Our Leadership

2023 Board of Directors

Board Chair

COO, Houston Division President, Marek Brothers Systems

Alvin Adjei
Partner, Burrit Adjei, PLLC

Paolo Berard
Assistant General Counsel , NRG Energy, Inc.

Steven R. Biegel
Executive Managing Director , Newmark

Peter Billipp
Founder and Managing Partner, Skyhawk Partners

Todd Binet
Capital Campaign Committee Co-Chair

Principal, Appareo Capital

Mark Davis
Owner, Davis Commercial

Judeene Edison
Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer, Lockheed Martin

Dr. Tracy Fuller
Chief of Anesthesia, Memorial Hermann-Memorial City Hospital US Anesthesia Partners

Brett L. Hamilton
Development Committee Chair

Partner, Locke Lord, LLP

Dr. Albert Hergenroeder
Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

Susanna Kartye
Principal, The Sarrazin Group, LLC

Managing Partner, Transwestern

Paul Layne
Managing Partner, Layne Property Partners LLC

Sean Maher
Partner, RCH Energy

William W. McGee
Florence & William K McGee Jr. Family Foundation

Vivek Mehta
Senior Vice President, Morgan Stanley

Kurt D. Nondorf
Board Development Chair
Capital Campaign Committee Co-Chair

Managing Partner, Jackson Walker, LLP

Patricia Nowak-Turner
Covenant Life Committee Chair

Attorney/Owner, Truluck’s Restaurant Group

Jeff Samples
President, International Bank of Commerce – Houston, (IBC Bank)

John C. Sarvadi
Capital Campaign Committee Co-Chair

Executive Vice President –Middle Market & Business Banking, Texas Capital Bank

Randall L. Walker
Finance/Audit Committee Chair
Houston Region CEO, Bank Of Texas

Lindsey Wise
QCO/IT Business Analyst, Quanta Services

CHI President & Liaison
Kevin Ryan


Leslie McGuire
SVP, Operations and Site Support

Board Officers (Staff)

Leslie Bourne
Executive Director

K. Melody Olivares
Board Secretary/Executive Assistant