Mr. Trammell S. Crow

Trammell S. Crow is the founder of EarthX, (formerly known as Earth Day Texas), the largest annual exposition and forum showcasing initiatives, research, innovations, policies and corporate practices serving the environment.

With a focus on inspiring environmental leadership across sectors and party lines, Crow serves on the Board of |Directors for ConservAmerica and as Co-founder of Texas Business for Clean Air since 2008 and Texans for Clean Water since 2013.  He is also a long-term supporter of the Texas Conservation Alliance, the Nature Conservancy of Texas, Log Cabin Republicans, Trust for Public Lands, Energy Defense Fund, Paul Quinn College and the League of Conservation Voters.  His philanthropy work benefits various nonprofit organizations that are active in family planning, education, the environment, community initiatives and political causes.

Crow’s passion for art extends to his role as President of the Crow Family Foundation, supporting the Crow Museum of Asian Art.  In addition to running the Dallas Market Center, Trammell developed Infomart, the Dallas Communications Center, the Studios at Las Colinas and DFW Teleport.  He also served as President of Trammell Crow International Developments in France, Spain, Germany, Belgium, United Kingdom, Japan and the People’s Republic of China.

Trammell holds a degree from Yale in Economics.  He has four children, Nathan and Daniel who are currently residing in Dallas, Isabella is studying at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut and Margaret, a restaurateur in London.

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Mr. Morton Meyerson

Morton H. Meyerson is Chair of 2M Companies, Inc., a family-owned investment firm. Morton has been actively engaged in investment activities through 2M and its affiliates since 1985. Morton’s investment interests are diverse and have included financing, developing and managing real estate transactions, and equity and debt financing for early-stage technology and biotech companies.

Morton graduated from the University of Texas in 1961 with a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy. At UT Austin, he represented the College of Arts and Sciences in student government, was a member of the Texas Cowboys and sang 2nd Bass in the a cappella choir. In 1991 he was a recipient of the Pro Bene Meritis Award presented by the UT College of Liberal Arts and in 2005 he was a recipient of The University of Texas Distinguished Alumnus Award. He was also elected into The American Academy of Arts & Sciences 2007 Class of Fellows.

After serving two years of active duty in the Army, Morton began his business career at Bell Helicopter and then joined Electronic Data Systems (EDS) as systems engineer trainee.  During his nearly 21 years with EDS he ultimately becomes President and Vice Chair, leading 45,000 employees.  Morton was the Chair and CEO of DuPont Glore Forgan, a Wall Street brokerage firm (1971-1974). Later in his career, he joined Perot Systems as Chairman and CEO.

Morton pursues philanthropic endeavors through The David Nathan Meyerson Foundation, a family foundation named after his late son. Morton currently serves as the chair of that organization. Morton has two daughters, six grandchildren, and two great-grandsons.

 

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