For Immediate Release
Austin, Texas – July 11, 2017– The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) names two new at- large board members: Shirley Cox, Senior Vice President for Frost Bank and Danielle Agee, General Counsel – South Central Market, Verizon Wireless.
“The Texas Council on Family Violence takes great care and diligence in identifying key leaders in Texas to strengthen our collective responsive and prevention of domestic violence,” said Gloria Terry, President of the Texas Council on Family Violence. “We are thrilled to have two experienced leaders from the business sector join us on the board to bring their experience and passion to help victims of domestic violence and lead our strategic decision in Texas.”
Shirly Cox is the Senior Vice President and North Texas/Houston Sales Manager for the public finance team for the Dallas, Fort Worth, Permian Basin and Houston regions for Frost Bank has been elected as an at-large member to the Texas Council on Family Violence Board of Directors. Shirly has more than 25 years of banking experience, Shirley and her team work with non-profits and public entities to provide depository, lending and treasury services to our clients. Her banking career began in 1988 at a national bank prior to joining Overton Bankshares now a part of Frost National Bank in 1993. She served in a variety of positions on the commercial lending side and immediately prior to her current role served as Market President and Sales Manager for the Arlington/Mansfield area for 11 years.
Shirley holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a Finance major from Texas A&M University. Community service has been an important part of her life. She currently serves as a member of the University of Texas at Arlington, College of Business Administration Advisory Council and is on the facilities committee at the YMCA of Arlington. Her past involvement consisted of the following: board member of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, the Foundation board of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, board member of the YMCA of Arlington, chair of the board of directors of the Prevent Blindness Texas-Fort Worth chapter, chair of the board for The Women’s Shelter, president of the South Arlington Rotary Club and was a Junior Achievement volunteer. She is a past member of the Arlington South Rotary Club, and also an honorary initiate into Delta Delta Delta Fraternity. In 2013, Shirley was one of the honorees of the SafeHaven’s Legacy of Women Luncheon.
Danielle Agee is the General Counsel for Verizon- At Large Board Member for the Texas Council on Family Violence
Agree is the General Counsel for the twelve-state South Central Market including Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, southwestern Alabama, northwestern Florida, southern Nevada, western Tennessee, and southern Utah.
In this role, she provides legal guidance to the Market President, the Vice President-Retail Sales and wireless field operations teams on various matters including wireless siting, dispute resolution, sales and marketing practices, and customer relations. She also works closely with the Government Affairs and Regulatory teams in advancing public policy strategies for the Market. She has held several positions in the legal department during her 17-year tenure at Verizon.
Danielle earned her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Within Verizon, Danielle serves on the Legal Department’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee and is the Executive Sponsor for the local CITE chapter, Verizon’s employee resource group for African-American employees. In the community, Danielle is part of the leadership advisory group for the University of Dallas’ Women in Business initiative, and is an active member of her church. Danielle lives in Frisco, TX with her husband and two children.
Texas Council on Family Violence is the only 501(c) 3 nonprofit coalition in Texas dedicated solely to creating safer communities and freedom from family violence. With a state-wide reach and direct local impact, TCFV, with the collective strength of more than 1000 members, shapes public policy, equips service providers, and initiates strategic prevention efforts. Visit us online at http://www.tcfv.org/