Board of directors


Hector De Leon, Austin
John L. Nau, III, Houston


The Honorable Cyndi Taylor Krier, San Antonio
Dr. Walter Wilkerson, Conroe


Gaylord Hughey, Tyler
The Honorable Dee Margo, El Paso
The Honorable John T. Steen Jr., San Antonio

Arcilia Acosta, Dallas
Will Beecherl, Dallas
Eric Bing, Houston
The Honorable Henry Bonilla,
San Antonio & Washington, DC
The Honorable Dan Branch, Dallas
Kathy Britton, Houston
Roe Buckley, Tyler
David Cabrales, Dallas
Harlan Crow, Dallas
Jeanne Tower Cox, Dallas
The Honorable Ed Emmett, Houston
Dr. Fred Farias, McAllen
Bill Giesenschlag,
Burleson County
Frank Guerra, San Antonio
Doug Hartman, Austin
Dr. Charles Heaton, Tyler
Daniel J. Hollmann, Odessa
Ned Holmes, Houston
Mike Hopkins, Jr., Brenham
Woody Hunt, El Paso
Dee Kelly, Jr., Fort Worth
Michael Lunceford, Addison
Justin MacDonald, Kerrville
Bill Mahomes, Dallas
Lowry Mays, San Antonio
Red McCombs, San Antonio
Kit Moncrief, Fort Worth
Ardon Moore, Fort Worth
Roxann Neumann, Houston
Pat Oxford, Houston
Bryan Pickens, Dallas
Pat Robbins, Austin
Bob Rowling, Dallas
George Seay, Dallas
Nick Serafy, Brownsville
Brandon Steele, Tyler
Leo Vasquez, Houston
Sam Vinson, Abilene
Mark Watson, III, San Antonio
Jamie McWright, President


John Nau is President and CEO of Silver Eagle Distributors, L.P., the nation’s largest distributor of Anheuser-Busch products. Nau’s commitment to service is apparent through a broad spectrum of participation in civic, community, philanthropic and political organizations in Houston, the state of Texas, and throughout the country. Hector De Leon is the founder of De Leon & Washburn, P.C., which was established on July 1, 1977. His law practice focuses on the regulatory needs of insurance companies of all sizes, including transactional, and litigation matters. De Leon is a pioneer of Texas Republican politics and has chaired ART since 2005.