United Way of Greater Houston is overseen by a volunteer Board of Trustees made up of individuals from across the community.

Board and Leadership

BOARD AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE CHAIR


Armando Perez
Executive Vice President
H-E-B Houston
 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

Dorothy Ables

Former Chief Administrative Officer
Spectra Energy Corp

David Baker

Houston Area Manager
SWBC Mortgage

Steve Bergstrom

Community Volunteer

Willie Chiang

CEO
Plains All American

Amy Chronis

Houston Managing Partner
Deloitte

John T. Gremp

Former Chairman
FMC Technologies

Ron Oran

Partner
Foley & Lardner LLP

Sue Payne

ExxonMobil Corp/N.M.S.I. (former)

Jean-Francois (J-F) Poupeau

Former Executive Vice President
Schlumberger Limited

Jamey Rootes

President
Houston Texans

Becky Rush

Sr. Vice President – Wealth Management
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Steve Stephens

Chief Executive Officer
Amegy Bank

Eric Tanzberger

Sr. Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer
Service Corporation International

Donna Sims Wilson

Chief Operating Officer
Kah Capital Management
 

TRUSTEES


Marc Boom

President and Chief Executive Officer
Houston Methodist

David L. Callendar

President and Chief Executive Officer
Memorial Hermann Health System

J. Antonio (Tony) Canales
President and General Manager
Telemundo 47 Houston/KTMD

Chris Champion

Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller
Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Cynthia Colbert
President and Chief Executive Officer
Catholic Charities of the
Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

Irma Diaz-Gonzalez
President
Employment & Training Centers, Inc.

Daniel Cardinal DiNardo

Archbishop of Galveston-Houston
Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

Neil Duffin
President
ExxonMobil Global Projects Company

Clint Follette
Managing Director and Partner
Boston Consulting Group

Jesse Gelsomini
Partner
Haynes and Boone, L.L.P.

Scott Hallam
Senior Vice President
Williams

John B. Johnson
President
Silver Eagle Distributors Houston

Sandy Johnson

Chief Executive Officer
Barrios Technology

Ryan Lance
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
ConocoPhillips

Rabbi David Lyon
Senior Rabbi
Congregation Beth Israel

Nataly M. Marks

Managing Director/Houston Region
JPMorgan Chase

Ralph Martinez

Regional Senior Vice President
Comcast Cable Houston Region

Lilyanne McClean

President and Chief Strategy Officer
The 2020 Project

Wayne McConnell

Managing Partner
McConnell & Jones

Kenneth M. Mercado

Senior Vice President – Electric Utility
CenterPoint Energy

Doug Pferdehirt
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
TechnipFMC

Blake A. Pounds

Houston Office Managing Director
Accenture

Tracie J. Renfroe
Partner
King & Spalding LLP

Joe Rovig

President, Rig Technologies
National Oilwell Varco

Geraldine Slattery

President Petroleum
BHP

Bill Strait

Managing Partner, Houston Office
EY

Y. Ping Sun

University Representative
Rice University

Christi Thoms

Manager, Innovation and Six Sigma
Bechtel Oil, Gas, & Chemicals

Bill Yardley

Executive Vice President & President, Gas Transmission & Midstream
Enbridge

Melissa Young
President
Corporate Incentives, Inc.
 

TRUSTEES EMERITUS

 

Bob Harvey

President and Chief Executive Officer
Greater Houston Partnership

Lynne Liberato
Partner
Haynes and Boone, L.L.P.

Scott J. McLean

President
Zions Bancorporation
 
 

UNITED WAY OFFICERS


Amanda McMillian

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mike Stewart

Executive Vice President and
Chief Operating Officer

Wendy Johnson

Chief Administrative and
Human Resources Officer

​Lynne Cook

Vice President and Chief Brand Officer

Margaret Oser

Vice President, Mission and Strategy

Mary Vazquez

Vice President, Community Outreach

Barbara Walker
Assistant Vice President and Interim Vice President, Donor Relations
 

 

 

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