Michael R. Dooley, CFE
President Dooley Management Company and CEO, Midland County Horseshoe Arena
Managed public event facilities for over thirty years, including arenas, theaters, amphitheaters and convention centers; earned his BA, from East Texas State University in 1976 and his MPA, also from East Texas State University in 1978. Worked for and with cities, counties, management companies and not for profit corporations: Opened and operated numerous successful public event facilities including start-up staffing, equipment purchasing, promotions, financial systems, contracts, ADA compliance and union negotiations.
Awarded Certified Facilities Executive (CFE)
Designation by International Association of Assembly Managers in 1998. IAVM
League Agricultural & Equine Centers, Board of Directors LAEC
Member Texas Associations Fairs and Events (TAF&E)
LAEC Footing Academy
Founding Father of the Glen Rose Lions Club, Past Director of the GRLC Board of Directors and past Glen Rose Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
35 Year Member IAVM International Association Venue Managers
Tammy Dooley, Vice-President Marketing & Promotions
Co-Owner and Vice-President of DMC she oversees the direction of sales & marketing, media & event promotions. Tammy has worked and co-owned DMC since 1993. A graduate of Tarleton State University (Part of the A&M System). She holds a Bachelors of Applied Arts and Sciences Degree in Business Occupations.
Member of Zeta Lambda Chapter of Delta Mu Delta the National Honor Society in Business Administration and recognized as being top in her COBA class.
Very active in numerous communities, she has served on the Glen Rose Convention & Visitors Bureau Advisory Board, past member of Earth Promise/Fossil Rim Board of Directors, past President Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and was twice elected Woman of the Year and Chapter Sweetheart. Founding Father of the Midland County Fair and serves as Executive Director and is a Director of the Executive Board.
She serves on the SEAM (Sports Entertainment Association of Midland) Board of Directors, Publicity Chairman for Beta Mu Delta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She was also responsible for bringing the PAFRA, Professional Armed Forces Rodeo Association World Finals to Midland, Texas and served as their Sponsorship-Marketing “Boots on the Ground” Coordinator of the annual World Finals for numerous years.
Member of Texas Association of Venues and Facilities and Texas Association Fairs & Events (TAF&E). She has been awarded numerous Marketing Excellence Awards, including Best Overall Marketing Excellence Award presented by TAF&E which recognizes excellence in marketing campaigns that promote fairs and events. The TAF&E is an organization comprised of Texas Fairs & Festivals and Companies, along with Industry Leaders who support the Fair, Festival, Event Industry
Richard “Rick” Woody, Operations Manager
Rick came to DMC with over eighteen years-experience in the public facility management field. He received his Master of Business Administration from The University of Texas at San Antonio, International Business and Marketing. His BBA is in Management, graduating Cum Laude. Professionally, Rick graduated from I.A.A.M. School for Public Assembly Facility Managers 94’95. His experience is extensive and most recently includes Building Manager at University of Texas at San Antonio University Center where he managed 14 event rooms of various capacities and hosted over 3000 events per year. He also returned to Midland as he previously held the Operations Manager position at the Midland Center. DMC is proud of his many achievements including being awarded “City Council Award for Service”: City of Temple, “Confederate Air Force Service Award”: Midland, Texas and “Celebration of the Arts-Committee Chair – “Outstanding Volunteer”.
Rick currently serves on the Midland County Fair Steering Committee as Logistic Chair and is a Founding Father of the annual event. He was also awarded Steering Committee Member of the Year. He is a LAEC Footing Academy graduate and a member of Texas Association of Venues and Facilities.
Rick is married to Laurie, they have 6 Children and 10 grandchildren. If he has spare time…he enjoys tournament bass fishing and music as a percussionist.