Southwestern Medical Foundation Names Kathleen Gibson President and CEO

Kathleen Gibson

Kathleen Gibson has been named president and CEO of Southwestern Medical Foundation. In her new role, she’ll work closely with chairman William T. Solomon, the foundation’s board, and its executive management team.

Gibson previously served as executive vice president of the foundation, which supports UT Southwestern Medical Center and its affiliates. She also served on the foundation’s board of trustees’ investment committee.

Prior to that, she spent 25 years with Bank of America and its predecessor in Dallas, where she held management and leadership roles in corporate banking, commercial banking and asset management. From 2003 to 2006, she was president of the Bank of America, Dallas.

Gibson succeeds Kern Wildenthal, M.D., following his retirement in June. Wildenthal will now serve as the organization’s senior consultant, as will executive vice president Plack Carr Jr., who served as interim CEO until Gibson was selected to fill the post.


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