NTCAR REUNION AND HALL OF FAME
ARTS DISTRICT MANSION
2101 Ross Ave., Dallas, TX 75201
WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2023
5:00 PM - Cocktails and Hors d'oeuvres*
6:30 PM - Program Begins
*no seated dinner
Valet Parking Provided, Self Parking Garage Available
The health and safety of all event guests are of the greatest importance to the Hall of Fame Committee, its Sponsors and Inductees. The Hall of Fame Committee will continue to monitor current guidelines of the City of Dallas and the Arts District Mansion and will make guests aware of updates to its Covid policy. Currently, masks are optional and vaccine status is not being requested. We respectfully request that if any guest feels sick, they stay home.
2023 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Mr. Rex Glendenning
Mr. Ray Washburne
Highland Park Village and
CEO, Charter Holdings
2023 MICHAEL F. McAULEY
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Mrs. Betsy Price
Ray W. Washburne is the President of Highland Park Village, the oldest shopping center in the United States. Highly regarded as Dallas’ premier open-air shopping and dining destination, Washburne acquired the landmark 80-year-old property in 2009 with his wife, Heather, and Stephen and Elisa Summers. In addition, Ray Washburne is the President and CEO of Charter Holdings, a private Dallas-based real estate investment company, and is the Co-Founder and Co-Owner of M Crowd Restaurant Group, which owns and operates Mi Cocina, Taco Diner, and The Mercury restaurants with locations around the United States. He has a long history of working in business, holding several executive positions.
Washburne served as the former President and CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a self-sustaining United States government agency that helps American businesses expand into developing markets, serving until February 2019. He later served on the President’s Intelligence Agency Board (PIAB) from May 2019 to January 2021 and an advisory board for the United States Military Southern Command.
A proud graduate of Southern Methodist University, Mr. Washburne served as an adjunct professor at the SMU Cox School of Business. Ongoing involvement and board memberships include Chairman of the Board at Sunoco LP, World Presidents Organization, The Real Estate Council, International Council of Shopping Centers, Urban Land Institute, SMU Cox School of Business, SMU Tower Center, and Baylor Health Care System.
Ray Washburne currently resides in the Highland Park neighborhood. He has three children with his wife Heather.
David Gleeson is sole owner of GRAA Investments, LLC. Throughout his career, the highly regarded real estate veteran has always found time to give back to business and charitable organizations.
Gleeson served on the boards of the Dallas Affordable Housing Coalition, North Dallas Chamber of Commerce, SMU Mustang Club, SMU Letterman's Association, the Greater Dallas Crime Commission, the Texas Film Commission, and the USA Film Festival (served term as Chairman). Gleeson also served as Founding Director and Executive Committee member (1993-present) of the not-for-profit Forest Heights Neighborhood Development Corporation building affordable housing in the St Philip’s Academy neighborhood of South Dallas.
Additionally, he was a founding director of The Real Estate Council and served in numerous other capacities, was President of the Dallas Chapter CCIMS and on the Advisory Board of Texans for Lawsuit Reform. He received the NTCAR Stemmons Service Award in 1983.
He is currently a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer acting as a liaison/mentor for abused and neglected children in the foster care network. Also he serves as Board Member and real estate Advisor to the Haggard family of Plano.