Mr. Casey joined Westwood in 1992 as a Vice President and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Westwood Trust in 1996. ln 2001, he was named President and Chief Operating Officer of Westwood Management Corp., and in 2002 he led the spin-off to form Westwood Holdings Group, lnc. ln 2005, Mr. Casey was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Westwood Holdings Group, lnc., a company that trades on the NYSE. During his tenure, Mr. Casey led the acquisition of Woodway Financial Advisors in Houston in 2015 and the assets of Salient Partners in 2022.
Mr. Casey earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas, a BS in Finance from Trinity University and is a graduate of the Securities lndustry Association’s lnstitute at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Casey volunteered with the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program of Metropolitan Dallas for 16 years. He currently serves on the Tartan Board of Directors, a group devoted to fundraising for the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, and he also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Cooper lnstitute, an organization that is dedicated to scientific research in the field of preventive medicine.