Host Committee

Hosted and Produced By Houston First Corporation

11David M. Mincberg, Chairman
Chairman of the Board of Directors
11Michael Heckman, President & Chief Executive Officer
President & Chief Executive Officer

Event co-chairs


Elizabeth Gonzalez Brock

Vice President, Energy Solutions and Business Services, CenterPoint Energy


Cindy Clifford

President, The Clifford Group

Host Committee

Duke Austin
CEO, Quanta Services

Kathy Britton
CEO, Perry Homes

Ric Campo
CEO, Camden Property Trust

Wendy Montoya Cloonan
Attorney, Wendy Montoya Cloonan PLLC

Tilman Fertitta
CEO, Landry’s Inc.

John Johnson
President, Silver Eagle Distributors

Al Kashani
Vice President & Principal, Horizon International Group

Steve Kean
CEO, Kinder Morgan

Renu Khator
Chancellor, University of Houston System; President, University of Houston

Sima Ladjevardian
Attorney, Ladjevardian & Associates

Dave Lesar
CEO, CenterPoint Energy

Tony Lin, M.D., FHM

Melinda Little
Director of Government Affairs, Comcast

Michael Lucchesi
Senior Vice President, Jacobs

Frank Liu
Developer, Lovett Homes, Lovett Commercial; CEO, InTown Homes

John Martin
Managing Partner, Baker Botts

Robert Miller
Partner, Locke Lord

Ira Mitzner
CEO, RIDA Development Corporation

Terry Morales
EVP, Amegy Bank

John Nau, III
President & CEO, Silver Eagle Beverages – San Antonio

Norman Nelson
Managing Partner, Linebarger, Goggan, Blair & Sampson, LLP

Carrin Patman
Chairman, METRO

Adrian Patterson
Managing Partner, Orrick

The Honorable James Rodriguez
VP of Public Works, S&B Infrastructure

Meera Victor
Vice President, Carolla Engineers

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