© 2019 TEXAS BUSINESS IMMIGRATION COALITION

LEADERSHIP

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JIM BARON

CEO,
Mesa SW Management LP - Dallas

Jim Baron is the owner of the Blue Mesa Grill and TNT Tacos and Tequila restaurants. A former executive at Taco Bell and El Torito Restaurants, he established Blue Mesa Grill in 1988.

BRIANNA DIMAS

COO, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce - San Antonio

Brianna Dimas is the Chief Operations Officer San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, America’s 1 st Hispanic Chamber and the only 5-Star Accredited Hispanic Chamber in the country. In her current role, Brianna manages daily operations for the organization including a team of 16 employees who represent more than 1,100 businesses throughout San Antonio and beyond.

HILDA GALVAN

Partner in Charge,
Jones Day - Dallas

Hilda Galvan, a nationally recognized trial lawyer, has represented plaintiffs and defendants in intellectual litigation in courts across the country for more than 25 years. She has served as lead counsel for technology companies in enforcing their patent portfolios as well as defending those companies against infringement allegations. 

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CURTIS HARRELL

President and CEO,
Citation Oil and Gas Corp. - Houston

Curtis Harrell joined Citation in 2002. Prior to joining the company, Curtis served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of Brigham Exploration Company, currently known as Statoil.

BILL LUCIA

Chairman, President, and CEO,
HMS - Irving

Bill Lucia has served as HMS chairman, president, and chief executive officer since March 2009. He has been a member of the board of directors since May 2008 and was appointed chairman in July 2015.

MARVIN ODUM

Former President,
Shell Oil Company - Houston

Marvin E. Odum is retired president of Shell Oil Company and Upstream Director of Royal Dutch Shell’s subsidiary companies in the Americas. Odum directed a broad portfolio, from traditional oil and gas development to emerging technologies in a wide range of areas, including heavy oil, onshore gas, light tight oil, deepwater, wind, and biofuels.

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DAVID PFAFF

President, Plastronics - Irving

Mr. Pfaff is President of Plastronics Socket Company. He has run Plastronics Socket Company, a fully integrated design, injection mold and manufacturer of burn-in sockets, for over 10 years.

JAY REDDY

CEO, VitreosHealth - Plano

Jay Reddy co-founded VitreosHealth and serves as its CEO since 2009. Prior to Vitreos, Jay was the Chief Marketing Officer at CombineMed, a joint venture with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), helping healthcare organizations drive savings through strategic sourcing technologies.

A.J. RODRIGUEZ

Vice President,
Zachry Group and 
Immediate Past Chairman,
Texas Association of Business
- San Antonio

A.J. Rodriguez is the Vice President of External Affairs at Zachry Group, which provides turnkey construction, engineering, maintenance, turnaround and fabrication services to the power, energy, chemicals, manufacturing and industrial sectors. He served as chair of the board of directors of the Texas Association of Business in 2018.

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CHRIS WALLACE

President and CEO, North Texas Commission - Irving

Chris Wallace, IOM, CCE is President/CEO of the North Texas Commission, a unique public-private partnership that drives large impactful projects and legislative advocacy benefiting a robust 13-county region. Prior to joining the NTC, Wallace was President/COO of the Texas Association of Business, the state chamber of commerce.

DAVID SEATON

Former President and CEO,
Fluor Corporation - Irving

David Seaton is the former president and CEO of Fluor Corporation. He is also a board member of the American Petroleum Institute and the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council.

KEN G. WINCORN

Founder, The Law Offices of Kenneth G. Wincorn, P.C.
- Richardson

Kenneth G. Wincorn, Esquire graduated with a Juris Doctorate degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law in 1972 and began his own legal practice, The Law Offices of Kenneth G. Wincorn, P.C. in 1986. Mr. Wincorn is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas, numerous Federal courts, and state and Federal agencies, and has experience practicing in immigration law, criminal law, family law, personal injury law, international law, aviation law, and civil litigation matters.