Our Accomplished Board

Courtney Baker

As an established trial attorney, Ms. Culver Baker has a successful track record that has spanned nearly 20 years and various facets of the law, including complex commercial litigation, contract disputes, and real estate transactions. More

 

Pat Buckley

Patrick Buckley is a shareholder in the audit department with Harper & Pearson and director of the employee benefit plan services team.  More

Phil Cool

Phil Cool is a Vice President, Senior Credit Manager at HSBC Bank. Prior to joining HSBC, Phil accumulated over a decade of experience working in industry, consulting, and banking for the energy industry. More

Anna Eastman

Anna Eastman is a committed leader in the Greater Houston community and a twenty-year resident of the Heights. She has served as Texas State Representative for District 148 and two four-year terms as District I Trustee on the Houston ISD Board of Trustees. More

Vean J. Gregg III

Vean Gregg makes investments primarily in the energy, industrial and real estate sectors. More

Steve Guerrero

Steve Guerrero is Director of District Support at Tomball ISD. Prior to this position, Steve was an HISD Principal at Stephen F. Austin High School from 2014 to 2020, and at Ethel R. Coop Elementary from 2012 to 2014. More

Courtney Hurst Hoyt

Courtney Hoyt is the Manager of Volunteer Services at Ben Taub Hospital, and serves on The Woods Project Board as an ex-officio member through The Junior League of Houston’s Outside Board Representative Program. More

Mike Marsh

Michael Marsh is an Insurance Agent at Momentum Insurance. He was previously employed by ENGIE Gas North America, a Paris-based energy firm, in shipping logistics within the LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) division. More

Mark Mey

Mark Mey is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Transocean Ltd, which he joined as CFO in May 2015. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Atwood Oceanics. More

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Kathleen Milazzo Johnson

Kathleen Milazzo Johnson is an Executive Director at JP Morgan Securities LLC, where she is a member of the firm’s leveraged finance team. She is a graduate of Rice University. Kathleen and her husband Travis live in Houston and have two children. More

Jeremy Samuels

Jeremy Samuels is a Regional Vice-President at Victory Packaging. Victory Packaging is an architect of packaging solutions and one of the largest distributors of packaging supplies. More

Dr. Heidi Schwarzwald

Heidi Schwarzwald currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Aetna Better Health of Texas and Regional Chief Medical Officer for the Western Region of Aetna Better Health. Aetna Better Health of Texas is a state-wide Medicaid Managed Care Organization and part of CVS Health. More

Julie Vitek

Julie Vitek is Vice President of Communications for ENGIE North America. More

Whitney Walsh

Whitney Walsh is a Community Volunteer and mother of three school-aged children. Whitney has served in various volunteer roles through The Junior League of Houston, Inc. More

Champ Warren

Champ Warren is Managing Director, Merrill Lynch Private Banking and Investment Group. More

Philip Wright, JD

Philip Wright is an expert on two fronts. As a seasoned community ambassador, he is adept at helping to achieve social responsibility and community development goals while reinforcing a commitment to clients, financial objectives and regulatory practices. More

Vic Samuels – Director Emeritus

Vic Samuels was an entrepreneur who owned more than 25 businesses over his adult career, including Victory Packaging, Leedo Cabinets and Houston Terminal Warehouse. More

Our Esteemed Advisory Board

Faith Allen, Senior Vice President, Bank of Texas
Mike Barone, Owner, Today’s European Cars, Inc 
Gabe Castaneda, Vice President, Texas Capital Bank 
Bryan Contreras, Vice President, NRCCUA K12 and Education Partnerships/My College Options 
Casey Doherty, Attorney, Doherty & Doherty 
Kristina Fenske, Executive Vice President, Central Bank 
Devon Graham, Vice President, Commercial Lending, Amegy Bank 
Corey Harlock, Principal Consultant, Key Hire Recruiting Solutions 
Kenneth Held, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates 
Tom Hughes, Realtor, Keller Williams
Michael Jhin, CEO Emeritus, St. Luke’s Health System
Larry St. Martin, Financial Advisor
Steven Sheldon, Director and Senior Wealth Advisor, Mariner Wealth Advisors
Victor Tekell, Executive Vice President, Texas Capital Bank
Brent Thomas, President, Prudentia Fiduciary Partners
Kim Traylor Director of Client Services, G&A Partners