President and CEO
Ann Stern became president and CEO of Houston Endowment on March 1, 2012. Prior to that, she was executive vice president of Texas Children’s Hospital, where she managed inpatient clinical operations and administration. Ms. Stern previously practiced law with Beck, Redden & Secrest and Andrews Kurth, and she taught business law at the University of St. Thomas. She earned her bachelor’s and law degrees from The University of Texas at Austin. In 2011, she received the Distinguished Alumnus Award for Community Service from The University of Texas School of Law. Ms. Stern currently serves as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and a trustee of the Invesco Funds Board. She serves on The University of Texas Law School Foundation Board. She is also a board member of the Holdsworth Center, which is dedicated to strengthening public school leaders in Texas. She is a former Board chair of St. John’s School.