• Advisory Board

  • Chair


  • Ali Khataw
    President & CEO
    Encotech Engineering

  • Co-Chair


  • Ying McGuire
    President & CEO
    National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)


  • Robert Lee

    Founder
    Pearlstone Partners

  • 2021 Members


  • Anbu Anbarasu
    Managing Partner
    Retex Investments


  • Debbie Hiott
    General Manager
    KUT Public Media


  • Jeff Vice
    Director, Local Govt Issues
    Austin Energy


  • Lynn Yuan
    Founder, Broker
    REAL International 


  • Miguel Romano
    President
    Ascension Texas Foundation


  • Colin Pope
    Editor
    Austin Business Journal


  • Eddie Rodriguez
    Representative
    Texas House


  • Kristie Gonzales
    General Manager
    KVUE


  • Mitch Jacobson
    Executive Director
    Innovation & Entrepreneur UT


  • Rudy Metayer
    Council Member
    City of Pflugerville


  • David Firestein
    President & CEO (US-China)
    George H.W. Bush Foundation


  • Jeff Hahn
    Principal
    Hahn Public


  • Larry Graham
    Community Relations Manager
    Texas Gas Service


  • Mojdeh Gharbi
    Co-Owner
    Certain Affinity


  • Tamara Atkinson
    CEO
    Workforce Solutions
    Capital Area

  • Other Members


  • Angelos Angelou
    Principal Executive Officer
    Angelou Economics


  • Daniel Hodges
    Market President
    Spirit of Texas Bank


  • Jimmy Ferguson
    Chairman
    APIA Chamber


  • Richard Jung
    General Counsel & Acting CFO
    Tso Chinese Delivery


  • Bradley Compere
    CEO & President
    Capstone Title


  • Dr Richard Rhodes
    President
    Austin Community College


  • Lee Leffingwell
    Former Mayor         
    City of Austin


  • Samson Jesudass
    Chief Clinical Officer
    Ascension


  • Brandon Janes
    Partner
    Jackson Walker LLP


  • Geoffrey Connor
    Former TX Secretary of State
    Attorney, Consultant


  • Michele Glaze
    Community Affairs Director
    Samsung Austin Semiconductor

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