Board of Directors

Foundation Officers

Tom Watson
Board Chair
Regional President & Organizing Director
Texas Citizen Bank


Frank Nadolney
Immediate Past Board Chair
Nadolney Enterprises



Connie ValeriusConnie Valerius
Kirby Corporation, Hollywood Marine


Chris Hext
Community Relations Manager
Lubrizol Corporation



Foundation Board Members

Dinkar Chheda
Stock Day Trader
Radio Talk Show Host/1480 AM



Kelly Cleaver
Recruiting Manager
Kirby Inland Marine



Steve Cowart
Senior Instrument & Electrical Engineer


Katey CrackelKatey Crackel, BSN, RN-BC
Director of Education
Bayshore Medical Center



Arnold E. Davis Jr., SPHR
Director of OD & Training
The Brock Group


Rick Guerrero
Economic Development Manager
City of Pasadena



James GuthrieJames Guthrie
Financial Associate
Thrivent Financial



Susan Kaplan–Williams
OCM Communications Consultants


Joy Niday
Business Owner
Niday Inc.



Jaime Ortegon Jaime Ortegon
Training Superintendent
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company



John PeterJohn Peter
J. Peter & Associates
Owner and Principle Recruiter



Bob PizzitolaBob Pizzitola
Financial Advisor
Bayshore Financial Advisors



Frank Rizzo

Rizzo & Associates





Almatha Taylor
Galena Park ISD Board



Ken Unfried
Market President
Capital Bank



Jackie Welch
Retired Histotechnologist
Past City Council Member, Pasadena, TX

Emeritus Members

Gerald Cobb, Dr.
Chief Executive Officer
Woodforest National Bank &
Retired Educator

Roy Mease
D. Mease & Associates

Neil West
Oil & Gas Consultant

Past Emeritus Members

The late John Phelps 
Phelps State Farm Insurance 

The late Dr. B.J. Westbrook