Gina Norris

Gina joined Matthews Southwest in 2013 where she seeks ways to enhance communication and support for relationships with our partners.

Gina’s career spans over thirty years in banking, private equity, and real estate investment. She started her career in corporate banking, spending 18 years at First Chicago Corporation and Banc One Corporation (now both a part of JPMorgan Chase). In 2000 she became the Managing Director in charge of the private operating business portfolio of Crow Holdings, and in 2010 she founded the Lending Division of Stratford Land, an investment fund focused on high growth corridors in the southern U.S.

Gina has served on the Boards of several private and public companies, as well as nonprofit organizations including the Dallas chapter of Financial Executives International where she is a past president, and The State Fair of Texas where she has chaired the Youth Livestock Auction. In 2019, Gina became the first woman Board Chair in the Fair’s 133-year history.

Gina earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1980 from Western Illinois University and an MBA in 1982 from The University of Texas at Austin. She is a CFA charterholder.