Austin, TX – Travis Association for the Blind, is pleased and honored to announce Bobbi Dangerfield has been elected to serve as Chairperson of the Board of Directors for the Austin Lighthouse.
Dangerfield, a senior Technology and Operations executive is the President of the Dangerfield Family Foundation and former Senior Vice President at Dell Technologies. Her experience spans high tech, transportation, utilities, and government sectors with an emphasis on global operational excellence, customer experience, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. She has over 30 years of global operations leadership across the Americas, Asia Pacific, Japan, and Europe.
“Bobbi’s passion for helping others progress in their careers are a perfect match for the mission of the Austin Lighthouse,” said Jim Meehan, President & CEO of Austin Lighthouse.
In accepting her new role on the board, Dangerfield said, “I am humbled by the opportunity to work with such a passionate and capable team in support of the Austin Lighthouse’s mission to provide opportunities for independence to people who are blind, visually impaired or deaf-blind by creating, sustaining and improving career options and to continue to grow and expand the services we provide to blind Texans.”
Dangerfield will succeed William Cromwell III who is stepping down as Chairperson after three decades of dedicated service to the Austin Lighthouse. Cromwell will remain on the board the next few years to assist with the board transition. “William has helped steer and support the Lighthouse to become one of the largest in the nation, Meehan commented. “Under his directorship, the Austin Lighthouse provided thousands of jobs and job-ready skills to blind Texans. This agency owes a great deal to William for his selfless dedication and support of the Lighthouse,” Meehan said.