Frances Moody-Dahlberg

Frances “Francie” Moody-Dahlberg, CEO and President since 1998, oversees the Foundation’s activities throughout the state.

A graduate of Southern Methodist University, Francie has strong interests in women’s and children’s issues and the arts. She has championed the Foundation’s philanthropy in these areas with signature grants to Parkland Foundation, Family Place, a number of child welfare, early childhood and educational programs as well as Moody Performance Hall and Moody Fund for the Arts. She serves as a trustee of SMU and is on the boards of Simmons School of Education, Meadows School of the Arts, AT&T Performing Arts Center, Transitional Learning Center, Moody Endowment and the advisory board of Crystal Charity Ball.