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George DeMontrond III

George DeMontrond III

, DeMontrond Automotive Group, Inc.

George A. DeMontrond, III is president and CEO of DeMontrond Automotive Group, Inc., an automotive and recreational vehicle retailer founded in 1953 with annual sales in excess of $600,000,000, employing 800 employees in ten Houston area locations. He is also owner of DeMontrond Allstate Insurance Agency.
DeMontrond worked part-time at his father’s single location automobile dealership starting in 1960 at the age of eight. He became a full-time employee in 1976. In 1985, with the passing of his father, he became the dealer. Over the last 35 years he has added twelve additional automotive franchises located on eight additional campuses in the Houston area. DeMontrond has also added numerous RV lines, both co-located on auto campuses as well as stand-alone RV operations.
DeMontrond is very active in civic and philanthropic endeavors. He currently serves on the boards of The Harris County Protective Services Foundation1 (Immediate past Chair), Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau (executive committee/past chair), Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo2 (Lifetime Vice President), Center for Houston’s Future (past Chair)3, the Sam Houston Area Council Boy Scouts of America (Executive Committee), and others. He serves on the entrepreneurial and hotel committees of the public/private Houston First Corporation.
DeMontrond graduated as a University Scholar from Princeton University (’73) with degrees in basic engineering (B.S.E.) and economics (A.B.). He obtained a doctor of jurisprudence (J.D.) degree from the University of Texas School of Law and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1976. He has been married to the former Marilyn Gracey for 45+ years. They have two children, Melissa and George IV and one granddaughter, Gracey.

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