Dallas – Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce Jesse E. Betts has joined the Board of Directors for KidLinks, a non-profit organization that provides healing experiences through therapeutic music entertainment for patients and families in hospitals across North Texas and beyond. He will serve a three-year term which began in November 2017.
Mr. Betts is a Partner in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group of Thompson & Knight’s Dallas office. He advises and counsels private equity funds, portfolio companies, public and private companies, management teams, and high net worth individuals in a wide range of corporate and securities matters. His experience includes advising clients in a variety of industries with respect to private equity investments, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, internal restructurings, compliance with securities law, securities offerings, venture capital investments, and other general corporate governance matters. Mr. Betts has been selected for inclusion in Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (2012-2017).
In addition to his involvement with KidLinks, Mr. Betts is a current member and past Development Committee member of the Petroleum Club and a member of the Dallas Bar Association and Dallas Young Lawyers Association.
For decades, KidLinks has provided healing experiences for the special needs of children through performing arts and media, funded therapeutic music initiatives, university-level Music Therapy training, and free/low cost treatment programs for children in need. Funds raised go directly to the creation of content that can improve the daily experiences of hospitalized and special needs children, as well as provide educational resources for their adult caregivers. To learn more, visit http://www.thekidlinks.org/index.html.