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Advisory Boards

Meet Our Leadership


Bauer College Board

Latha Ramchand, Dean, Bauer College

Paul Peacock (BBA ’81), Retired Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Elaine Finger (BBA ’92), Real Estate Consultant, The Finger Companies

Bala Balachandran, Visiting Professor, Acct. and Info. Management, Northwestern University

Dan Bellow, President (Houston), Jones Lang LaSalle

J. Downey Bridgwater (BBA ’84), President (Houston Market), Comerica

Michael Cemo (BS ’68), President, Michael J. Cemo Interests

Anthony Chase, Chairmain & CEO, ChaseSource, LP

Joel Cowley, President & CEO, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

Sam Di Piazza, Jr. (MS ACCY ’73), Chairman, The Mayo Clinic

Wang Dongjin, Group Vice President, China National Petroleum Company

Milton Frankfort (BBA ’67), Co-Chairman, Frankfort Lipp Capital Advisors, LLC

Kenneth Guidry (BBA ’77), President, PKF Texas

Joe Gutierrez, President & CEO, Net Midstream

C. Gregory Harper (MBA ’97), President Gas Pipelines & Processing, Enbridge, Inc.

Natara Holloway, Vice President, Jr. Athlete Development Strategic Planning, National Football League

Karen Katz (MBA ’82), President & CEO, Neiman Marcus

Fran Keeth (BBA ’77, MS ACCT ’80, JD ’88), Retired CEO, Shell Chemicals, Inc.

Paal Kibsgaard, CEO, Schlumberger Limited

Elizabeth Killinger (BBA ’91), President, NRG Retail and Reliant, NRG Energy

John King (BBA ’92), Partner, Ernst & Young, LLP

Duy-Loan Le (MBA ’89), Board of Directors, National Instruments, eSilicon, Axcelis, Medigram Retired Senior Fellow, Texas Instruments, Inc.

Robert Lewey, President, IES Holdings, Inc.

Aylwin Lewis (MBA ’90), President & CEO, Potbelly Sandwich Works

Scott McClelland, President (H-E-B Houston), H-E-B

Gerald McElvy (BBA ’75), Retired President, ExxonMobil Foundation

David Mendez, Banking Head of Industries, JP Morgan Chase Middle Market

Mark J. Mize (BBA ’95), Executive Vice President, CFO & Treasurer, Halcón Resources

Jack Moore (BBA ’77), Former CEO, Current Chairman, Cameron International Corporation

Mark Papa (MBA ’80), Retired Chairman & CEO, EOG Resources

Richard Rawson (BBA ’72), President, Insperity, Inc.

S. Glynn Roberts (MBA ’91), President, Northstar Offshore Group, LLC

Russ Robinson, Director, Robinson Brown Investments

Diane Scardino, FACHE, (BBA ’92), Vice President, Texas Children’s Hospital

Sam Schreiber, President, Chain Bridge Bank, N.A.

David Skala, Senior Vice President, Moody National Bank

Zin Smati, Chairman & CEO; Senior Advisor, LifeEnergy; LS Power

Steve Stagner, Executive Chairman, Mattress Firm

Steve Stephens, President, Amegy Bank

Dave Warren, President & CEO, Energy Alloys

Trey Wilkinson, President & CEO, Trinity Legacy Partners, LLC

Bruce Williamson (MBA ’95), President & CEO, Cleco Corp.

Floyd Wilson, President & CEO, Halcón Resources

Melvyn Wolff (BBA ’53), Chairman of the Board, Star Furniture

Darren Wolfman (BBA ’81), Certified Public Accountant, Triformis, Inc.



Accounting Advisory Board

Starlet Agrella (BBA ’86), Corporate Financial Services Planning & Development Manager, ExxonMobil

Dennis Baldwin, Vice President, Controller & CAO Cameron

Michael Bennett, Managing Partner, Grant Thornton

Jim Calvetti, Partner, Calvetti Ferguson

Homer Carrillo, Shareholder, WeinsteinSpira

Lynn Caruso, Partner, Assurance & Advisory Business Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Norman Comstock, Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group, LLC

Dan Crumrine, Vice President & CEO, Fayez Sarofim & Co.

