Austin, Texas – March 24, 2014 – The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) is pleased to welcome Crayton Webb to the Board of Directors for TCFV. Webb is Director of Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility for Mary Kay Inc. in Dallas, Texas. He leads the company’s global media and public relations team and is also responsible for Mary Kay’s global CSR and philanthropic efforts. Crayton and his team provide support and guidance to Mary Kay’s 35+ international markets and the U.S.
“The Texas Council on Family Violence takes great care and diligence in identifying key leaders in Texas to strengthen our collective response and prevention of domestic violence,” said Gloria Terry, CEO of the Texas Council on Family Violence. “Crayton Webb brings a wealth of global business experience to the Board of Directors for the Texas Council on Family Violence and he also understands the needs of victims of domestic violence.”
Webb has received numerous awards and accolades over the past few years. He was selected as an honoree in the Dallas Business Journal’s 2011 class of 40 under Forty. In 2007, Webb was named one of the “Five Outstanding Young Dallasites” by the Dallas Junior Chamber of Commerce and subsequently named one of the “Five Outstanding Young Texans” by the Texas Junior Chamber of Commerce in September 2008. From 2007 to 2009, Webb was a guest political columnist for D CEO Magazine, a publication of D Magazine.
From 2002 until 2005, Webb was chief of staff for Dallas Mayor Laura Miller. During that time he was responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Mayor’s Office, working with members of the news media and served as the Mayor’s spokesperson, media advisor and top aide. Prior to joining the Mayor’s Office, Crayton was director of communications for the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas where he served as spokesman and directed the organization’s advertising, media and public relations strategies.
Webb’s professional background is in journalism. Crayton was a broadcast journalist for nearly ten years covering politics for television stations in Bend, Oregon; Boise, Idaho; Austin, Texas and was an investigative reporter and covered City Hall for the CBS affiliate in Dallas from 1998 to 2001.