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Great Woman of Texas; Stacie McDavid

“I’ve always been a maverick in a number of ways,” says businesswoman and philanthropist Stacie McDavid.

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Thousands rally across US after Ferguson decision

Thousands of people rallied late Monday in U.S. cities including Los Angeles and New York to passionately but peacefully protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who killed a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo.

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Fort Worth Thanksgiving schedule announced

Thanksgiving closures have been announced, with most Fort Worth city offices – including City Hall – set to close Thursday Nov.27 and Friday Nov. 28 for the holiday, according to a city news release.

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Hope Lancarte of Joe T. Garcia's dies

Hope Lancarte, who ran her father's restaurant, Joe T. Garcia’s, for decades, died Thursday morning.. She was 86.

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Earthquake hits on Saturday near Irving

A 3.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Dallas-Fort Worth area around 9:15 p.m. Saturday night, according to the United State Geological survey.

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USMD Holdings names new CFO

 

USMD Holdings Inc., a publicly-held, physician-led integrated health care system headquartered in Irving, has appointed Carolyn Jones chief financial officer and executive vice president. Jones will oversee the USMD finance department.
“Carolyn brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to USMD. Her leadership ability combined with her financial management skills and operational understanding of the health care industry will serve us well,” said Dr. John House, chairman and chief executive officer of USMD Holdings.


Jones had served as USMD interim CFO. Previously, she was affiliated with the Tatum division of Ranstand Professionals US, LP. During her time there, she served as interim vice president of financial planning and analysis for Tenet Healthcare and interim CFO of the Dallas Independent School District. Prior to her time with Tatum, Jones served as co-founder of Jones & Co., a financial consulting firm. She also has experience serving as vice president of financial planning and analysis for PacificCare of California. Additionally, she had financial and accounting positions with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and First Interstate Bank.
Jones received her bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University, her master’s degree in linguistics/TESOL from University of Texas at Arlington, where she also taught in its English Language Institute, and she is a licensed CPA in Louisiana and Texas. In 2012, Jones was named the Literacy Texas Volunteer of the Year for the state of Texas.


USMD trades on the NASDAQ under the symbol USMD. The company serves the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides health care services to patients in just under 20 different specialties at its hospitals, nine cancer treatment centers and nearly 70 physician clinics.

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