Executive Committee

Our Board of Directors provide guidance and counsel at the highest level towards achieving our mission and goals. All members of the Board of Directors serve on behalf of Chamber members.

  • Chair

    Ali Khataw
    President & CEO
    Encotech Engineering

  • Chair-Elect

    Rudy Garza
    President & CEO
    GarzaEMC

  • Immediate Past Chair

    Fred Heldenfels IV
    President

    Heldenfels Enterprises

  • General Counsel

    Karen Kennard
    Shareholder
    Greenburg Trauring, LLP

  • Vice Chair, Governance & Engagement

    Stacy Armijo
    Chief Experience Officer
    Amplify Credit Union

  • Vice Chair, Local Government Relations

    Mason Ayer
    CEO
    Kerbey Lane Cafe

  • Vice Chair, Finance

    Nicole Conley
    Managing Director
    Silbert William Shank

  • Vice Chair, State & Federal Government Relations

    Denise Davis
    Partner
    Davis Kaufman PLLC

  • Vice Chair, Innovation

    Joyce Durst
    CEO
    Growth Acceleration Partners

  • Vice Chair, Economic Development

    Gary Farmer
    President
    Heritage Title Company of Austin

  • Vice Chair, Regional Mobility

    Scott Haywood
    Vice President and Central & South Texas Office Leader
    HNTB

  • Vice Chair, Talent

    Néstor Ho
    VP & Chief Legal Officer
    Silicon Labs

  • Vice Chair, Austin Business Owners

    David Jabour
    President
    Twin Liquors

  • Vice Chair, Austin Gives

    Bobby Jenkins
    Owner
    ABC Home & Commercial Services

  • Vice Chair, Customer Experience

    Kristin Marcum
    Chief Executive Officer
    ECPR

  • Vice Chair, Regional Planning

    Mark Ramseur
    Managing Principal - Central Texas
    Pape-Dawson Engineers

  • Member at Large

    Don Christian
    President & CEO
    Concordia University

  • Member at Large

    Shaun Cranston
    Vice President, Land & Site Development Services
    Halff Associates

  • Member at Large

    Pete Phillips
    Director, Global Solutions & Risk Compliance / Austin Senior
    Amazon


Board of Directors


Terms Expiring December 31, 2023
  • David Bader
    Managing Director, PWM Market Executive
    Bank of America

  • Jeremiah Bentley
    Vice President, Marketing & Customer Engagement
    Texas Mutual Insurance Company

  • Nicole Conley
    Managing Director
    Sibert William Shank

  • Michael Crowl
    President
    University Federal Credit Union

  • Jennifer Davis
    Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs
    Dell Technologies

  • Mojdeh Gharbi
    Co-Owner/ VP of Marketing & Operations
    Certain Affinity

  • Néstor Ho
    Chief Legal Officer
    Silicon Labs

  • Preston James, II
    CEO & Co-Founder
    DivInc.

  • Jason Kelley
    Managing Partner, General Partner & Global Strategic Partnerships
    IBM

  • Gustavo Lasala
    President & CEO
    PeopleFund

  • Marianne Ward-Peradoza
    Provost
    St. Edward’s University

  • Alison Walgren
    Central Texas Managing Principal
    Deloitte


Terms Expiring December 31, 2024
  • Kristy Attaway
    Vice President and Regional Manager
    Hill & Wilkinson

  • Don Christian
    President & CEO
    Concordia University

  • Andy Davis
    President & CEO
    Ascension Texas

  • Joyce Durst
    Founder
    Growth Acceleration Partners

  • Tamara Fields
    Austin Office Managing Director
    Accenture

  • Dillan Knudson
    Regional President
    PNC Bank

  • Samantha Lamantia Luchak
    General Managers
    Favorite Brands

  • Ric Mussiett
    General Manager
    Archer Hotel

  • Lynda Rife
    President
    Rifeline Consulting

  • A.J. Rodriguez
    Executive Vice President
    Texas 2036

  • Tim Timmerman
    President
    Commerce Texas Properties

  • Kevin Young
    Division Vice President
    Jacobs Engineering


Terms Expiring December 31, 2025
  • Dave Anderson
    Director of Land Use & Entitlements
    Drenner Group

  • Michele Glaze
    Director of Communications & Community Affairs
    Samsung Austin Semiconductor, LLC

  • Rex Gore
    Partner
    Cleanscapes

  • JJ Gottsch
    CEO
    Austin Gamblers

  • Ruth Hughs
    Partner
    Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP

  • Rashed Islam
    Vice President
    HDR Engineering, Inc.

  • Karen Kennard
    Shareholder
    Greenburg Trauring LLP

  • Chuck Lipscomb
    Sr. Vice President, Regional Director of Client Solutions
    JE Dunn Construction

  • Nikelle Meade
    Attorney, Partner
    Husch Blackwell LLP

  • Terry Mitchell
    President
    Momark Development

  • Andi Scull
    Director
    HOPE Outdoor Gallery

  • Duff Stewart
    CEO & COO
    GSD & M

Ex- Officio Seats
  • Tamara Atkinson
    CEO
    Workforce Solutions, Capital Area

  • Dianne Bangle
    CEO
    Real Estate Council of Austin

  • Tina Cannon
    President & CEO
    Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce

  • Jessica Chen
    Chairwoman
    Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce

  • Jerry Frey
    Senior Managing Director & Branch Manager
    Savills, Inc.

  • Jason Giulietti
    President & CEO
    Greater San Marcos Partnership

  • Tam Hawkins
    President & CEO
    Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce

  • Ed Latson
    CEO
    Austin Regional Manufacturers Association

  • Monica Muñoz Andry
    President & CEO
    Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

  • Joana Ortiz
    President & CEO
    Austin Young Chamber

  • Jordan Robinson
    President & CEO
    Round Rock Chamber