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Founder and Chief Executive Officer, CEM
A natural leader and savvy
entrepreneur, Ideal Impact is the
fourth organization Wes has created
“from the ground up.” He began his
career in the energy efficiency
business in 1979 and is considered
one of the best at building great
organizations in the energy solutions business. During
his career, Wes has held senior management
positions at international companies and led the
development of one of the largest energy solution
organizations in the world, comprising 35 offices in the
U.S. and five European countries. This organization
was widely recognized within the industry as highly
ethical and the most focused on customer needs. His
leadership abilities and industry expertise have
garnered him media coverage and speaking
opportunities in multiple countries on energy
conservation in buildings and how to grow a great
organization. In addition, he has helped with the
development of industry-related laws in both the U.S.
and Europe. During Wes’ 30-year career, there has
never been a client lawsuit under his part of the
business, which he attributes to God’s grace and
focusing on doing the right things for the client.
Wes graduated from the University of Texas Arlington
with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and
holds the Certified Energy Manager and Certified
Demand Side Manager certifications.
Wes resides in Colleyville, Texas, with his wife of 20
years, Jan, and their two children, Bonnie and Tyler.
He is a Senior Member of the Association of Energy
Engineers, a member of Tau Beta Pi, and a member
of Church at the Cross – where he serves as an
Elder. He has been actively involved in Bill Glass
Prison Ministries since 1995. He leads a team to
work at Beautiful Feet Ministries in Ft. Worth twice a
month. He has served on five international mission
David E. Hunt
David E. Hunt serves as
CEO/President of the Denkmann
family of companies (“Denkmann
Interests”), with investments in oil &
gas, CO2, minerals and commercial
real estate. Leading these companies
brings together David’s natural
resources, financial, banking and management
Previously, David was a Principal and an Owner of
Fossil Creek Resources, LLC, an EnCap Investments
company, focused on geo-science and technology
driven exploration and development activities. He
played a primary role in the financial and business
development activities of the company.
Prior to 2009, David worked with Citigroup to
successfully expand its presence in the domestic
energy market. From 2000-2004 has was Managing
Director, Head of Energy and Utilities Banking
Segment with Banc One Capital Markets, Inc. Earlier
in his career, David managed a Loan Syndication
business for Bank of America and its predecessors,
which raised billions of dollars for the energy and
financial services industries.
Currently on the Board of Trustees of First United
Methodist Church Dallas (Chair 2011-2013), David
has previously served as Chair of the Administrative
Board and Staff Parish Relations Committee of the
church, as well as serving a number of years as
Treasurer on the Finance Committee. He is actively
involved in TCU alumni activities and serves on the
National Alumni Board after chairing the Board of the
Clark Society, the association of TCU major
David holds degrees from TCU (BBA) and The
University of Texas (MBA) and maintains a CPA
certification. Originally from Fort Worth, he and his
wife Lynn currently live in University Park, Texas.
David and Lynn have two adult married daughters,
Michelle and Leslie.
A recent winner of the DBU Tom
Landry Leadership Award, Mr. Wayne
Stevenson is a strong spiritual leader
in Collin County who has faithfully
served as an entrepreneur and
philanthropist for many years. Mr.
Stevenson earned his Bachelor of Science in
chemical engineering from Louisiana Polytechnic
Institute. After graduating in 1957, he joined Cities
Service Corporation as a process engineer.
Mr. Stevenson’s engineering career carried his family
across the country, first to Cleveland, Ohio as a
process analyst for Bunker-Ramo Company, and next
to Phoenix, Arizona, as an application engineer for
Moving to North Texas, Mr. Stevenson became Vice
President for F&M Industries. He later founded Texas
Controls Incorporated, which would become Control
Systems International (CSI), continuing his service
and leadership with his company on a global scale. In
recognition of his leadership and success, he has
been previously named by Ernst and Young as “The
Entrepreneur of the Year.” Mr. Stevenson served on
the Baptist Foundation Board for nine years, and is
currently on the Baylor Hosptial Foundation Board
and the Board of Directors for Bill Glass Champions
for Life Ministries.
Mr. Stevenson and his wife, Buena, have been
married for 52 years, and they have been members of
First Baptist Church of Plano, Texas for 36 years.
They have two adult children and seven
Jerry F. White, BSEE, MSEE, MBA
Associate Director of the SMU Cox
Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship
1972 – 1988, Director 1988 – present.
Institute ranked #7 nationally in 2004
by Entrepreneur magazine and #5
nationally in 2005. EMBA
Entrepreneurship program ranked #6 worldwide by
Financial Times in 2010. Chairman of Southwest
Venture Forum for 20 years. Founder and chairman
for 21 years of the Dallas 100™ Awards (annually
identifies and honors the 100 fastest growing privately
held businesses in Dallas). Board of Directors of
numerous growth oriented entrepreneurial businesses
for more than 30 years including Data Medical
Associates, Inc., Control Systems International, Inc.,
Adea, Inc., CSRG, Inc. Consultant to numerous
CEO’s of entrepreneurial companies.
Founder and Director of the Cox MBA Venture Fund
(currently approximately $2 million in cash and
investments). Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship
Centers, member of Executive Board and Chairman
of the Governance Committee. Founder of Cox MBA
Business Plan Competition (conducted for the last 10
years; current year prize money of almost $50,000).
Most Valuable EMBA Professor award 2006 (teaching
entrepreneurship). Co-Author of Administering the
Closely Held Company (Prentice Hall). Co-Author of
The Entrepreneur’s Master Planning Guide (Prentice
Hall). Co-Author of A Small Business is Not a Little
Big Business (Harvard Business Review). Cox
Business Leadership Teaching Excellence Award
2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Robert is a seasoned energy
management consultant with over 30
years’ sales leadership experience in
energy services. His areas of expertise
include procurement, energy controls,
contract negotiation, and consulting.
Robert has held senior leadership positions including
project engineer, account manager, director of sales,
and branch manager in three major Energy Service
Companies (ESCOs). Robert holds a Bachelor of
Science in Engineering from Texas Tech University.
Robert served on the elder board for four years at
Northwest Bible Church in Dallas where he has
served a leader and teacher for over 25 years.