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

    Rudy Garza
    President & CEO
    GarzaEMC

  • Chair-Elect

    Mark Ramseur
    Managing Principal - Central Texas
    Pape-Dawson Engineers

  • Immediate Past Chair

    Ali Khataw
    President & CEO
    Encotech Engineering

  • General Counsel

    Pamela Madere
    Partner
    Jackson Walker LLP

  • Vice Chair, Governance & Engagement

    Jeremiah Bentley
    Vice President, Marketing & Community Affairs
    Texas Mutual Insurance Company

  • Vice Chair, Finance

    Nicole Conley
    Managing Director
    Siebert Williams Shank

  • Vice Chair, State & Federal Government Relations

    Denise Davis
    Partner
    Davis Kaufman PLLC

  • Vice Chair, Innovation

    Joyce Durst
    CEO & Co-Founder
    Growth Acceleration Partners

  • Vice Chair, Programs

    Kerry Hall
    Board of Directors
    Susser Bank

  • Vice Chair, Infrastructure

    Scott Haywood
    Central Division President
    HNTB

  • Vice Chair, Economic Development

    Ruth Hughs
    Partner
    Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP

  • Vice Chair, Austin Business Owners

    David Jabour
    President
    Twin Liquors

  • Vice Chair, Austin Gives

    Bobby Jenkins
    President
    ABC Home & Commercial Services

  • Vice Chair, Membership

    Kristin Marcum
    CEO
    ECPR Texas

  • Vice Chair, Communications

    Abby Mellott
    Market President & Publisher
    Austin Business Journal

  • Vice Chair, Talent

    Geronimo Rodriguez
    Chief Advocacy Officer
    Ascension Texas

  • Vice Chair, Local Government Relations

    Trey Salinas
    President

    3 Point Partners

  • Member at Large

    Jason Becker
    President
    Central National Bank

  • Member at Large

    Tamara Fields
    Austin Office Managing Director
    Accenture

  • Member at Large

    John Howard
    Director, Public Policy & Government Affairs
    Dell Technologies


Board of Directors


Terms Expiring December 31, 2024
  • Kristy Attaway
    VP & Regional Manager
    Hill & Wilkinson

  • Don Christian
    President & CEO
    Concordia University

  • Joyce Durst
    CEO & Co-Founder
    Growth Acceleration Partners

  • Tamara Fields
    Austin Office Managing Director
    Accenture

  • Luisa Gaviño-Martinez
    SVP, Commercial Banking Market Leader
    PNC Bank

  • Anna Panossian
    Major Events Finance Officer
    Circuit of the Americas

  • Lynda Rife
    President
    Rifeline Consulting

  • A.J. Rodriguez
    Executive Vice President
    Texas 2036

  • Geronimo Rodriguez
    Chief Advocacy Officer

    Ascension Texas

  • Trey Salinas
    President

    3 Point Partners

  • 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, PC

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

  • Rex Gore
    Founder & CEO
    Clean Scapes

  • JJ Gottsch
    Chief Executive Officer
    Austin Gamblers

  • Ruth Hughs
    Partner
    Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP

  • Rashed Islam
    Senior Vice President
    HDR Engineering, Inc.

  • Karen Kennard
    Shareholder
    Greenberg Traurig, LLP

  • Chuck Lipscomb
    SVP, Austin Office Leader
    JE Dunn Construction

  • Nikelle Meade
    Attorney, Partner
    Husch Blackwell LLP

  • Terry Mitchell
    President
    Momark Development

  • Andi Scull
    Director
    HOPE Outdoor Gallery

  • Duff Stewart
    Chief Executive Officer
    GSD&M

Terms Expiring December 31, 2026
  • Denise Bradley
    Vice President, Marketing & Corporate Affairs
    St. David's HealthCare

  • Daniel Brooks
    Managing Director
    Page

  • Jason Buechel
    Chief Executive Officer
    Whole Foods Market

  • Denise Davis
    Partner
    Davis Kaufman PLLC

  • Kerry Hall
    Board of Directors
    Susser Bank

  • Scott Haywood
    SVP & Central Division President
    HNTB

  • John Howard
    Director, Public Policy & Government Affairs
    Dell Technologies

  • David Jabour
    President
    Twin Liquors

  • Bobby Jenkins
    President
    ABC Home & Commercial Services

  • Joseph Llamas
    President
    Generational Commercial Properties

  • Pamela Madere
    Partner
    Jackson Walker LLP

  • Jenny Whittemore
    Chief Operating Officer
    Endeavor Real Estate

Ex- Officio Seats
  • Tamara Atkinson
    Chief Executive Officer
    Workforce Solutions, Capital Area

  • Dianne Bangle
    Chief Executive Officer
    Real Estate Council of Austin

  • Tina Cannon
    President & CEO
    Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce

  • Amber DiPippa
    Chair
    Austin Young Chamber of Commerce

  • Mark Duval
    President & CEO
    Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce

  • Kevin Fincher
    CEO
    Austin Regional Manufacturers Association

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

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

  • Mike Kamerlander
    President & CEO
    Greater San Marcos Partnership

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

  • Jordan Robinson
    President & CEO
    Round Rock Chamber