Steve Diamond, Partner, Tax, Ernst & Young LLP

Carlos Fernandez, Partner, KPMG, LLP

Milton Frankfort, Founding Partner, Frankfort Lipp Capital Advisors, LLC

Justin Gannon, Managing Partner, GrantThornton

Paige Gerich (BBA ‘86), CPA, Partner, BKD, LLP

Steve Goepfert, Retired, Staff Vice President, Internal Audit, United Airlines

Ray Gonzalez, Director, Deloitte & Touche

Kenny Grace (BBA ‘85), Office Managing Partner, Hein & Associates, LLP

Kenneth Guidry (BBA ‘77), President, PKF Texas

Chelsea Hendrickson (MBA ‘94), Assurance Partner, PwC

Kevin Horton, Partner, Harper & Pearson

Arnita Jackson, Special Agent, IRS — Criminal Investigation

Conrad Johnson, Partner, BDO

Keith Kahl, General Auditor, LyondellBasell

John King (BBA ‘92), Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Wayne McConnell, Managing Partner, McConnell Jones Lanier & Murphy LLP

Mark Mize (BBA ‘95), CFO, Halcón Resources Corporation

Greg Neely, Vice President, Internal Audit, SYSCO Corporation

William Newman, Vice President of Finance, Uretek USA

RoDona Oliver (BBA ‘82), Director, Deloitte & Touche

Paul Panasik, Partner, Deloitte & Touche

Paul Peacock (BBA ‘81), Retired Partner, PwC

Michael Peppers, Vice President & CAO MD Anderson Cancer Center

David Phelps, CPA, Shareholder, Briggs & Veselka Co.

John Podraza, Business Services Manager, XTO Energy, Inc.

Dan Ramey, CPA/CFF, CIA, CFE, Director, Risk Advisory Services, McGladrey LLP

Ron Rand, President & CEO, Rand Group

Clark Sackschewsky, Tax Managing Principal, BDO

Jerry Seade, Partner, BDO

Sid Shaver, Managing Director, Statesman Corporate Finance, LLC

Wayne Snelson, Partner, Carr, Riggs & Ingram

Carol Warley (BBA ‘77), Partner, McGladrey LLP

Valerie Williams (MBA ‘80), Southwest Region Assurance Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP



UH College of Business Foundation Board

Dennis J. Akromis (BBA ’74), Past President, UH College of Business Foundation

Lisa Airhart, Director, Trust Investments, Phillips 66

Judy C. Bozeman (BBA ’70), Chairman and President, Woodway Financial Advisors

Edgardo E. Colon (BBA ’80, MBA ’84), Attorney at Law, Edgardo E. Colon, PC

Roger B. Dickey (BBA ’71), Treasurer and Secretary, UH College of Business Foundation

John L. King (BBA ’92), Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Richard C. Kuriger, IV (MBA ’03), President, Advantage Insurance Holdings USA

Leonard S. Roth, Attorney at Law Cyril M. Theccanat, Former President & CIO, Smith, Graham & Co. Investment Advisors, L.P.



Real Estate Advisory Board

Andrew M. “Drew” Alexander, President and CEO, Weingarten Realty

Dan Bellow, President (Houston), Jones Lang LaSalle Tammy Betancourt, Executive Vice President & CEO, BOMA

J. William “Bill” Boyar, Shareholder, BoyarMiller+ Jonathan H. Brinsden, CEO, Midway

Kyle Brown, Senior Regional Manager, Milestone Management

Jim Casey, Sr. Managing Director, Trammell Crow Company

Doug Childers, Vice President, Morris Architects Brian Dinerstein, President, The Dinerstein Cos.

Mike Dishberger, CEO, Sandcastle Homes

Ray Driver, III, Principal, Kinghorn, Driver, Hough & Co.

Randy Elkins, Managing Director/Counsel-Texas, AmTrust Title

Michele Ellis-Felder, Managing Director - Leasing, Gemini Realty

John T. Fenoglio, Executive Vice President, CBRE Capital Markets, Adjunct Professor, Graduate Real Estate Program

Edwin C. Friedrichs, Senior Principal, President, Walter P. Moore Associates, Inc.

Debra Gilbreath, Partner, Dow Golub Remels & Gilbreath

Jim Gustafson, President, Gustafson Group, Inc.

