Banker Vic Pierson to head BAHEP’s Board for 2015

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Vic Pierson, chairman of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership for 2015.

Vic Pierson, president of Moody National Bank, will serve as chairman of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership for 2015.

Joining him in heading BAHEP for the coming year are:

  • Vice Chairman John Elbon, vice president and general manager of space exploration for Boeing;
  • Secretary Rich Jackson, who is director of NASA Programs for Lockheed Martin;
  • Treasurer Jennifer Bowers, Bowers & Sandler partner

Pierson, a former mayor of Jamaica Beach, is a past chairman of the Texas Bankers Association and a director of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas, Moody National Bank and the Gal-Tex Hostel Corporation.

John Elbon Portrait 2011

Vice Chairman John Elbon, vice president and general manager of space exploration for Boeing.

He is a past chairman of the United Way of Galveston and the Galveston Chamber of Commerce and is vice chairman of the Galveston Central Appraisal District. He is also a member of the Texas A&M University at Galveston Board of Visitors and previously taught accounting at Galveston College for 16 years.

BAHEP BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2015

BOARD OF DIRECTORS OFFICERS
Chair: Victor Pierson, President, Moody National Bank

Vice Chair: John Elbon, Vice President/General Manager, Space Exploration, The Boeing Company

Secretary: Richard (Rich) Jackson, Director, NASA Programs, Lockheed Martin IS&GS Civil

Treasurer: Jennifer Bowers, Partner, Bowers & Sadler, LLP

Jackson

Secretary Rich Jackson, who is director of NASA Programs for Lockheed Martin.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Richard E. Allen Jr., President/CEO, Space Center Houston

Gale E. Burkett, President/CEO, GB Tech, Inc.

John Elbon, Vice President/General Manager, Space Exploration, The Boeing Company

Dick H. Gregg Jr., Attorney-at-Law/President, Gregg & Gregg, P.C.

Fred B. Griffin, Owner and Chairman, Griffin Partners, Inc.

Richard (Rich) Jackson, Director, NASA Programs, Lockheed Martin IS&GS Civil

Stephen K. Jones Jr., CEO, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center

Ron W. Masters, President, MaximGroup

Dennis W. Petersen, President, Lockwood, Andrews, & Newnam, Inc.

Victor Pierson, President, Moody National Bank

Jayant Ramakrishnan, Ph.D., COO, Bastion Technologies, Inc.

William A. Staples, Ph.D., President, University of Houston-Clear Lake

John Wilkins, CEO, CLC Properties

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE HONORARY CHAIRMAN
Frans Gillebaard (1939 – 2013)

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE EX OFFICIO MEMBERS
Jennifer Bowers, Partner, Bowers & Sadler, LLP

Scott Hartwig, President/CEO, United Space Alliance

Treasurer Jennifer Bowers, Bowers & Sandler partner.

Treasurer Jennifer Bowers, Bowers & Sandler partner.

Brenda Hellyer, Ed.D., Chancellor, San Jacinto College District

Lon F. Miller, Senior Vice President/General Manager, Jacobs

Bernard A. Milstein, M.D., President, The Eye Clinic of Texas

Ellen Ochoa, Ph.D., Director, NASA Johnson Space Center

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Richard E. Allen Jr., President/CEO, Space Center Houston

Mike Bloomfield, Vice President & General Manager, Oceaneering Space Systems, Inc.

Genie Bopp, Vice President, Human Performance & Engineering Division, Wyle STE Group

Gale E. Burkett, President/CEO, GB Tech, Inc.

Don Burrows Jr., Senior Vice President, Burrows, Auttonberry & Agol Investment Group
of Southwest Securities, Inc.

Brent Cockerham, Market President, Branch Banking & Trust Company (BB&T)

Michael L. Cornett, President, Texas Citizens Bank, NA

Darren Crowell, President, Cimarron

Brian Duffy, Vice President and JSC Program Manager for Exploration Systems, ATK Launch Systems—Houston

John Elbon, Vice President/General Manager, Space Exploration, The Boeing Company

Michael Flanagan, Director, External Affairs, AT&T

Marcy Fryday, Marketing Director, Lakewood Yacht Club

Mike Furin, Vice President, My FlooringAmerica

Lloyd Graham, Superintendent of Schools, La Porte Independent School District

Dick H. Gregg Jr., Attorney-at-Law/President, Gregg & Gregg, P.C.

Fred B. Griffin, Owner & Chairman, Griffin Partners, Inc.

Gwen D. Griffin, President/CEO, Griffin Communications Group

Richard (Rich) Jackson, Director, NASA Programs,     Lockheed Martin IS&GS Civil

Bobbie Jessie, President/CEO, JES Tech

Stephen K. Jones Jr., CEO, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center

Don Kelly, Ph.D., President, Encore Business Consulting

John Kennedy, Commissioner, Port of Houston Authority
Tim Kropp, Executive Vice President, MRI Technologies

Katrina Lambrecht, Vice President and Chief of Staff, UTMB Health

Beth Lewis, Ed.D., President, College of the Mainland

John Martinec, President, AeroSys, LLC

Ron W. Masters, President, MaximGroup

Robert McAfoos, Director/Program Manager, Barrios Technology

Joan McKinney, General Manager, Norman Frede Chevrolet

Lon F. Miller, Senior Vice President/General Manager, Jacobs

Bernard A. Milstein, M.D., President, The Eye Clinic of Texas

Sergio (Checo) Muniz, President, CYFOR Technologies, LLC

Stephanie Murphy, Deputy CEO, MEI Technologies, Inc.

Dennis W. Petersen, President, Lockwood, Andrews, & Newnam, Inc.

Victor Pierson, President, Moody National Bank

Jayant Ramakrishnan, Ph.D., COO, Bastion Technologies, Inc.

John Russo, Director, Program Operations and Integration, UTC Aerospace Systems

Steven Skarke, Vice President, Kaneka North America, LLC

Darryl E. Smith, ERC Program Manager, ERC, Inc.

Greg Smith, Ph.D., Superintendent, Clear Creek Independent School District

RADM Robert Smith, III, USN (Ret.), CEO, Texas A&M University at Galveston

William A. Staples, Ph.D., President, University of Houston-Clear Lake

Charlie Stegemoeller, Vice President, Program Management, SAIC

Hajime “Sam” Suzuki, Vice President, Administration, Kuraray America, Inc.

Jim Sweeney, Owner, Minuteman Press—Bay Area

Gwen Wagner, CEcD, CCD, Manager, National Sales ED, CenterPoint Energy

John Wilkins, CEO, CLC Properties

BOARD OF DIRECTORS EX OFFICIO MEMBERS
Chad Burke, President/CEO, Economic Alliance Houston Port Region

Mary Alys Cherry, Editor and Publisher, Bay Area Houston Magazine

Ruby Cubley, Individual Member

Cindy Harreld, President/CEO, Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

Bix Rathburn, President, Galveston County Economic Alliance

Mike Shields, Executive Director, Baytown/West Chambers County
Economic Development Foundation

Jeff Sjostrom, President, Galveston Economic Development Partnership

Michael Sullivan, Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector

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