Nancy Packer Carlson is partner at Carlson Capital LP, an alternative asset management firm founded by her husband, Rice alumnus Clint D. Carlson. She is board chair of TACA (The Arts Community Alliance) and serves as a trustee of the Dallas Museum of Art and the Greenhill School. She also serves on the executive board of Southern Methodist University Meadows School of the Arts and the board of governors of Texas Ballet Theater. She is a trustee of Rice University. Ms. Carlson earned her B.A. from Rice University in 1980 and her J.D. from The University of Texas in 1985. She and her husband have three children.