The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

For Youth Development ®
For Healthy Living
For Social Responsibility


The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas will host the 12th Annual Key Leaders Lunch on Friday October 2, 2015. Texas State Representative Scott Turner will be the Keynote speaker. From the Richardson YMCA to JJ Pearce High School, to the NFL and the Capitol in Austin, Scott Turner has embraced every turn of his life preparing him for the next opportunity for service.  He will share his life experience and how this has given him the essential skills he needs for his next challenge to help change the culture of the National Football League.

Over 500 business and community leaders are expected to join the YMCA for the Key Leaders Luncheon. The event will take place on at the Belo Mansion. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. and lunch will begin at 12 p.m.

Developed twelve years ago, the YMCA Key Leaders event is designed to connect key community and business leaders with the timely local issue that has regional impact while also sharing a few accomplishments and priorities of the YMCA. Using impactful and timely keynote speakers as a draw, this event has grown from 70 participants to more than 500 participants.

Previous keynotes include: Garrett Boone, Chairman Emeritus of The Container Store, Doug Brooks, CEO/Chairman of Brinker International, Stephen Jones, Chief Operating Officer of the Dallas Cowboys, Todd Wagner, Co-Owner and Co- Founder of the Wagner/Cuban Companies, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Richard Fischer, CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, T. Boone Pickens, Dr. Reed Tuckson, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Affairs United Health Group, Nolan Ryan, CEO of the Texas Rangers Baseball Club, Mark Fenton, Public health, planning, and transportation consultant and Gary Kelly, Southwest Airlines CEO.


Sponsors for this year’s event include:  

Healthy Living Sponsors ($2,500)

The Beck Group

PricewaterhouseCooper, LLP


Youth Development ($1,500)

Bank Of America

Children’s Health System of Texas

Frost Bank

Mary Kay, Inc

Haynes Boone LLP

Hunt Consolidated

Jackson Walker LLP

Brent and Jill Magnuson

McQueary Henry Bowles Troy LLP


Southwest Office Systems


For more information on sponsorship or to be a guest contact or visit the YMCA Key Leader Luncheon webpage