Duncum, Massey added to ACU Board of Trustees

Posted March 20, 2013

Abilene Christian University announces the addition of two men to its Board of Trustees: J. Mark Duncum, owner and president of Double Creek Capital, Ltd., in Decatur, Texas, and Wayne Massey, M.D., professor of neurology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C.

Duncum graduated from ACU in 1983 with a B.B.A. degree in accounting. He became a CPA while working in the Audit Division of Ernst & Young in Fort Worth from 1983-88. In 1989, he established Double Creek Capital, a family partnership focused on residential and commercial real estate development and management. He serves on the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy; the City of Decatur Zoning Board of Adjustments; and on the Board of Directors for North Texas Bank, Wise Regional Health Foundation, Wise Regional Health System, and the Wise Area Relief Mission. He also is a deacon at the Decatur Church of Christ.

Duncum and his wife, Angela, live in Decatur and have two children, Cody and Casey.

A native of Glendale, Calif., Massey graduated from ACU in 1966, prior to receiving his medical degree in 1970 from the The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He has served in various roles with medical centers in North Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, Texas and Washington, D.C. A retired commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve, Massey is a former member of ACU's University Council and the National Development Council, and former co-chair of the Executive Board of Science and Mathematics.

He and his wife, Janice M. Massey, M.D., have three children and live in Durham, where he is an elder at the Cole Mill Road Church of Christ. Janice, professor of neurology and director of EMG labs at Duke University School of Medicine, was an ACU trustee from 1990-2011.

ACU's Board of Trustees is the governing body for the 107-year-old university in Abilene, Texas, and trustees are elected at the board's February meetings each year. They are eligible, if elected, to serve up to five three-year terms. Trustees are asked to contribute to various committees in which their leadership, expertise and influence are best utilized to set policy, guide the institution's long-term direction, and ensure it fulfills its mission to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world. 



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