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2018 Executive Committee Announced

Friday, January 26, 2018   (0 Comments)
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Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation Announces 2018 Executive Committee


The Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation announces the selection of its 2018 Executive Committee.  Under the direction of these dynamic business leaders, the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation seeks to continue its efforts to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of outstanding Texas leaders and to carry out its mission amongst all generations of Texans.


The 2018 TBHF Executive Committee Officers are as follows:



Charles Philpott, Houston                                         

Regional Managing Director, Aon Risk Solutions, Inc.


President and Chairman Elect                

Shaun D. Kennedy, San Antonio                                            

Chairman – San Antonio Region, Texas Capital Bank

Vice President of Awards

 Todd F. Barth, Houston                                             

President, Bowers Properties

Vice President of Development                            

Amanda Brock, Houston                                           

CEO, Water Standard, LLC

Vice President of Finance

Brian W. Garrison, San Antonio                                            

President, Garrison Consulting

Vice Presidents of Scholarship/Endowment

 Diane S. McNulty, PhD, Dallas

Associate Dean, Naveen Jindal School of Management,The University of Texas at Dallas


Lawrence M. Hanrahan, MD, MBA, Houston     

Principal – Health Advisory, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP



Jon P. Karp, Dallas         

 Partner, Whitley Penn, LLP


Members at Large                        

David Huntley, Dallas                                               

Senior Executive Vice President & CCO, AT&T, Inc.


John G. Keeton, San Antonio                                   

Wealth Advisor, Covenant Multi-family Offices, LLC


D. Leigh Martin, IV, Houston                                  

Broker, Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty


 Evan Melrose, Austin                                                 

Managing Director, Spindletop Capital Management, LLC


Past Chairman 2017                                                  

Jason L. Signor, Dallas                                               

CEO & Partner, Caddis Partners, LLC


Past Chairman 2016                                                  

D. Kirk McDonald, San Antonio                                            

Executive Vice President, Zachry Holdings, Inc.


Executive Director                                                     

Lynne K. Tiras, Houston                                            

President, International Meeting Managers, Inc.                  



Each year the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation recognizes Texas business leaders that have approached their careers with the vision and spirit of a true entrepreneur.  Previous honorees into the prestigious Texas Business Hall of Fame include Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO and Charles Munger, Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway; Paul L. Foster, Chairman of Western Refining; Grady Rosier, President and CEO of McLane Company, Inc.; Gary Kelly, Chairman, President, and CEO of Southwest Airlines, Tilman J. Fertitta, Chairman, CEO, and Owner of Landry’s, Inc., and John L. Nau, III, President and CEO of Silver Eagle Distributors, LP.  The 2018 Inductees will be announced in the months to come, and will be inducted during the Annual Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation Dinner on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Houston.  The Texas Business Hall of Fame celebrates its 36th Anniversary this year. For more information about the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation, visit



About TBHF

The Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation is a non-profit organization of approximately 80 directors who are leaders in business from cities throughout the state.  The Organization’s mission is to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of Texas business leaders and to perpetuate and inspire the values of entrepreneurial spirit, personal integrity and community leadership in all generations of Texans.  This mission is achieved by inducting honorees at an annual dinner, publicizing their accomplishments throughout the state and providing financial support for higher education in Texas.




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