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New Members Appointed to Greater Austin Chamber Board of Directors

Posted By Greater Austin Chamber | Jan 09, 2017
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Austin, Texas (Jan. 9 2017) The Austin Chamber of Commerce today announced that 12 new members have been appointed to its Board of Directors.  

The Austin Chamber Board is selected from the Chamber’s membership to provide leadership in key work areas for the business community. The goal is to bring together a broad range of leaders that can best serve the needs of the more than 2,800 members of the Chamber by addressing their challenges.

The following 12 Board members will serve from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2019.

Colette Pierce Burnette, President & CEO, Huston-Tillotson University
Billy Busch, Senior Vice President - Private Wealth Management, Morgan Stanley
Rex Gore, President, Professional Janitorial Services
Fred Heldenfels, President & CEO, Heldenfels Enterprises Inc.
Daniel M. Hodges, President-Austin, Regions Bank
Joseph Kopser, Global President, moovel Group
Love Paul, M.D., Senior Advisor, World Class Capital Group
Ross Sabolcik, Vice President & General Manager for Power Products, Silicon Laboratories
Sara Spivey, Chief Marketing Officer, Bazaarvoice
Sean Spector, CEO, Dropoff
Jennifer Wuamett, Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel IP & Litigation, NXP Semiconductors
Kevin Whitlow, Senior Vice President Support & Deployment Services, Dell EMC

A complete list of the Board of Directors, including recently selected 2017 Chair Ellen Wood and Chair-Elect Phil Wilson, as well as the Executive Committee, is available here.


About the Austin Chamber

The mission of the Austin Chamber of Commerce is to provide leadership that facilitates the creation of a prosperous regional economy and effective advocacy for its 2,800+ members. For more information about the Austin Chamber of Commerce visit

Media Inquiries:

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Austin Chamber of Commerce

Greater Austin Chamber

The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce focuses on how the Austin Region works. We serve as the voice of business for 2,800 organizations representing a combined workforce of about 330,000 employees throughout Central Texas. Our mission is to provide leadership that facilitates the creation of a prosperous regional economy and effective advocacy for members.