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Jan Hart Black
Managing Director
Black Muncy Davis and Associates, LLC

Jan Hart Black is Managing Director of Black Muncy Davis and Associates, LLC, a Dallas consultancy. She also serves as a member of the Bank of Texas Advisory Board, North Texas Public Broadcasting Board, SMU Cox School of Business Executive Board; JCPenney JCPCares Fund Board, Southwest Medical Foundation Executive Committee and Public Affairs Committee Chairman, and President of The Charter 100 of Dallas.

She was President and CEO of the Dallas Regional Chamber for ten years. Her experience there spans a diverse range of activities including strategic execution of public policy positions, regional economic development, corporate recruitment, government relations, financial management, and capital development.

Prior to the Chamber, she was a Managing Director in Public Finance for Bear Stearns and Co. She assisted a large number of entities raise capital through tax exempt debt issuance, including DFW Airport, City of Dallas, Texas Water Development Board, LCRA, SMU, NTTA and many others.

Black was an executive at the City of Dallas, as: City Manager overseeing 13,000 employees and a billion dollar budget, Assistant City Manager, City Controller and Budget Director. She managed a broad range of activities and services, with a particular focus on financial management and fiscal affairs. Prior to that, she worked with the US Senate Banking Committee on community development issues and the Texas State House of Representatives Transportation Committee on public utility regulation.

She has an MPA in public affairs from the University of Texas at Austin, a BA from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and is a licensed CPA in the State of Texas. She was a visiting faculty member in public management with the University of Texas at Austin, and is a Fellow with the National Academy of Public Administration.

Black has been involved in civic activities in Dallas and Texas, including: Dallas Museum of Natural History, Board Chairman; Dallas Assembly, President; Texas Lottery Commission; Dallas Schools Superintendent Search Committee; TxDOT Long Range Financial Planning Committee, Chair; Perot Museum of Nature and Science Board; Lone Star Council of Camp Fire Board President; St. Michael's Foundation Trustee; Thanksgiving Foundation Trustee; Hope Cottage Foundation Trustee; Leadership Texas; SMU Tate Lecture Series Board; Dallas Friday Group Board Chair; North Dallas Chamber of Commerce Board and Executive Committee; Central Dallas Association Board; United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Board.


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