About Echelon

Echelon is the emerging professionals arm of The Salvation Army. Our community of 500+ active members are serious about having fun while Doing the Most Good for the DFW community. Whether we are serving, socializing, or raising money, Echelon remains a connected and passionate community focused on actively supporting the mission and vision of The Salvation Army. 






Echelon Dallas Advisory Board 

Clark Jacobs
Co-President
The Guild
Vanderbilt University
Houston, TX 

Meg Weiss
Co-President
Cushman & Wakefield
University of Texas at Austin
San Antonio, TX 

Amanda Thatcher
Chief of Staff/EVP
Texas Women's University
Baylor University
Dallas, TX 

Mackenzie Carmichael
Co-Service Chair
The Richards Group
Texas Christian University
Chicago, IL 


Maria-Renee Morales
Co-Service Chair
Fairway Advisors
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX

Anthony Chammah
Co-VP Fundraising
Colliers International
Duke University
Greenwich, CT 

Evan Weir
Co-VP Fundraising
Merrill Lynch
Covenant College 
Dallas, TX 

Mary Sanford McClure

Co-VP Events
Front Door Fashion
Southern Methodist University
Memphis, TN 


Mae Murrell
Co-VP Events
Publicis Hawkeye
Southern Methodist University
Baton Rouge, LA

Kay Weir
VP Communications
Mary Kay 
University of Oklahoma
Fort Worth, TX 

Aimee Goodell
PR Chair
Childrens
Texas Christian University
Houston, TX

Sarah Hendrix
Newsletter Chair
Munsch Hardt
Vanderbilt Unive
Dallas, TX


Carly Anbouba
Social Media/Graphic Design
ClubCorp
Texas Christian University
Nashville, TN 

Will Striping
VP Membership
Vinson & Elkins
University of Texas

Marble Falls, TX

Cale Curtin
Treasurer
Baker Botts
University of Oklahoma
Guthrie, OK

Hannah Douglas
Chaplain
SMU MBA
Southern Methodist University
Memphis, TN 


Laura Huffines
Gala Chair
Targetbase
Furman University
Dallas, TX



PAST PRESIDENTS CIRCLES

Taylor Miller
Echelon President 2018-2019
Hazen & Co.
Southern Methodist University
Houston, TX 

JANIE FLOWERS
Echelon President 2017-2018
Citigroup
Southern Methodist University
Dothan, AL

JOSH CORTEZ
Echelon President 2017-2018
TracyLocke (DDB) 
Baylor University

Austin, TX

LAUREN TOLEDO
Echelon President 2016-2017
Goldman Sachs
Vanderbilt University
Dallas, TX


JIMMY WATSON
Echelon President 2016-2017
Riveron Consulting
University of Arkansas
Dallas, TX

MEREDITH COUNCE
Echelon President 2015-2016
Dallas Cowboys
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR

SCOTT BOSTON
Echelon President 2015-2016
Trinity Industries
Texas Christian University
Dallas, TX

PATRICK BENOIST
Echelon President, 2014-2015
CBRE
Vanderbilt University
Dallas, TX


CHRISTINA GEYER
Echelon President, 2012-2014
PaperCity
Southern Methodist University
La Canada, CA

DANIEL BRANCH
Echelon President, 2012-2013
Crow Holdings Capital Partners
Vanderbilt University
Dallas, TX

ELIZABETH CARLOCK PHILLIPS
Echelon President, 2011-2012
Phillips Foundation
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX

MICHELLE MCADAM
Founding President, 2010-2011
New Friends New Life
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX


FOUNDING SALVATION ARMY OFFICERS

MAJORS WARD & MICHELLE MATTHEWS
DFW Area Commanders