Published Jan 23, 2020 by Julia McGowen
Members of the Greater Houston Partnership voted to elect new members of the organization’s board of directors at its Annual Meeting held January 22. The Partnership's 120+ member board guides the work of the Partnership and is comprised of leaders from across Houston's business community.
The event also marked the first official meeting of the Partnership's 2020 chair Bobby Tudor, Chairman, Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. LLC. At the meeting, Tudor announced the nomination of Amy Chronis
Managing Partner, Deloitte as Vice Chair and Secretary for 2020 and 2021 chair. This nomination was also approved by the membership. Outgoing chair Scott McClelland received the Bob Onstead award for his service in 2019. In addition to the election of new board members, several former board members were approved for continuing their service on the board.
For a recap of the Annual Meeting, click here.
2020 New and Continuing Board Members
Gwenelle Avice-Huet, CEO, Engie
Marc Boom, M.D., President and CEO, Houston Methodist
Bob Borochoff, President and CEO, Café Adobe
Denis Braham, Chairman Emeritus, Winstead PC
Downey Bridgwater, President, Houston Market, Comerica Bank
Brook Brookshire, Chief Executive Officer, S & B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd.
Jay Brown, President and CEO, Crown Castle International Corp.
Brian Coffman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Motiva Enterprises LLC
Roberto Contreras, CEO, St. Christopher Holdings
Heidi Cruz, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs & Co.
David Dickson, President and CEO, McDermott
Jack Fusco, President and CEO, Cheniere Energy
Roland Garcia, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greg C. Garland, Chairman and CEO, Phillips 66
William T. Harris, President and CEO, Space Center Houston
Reggie Hedgebeth, SVP General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Marathon Oil Corporation
Earl Hesterberg, Jr., President & CEO, Group 1 Automotive Inc.
John B. (Thad) Hill, III, President and CEO, Calpine Corporation
Rebeca A. Huddle, Partner, Baker Botts LLP
Tandra Jackson, Managing Partner, Houston Office, KPMG LLP
John Johnson, President, Silver Eagle Distributors Houston
Courtney Johnson Rose, CEO, George Johnson Development, Inc.
Mark Kelly, Chairman, Vinson & Elkins LLP
Nataly Marks, Managing Director/Region Manager/Commercial Bank, JPMorgan Chase
Ralph Martinez, Regional Senior Vice President, Comcast
Wayne McConnell, Managing Partner, McConnell Jones Lanier
Mark Medici, President, Houston Chronicle
Hong Ogle, President, Houston Market, Bank of America
Jim Postl, Owner, James J. Postl Interests
Jean-Francois Poupeau, Executive Vice President, Corp. Development, Schlumberger
Jodie Probst, Managing Partner, PwC
Steven Retzloff, Chairman, Allegiance Bank
Tom Rourick, Office Managing Partner, RSM US LLP
Werner Schaefer, VP/GM Network Platform & Communications, Intel
Michael Scheurich, CEO, Arch-Con
Scott Silvas, Texas Market President, Fifth Third Commercial Bank
Bobby Springer, Vice President and General Manager, KHOU-TV LP
Steve Stephens, CEO, Amegy Bank
Bill Strait, Houston Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Cindy Taylor, President and CEO, Oil States International Inc.
Andy Waite, Co-President, SCF Partners
Dick Weekley, Chairman, Weekley Development Company
Welcome W. Wilson, Jr., President and CEO, Welcome Group LLC
Eduardo Aguirre, Chairman, Atlantic Partners Group, LLC
A full list of Partnership Board of Directors can be found here.