The University of Houston’s Board of Visitors (BoV) is a leadership group of private sector opinion leaders and University advocates that serves to advance the University of Houston and improve the University’s image in Houston and throughout the region. BoV members represent a broad array of expertise, interests and connections and serve as ambassadors and strategic partners for the University.
Following are the board’s 2015-16 members:
Jack B. Moore (’77) - Board Chair
Former Chairman and CEO, Cameron International
Founder/President, CNA Metals, Inc.
Anna M. Babin
President and CEO, United Way of the Texas Gulf Coast
Donald Bacigalupi, Ph.D. (’83)
Founding President, Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
Robert L. Bartkowiak, Jr. (’84)
Senior Vice President, D. E. Shaw & Co., L. P.
Jeffery O. Beauchamp (’69, M.S.M.E. ’73)
Founder and Chairman, logiXite
The Honorable Nelda Luce Blair (J.D. ’82)
President, The Blair Law Firm, P.C.
J. Downey Bridgwater (’84)
President, Houston Market, Comerica Bank
John Butler, Jr.
Chairman, J. R. Butler & Co.
The Honorable John T. Cater
Director, Compass Bank
Cheryl Creuzot, CFP®, J.D., LL.M., M.B.A. (’81, J.D. ’92, LL.M. ’99, M.B.A. ’12)
President and CEO, Wealth Development Strategies
The Honorable David H. Dewhurst
Chairman and CEO, Falcon Seaboard; Former Lieutenant Governor of Texas
Anette T. Edens, Ph.D. (M.B.A., ’89 M.Ed., Ph.D.)
President/Psychologist, Cornerstone Recovery
Lily Chen Foster (M.A. ‘92)
William Granville, III
CEO & Managing Member, Granville Financial Group
C. Gregory Harper (M.B.A. ’97)
President, Gas Pipelines & Processing, Enbridge Inc.
Elvin Hayes (’85)
President, Legend Associates
Christopher A. Helms
Founder and CEO, US Shale Energy Advisors LLC
John L. King (’92)
Regional Assurance Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
The Reverend William A. Lawson
Pastor Emeritus, Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church
Carl Lewis (FS)
President and CEO, Carl Lewis Entertainment Group
Glenn T. Lillie (Honorary Doctorate Degree, ‘16)
G. Terrell Ventures, Inc.
Michael C. Linn
President and CEO, MCL Ventures, LLC
Wayne Luckett (’74)
President & CEO, Branwar Wine Distributing Co.
Frederick R. Lummis, II
Chairman and CEO, Platform Partners LLC.
Jugal K. Malani
President, Chem Oil Products
Jerad D. McMayon (’92)
Co-Founder and Partner, OFS Energy Fund
Laura G. Murillo, Ed. D. (’89, M.Ed. ’98, Ed.D. ’03)
President and CEO, Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Community Volunteer and Arts Patron
Marvin E. Odum, III (M.B.A. ’95)
Former President/Upstream America Director, Shell Oil Company
Richard Rawson (’72)
Samuel A. Schreiber (’74)
President, Chain Bridge Bank, N.A.
Darryl A. Schroeder (’69)
CEO, Lonestar Energy Fabrication
Greg Shoemaker (’79)
VP Procurement, Hewlett Packard Company
Steve D. Stephens (’80)
President, Amegy Corporation
Managing Director, Quantum Energy Partners
President and Founder, SagaCity Media, Inc.
Daryl Wilkerson (FS)
Vice President of Support Services, University of Chicago Medicine
Bruce Williamson (M.B.A. ’95)
Executive Chairman, Southcross Energy Holding
Fred S. Couples (FS)
President, Couples Bates Golf Design Group
John T. McNabb, II - Founding Chair
Richard "Racehorse" Haynes (J.D. ’56)
Attorney, Richard Haynes & Associates PC
Former Vice Chairman, Hilton Hotels Corporation
The Honorable William P. Hobby
37th Lieutenant Governor of Texas; Hobby Communications
Starlet H. Agrella (’86, M.B.A. ’89)
Immediate Past President, University of Houston Alumni Association Foundation; Corporate Financial Services Planning and Development Manager - Controller's Global Knowledge Manager, Exxon Mobil Corporation
Robert T. Arnold
Chair, University of Houston Foundation
Steven Nguyen, O.D. (’95, O.D. ’97)
President, University of Houston Foundation for Education and Research in Vision, Inc.
Fermeen Fazal (’96, B.A. ’97, J.D. ’00)
Secretary, University of Houston Alumni Association Foundation; Attorney, Gibbs and Bruns, LLP
Patty Godfrey (’89, M.B.A. ’97)
President-Elect, University of Houston Alumni Association Foundation
Les Haulbrook (FS ’78)
President, Houston Cougar Foundation; Consultant, Les Haulbrook & Associates
William J. Hickl, III (’86)
Treasurer, University of Houston Alumni Association Foundation; Managing Director, UHY Advisors TX, LLC
Thomas M. Kirkendall (’75, J.D. ’79)
President, University of Houston Law Foundation; Partner, Law Office of Tom Kirkendall
R. Charles Kuriger, IV (’93, M.B.A. ’03)
President and Chairman, University of Houston College of Business Foundation; President, Advantage Life USA Inc.
Chairman, Houston Public Media Foundation; President & CEO, The Rand Group
President, UH Faculty Senate
Lisa Trapani Shumate
Executive Director and General Manager, Houston Public Media
Trey Wilkinson (’92, M.B.A. ’02)
President, University of Houston Alumni Association Foundation; President and CEO, Trinity Legacy Partners, LLC
For more information on the University of Houston’s Board of Visitors email BoVcontact@uh.edu or call 713.743.4259