2014

Southern Methodist University is a private university near the center of Dallas. SMU offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs through seven schools in the humanities and sciences, business, the performing, visual, and communication arts, engineering, education and human development, law, and theology.

$1,000 +
2013

Southern Methodist University is a private university near the center of Dallas. SMU offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs through seven schools in the humanities and sciences, business, the performing, visual, and communication arts, engineering, education and human development, law, and theology.

Political Donations
$250
2013

Representative from the 103rd district at Texas House of Representatives (United States)

$500
2013

Shareholder at Winstead PC

$500
2012

Shareholder at Winstead PC

Awards & Honors
2010
Robert H. Dedman Lifetime Achievement Award for Philanthropy
2007
Southern Methodist University
1996
Texas Business Hall of Fame
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