Brian O. Casey has served as Chief Executive Officer of Westwood since January 2006, as President, Secretary and director of Westwood since its inception in December 2001, and as Chief Operating Officer of Westwood from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Casey has served as Chief Executive Officer of Westwood Management since January 2006, as Secretary since 2003, as President since 2002, and as a director since 2000. Mr. Casey served as Chief Operating Officer of Westwood Management from 2000 to 2005, as Executive Vice President from 2000 to 2002, and as Vice President from 1992 to 1996. Mr. Casey has served as President and director of Westwood Trust since 1996. Since 2002, Mr. Casey has served on the Tartan Board of Directors, a group exclusively devoted to raising money for the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Since 2006, he has been a member of the Governor's Business Council for the State of Texas. He was appointed in 2008 to the board of the Baylor Health Care System Foundation, which helps raise money to support Baylor Health Care System's mission of patient care, education, research and community service. In 2011, he was appointed to the Board of the Cooper Institute, an organization that is dedicated to scientific research in the field of preventative medicine and public health.
Susan M. Byrne has served as Chief Investment Officer of Westwood since January 2006, and has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and director of Westwood since its inception in December 2001, and as its Chief Executive Officer from December 2001 to December 2005. Ms. Byrne is the founder of Westwood Management, and has served as its Chairman of the Board and Chief Investment Officer since 1983, as Chief Executive Officer from 1983 to 2005, and as President from 1983 to 2002. She served as a director of Westwood Trust from 1996 to 1999. Ms. Byrne serves as a member of the Board of Presbyterian Communities Service Foundation. She served as a member of the Board of the University of Texas Investment Management Company from 1996 to 2004 and as a member of the Board of Trustees for the City of Dallas Employees Retirement Fund from 1998 to 2003.
Mark A. Wallace, CPA, has served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Westwood since November 2012. Mr. Wallace has thirty years of experience in senior financial officer roles. Prior to joining Westwood, he served as Chief Financial Officer and held other financial leadership positions for an S&P 500 real estate investment trust, NYSE-listed international manufacturing corporations, and diversified industrial holding companies. Mr. Wallace was awarded an MBA from Colorado State University and a BBA from Texas Tech University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.