The Greater Dallas Planning Council is managed by a staff of professionals at The TransSynergy Group engaged on a fractional basis to oversee administration of GDPC. They are available to answer questions about GDPC and help members with registration and website logins during regular business hours. Call 214-445-6397 and leave a message. You will be called back within a business day or sooner. If you prefer e-mail, you can e-mail the office at [email protected].  You will receive a response within a business day or sooner.

Staff available to help you during regular business hours:     

Julie Glover is your main point of contact. She can be reached by e-mail or phone: [email protected]@org or 214-445-6397.  She handles day-to-day operations for GDPC, answers questions about the organization, helps with registration, assists members to sign into the website. You’ll see Julie at the registration table at GDPC events. 

As a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certified professional and a certified facilitator, Julie brings project management expertise as well as a background in marketing, operations and technology. She worked at Verizon, implementing programs and products with a focus on the customer, analytics and profitability.

Julie received her BA in Economics from Mount Holyoke College and her MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business. She spent 34 years at Verizon/GTE, and lives in the Irving area with her husband.

Donna Hegdahl meets with the board to provide strategic insight and recommendations about marketing activities to grow the organization. She acts as the spokesperson of the organization channeling expertise and opinions of the board. In addition, she works with the press and oversees social media for GDPC.  She can be reached by e-mail or phone: [email protected] or 972-717-7400.

Donna’s expertise includes all aspects of strategic and tactical marketing and communications. Ms. Hegdahl graduated from Bethel University with highest honors receiving her BA degree. Hegdahl has more than 30 years experience in marketing, communications, management, and customer service.  Other business associations look to Donna and the TransSynergy team for administrative oversight and ideas to grow. Hegdahl is active in the local business community, is a frequent speaker and presenter at industry gatherings.