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Former Vice Chair Takes the Reins as Center for BrainHealth’s Advisory Board Chair

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Center for BrainHealth, part of The University of Texas at Dallas, announced new leadership for its advisory board. Starting September 1, David Jacobs will succeed Roger Gault as board chair, and Lindsay Wilson will assume the vice chair position. As longtime BrainHealth advocates, these two local powerhouses will bring a diverse skillset in business and philanthropy to help advance the Center’s mission in new and creative ways. David and his wife, Cher, have been part of BrainHealth’s board for more than 10 years. David has worked as an investor, consultant and business advisor since his retirement from E2M Partners, the real estate investment fund management firm he co-founded and led in multiple roles. He serves as a board member of World Affairs Council of DFW and Blanks Printing & Digital Imaging, Inc., and is a past president and current member of the Real Estate Financial Executives Association and The Real Estate Council of Dallas. He has also served on multiple nonprofit boards.“I’ve served on the Center for BrainHealth advisory board for more than a decade and have seen the outstanding leadership of this board. I’m excited to do my very best to build on this leadership to further the mission,” David explained. “My wife and I are passionate about brain health and brain performance because we believe they are the most significant advancements that we can make for the world.” Lindsay Wilson has been a BrainHealth board member for the last three years. She is co-president, executive managing principal, and interiors sector leader at Corgan, a global architecture and design firm. Lindsay works closely with organizations to design human-centered workplaces rooted in principles of health and wellness. She is a board member of the North Texas Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation as well as serving on the board of Corgan. Lindsay shared, “I am excited to work even more closely with the amazing staff and advisory board at the Center for BrainHealth as we continue to spread the word about the importance of proactively taking care of our brains!” Center for BrainHealth’s advisory board, over 100 members strong, will be in great hands with these two outstanding leaders who share a unique passion and energy for BrainHealth. The BrainHealth community is grateful to Roger Gault for his leadership over the past two years; he will remain on the board and an active committee member for the Limitless BrainHealth comprehensive fundraising campaign. David will be the fifth advisory board chair; prior chairs also include Ka Cotter, Debbie Francis and founding chair Shelia Schlosberg.CONTACT Stephanie Hoefken 972.883.3221 stephanie.hoefken@utdallas.eduABOUT CENTER FOR BRAINHEALTH Center for BrainHealth®, part of The University of Texas at Dallas, is a translational research institute committed to enhancing, preserving, and restoring brain health across the lifespan. Major research areas include the use of functional and structural neuroimaging techniques to better understand the neurobiology supporting cognition and emotion in health and disease. This leading-edge scientific exploration is translated quickly into practical innovations to improve how people think, work and live, empowering people of all ages to unlock their brain potential. Translational innovations build on Strategic Memory Advanced Reasoning Tactics (SMART™), a proprietary methodology developed and tested by BrainHealth researchers and other teams over three decades.

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