Board of Visitors
The Board of Visitors is an appointive board within the organizational structure of the University, which assists the President and, upon request, the Board of Trustees in an advisory capacity.
The Board of Visitors exists to support the mission of Southwestern University by becoming informed of its program and providing feedback to the President and other administrative officials. As individuals, members of the board shall:
- Serve as “opinion molders” or interpreters of the college to specific groups.
- Report to the college the reactions of the general public and/or specific publics with which each member is associated in business or community life.
- Help Southwestern accomplish its long-term objectives as a national liberal arts college of the highest rank.
Board of Visitors Upcoming Meetings:
- April 5, 2019
Members of the Board of Visitors
Ramona Adams, Houston, Retired
Daryl M. Allen ’93, Houston, Senior Vice President, Wealth Mangement, UBS Financial Services
Melissa Torres Anderson ’92, Austin, Owner, Bull Creek Financial Services
A. Nelson Avery, M.D., Round Rock, Clinical Professor, College Of Medicine, Texas A&M
University Health Science Center
Mike Barry, San Antonio, Assistant Dean & Practitioner in Residence, St. Mary’s University School of Law.
Benjamin Boorman ’02, Georgetown, Head Of School, Gateway College Preparatory School
Joan Bray ’67, St. Louis, Missouri, Retired Missouri State Senator
Michael Brewer, Washington, D.C., Retired, Business/Law
Turner M. Caldwell, III, M.D. ’71, Amarillo, Retired Dermatologist
Neal D. Carlson, Houston, Senior Vice President, Wealth Management; Senior Financial Advisor, Southwest Region, Wells Fargo Advisors
Sharon Lord Daggett, Georgetown, Director, First Texas Bancorp, Inc.
Robbie Dodd ’95, Austin, Retired, Former CFO, COO - Real Estate Investment
Mark Easterly ’92, Houston, Vice President, Houston Methodist
Anna Eby ’05, Georgetown, Owner, Eby Law Firm PLLC, District 1 Representative, Georgetown City Council
Billy Echols-Richter ’80, Frisco, Lead Pastor, Grace Avenue United Methodist Church
Edward H. Ellis, Jr. ’64, Round Top, Consultant, Houston International Insurance Group, Ltd.
Laurie Fitzgerald ’97, Austin Vice President, Licensing, Teletry, LLC
Brittany A. Fondren ’11, Houston, Communications and Development Consultant
Tom Forbes ’71, Austin, Partner, Kemp Smith LLP
Stephen K. Gardner ’82, Houston, Investor, Former CEO, NPG Capital Resources Company
Bruce Gilmour ’74, Midland, CPA, Bruce A. Gilmour, CPA
Lizzette C. Gonzalez Reynolds ’87, Austin, Vice President of Policy, ExcelinEd
Justin A. Gould ’98, Austin, Vice President of Development, The Texas Methodist Foundation
Michael E. Hansen ’93, San Francisco, California, Chief Financial Officer, Wells Fargo - Wealth Management Division
Karen Hanson-Flowers ’75, Houston, Senior Vice President Contract Administration, Alpheus Communications, LLC an operating subsidiary of Logix Fiber Networks
Sue Stauffer Harshman ’73, Dallas, Retired Senior Vice President, Business Support Executive, U.S. Trust, Bank of America, Private Wealth Management
Marvin D. Henderson, Jr., Austin, Private Investor, Lender, Entrepreneur; Former Gasoline Distributor for Texaco, Exxon, Shell, Citgo
Carol Carr Cody Herder, Houston, Retired Senior Vice President, Tax-Oriented Leasing, Allied Bank of Texas; Community Volunteer
Winell Herron, Houston, Group Vice President of Public Affairs, Diversity and Environmental Affairs, H-E-B
Tom Herzig ’84, San Antonio, Commanding Officer (Captain, US Navy), Naval Medical Research Unit San Antonio
