Anita Arnold is a third-time honoree. She is married to Truman Arnold, and they have three children and four grandchildren. Anita serves on several nonprofit boards, including the Texas Cultural Trust, the Baylor Scott and White Healthcare System Foundation and she is chairman-elect of the SMU Tate Lecture Series Board. Anita has an honorary doctorate from Texas A&M University-Texarkana and is a partner at TA Capital, a family-owned private equity firm. The Arnolds are generous donors to Crystal Charity beneficiaries.
Q: Who is your style inspiration and how do you embody them?
A: My beautifully dressed Dallas girlfriends are my inspiration every day.
Q: What’s been the most valuable learning experience as part of Crystal Charity Ball?
A: The generosity of our community is nothing short of amazing. The commitment of Crystal Charity Ball’s volunteers and the awesome donors who give so unselfishly come together to benefit so many.
Q: Tell us about your favorite local designer:
A: Lela Rose is a very creative designer who does some great pieces.
Q: What is your favorite Park Cities or Preston Hollow eatery to get dressed up for lunch with girlfriends?
A: Café Pacific in Highland Park Village
Q: What is your fashion motto?
A: Lean and Clean
Q: What cosmetic is always in your purse?
A: A red Chanel lipstick
Q: Tell us about your favorite Park Cities or Preston Hollow place to get pampered:
A: Frederic Fekkai Salon in Highland Park Village. It’s a one-stop shop for hair, make-up, and nails.