Office of the Dean

Bauer College Board

The Bauer College Board (BCB) works with the dean of the Bauer College to create a strong and enduring relationship between the college and the business community. The BCB provides input on a number of critical issues, including strategy, thought leadership, student engagement and curricular relevance. In addition, the BCB assists with garnering the monetary support needed to maintain and enhance the reputation of the C. T. Bauer College of Business.


Paul A. Pavlou, Ph.D.

Dean Paul A. Pavlou, Ph.D.

Cullen Distinguished Chair

C. T. Bauer College
of Business

Paul Peacock

BBA '81
Retired Partner
Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP (PwC)

Chair, Bauer College Board

Elaine Willits Finger

BBA '92
Real-Estate Consultant
The Finger Companies

Vice-Chair, Bauer College Board

Susannah Abbott

Audit Partner
EY - Houston

Starlet Agrella

MBA '86
Finance Executive
ExxonMobil Corporation

Chris Angelides

BS '88, MBA '94
Head of Energy Transition Integration

Dan Bellow

President - Houston
Jones Lang LaSalle

Bill Bobbora

Head of Corporate Banking
Third Coast Bank

J. Downey Bridgwater

BBA '84
President - Houston Market

Michael J. Cemo

BS '68
Michael J. Cemo Interests

Dilip Choudhuri

President & CEO
Walter P. Moore

Susan Coulter

President & CEO
Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation

S. David Deanda, Jr.

Lone Star National Bank

Mohammed Ali Dhanani

Dhanani Group Inc.
HAZA Group

Robert Fields

President and Chief Executive Officer/Principal
Patrinely Group

Louise Goldberg

MBA Candidate
Graduate Student Representative

Steven R. Goodman, CPA, CFP®

Steven R. Goodman, CPA, CFP

Founder and President
Goodman Financial Corporation

Kenny Grace

BBA '85
Houston Office Managing Partner
Moss Adams

Kenneth J. Guidry

Kenneth J. Guidry, CPA

BBA '77
Past President and Retired Director
PKF Texas

C. Gregory (Greg) Harper

Greg Harper

MBA '97
President & CEO
Blue Mountain Midstream, LLC

Mimi Healy

Head of NGS Systems
Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Scooter Hicks

MBA '11

Natara Holloway

BBA '98
VP, Strategic Planning & Business Development, Y&HS Football
National Football League

William R. Hurt

MBA '86
Senior Managing Director & Head of Investment Banking
U.S. Capital Advisors LLC

Qiana James

Founder and CEO
Friendly Faces Senior Care

Elizabeth Killinger

BBA '91
President - NRG Retail & Reliant
NRG Energy

Pradeep Kumar

Senior VP & General Manager
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Duy-Loan T. Le

MBA '89
Retired, Senior Fellow
Texas Instruments (TXN)
Board of Directors:
National Instruments, Cree, Ballard Power Systems, Atomera, eSilicon, Axcelis, Medigram

Aylwin B. Lewis

MBA '90
Former President & CEO
Potbelly Sandwich Works

Cesar Macedo

BBA Student
Undergraduate Student Representative

Rafael Martinez

Charles Schwab Financial Consultant
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

Janette Marx


Mark Mize

Falconer Oil & Gas

W. Benjamin “Ben” Moreland

Retired President and CEO
Crown Castle International Corporation

Sandra Oliver

Assurance Managing Partner, West Region

Pamela Chambers O'Rourke

BBA '95
Founder & CEO
ICON Information Consultants, LP

Karen Pitts

Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Link Staffing

Richard G. Rawson

BBA '72
Retired President & Board of Directors Member
Insperity, Inc.

S. Glynn Roberts

MBA '91
SGR Oil and Gas Interests, LLC

M. Russ Robinson

Robinson Brown Investments

Diane M. Scardino, FACHE

BBA '92
Vice President
Texas Children's Health Plan

Patrick Schneidau

Truss App, Inc.

Sam Schreiber

BBA '74
Senior Advisor
Trustar Bank

Zin Smati

President & CEO (Ret)
Engie NA

Steve Stagner

Managing Partner
Fireside Holdings
Executive Chairman
Alliance Animal Health

Steve D. Stephens

Amegy Bank

Zafar “Zaf” Tahir, J.D.

Zafar “Zaf” Tahir

BSSE '84, MBA '99, JD '12
Ciba Geigy
Phillips Petroleum

Jason Wells

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
CenterPoint Energy

Trey Wilkinson

BBA '92, MBA '02
President & CEO
Trinity Legacy
Partners, LLC

Bruce A. Williamson

MBA '95
Chairman, President
Southcross Energy Holdings

Cyvia Wolff

Cyvia & Melvyn Wolff Charitable Foundation

Not Pictured

Misael de la Paz, Partner, PwC



Joel Cowley

Calgary Stampede

Samuel DiPiazza Jr.

Samuel DiPiazza

Retired, CEO
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Milton Frankfort

BBA '67
Frankfort Lipp Capital Advisors, LLC

Bob Gray

Mayer Brown LLP

Joe Gutierrez

MBA '14
Novi Ventures

Andre Hal

MBA Candidate
Graduate Student Representative

Veronica Herrera

BBA Student
Undergraduate Student Representative

Fran Keeth

'77, MS ACCY '80, JD '88
Retired CEO
Shell Chemicals Inc.

John L. King

BBA '92
Ernst & Young, LLP

Scott McClelland

President - H-E-B Houston

Jack B. Moore

BBA '77
Former CEO and Chairman
Cameron International Corporation



Melvyn Wolff

Cyvia & Melvyn Wolff Charitable Foundation