John D. Hammond (BBA ’92), Marketing Director, Riverway Title Company

Shawn Harvey, Senior Property Manager, Griffin Partners, Inc.

Will Holder, President, Trendmaker Homes Houston

John Holland, Executive Managing Director, CB Richard Ellis, South Texas - Louisiana

John W. Hammond, President, Friendswood Development Company

Brandon Houston, Principal, Trammell Crow Company

Charles J. “Chuck” Jacobus, J.D., Attorney-at-Law, Adjunct Professor, C. T. Bauer College of Business, UH Law Center

Don Janssen, Principal, Planned Community Developers

Alex Jessett, CFO, Camden

Praveen Kumar, Professor and Chair of Finance, C. T. Bauer College of Business

Mary Lawler, Executive Director, Avenue Community Development Corporation

Paul H. Layne, Executive Vice President, The Howard Hughes Corporation

Glenn Lee, Texas Funding

Edwin A. “Drew” Lewis, III, Co-Chairman, Griffin Partners, Inc.

Marty McAdams, Owner Broker, McAdams Associates

Brandi McDonald, Executive Managing Director, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

Edna Meyer-Nelson, Richland Properties

John D. Mooz, Senior Managing Director, City Leader, Hines

Bill Odle, Managing Partners, TBG Partners

Trey Odom, Founder and Chairman, AVERA Companies

Robert A. Parker, Global Commercial Manager, ExxonMobil Environmental Services Company

Stephen Peacock, President, The HouReal Corporation

Latha Ramchand, Dean, Bauer College

Scott Rando (BBA ’83), Senior Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield

Kevin Roberts, President, Southwest, Transwestern

Mike Rozell, Owner/Broker, Rozell Realty

Jon Silberman (MBA ’87), Co-Managing Partner, NAI—Houston

Joseph O. Slovacek, J.D., Principal, Hoover Slovacek, LLP

Andrew Sowell, Broker/Principal, Boyd Commercial, LLC

Dean Strombom, Principal, Gensler Houston

Howard T. Tellepsen, Jr., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Tellepsen Builders

Aaron Thielhorn, Managing Director, Trammell Crow Company

Jason Tramonte, Managing Principal, STG Design

Tim Waikem, Managing Director, Commercial Real Estate Banking, Chase Bank

Patrick Walsh, Director of Planning & Development, City of Houston

Evelyn R. Ward, CCIM, Associate Vice President, Brokerage Services, Transwestern

Timothy P. Williamson, Executive Vice President, Real Estate, Cadence Bank

Welcome W. Wilson, Sr. (BBA ’49), Chairman of the Board, GSL Welcome Group

Mark Woodroof, Partner, Better Homes and Gardens, Gary Greene

Edmond D. “Ed” Wulfe, Chief Executive Officer, Wulfe & Company

Dave Yelovich, Compliance Officer, Tilson Home Corporation



Banking Certificate Advisory Board

Patrick Blossom, Executive vice President, Independent Bank

Bill Bobbora, Managing Director, Mainstream Energy, Cadence Bank

Daryl Bohls, Executive Vice President & Chief Credit Officer, Allegiance Bank Texas

