Houston Endowment Names New Directors

Houston Endowment today announced the appointment of Darryl L. Wilson and George Levan to serve on its board of directors.

Houston Endowment is governed by a self-perpetuating board of directors whose members are selected from among greater Houston’s business and civic leaders. Directors are elected to three-year terms and can serve up to four terms.

Darryl Wilson is the president and founder of The Wilson Collective, a business advisory firm investing in small businesses and providing management consulting services to diverse corporate clients. He formerly served 25 years as a senior executive for the General Electric Company building and leading complex global businesses across power generation, energy management, transmission and distribution and lighting. He has lived and led businesses in the United Kingdom, Europe, and China.

In addition to many advisory roles, Wilson serves on the boards for NextEra Energy, Eaton Corporation, GenServe, Inc., and chairs the Houston Branch of the Dallas Federal Reserve. He is also a trustee of the Kinkaid school and board member of Good Reason Houston.

Wilson earned an MBA from Indiana University-Bloomington and a B.B.A. from Baldwin-Wallace College.

Darryl Wilson

George Levan is chairman and CEO of the Levan Group and co-founder of High Fashion Home. He has been actively involved in urban retail and mixed-use development as the founder of Crosspoint Properties.

He previously served on the Houston Downtown Retail Task Force and the boards of the Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston, the Houston ISD Foundation, and Asia Society Texas Center.

Levan graduated with a B.B.A. in business honors and finance from The University of Texas at Austin and received his MBA from Harvard Business School. Levan also serves on the advisory board of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research.

George Levan