Board Members

Bill Mearse
President of the Board of Advocates
Retired, Accenture
Houston, Texas


Tom Ayers
President
SBM Offshore
Katy, Texas

Brian Bammel
Corporate Business Services IT Manager
ExxonMobil
The Woodlands, Texas

Jay D. Battershell
Consultant
Flower Mound, Texas

Mark Biegler
Chief Engineer, Drilling and Subsurface
ExxonMobil
The Woodlands, Texas

Nicole Carpenter
President, Business Development
Weatherford International
Houston, Texas

Joseph Cestari
President
Trinity Inspiration Management, LLC
Round Rock, Texas

Lauren Dreyer
Director of Human Resources and Business Operations
SpaceX
McGregor, Texas

Steven Follis
Principal Container Specialist, Container Services Go-To-Market team
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Charlotte, North Carolina

Kim Mackenroth
Vice President and CIO
Textron
Dallas, Texas

Ryan Malone
Projects General Manager and Chief Transformation Officer
BP Upstream
Katy, Texas

Hector Martinez
Chief Strategy and Process Officer
Pariveda Solutions
Dallas, Texas

Pragati Mathur
Chief Digital and Information Officer
ConocoPhillips
Houston, Texas

Mark McCollum
Partner
McCollum Capital LLC
Houston, Texas

Don McErlean
Senior Engineer
Aerospace Consulting
McGregor, Texas

Kellar Nevill
Principal - Tax and Operate
Ernst & Young
Roanoke, Texas

Dr. Alina Parast
Senior VP and Chief Information Officer
Champion X
Sugar Land, Texas

Todd Patterson
Founding Partner
Patterson + Sheridan, LLP
Houston, Texas

Harold Rafuse
Retired USAF Officer
President and CEO
Phantom Aerospace
Crawford, Texas

Carlos Ramón
Founder & CEO
Uniply
Nashville, Tennessee

Rick Seaney
CEO
3Victors
Dallas, Texas

Shawn Sedate
Chief Information Officer
Brookshire's
Tyler, Texas

Soumya Seetharam
VP and General Manager of Information Technology
Intel Corporation
Santa Clara, California

Emile Sevadjian
VP of Expandable Engineering
Coretrax
Houston, Texas

Stephen W. Smith
Vice President and Chief Technical Officer
Trinity Industries
Dallas, Texas

Andy Spencer
President
Engedi Group
Austin, Texas

Rick Tullis
President
Capstone Mechanical
Waco, Texas

Trent Voigt
CEO
Payment Experts, LLC
Van Alstyne, Texas

Larry Weixel
AI Production/Sustainment Engineering Lead
Lockheed Martin
Aledo, Texas

Jim D. Wiethorn
Chairman of the Board, Principal Engineer
HAAG Engineering Co.
Sugar Land, Texas

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