Pallavi Chintapalli Nemani – Attorney

Vice Chair
Stacy Thibodeaux – Owner, Fantastic Sams – Arbor Park

Marcel Theriot – Senior Vice President of Finance, Generations Federal Credit Union

John Luce, PE, COL. (RET) – President, Orion Construction Co., Inc.


Duane Bunce
Senior Business Group Counsel, Zachry Industrial, Inc.

Catherine Carroll
Attorney, Law Offices of Carroll and Hinojosa, PLLC

Kate Himes
Vice President of Loan Servicing, Generations Federal Credit Union

Marlee Kutzer
Business Banking Associate, Amegy Bank

Louis Labatt
Senior Manager, CPS Energy

Matthew Lawrence
Vice President, Capital Markets, Howard Energy Partners

Oliva Ortiz
CEO & President, Burnt Nopal

Mari Mitchell
Realtor/Broker, Mitchell Realty

Dr. Rayford Mitchell
Family Practitioner and Medical Director, Atascosa Health Center

Sandra Salinas
HR Coordinator, The Law Office of George Salinas, PLLC

Kimberly Ury
Senior Manager Product Supply, Valero

Brian Wilganowski
K 3 Construction

Immediate Past Chairman of the Board
Juli Henderson – Owner and Operator, JH Voice Studio

President’s Council
Richard M. Byrd – Community Member
Craig Donegan – Ph.D., Manager, Donco Investments, Inc.
D’Ann Harper – Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper Realtors
Gregory Hudspeth, Ph.D. –  Associate Professor Department of Social Science, St. Phillips College
Craig A. Stanich – Vice President Intermediate Feedstocks & Fuel Oil Marketing, Valero

President & CEO
Elyse A. Bernal