January 7, 2014
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Stephen F. Austin Bldg Room 170
1700 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
Open to the public
Webcast live since 2005
|Jerry Patterson, Chairman||David S. Herrmann||Thomas Orr, Jr.
|2002 - Present
ex officio member
|November 2001 – August 2007||September 2011 – August 2015|
David Schauff Herrmann
David Schauff Herrmann was born in Plainview, Texas. He received a B.B.A. from St. Mary’s University in 1988, a J.D. from St. Mary’s University in 1990, and a Masters of Tax Law (LL.M) from Boston University in 1992.
David is currently Chairman and CEO of Columbia Realty, Limited. This operation oversees the investments in various ventures including real estate interests, environmental operations, hospitality, restaurant, Information Technology and other interests. From 1994 until 2005, he served as Vice President, General Counsel of Columbia Industries, Inc. He has also worked for affiliated companies in various capacities including farm and ranch management and sales, real estate, restaurant among others.
Prior to joining the Columbia, David was employed by Ernst and Young.
David is married to the former Gretchen Wallace, a graduate of The University of Texas and Incarnate Word University. They have a son, Brendan William and a daughter, Charlotte Grace.
Thomas Orr, Jr.
Thomas Orr, Jr. was appointed to the SLB by Governor Rick Perry in September 2009. His term will expire August 2011. Mr. Orr is from Houston and is an executive managing director of Morgan Keegan & Company, manager of the firm’s Houston branch, and regional manager over offices in the west region. After serving as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps, Mr. Orr has gained over 33 years of experience in the securities industry.