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Leadership Council

The Texas State University Development Foundation Leadership Council supports and furthers the mission of Texas State University through service, fundraising, and engagement. In 2017, the Development Foundation Board of Trustees approved a strategic plan to support the university in achieving a $400 million endowment toward its path to the National Research University fund. Members of the Leadership Council act as advisors and volunteers to assist in achieving this goal.

Jerome Brooks

Edinburg
Chief Operating Officer
South Texas Health System

Brenda Bustillos

San Antonio
Chief of Education and Research, Department of Nutritional Medicine
Brooke Army Medical Center

Albert DeGarmo

Washington, D.C.
International Relations
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Steven Dietz

Saint Johns, FL
Senior Vice President
Ameris Bank

Robert Doerr

San Marcos
Account Executive
TCOR Management

Lisa Fullerton

San Antonio
President & CEO
A Novel Idea, LLC

Dalinda Gonzalez-Alcantar

McAllen
CEO
Boys & Girls Club of McAllen

Richard Griffin

Katy
Director
FairfieldNodal

Olivia Holzhaus

San Antonio
President & CEO
Rhodium Scientific

David Hough

San Antonio
Executive (Retired)
USAA

Michael Hosford

Bastrop
Owner
Synergy

Alex Kakhnovets

Houston
National Director of Leasing
Boxer Property Management Corporation

Mike Kickirillo

San Antonio
Senior Director
Spurs Sports and Entertainment

Seth Lafler

Kerrville
Director of Choral Music and Fine Arts
Tivy High School

Kailey Leske

Cuero
Sales & Marketing
Tod Slone Saddles, Inc.

Wesley Melcher

Frisco
Entrepreneur
WorldVentures

Joe Molina

Lockhart
Principal
Ryan, LLC

Matt Nolan

Fort Worth
Director, Cardio-Pulmonary and NeuroDiagnostics

Texas Health Southwest

David Olson

Houston
Founding Partner
Epiphany Angel Ventures

Jon David Perez

Mexico City, Mexico
Head of Retail & Visual Merchandising
Hugo Boss

Miguel Pescador

Laredo
Purchasing Agent
City of Laredo

Christian Rundberg

New Braunfels
Senior Account Manager
Medtronic

Alanna Sarabia

Dallas
WFAA Co-Host
"Good Morning Texas"

Bill Simmons

Shavano Park
Account Specialist
Pfizer, Inc.

Karen Soefje

Frisco
Partner
Montgomery Coscia Greilich, LLP

Michael Spears

Houston
Managing Principal
Lee & Associates

Lance Spruiell

San Marcos
Senior Vice President
Texas Regional Bank

Tom Stringfellow

San Antonio
President & CIO
Frost Investment Advisors, LLC

Vanessa Cortez Tanner

Austin
Consultant
Berry Communications

Michal Waechter

San Antonio
Owner
Waechter Consulting Group

Bradley Westmoreland

Austin
State Government Affairs
Genentech, Inc.

Jeff Willis

Southlake
Executive Vice President
Roofing Supply Group

Jennifer Walsh

Baytown
Head of Communications
Covestro Industrial Park

Sandra Zubeldia

Pecos
Owner
Zubeldia Energy Services, LLC