Dallas, Texas (September 14, 2023) – Scott Wood, a devoted 14-year member of the Salesmanship Club of Dallas, has been elected as president of the Dallas-based nonprofit service organization. With an innate personable nature and an unwavering commitment to aiding others, Wood is poised to lead the organization into its 104th year of dedicated service.
“It is an incredible honor to have been elected to serve as the Club’s 104th President. I am truly humbled, grateful, and excited about the opportunity to serve,” Wood shared.
For over 100 years, the Salesmanship Club of Dallas has been dedicated to strengthening the lives of children and families through Momentous Institute, which provides innovative mental health services, education, and professional training. Salesmanship Club of Dallas is also the host of THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson, which donates its proceeds to Momentous Institute.
“Throughout the year, this collective group of individuals works passionately to raise money through THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson golf tournament to support thousands of children and their families through Momentous Institute,” Wood continued. “There is truly no other organization like ours and I’m honored to be a part of it. It is going to be a great year!”
Wood places faith, family, and relationships at the forefront of his life’s compass. He is deeply involved within his community and values the gift of people. Ever eager for opportunities of personal and collective growth, Wood approaches the upcoming responsibilities with an enthusiastic spirit, fully aware of the honor and weight they carry.
Prior to this appointment, Wood served as the chairman of the Momentous Institute board. Wood will serve a one-year term, alongside six members elected to the following leadership positions on the Salesmanship Club of Dallas Board of Directors.

  • First Vice President: Jay McAuley, True North Advisors
  • Second Vice President: Marcus Knight, Knight Waste Services
  • Secretary: Carlos Peña, Peña Search
  • Treasurer: James Lozier
  • Momentous Institute Board Chair: Tony Dona, Thackeray Partners
  • Salesmanship Club Charitable Golf of Dallas Board Chair: Tim Costello, Newstone Capital Partners, LLC
    Additional members of the 2023-2024 Board of Directors include:
    Frankie Basso, Systemware, Inc., Jeff Eckert, JLL, Christian Meten, Price Wagner, Corient, Robert Engstrom, Darr Equipment Co., Jason Kulas, Exeter Finance, Tim Marron, BCW Food Products, Inc., Guy Kerr, George W. Bush Presidential Center, Charley Spradley, Spradley Legal Search, R. Robert Engstrom, Darr Equipment Co.

    Scot Wood co-founded True North Advisors in 2000 with the single goal of eliminating conflicts of interest in the client-advisor relationship. Graduating from Baylor University, Wood currently resides in Dallas with his wife and three daughters.