Kip joined the Board of Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth in 2008 and has served for 8 years. Kip leads the Corporate Retirement Plans practice for The Gus Bates Company with more than 19 years of experience dedicated solely to the field of qualified retirement plans. Kip is a Certified Public Accountant with 10 years of experience in public accounting. He spent seven years as director of the retirement plan group for the Dallas office of a global accounting firm.
Kip received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics (1989) from the University of Texas in Austin and a Master of Science in Taxation (1995) from the University of North Texas. He is a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries with designations of Qualified Plan Financial Consultant (QPFC) and Qualified 401(k) Administrator (QKA). Kip is registered with FINRA holding his Series 7, 63, and 65. He also has his Group I insurance license. Kip is active in the community and also serves on the Board of Governors at Colonial Country Club, as well as the Executive Committee for the Colonial National Invitational Tournament.
Chair Elect: John Boswell, Boswell Interests, Ltd.
Secretary: B. Frank Cain, (Retired)
Treasurer: Pamela Voight, Oil & Gas Property Consultant
Immediate Past Chair: Frank Shiels, Frost Bank
Vianei Braun, Decker Jones
Will A. Courtney, CPM, Courtney & Courtney Prop.
David Goodroe, Designs for Living
Patrick Gotcher, Life Sych (Retired)
Mike Griffin, CPA, Auldridge Griffin
Dianne Hawkins, Ed.D., Fort Worth ISD
J.R. Labbe, JPS Health Network
Mary Anna Martinez, Frost Bank (Retired)
Bill Merrit, Lucien Wright
Pat McDowell, JLL
Catherine Schmuck, Courtney & Courtney Prop.
Surnedra Simmons, Fort Worth ISD
Charla Wise, Lockheed Martin (Retired)
Roger Yandell, Hill Country Custom Homes
Jeremiah “Jerry” Thompson, Inwood Bank