Raise Your Hand Texas Advisors

Raise Your Hand Texas regularly collaborates with community, business, and education advisors across the state to identify opportunities and mobilize resources to support the interests of all Texas public school students. Raise Your Hand is assisted in this endeavor by a diverse group of advisors representing various markets and industries.

AUSTIN

Mr. Mark Curry
Community Bank President
Wells Fargo

Mr. Kenny Jastrow
Former Chairman & CEO
Temple-Inland

Mr. Jim Nelson
Counsel
Thompson & Horton LLP

Mr. Rich Oppel
Former Editor
Austin American-Statesman

Corpus Christi

Mrs. Elinor Donnell
Community Leader
Corpus Christi

Dr. Scott Eliff
Superintendent of Schools (Retired)
Corpus Christi ISD

Mrs. Gloria Hicks
Community Leader
Corpus Christi

DALLAS

Mr. Peter Beck
Managing Director
The Beck Group

Mr. Michael Boone
Co-Founder and Partner
Haynes & Boone

Mr. Terry Conner
Senior Counsel
Haynes and Boone, LLP

Mr. Tom Dunning
Chairman Emeritus
Lockton Dunning Benefits

Mrs. Ossa Fisher
Chief Marketing Officer
Istation

Mr. Charles Glover
Senior Program Officer
Meadows Foundation, Inc.

Mr. Jack Lowe, Jr
Board Chair
TDIndustries

Mr. Clint McDonough
Governing Board Member
Early Matters Dallas

Mr. Phil Ritter
COO
Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

Mr. Ron Steinhart
Former Chairman & CEO
Bank One, National Banking Group

Mr. Bob Sulentic
Group President
CB Richard Ellis

Mr. Todd Williams
Retired Partner
Goldman Sachs & Co.
Executive Director
Commit!

FORT WORTH

Mr. Pete Geren
President
Sid W. Richardson Foundation

Mrs. Mollie Lasater
Former Board Member
Fort Worth ISD

HOUSTON

Mr. Alan Crain
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Baker Hughes, Incorporated

Ms. Anne Mendelsohn
Civic and Community Leader
Former Teach For America Regional Board Member

Mr. Harry Reasoner
Partner
Vinson & Elkins

Mrs. Josephine Smith
Houston Regional Board
Teach For America

Mr. Bobby Tudor
CEO
Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.

Mrs. Phoebe Tudor
Community Leader

LAREDO

Dr. Ray Keck
President
Texas A&M International University

Dr. Ricardo Solis
President
Laredo Community College

LUBBOCK

Mr. Robert (Bob) L. Craig, Jr.
Partner
Craig, Terrill, Hale & Grantham LLP

Mr. Bill Miller
Executive Director
Reese Technology Center

MOUNT PLEASANT

The Honorable Bill Ratliff
Former Lieutenant Governor of Texas

SAN ANTONIO

Mr. Jim Adams
Former Chairman
Texas Instruments

Mr. Guy Bodine, III
Chairman and CEO
San Antonio National Bank

Mr. Charles Butt
Chairman & CEO
H-E-B

Mr. Richard W. Evans, Jr.
Chairman & CEO
Frost National Bank

Mr. T.C. Frost
Senior Chairman
Frost National Bank

Mrs. Sarah Harte
Community Leader
San Antonio

Mr. Peter J. Holt
Executive Vice President and General Manager
HOLT CAT

Ms. Beth Plummer
Board Member
North East ISD

Mr. Edward Whitacre, Jr.
Former Chairman & CEO
General Motors
Chairman Emeritus
AT&T, Inc.

WACO

The Honorable Lyndon Olson
Former U.S. Ambassador to Sweden