Mary Manning is an accomplished leader in areas of marketing , operations and strategic planning.  Mary has more than 30 years of telecommunications operations and corporate real estate experience with SBC/ATT, retiring as Senior Vice President.  Manning then moved to the position of General Manager, Global Real Estate and Facility Services for ConocoPhillips 2007-2011.

Mary received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Creighton University and in 2005 received the Outstanding Arts Alumni award.  She also served on the Business College Advisory Council at Creighton from 1998-2005. She has served as a board member for CoreNet Global, a professional real estate organization. She is past Chair of the board for Pioneer Volunteers, the largest industry affiliated volunteer organization in North America.

Mary was a Catholic Foundation Trustee from 2000-2005, and served on the board of Trustees of the Community Foundation of the Lake of the Ozarks 2011-2017 .  Manning is currently serving as a trustee and member of the Executive Committee for the University of Dallas.

Mary is an active member of Holy Trinity Parish, Dallas.

Mary and her husband Howard have three children and three grandchildren.