Carolyn G. Holloway, Georgetown, Community Philanthropist
Carl Illig, Georgetown, Executive Director, W.D. Kelley Foundation
Glover Johnson ’89, Oak Park, Illinois, Senior National Sales Director, US Psychiatry Franchise, Lundbeck LLC
Todd F. Kimbrough ’96, Austin, Partner, Holland & Knight LLP
Michael B. Knisely ’99, Austin, Shareholder, Osborne, Helman, Knebel & Scott LLP
Michael S. Lade ’88, Houston, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, OilServ LLC and Rapid Hot Flow LLC
Martin J. Landon, San Antonio, Chief Executive Officer, BioBridge Global
Jack A. Lyons ’75, Houston, Managing Director, Wortham LLC
Pierce P. MacGuire ’14, Austin, Associate Attorney, Taylor Dunham, LLP
A. Erin Manning, M.D. ’93, Houston, Physician, Partners in Ob/Gyn Care
Lorie Marrero ’90, Austin, Sr VP, Business Development, Bedside Reading®
Jay Marshall, New York, New York, Managing Director, AlixPartners LLP
Wm Chris Mathers, CPA ’81, Galveston, Contract CFO and Musician
Sue McMillin, Round Rock, President and CEO, Greater Texas Foundation
Cassandra McZeal ’92, Houston, Research & Technology Manager, ExxonMobil
Tom Morin ’94, Houston, Publisher and President, Daily Court Review
Caroline C. Negley ’08, Houston, Development, Otricath
G. Benjamin (Ben) Oliver, Georgetown, President emeritus, Hiram College; Member, Georgetown City Council 2004-2010
Douglas A. Paisley II ’70, Houston, Partner, Jackson Walker LLP
Claire E. Peel, Ph.D., PT, FAPTA ’72, Fort Worth, Senior Vice Provost, University of North Texas Health Science Center
Jennifer L. Peel, Ph.D. ’86, San Antonio, Assistant Dean For Graduate Medical Education, Professor, Anesthesiology, UT-Health San Antonio
Kenneth W. Poteete, Georgetown, President Emeritus, Georgetown Health Foundation
Karen Little Preis ’80, Austin, Retired
Rex L. Preis ’81, Austin, Vice President of Accounting, Fifth Generation, Inc.
Stephen Ressling ’81, Houston, Attorney, Chernosky Smith, Ressling & Smith PLLC
Joshua Schroeder, Georgetown, Attorney, Sneed, Vine & Perry PC
Douglas Smith, Ph.D., Georgetown, Retired Chemical Engineer, Shell Oil Company
Wendy M. Smith ’88, Austin, Executive Vice President, COPE Health Solutions
Cile Spelce ’91, Austin, Chief Marketing Officer, iCoreConnect
Perry C. Steger, Georgetown, President, Steger + Bizzell Engineering, Inc.
Veronica “Ronnye” Vargas Stidvent, Austin, President, Stidvent Partners
Billy Ray Stubblefield ’71, Georgetown, Presiding Judge, Third Administrative Judicial Region, State of Texas
Alice Schorre Stultz ’72, Georgetown, Professional Volunteer
Zachary Symm ’08, Austin, Senior Manager, Licensing, Rackspace
Ajay K. Thomas ’94, Austin, Head of U.S. Public Finance, FTN Financial, Capital Markets
Carl N. Tyson, Ph.D., Austin, President, CEO and Director, Thinkwell, Inc.
Francis “Fay” Vincent, Esq., Vero Beach, Florida, Former Commissioner of Major League Baseball; Former President and CEO of Columbia Pictures Industries Inc., Former Executive Vice President of The Coca-Cola Company
Lorri J. White ’92, Houston, Managing Director, Head of Leveraged Capital, AIG Investments
Charles A. Williams ’84, Houston, President, Albert and Margaret Alkek Foundation
James W. Wilson ’69, Georgetown, Retired, Sales/Marketing, Xerox and Texas Instruments
Robert Witt, Georgetown, Private Arbitrator, FINRA Corporation, Former Director and EVP, E.F. Hutton Group, Inc., Former Trustee, Ripon College
Drew York ’02, Fairview, Partner, Gray Reed & McGraw,, LLP
M. Kate York ’02, Fairview, Assistant Clinical Professor/Master Teacher, UTeach Dallas, The University of Texas at Dallas