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

    Fred Heldenfels IV
    President
    Heldenfels Enterprises, Inc.

  • Chair-Elect

    Ali Khataw
    President & CEO
    Encotech Engineering

  • Immediate Past Chair

    Nikki Graham
    Philanthropic Director

    Hector & Gloria Lopez Foundation

  • Chair, Opportunity Austin

    Gary Farmer
    President
    Heritage Title Company of Austin

  • General Counsel

    Karen Kennard
    Shareholder
    Greenburg Trauring, LLP

  • Vice Chair, Finance

    Michael Crowl
    President
    University Federal Credit Union

  • 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

    Stacy Armijo
    Chief Experience Officer
    Amplify Credit Union

  • Vice Chair, Innovation

    Joyce Durst
    CEO
    Growth Acceleration Partners

  • Vice Chair, Local Government Relations

    Mason Ayer
    CEO
    Kerbey Lane Cafe

  • Vice Chair, Regional Mobility

    Shaun Cranston
    Vice President, Land & Site Development Practice Leader
    Halff Associates, Inc.

  • Vice Chair, Regional Planning

    Mark Ramseur
    Managing Principal - Central Texas
    Pape-Dawson Engineers

  • Vice Chair, State & Federal Government Relations

    Denise Davis
    Partner
    Davis Kaufman PLLC

  • Vice Chair, Talent

    Néstor Ho
    VP & Chief Legal Officer
    Silicon Labs

  • Member at Large

    Tamara Fields
    Austin Office Managing Director
    Accenture

  • Member at Large

    Rudy Garza
    President & CEO
    Garza EMC

  • Member at Large

    Ellen Wood
    CEO
    vcfo


Board of Directors


Terms Expiring December 31, 2022
  • Mason Ayer
    CEO
    Kerbey Lane Cafe

  • John Garrett
    CEO
    Community Impact Newspaper

  • Rudy Garza
    President & CEO
    Garza EMC

  • Kristie Gonzales
    President & General Manager
    KVUE-TV

  • Dave Greeley
    Principal
    Team Orbis LLC

  • John Greenwood
    President, Austin Market
    American Bank

  • Kenny Hill
    President & CEO
    Goodwill Central Texas

  • Ali Khataw
    President & CEO
    Enotech Engineering

  • Pam Madere
    Partner
    Jackson Walker

  • Malini Rajput
    Market President
    Capital One

  • Jennifer Stevens
    Founder & President
    JHL & Rocca

  • Todd Steward
    CEO
    St. David's Medical Center


Terms Expiring December 31, 2023
  • Jeremiah Bentley
    VP, Marketing & Customer Engagement
    Texas Mutual Insurance Company

  • Michael Crowl
    President
    University Federal Credit Union

  • Erik Day
    Senior Vice President, Small Business
    Dell Technologies

  • Nicole Conley
    Managing Director
    Siebert William Shank

  • Patrick Dorsey
    Publisher
    Austin American-Statesman

  • Kathleen Farlow
    Central Texas Managing Partner
    Deloitte

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

  • Néstor Ho
    Chief Legal Officer
    Silicon Labs

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

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

  • Gustavo Lasala
    President & CEO
    PeopleFund

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


Terms Expiring December 31, 2023
  • Kristy Attaway
    Vice President & Regional Manager
    Hill & Wilkinson

  • Don Christian
    President & CEO
    Concordia University

  • Andy Davis
    President & CEO
    Ascension Texas

  • Tamara Fields
    Austin Office Managing Director
    Accenture

  • Dillan Knudson
    Regional President
    PNC Bank

  • Samantha Lamantia Luchak
    General Manager
    Favorite Brands

  • Ric Mussiett
    General Manager
    Archer Hotel

  • Lynda Rife
    Principal
    Rifeline

  • A.J. Rodriguez
    Executive Vice President
    Texas 2036

  • Tim Timmerman
    President
    Commerce Texas Properties

  • Kevin Young
    Division Vice President
    Jacobs Engineering

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

  • Fang Fang
    President & CEO
    Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce

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

  • Jason Giulietti
    President
    Greater San Marcos Partnership

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

  • Ed Latson
    CEO
    Austin Regional Manufacturers Association

  • Joana Ortiz
    President & CEO
    Austin Young Chamber

  • Jordan Robinson
    President & CEO
    Round Rock Chamber

  • Brittney Rodriguez
    Interim CEO and COO
    Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce