“Bev’s leadership, enthusiasm and understanding of the North Tarrant County business community were deciding factors for the chamber’s board of directors to make this decision,” said Kyle Gabhart, chair of the board of directors. “She has already proven to be an outstanding advocate for our members and has a strong commitment to our community.”
According to the news release, Dixon is actively engaged in the community as a board member for the Northpark YMCA of Fort Worth, member of the Keller Chapter of the National Charity League, member of the Greater Keller Women's Club and parishioner at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Colleyville. She has served several leadership positions in the Keller Independent School District, including member of the KISD board of trustees from 2017-2023.
“I’m proud to serve as the trusted advocate for our member businesses and look forward to helping cultivate an even stronger community as this region continues to evolve,” Dixon said. “I love helping businesses get engaged and grow. We welcome all businesses to reach out and see how we can partner with you. Our mission is to be a place where local businesses and the community connect, and we truly believe together we are better.”
Originally from Norman, Oklahoma, Dixon entered the U.S. Navy after high school and served eight years enlisted before her selection to the Enlisted Commissioning Program. According to the news release, she earned a Bachelor of Science in natural resources from North Carolina State University and received her commission as a medical service corps officer in July 2000. After 21 years of service, she retired from the Navy in September 2010.
According to the news release, Dixon and her family moved to Keller in June 2011, after her husband, John, retired from the U.S. Marine Corps. The two have been married for 23 years, and they have two daughters.