A native of New Zealand, Deborah has lived in the United States for twenty-five years, including twelve in Dallas. She brings extensive marketing, public relations and branding experience to the Park House team, having held marketing positions with resorts in Asia, brand manager and event director roles at Walt Disney World and vice president of the consumer public relations team at Weber Shandwick. While residing in Dallas, Deborah was active in many local charities including Cattle Baron's Ball, TACA, Dallas Children's Theater, Hero's for Childrent and the Dallas Museum of Art. Deborah and John are members of several private, social members clubs in London, including Soho House, 5 Hertfold, The Arts Club and House of Barnabas.

Founder

Deborah Scott

John Scott is an experienced leader in the hospitality and leisure industry with more than twenty-five years of consumer facing business expertise across global, multi-unit, multi-brand enterprises. Most recently he served as CEO of Belmond Ltd. (NYSE: BEL), previously Orient-Express Hotels, a global owner and operator of luxury hotel, restaurant, tourist train and cruise businesses. Prior to joining Belmond, he served as CEO of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, a global luxury hotel management company. He serves as a director for publicly traded Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a travel industry technology provider, Subway Restaurants, and is currently a Senior Advisor and Operating Partner with TPG Capital, where he chairs one of their European hospitality operating companies. He is an active member of YPO and a former director of Cedar Fair Entertainment (NYSE: FUN), a leading amusement park owner and operator, Kimpton Hotels and of SMU’s Cox School of Business. John holds an MBA from Harvard and a B.A. from Dartmouth College.

Founder

John Scott

A native of Dallas, Megan is a practicing orthopedic hand surgeon, mother and engaged community member with a degree in architecture and passion for art, design and travel. She is a Hockaday alumna, who studied at the University of California Berkeley, before returning to Texas to pursue her medical career at UT Southwestern Medical School and founding Dallas Hand Center. With her husband Brady, she has actively influenced his local hospitality ventures, while maintaining a busy private practice. Megan has been active in numerous community organizations such as The Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Contemporary, Planned Parenthood and National Charity League. In addition, she continues to participate on several medical boards related to her medical practice and has achieved D Magazine’s, Best Doctor, for six years running.

Founder

Megan Wood

With over twenty-five years of restaurant, entertainment and real estate development experience, Brady has founded a wide variety of start-up and institutional investment ventures. In 2013, he created WoodHouse, a food & beverage, hospitality, sports advisory and investment firm. Current projects include The Star, Dallas Cowboys' new $1.5B world headquarters, a hotel redevelopment and two master-planned community centers. Brady has current ownership stakes in José restaurant (Dallas), Bare Knuckle Brewery (Chicago), Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival (Nashville) and Park House (Highland Park). Previously, Brady founded and co-managed a real estate private equity firm that deployed over $250M. Brady graduated from SMU where he is a frequent guest lecturer and has helped create and/or served on a variety of TIF, PID and YPO boards.

Founder

Brady Wood

Head of Communications

Laura Ailshire

Senior Private Events Manager

Norma Dickey

Manager of Nightlife

Demitri Gomez

With a hospitality background spanning over 15 years, Josh was the visionary force behind memorable advertising, marketing, sales and publicity campaigns for companies in the special event, retail, and fashion industries. He has worked for notable companies such as Todd Events, Avant Garden, Rest + Revolution Public Relations and Billy Baker Co. Josh and his family reside in Dallas, TX. He and his wife Tracy, have two children including their son Baker, 12 and daughter Gigi, 9.

Director of Programming

Josh Madans

Head of Membership

Andrea Perez

Director of Operations

Bruno Roulleux

Operations Manager

Julia Wood

© Park House 2021. Powered by PeopleVine. Terms of use | Privacy & cookies