Houston Endowment is governed by a self-perpetuating board of directors, whose members are elected to three-year terms. Directors, who can serve up to four terms, typically are chosen from among business and civic leaders in Houston.
Anne S. Chao
Anne S. Chao
Elected February 2, 2010
Anne Chao graduated from Wellesley College and received master’s and doctoral degrees from Rice University, where she lectures in the History Department, focusing on the field of modern Chinese history, and in the Program in Poverty, Justice, and Human Capabilities. ... Click for more >

Anthony R. Chase
Anthony R. Chase
Elected February 4, 2014
Tony Chase is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ChaseSource, L.P., a staffing and real estate development firm. Mr. Chase is also a professor of law at the University of Houston Law Center. After attending Houston public schools, ... Click for more >

Linnet F. Deily
Linnet F. Deily
Chair
Elected February 13, 2007
Linnet Deily graduated from The University of Texas at Austin and received a master of arts in international management from The University of Texas at Dallas. She currently serves on the boards of directors of Chevron Corporation ... Click for more >

Douglas L. Foshee
Douglas L. Foshee
Elected February 2, 2010
Douglas L. Foshee is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Sallyport Investments LLC. He is former chairman, president and chief executive officer of El Paso Corporation. ... Click for more >

Anthony W. Hall, Jr.
Anthony W. Hall, Jr.
Elected January 28, 2003
An attorney now in private practice, Anthony Hall previously served as the chief administrative officer and city attorney for the City of Houston. He is a graduate of Howard University in Washington, D.C., and the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at ... Click for more >

Jesse H. Jones II
Jesse H. Jones II
Elected February 13, 2007
Jesse H. Jones II is the grandnephew of Jesse H. and Mary Gibbs Jones. He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin, and he currently has interests in several wireless communication ventures in the southwest and a snack food company in Georgia. Mr. Jones is former ... Click for more >

David L. Mendez
David L. Mendez
Elected January 31, 2006
David Mendez is head of Middle Market Industries at JPMorgan Chase, Commercial Banking. He began his career at the bank after graduating from The University of Texas at Austin in 1975. Mr. Mendez serves on the boards of Texas Children’s Hospital, Central Houston, and the ... Click for more >

Paul B. Murphy, Jr.
Paul B. Murphy, Jr.
Elected January 31, 2006
Paul B. Murphy, Jr., is the chief executive officer of Cadence Bancorp LLC, a company that makes investments in the banking industry. He was previously chief executive officer of Amegy Bank of Texas. A graduate of Mississippi State University, he also earned ... Click for more >

Ann B. Stern
Ann B. Stern
President
Elected January 31, 2012
Ann Stern became president of Houston Endowment on March 1, 2012. Most recently she was executive vice president of Texas Children's Hospital, where she managed inpatient clinical operations and administration and oversaw ... Click for more >

 
Independent Members of the Investment Committee
L.E. Simmons
L. E. Simmons graduated from the University of Utah, studied at the London School of Economics and received his master's from Harvard Business School. He is founder and president of SCF Partners and serves on the boards of directors of Zions Bancorporation, Ellison Ranching Company and United Airlines. He is on the board, and former chairman, of Texas Children's Hospital; a trustee of Rice University and former chairman of the Council of Overseers for its Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business; and a trustee of the Texas Heart Institute and the Gordon and Mary Cain Pediatric Neurology Research Foundation. He also serves on the London School of Economics North American Advisory Council, on the advisory board of Scripps Cardiovascular Institute and as a director of the Methodist Hospital Research Institute. Mr. Simmons was formerly a member and chairman of Houston Endowment's board of directors.
Bruce Zimmerman
Bruce Zimmerman is chief executive and chief investment officer of The University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO), one of the largest university endowments in the nation. A graduate of Duke University and the business school at Harvard University, he began his career at Bain and Company and served in a variety of management roles at Texas Commerce Bank (now JPMorgan Chase). Mr. Zimmerman served as chief investment officer at Citigroup before joining UTIMCO.
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