Photo courtesy of Kathy Stewart

Uptown Dallas Inc. announces Kathy Stewart as the new executive directorStewart is the former executive director of the Lake Highlands and North Lake Highlands public improvement districts. She began at the Uptown public improvement district on Nov. 4, 2019.

Stewart served as executive director for the Lake Highlands Public Improvement District (PID) since 2014 as well as the North Lake Highlands Public Improvement District (PID) since 2018. Before her role as the executive director, she was a board member of the PID which was established in 2009.

“We’re honored to have Kathy‘s expertise to lead the UDI organization,” said Jud Pankey, UDI Chairman of the Board, in a press release. “Kathy has stewarded countless improvements within the city and has a proven track record of success. We’re certain her value will shine in Uptown.”

In addition to her roles and service at both PID’s, Stewart practiced law in estate planning, probate and supported small businesses in asset purchase, sales and leasing at the Law Offices of Robb Stewart before opening her own practice at the Law Offices of Katherine B. StewartStewart also owned and operated the Highlands Café in Lake Highlands for 10 years.

“I’m thrilled to be part of the UDI team and I’m looking forward to better knowing the neighborhood, it’s businesses and its property owners,” Stewart said.