Chris Luna
Chris Luna is the founder and managing director of The Luna Group LLC. The Luna Group is a hospitality and business consulting firm based in Dallas. The Luna Group also previously owned and operated the Pizza Hut Express restaurants at the Dallas Convention Center.

Chris graduated from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law in 1986 and UT's business school in accounting in 1983. His professional legal career included the firms of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld and Sheinfeld, Maley & Kay, both in Dallas. He also clerked for Judge Robert C. McGuire, Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Texas.

First elected to the Dallas City Council in 1991, and re-elected for two additional terms, Chris served as the first Hispanic deputy mayor pro tem in the nation's eighth largest municipality and championed issues vital to his inner-city district, which included downtown, entertainment districts and the convention center.

His service has continued to earn the respect that first drew the attention of the Dallas Times Herald, which in endorsing him in November 1991 said: "Attorney Chris Luna is one of the most impressive candidates to enter any race for the City Council." Chris' effective representation led The Dallas Morning News to say in March 1995, "Mr. Luna, a lawyer in private practice, is viewed as one of the most outspoken and knowledgeable members of the council" and in May 2006, "The former Dallas City Council member still possesses the energy and intellect he brought to City Hall in the 1990s."

Chris continues to serve the Dallas community. He is past chairman of the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau and past president of the Dallas Assembly. Chris is an advisory director of the Laredo National Bank is a former director of Colonial Casualty Insurance Company. He also serves on the board of directors of Shared Housing Center, Inc. and Black Tie Dinner, Inc.

Chris believes firmly in developing tomorrow's leaders, which he exhibited by being a law instructor at Southern Methodist University School of Law and El Centro College, and a government instructor at UT Dallas. He also taught a class in travel, meeting, and hospitality law at Richland College. Chris also served several years on the President's Hispanic Advisory Council at UT Arlington.

Chris has served in other positions that further his dedication to cultivating new business and the arts in the Dallas area. He volunteered on the boards of the Shakespeare Festival of Dallas, Dallas Theater Center, Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Film Commission, and Downtown Improvement District.

Chris maintains memberships in the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association of Dallas, and the Dallas Bar Association.

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