Jorge Borrego, Vice President, Commercial Lending, Plains Capital

J. Downey Bridgwater (BBA ’84), President (Houston Market), Comerica

Christian Corts, Senior Vice President, Corporate Banking Manager, BB&T

Chad Disch, Market President, Frost Bank

Bob Dowdell, Executive Vice President, Prosperity Bank

Jeff Dunn, Executive Vice President, Senior Corporate Banker, Bank of Texas

Eric Ensmann, Executive Vice President, BBVA Compass

Geoff Greenwade, President & CEO, Green Bank

Ryan Hightower, Vice President Commercial Lending, Amegy Bank

Terry Hill, Senior Vice President, Division Manager, JPMorgan Chase

Hank Holmes, Executive Vice President, Cadence Bank

Jonathan Homeyer, Executive Vice President, Division Manager, Wells Fargo

Clay Hoster, Vice Chairman of the Board, Independent Bank

Paula Jachimiec, Vice President of Credit, Community Bank of Texas

Rich Jochetz, President, Texas Gulf Bank

Kathy Kim, Vice President, Post Oak Bank

David Lepori, Frost Bank

Patrick Mikkelsen, Capital One

Keith Morton, Senior Vice President, Managing Underwriter, Capital One

Mack Neff, Integrity Bank

Tim Phillips, Green Bank

Kevin Rafferty, President, South Texas Region Market, Iberia Bank

Jim Sturgeon, Community Bank of Texas

Dan Summerford, Senior Vice President, Regional Corporate Banking Manager, BB&T

Mike Turner, President, Houston Market, Mutual of Omaha Bank

Alan Villanueva, Vice President, Treasury Management Services, Whitney Bank

Roland Williams, Chair, President & CEO, Post Oak Bank

Bill Wilson, President, Houston Region, Texas Capital Bank – Houston



Gutierrez Energy Management Institute

Starlet Agrella (BBA ’86), Corporate Financial Services Planning & Development Manager, ExxonMobil

Berney Aucoin, Vice President, Structure & Strategy, Sequent Energy Management

Brent Baumann, President, Measurement Systems, Cameron International Corporation

John Bishop, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Brandon Blossman, Managing Director, Research, Tudor Pickering Holt & Co.

Mark J. Bright, Vice President, Planning & Risk Management, Apache Corporation

Stan Brownell, Director, Sapient Global Markets

JD Burrows, Vice President, Marketing, GDF Suez Energy Resources NA

Eric Everett, Business Development Manager, Marathon Oil Company

Christopher Flanagan, Manager of Marine Operations – Americas, Shell Oil Company

Patrick Gibson, Vice President, SAP Enterprise Support, Spectra Energy

Joe Gutierrez, President & CEO, Net Midstream

Mark Hopmann, Vice President of Completions, Weatherford International, Ltd.

Ben Hur, Managing Director, Specialties and Business Development, Phillips 66

Michael Keener, President, KP Energy

Len Kluft, Vice President, Human Resources, NRG

Praveen Kumar, Professor and Chair of Finance, C. T. Bauer College of Business

Mark J. Mize (BBA ’95), Executive Vice President, CFO & Treasurer, Halcón Resources

Brett Perlman, President, Vector Advisors

Gregory Pilkinton, Commercial Director, LNG Limited

Latha Ramchand, Dean, Bauer College

S. Glynn Roberts (MBA ’91), President, Northstar Offshore Group, LLC

Christopher Ross, Executive Professor, C. T. Bauer College of Business

Jason Sweeney, Director of Business Development, Kinder Morgan, Inc.



Rockwell Career Center Employer Advisory Board

Bechtel Corporation

BP Corporation

CenterPoint Energy


ChevronPhillips Chemical Company


Direct Energy, LLP

Enterprise Holdings

Enterprise Products




HP, Inc.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

MassMutual Texas Gulf Coast

Phillips 66


Shell Oil

Sunoco LP

Target Stores


The Reynolds and Reynolds Company



Working Families Advisory Board

Elizabeth Killinger (BBA ’91), President, NRG Retail and Reliant, NRG Energy

Leisa Holland-Nelson, Co-Founder, President/CMO, ContentActive, LLC

Karen Love, Director, Practice Growth, Pannell, Kerr, Forster of Texas

Trudy Nix, Global & Commercial Banking Executive, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Latha Ramchand, Dean, Bauer College

Diane Scardino, FACHE, (BBA ’92), Vice President, Texas Children’s Hospital

Jennifer Stewart, Senior Vice President Treasury & Tax, Southwestern Energy



Jessica Navarro


Kaelyn Williams


Brandon Moeller
Marla Molony


Nicki Evans
Priscilla Aceves (BBA ’15)
Josh Edelson
Charlie Propst (BA ’10)


Priscilla Aceves (BBA ’15)
Leanne Atwater, Ph.D.
Jamie Belinne, SPHR
Julie Bonnin
Wendell Brock
Britney Hudson (BA ’09)
Saleha Khumawala, Ph.D.
Ta-Lung Lin (BBA ’04)
Jessica Navarro (BA ’07, MA ’12)
Noha Sahnoune (BBA ’15, MSACCY ’16)
Alejandro Sanoja (MBA ’17)
Amanda Sebesta
Hilario “Eli” Yanez


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