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Westwood Holdings Group Selected as the 2014 Rotary Club of Dallas and D CEO Magazine Corporate Citizen of the Year Representing the SMid Cap Corporation Category

July 21, 2014



DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Westwood Holdings Group (NYSE:WHG), a Dallas-based investment management firm, was recognized by the Rotary Club of Dallas and D CEO Magazine for the firm's continued and growing involvement in the community. Westwood was awarded Corporate Citizen of the Year representing the SMid Cap Corporation Category.

Selection criteria for the award included: improving the quality of life for others, philanthropic financial support, being a good neighbor and giving back to the broader community.

“All of us at Westwood feel a responsibility to help those that are less fortunate," said Brian Casey, CEO of Westwood Holdings Group. "In addition to donating money, we have found so many organizations that need helping hands on a regular basis. Whether we are serving lunch to the homeless, building a Habitat for Humanity home, collecting clothes or food, giving blood or mentoring young students, it is humbling and rewarding to serve others. Commitment to community is engrained in our culture and enthusiastically encouraged by leadership at all levels of our company. “

Westwood has a long history of contributing to a stronger society and a sustainable future. Through words, deeds, and monetary support, Westwood and its employees give back to the community on a regular basis. Westwood provided monetary donations to over 40 charitable organizations in the categories of Health and Wellness, Children and Youth, Housing, Community Development, Homeless Assistance, and Arts and Culture. Employees also volunteered in activities that benefitted local non-profit organizations.

About The Rotary Club of Dallas

Be Part of Something BIG. Since 1911, Rotary Club of Dallas has dedicated itself to making Dallas a better place for all in which to live. Stimulating weekly programs, fellowship activities and service opportunities define the Rotary Club of Dallas. Some of the programs include mentoring at risk students, providing personalized books to encourage reading for low-income kindergartners, saluting American veterans, encouraging bike safety to elementary children, teaching high school students about the free enterprise system, and providing clean water to villages in Africa. Service to others transforms your life and Rotary is where you learn how. Learn more at http://www.dallasrotary.org

About Westwood

Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. provides investment management services to institutional investors, private wealth clients and financial intermediaries. Westwood manages a range of investment strategies including U.S., Global and Emerging Markets equities as well as Specialty portfolios. Access to these strategies is available through separate accounts, commingled funds, the Westwood Funds® family of mutual funds and UCITS funds. Westwood has significant, broad-based employee ownership and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “WHG.” Based in Dallas, Westwood also maintains offices in Omaha, NE and Toronto, Canada.

For more information on Westwood, please visit our website at www.westwoodgroup.com.




Westwood Holdings Group, Inc.

Jamie Christensen, 214-756-6900

jchristensen@westwoodgroup.com

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