Our Board

  • Daniel E. Cooper, M.D.

    Daniel E. Cooper, MDPresident

    Dr. Cooper is a Dallas native and senior partner of the Carrell Clinic. He has practiced orthopedic sports medicine since 1990, and is widely regarded for his expertise.

  • Paul C. Peters, Jr., MD

    Paul C. Peters, Jr., MDSecretary/Treasurer

    Paul C. Peters, Jr., MD, a native of Dallas, graduated from Highland Park High School in 1976. He joined the W. B. Carrell Memorial Clinic in 1992 with a primary focus in reconstructive hip and knee surgery, and is widely regarded for his expertise.

  • David Ewalt, MD

    David Ewalt, MDDirector

    Dr. David Ewalt, MD is a native Texan from El Paso where his father was a plastic surgeon and his mother a nurse. Dr. Ewalt returned to Dallas in 1992 to join the Urology faculty at UT Southwestern with a sub-specialization in pediatric urology at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. He entered private practice in 1995.

  • Ray McFadden Lawson

    Ray M. "Mac" LawsonDirector

    Ray M. Lawson (known as Mac) is a Dallas native that grew up around the doctors of the Carrell Clinic. His father, Dr. Lee Ray Lawson, was one of the original members of the Carrell Clinic. Mac serves on the board of the L. Ray Lawson international pediatric spine fellowship at Scottish Rite Hospital and is the President of the Lawson Asset Management Partnership (LAMP) which provides clean, safe, affordable housing in the Dallas area. He and his wife, Kay, along with their three children, McKinley, Madelyne and Miles share a house with Austin, an overweight black lab.

  • Lori Carrell Mann Turpin

    Lori Carrell Mann TurpinDirector

    Lori is the great granddaughter of W.B. Carrell and granddaughter of Brandon Carrell. Her family is honored to be part of the legacy of the Carrell Clinic as well as Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Lori is a 1982 Graduate of Southern Methodist University. For the last 25 years, Lori has held leadership positions in women’s Bible Studies, including Bible Study Fellowship and those in her church, Park Cities Presbyterian. She also serves on the boards of One Hundred Shares and Behind Every Door, Dallas based non-profits who serve those in need. She and her husband, Jeff, have 3 married children and 7 grandchildren.

Advisory Board Members

  • J.C. Montgomery, Jr. - CEO Emeritus Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

    J.C. Montgomery, Jr.CEO Emeritus Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

    J. C. Montgomery, Jr., joined the staff of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in 1974 and was named president in 1989. He is a native of Millington, Tennessee, received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond and his Master of Public Health, Hospital Administration, degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He completed his administrative residency at Baylor University Medical Center and worked for five years on staff at Parkland Hospital.

    J. C. is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and serves on numerous professional, civic and Masonic organizations.

  • Jesse Greenberg - Partner, Ackerman McQueen, LLC - Dallas, TX

    Jesse Greenberg Partner, Ackerman McQueen, LLC - Dallas, TX

    Jesse Greenberg is the Chief Strategy Officer at Ackerman McQueen, a national strategic and creative communications firm based in Dallas. Prior to joining Ackerman McQueen, he was a Vice President at H.I.G. Capital, and previously worked at J.P. Morgan within their investment banking division. Jesse attended the New York University Stern School of Business, where he was a member of the men’s basketball team and graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in finance and marketing.

  • Claire Topp - Partner, Dorsey and Whitney LLP

    Claire Topp Partner, Dorsey and Whitney LLP

    Claire Topp is a partner of Dorsey and Whitney LLP, a global law firm with over 500 lawyers located in 20 offices, including Dallas. She has practiced more than 25 years and is the chair of the firm’s nonprofit and tax exempt organization’s practice group and a member of the firm’s health practice group.