Married to Janet since 1967, three grown children, three grandchildren.
Resident of Fort Bend County Pct. 3 since 1976.
Member Sugar Creek Baptist Church since 1981; served as an ordained deacon, has served on multiple committees
Bachelor of Science – Industrial Technology/Engineering – L.S.U.
MBA in Finance & Economics – L.S.U.
Licensed Real Estate Broker
Series 7 Securities Dealers License
Elected County Commissioner Pct. 3 in 1996, re-elected in 2000, 2004, 2008, & 2012 (Voted “Best Elected Official – County” four times (among all elected officials in Fort Bend; city, state or school board)
For 12 years, a Small Business Owner involved in development and management of Commercial Real Estate, Cost Consultant to major corporations.
For 10 years, Finance and Administration executive for major corporations – Occidental Petroleum, Texas Instruments, Continental Oil
Created Fort Bend Charities, which has raised over $2,000,000 for needy families and various local charities and community service organizations – including $200,000 for Harvey victims
Past Director – Riceland/Texana Mental Health Authority
Director/President – Women’s Pregnancy Center, a Christ-centered, life-affirming, non-profit organization
Katy Rotary Club and Sugar Land Rotary Club
Greater Fort Bend Economic Development Council – Board Member
Katy Area Economic Development Council – Board Member/Executive Committee
Fulshear-Katy Area Chamber of Commerce
Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce
Central Fort Bend Alliance
Katy Area Chamber of Commerce
Director/Past Chairman – Houston-Galveston Area Council (Created and Chaired H-GAC Legislative Committee)
Chairman – Houston-Galveston Area Council Water Resources Committee
Board Member – Conference of Urban Counties | Vice Chairman and member of Policy Committee