President / CEO
Meloni (McDaniel) Raney is President and CEO of TEXO, The Construction Association. McDaniel’s experience includes construction, architecture and business development. At TEXO, she currently leads the largest commercial contractors association in Texas and the largest association in the United States affiliated with both the national ABC and AGC, with members’ combined annual revenues of more than $15 billion.
Meloni has been with TEXO since October 2013 and led the member programs and services efforts until her promotion to President/CEO in March 2015. She has played a key role in the success and growth of TEXO.
In October of 2016, Meloni was awarded 40 Under 40 in the nation for Building Design + Construction’s National Magazine Award. With over 280 applicants nationally, Meloni was selected for her impact on the construction industry as a young executive.
She attended the University of Oklahoma and majored in Architecture with a minor in Construction Science Management. Graduating in 2005, she went to work full-time for Dallas based firm, The Beck Group. She has a vast network and is a licensed architect in the state of Texas, is passionate about advancing the construction industry and is active with the Young Women’s Leadership Academy in Fort Worth, which focuses on STEM education.
Recently Meloni walked down the aisle to an amazing man, Ronny, and is a proud bonus-mom to four energetic young men ages 9-14. When she’s not working they are enjoying the outdoors by hiking, hunting, fishing or whatever sport is in season