Board of Directors

Suzy Balagia
Development, The University of Texas at Austin

Laura Beckworth
General Counsel, Texas Monthly

Jon  Berry, Treasurer
Senior Vice President, Square 1 Bank

Leon Chen
Founder, Tiff’s Treats

Thom Farrell

Patrick  Flynn
President/CEO, Flynn Construction

JJ Gottsch, President
COO, Ryan Sanders Baseball & Entertainment

Cuatro Groos
Partner, efg&m LP

Shannon Janek
Development, The University of Texas at Austin

Connie Jobe
Attorney, Law Office of Connie Jobe

Richard Leshin
Attorney, Welder Leshin LLP

Derek Lewis
Senior Vice President, Lincoln Property Company

Matt Martin
President, iHeart Media

Gavin Massingill
Owner, Gavin Massingill Governmental Affairs

Blair McBride, Secretary
Talent Partner, Keller Williams Realty International

MP Mueller, Vice President
Marketing & Advertising Consultant + Writer, Mueller Marketing

Hannah Nokes
Founder & Principle, Hannah Nokes Consulting

Ted Oakley, Emeritus Chairman
Investment Advisor, Oxbow Advisors
Co-Founder, Foster Angels of Central Texas

Roy G. Perry
President, L7 Properties
President & Chairman of Prairie View A&M Foundation

Allen Plunkett
Founder, Phoenix Staff
Co-Founder, Kensho Education

Bill Powers
School of Law Professor, The University of Texas at Austin
Counselor, Jackson Walker LLP

Daron K. Roberts
Founding Director, Center for Sports Leadership & Innovation at the University of Texas at Austin

Laila P. Scott
Founder, Pop-Up Birthday

Sarah  Smith
Co-Founder, Foster Angels of Central Texas

Jennifer Stevens
Founder/Presidnet, JHL, Austin Best Events & Rocca

Gary Valdez
President & CEO, Focus Strategies Investment Banking

Bill Walker
President, Stalker Energy, Oil & Gas Industry


Advisory Board

Jo Burgh – Community Volunteer

Kathy Petet – Community Volunteer

Vilma Luna – Attorney, HillCo Partners



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