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State Fair of Texas Elects New Board Chairman | State Fair of Texas
"We are thrilled to have such a strong civic leader as the new Chairman of the Board for the State Fair of Texas," said State Fair President, Mitchell Glieber.
In addition to Richard Knight, Jr., chairman, other officers elected were Mitchell Glieber, president; John F. Scovell, treasurer and chairman of the finance and audit committee; Jaime Navarro, chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance; Robert B. Smith, corporate secretary and general counsel; Linda S. Smith, assistant corporate secretary; vice chairs, Roy C. Coffee, Jr.; Ruben E. Esquivel; Lois Finkelman; James M. Moroney III; Alice Murray; Gina Norris; James Roberts; Pete Schenkel; George Shafer; Bruce Sifford; Alan Walne; Joel T. Williams, Jr.; and Craig Woodcook.
"Although small in comparison to the ...
"Although small in comparison to the enormous sacrifices made by the members of our military, the State Fair sees this day as an expression of gratitude for all the men and women who serve our country," says State Fair President Mitchell Glieber of the Fair's Military Appreciation Day.
State Fair of Texas Elects New President | State Fair of Texas
A new leader has been chosen to head the State Fair
The Board of Directors appointed Mitchell Glieber as the new President of the organization during their annual meeting today.
"We are thrilled to appoint Mitchell Glieber as the new President of the State Fair of Texas," said Chairman of the Board, Alan Walne.
has the vision, experience and enthusiasm to lead the legacy of our great State Fair
into a strong and dynamic future."
Mr. Glieber joined the State Fair in 1999, spending the majority of his time working with corporate partners developing sponsorship, marketing, and promotional programs, more than tripling sponsorship revenue.
Prior to joining the State Fair, Mitchell spent nearly a decade with the Dallas Mavericks marketing team, serving as the organization's Sales Manager for season and group tickets.
Raised in Dallas, Mitchell graduated from Southern Methodist University with a double-major in Finance and TV & Radio.
He served as Captain of the SMU Mustangs football team in 1989, and was chosen as one of only 11 National Football Foundation Scholar Athletes in the country, that same year.
He is President of the SMU Letterman's Association and is an active member of the Dallas Salesmanship Club, a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming children's futures by serving at-risk families in the Greater Dallas area.
Mitchell is son to nationally-known CBS Sportscaster, Frank Glieber, who passed away in 1985.
wife Lisa are devoted parents to their three children; Thomas, Kaki and Charlotte.
"It is a privilege to step into the boots of my predecessors and to continue the long-standing tradition of the State Fair
of Texas, and all that it brings to the Dallas community and the State of Texas," said Mr. Glieber
"Every year we host millions of ...
"Every year we host millions of visitors, with the ultimate goal of bringing people together for a quality event that is unique to our great state," says Mitchell Glieber, State Fair of Texas president.
"Although agriculture plays a key role in our daily lives, it is not something we often stop and think about - especially those of us living in urban areas like Dallas," explains Glieber.
State Fair Officials Announce Theme for 2014 | State Fair of Texas
"For generations, the State Fair of Texas has been the destination to bring all Texans together," says Mitchell Glieber, executive vice president of the Fair.