Lindsay Billingsley is the founder of LAB Strategies, where she works with organizations to develop strategic initiatives designed to enhance financial and philanthropic outcomes. Lindsay’s expertise originated from her deep civic involvement, her passion for philanthropic and political causes and from chairing multiple record-breaking events. Her expert skills in this realm include elevating brands, identifying and engaging donors, securing funding and expanding the organizations’ networks.
Prior to founding LAB Strategies, Lindsay had a noteworthy 15-year career in the Dallas real estate industry. Her professional recognition includes D CEO’s “30 Under 30” and Dallas Business Journal’s “Heavy Hitter” award. In 2018, as a developer at Alliance Residential, Lindsay partnered with DHA, Housing Solutions for North Texas to incorporate a voucher program at Broadstone Knox District, a high-end residential project off Knox Street along Cole Avenue.
Lindsay sees affordable housing as a necessity for any community to thrive, as it allows for upward mobility and combats the poverty cycle. She believes in DHA’s essential mission of creating economic, educational and social growth opportunities for the North Texas community. Lindsay plans to focus on expanding the affordable housing inventory in North Texas and offering low-income individuals wraparound services to provide pathways to a better quality of life.
Lindsay is a graduate of the Dallas Regional Chamber’s Leadership Dallas program and The Real Estate Council’s Associate Leadership Council. She currently serves on various boards, including the Dallas 24 Hour Club, Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Community Board, Teach for America and United to Learn. She previously served on the boards of KIPP Texas, Nexus Recovery Center, The da Vinci School and The Real Estate Council Foundation.
Lindsay is a graduate of Southern Methodist University where she received her BBA and MBA from the Cox School of Business.