DPFP Staff

Organization Chart


Executive Team

Kelly Gottschalk | Executive Director

Kelly Gottschalk joined the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System (DPFP) as Executive Director in April 2015 and has overall responsibility for DPFP’s administration, operations and investments.

From 2009 to April 2015, Ms. Gottschalk served in numerous capacities with the City...Read More

Josh Mond | Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel

Joshua Mond received his BSM from Tulane University and his J.D. from Cornell Law School. He joined the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System in 2009 as General Counsel...Read More

Brenda Barnes | Chief Financial Officer

Brenda Barnes joined the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System (DPFP) as Chief Financial Officer in July 2018 and has responsibility for overseeing all accounting, financial reporting and budgeting activities. Read More

Ryan Wagner | Interim Chief Investment Officer

Ryan Wagner joined the Dallas Police & Fire Pension System in 2012 as an Investment Analyst. Prior to coming to Pension System, Ryan received his Masters of Business Administration from Texas Christian University, where he also received a BBA. Ryan is a CFA Level II...Read


Benefits Team

Cynthia Thomas | Retirement Counselor-Lead
Aimee Crews | Retirement Counselor
Ann Matthews | Retirement Counselor
Trish Wiley | Retirement Counselor
Kimberly L. Boone | Administrative Clerk
Azyeb Kidane | Administrative Clerk

Investment Team

Greg Irlbeck | Investment Manager

Greg has over 20 years experience in the investments industry, with over 13 years at Fidelity Investments. Working in several roles throughout his career, Greg has experience in risk management, asset allocation, investment analysis, portfolio optimization, trading...Read More

Michael Yan | Investment Officer

Mike Yan joined the Dallas Police & Fire Pension System in 2019 as an Investment Analyst.  Prior to coming to the System, Mike managed fixed income, equity, and liquid alternative portfolios at Sentinel Trust Company, a multi-family office. Read More


Accounting Team

Bill Scoggins, Jr. | Accounting Manager

Bill Scoggins, Jr. has held the position of Accounting Manager of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System since 2012. He was initially hired as the Senior Accountant in 2007. Prior to coming to the Pension System, Bill served the City of Richardson as the Senior...Read More

Larissa Branford | Senior Accountant
Vickie Johnson | Accounting Specialist
Katie Hart - Quality Assurance Analyst 

Administrative Team

Milissa Romero | Board Operations Manager and Benefits Administrator

Milissa Romero joined the Dallas Police & Fire Pension System in 2009 and was recently promoted to Board Operations Manager and Benefits Administrator.  Previous roles within DPFP include Benefits Counselor and Investment Analyst. Read More

Carol Huffman | Executive Secretary
Jon McBrine | Administrative Clerk
Cynthia Reyes | Administrative Clerk


Information Team

John Holt | Information Technology Manager

John Holt has worked for the Dallas Police & Fire Pension System since 1998, first as a Systems Analyst and currently as Information Technology Manager. Prior to working for the System, he worked for Dallas Water Utilities as a chemist starting in 1988 and later became a...Read More

Damion Hervey | Systems Analyst