Harris County Democrats Worked Together to Secure Come-From-Behind Victory for Democrat Pretta VanDible Stallworth in Her Saturday, December 9, 2017 HCCS Trustee for District IX Runoff Election Showdown Against Republican Front-Runner Eugene Pack 

Key people on the cover of this edition Houston Business Connections Magazine© are Dr. Pretta VanDible Stallworth (HCCS Trustee-Elect for District IX), Sheila Jackson Lee (Congresswoman for the 18th Congressional District of Texas), Borris L. Miles (State Senator for District 13), Al Green (Congressman for the 9th Congressional District of Texas), Alma Allen (State Rep. for House District 131), Rodney Ellis (Harris County Commissioner Precinct #1), Senfronia Thompson (State Rep. for House District 141), Larry V. Green (Councilman for District K), and Gilberto Hinojosa (Texas Democratic Party Chair), and Lillie Schechter (Harris County Democratic Party Chair). Houston Business Connections Magazine© is published by Aubrey R. Taylor Communications. Call (832)212-8735 or (281)788-3033 for more information. All Rights Reserved.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

ANNOUNCEMENT: Mayor Annise Parker has Announced her 2013 Campaign Kick Off Fundraiser Host Committee Members List

Please join us this Thursday for our Campaign Kickoff Fundraiser at 5:30 p.m., April 11, at the Four Seasons in Downtown Houston, 1300 Lamar Street!

Mayor Annise Parker has Announced the 2013 Re-Election Kick Off Host Committee Members for her Fundraiser

-- Mayor Annise Parker is celebrating Houston and raising the funds she'll need to win her re-election campaign and continue the progress:

· America’s coolest city to live (Forbes 2012)
· Leading the nation in job creation (Houston Chronicle 2013)
· Best city in America to advance a career (Monster.com 2013)
· Number one city where a paycheck stretches the furthest (Forbes 2012)
· Best city in America for personal safety (Mercer Human Resources)
· Leads America in women-owned business revenue (American Express Open 2012)
· Leads America in diversity (Rice Kinder Institute 2012)

2013 Re-Election Kick Off Host Committee 

Finance Council Executive Committee Members 

Adrian Patterson, Chair • David Arpin • Theldon Branch • Jeff Bricker • Ric Campo • Jim Dannenbaum • Pam Gardner • Melanie Gray • Fred Griffin • Lance Gilliam • Bryan Jordan • Bobby Singh • LaRence Snowden • Karun Sreerama • Barron Wallace • Ed Wulfe 

Finance Council Members 

Michael Bloom • Peck Boswell • Chris Canonico • Beto Cardenas • Terry Cheng • John Chiang • Chris Claunch • Cindy Clifford • Dale Conger • Diana Espitia • Bob Fretz, Jr. • Jim Grace • Ramesh Gunda • Sudhakar Kalaga • Wayne Klotz • Reneé Logans • Frank Marino • Roman Martinez • Walt Mischer • Derrick Mitchell • Ronnie Mullinax • Norman Nelson • Jeffrey Nielsen • Ray Purser • Sanjay Ram • Jeanette Rash • Epi Salazar • Arthur Schechter • Barry Silverman • Trent Slovak • Melvin Spinks • Neil Thomas • John Van De Wiele • Larry Whaley • Claudia Williamson • Giti Zarinkelk 

Underwriters ($10,000) 

Janis & Wayne Ahrens • Chinhui & Eddie Allen • Andrews & Kurth Texas PAC • Annie's List PAC • Mr. & Mrs. John J. Avlon • Bracewell & Giuliani Committee • Maureen & Richard J. Campo • CDM Smith Inc. PAC • Cathy & Paul Celauro • Chiang Patel & Yerby, Inc. PAC • Angelique & Hon. Garnet Coleman • Franci & James R. Crane • Shirley & Jim Dannenbaum • Debra & Ray Davis • Zeina & Nijad Fares • Fulbright & Jaworski LLPTexas Committee • Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund PAC • Jeff & Marla Gerber • Betsy & Fred B. Griffin • HDR PAC • Houston Apartment Association • Houston Associated General Contractors PAC • Houston Association of Realtors (TREPAC) • Houston Contractors PAC • Houston Council of Engineering Companies PAC • Houston Police Officers Union PAC • Jennifer & Bryan Jordan • Jaya & Sudhaka Kalaga • Nancy & Rich Kinder • Janice & Bob McNair • Dr. Dee Mosbacher & Dr. Nanette Gartrell • Amber & Steve Mostyn • Ira & Steven Mitzner • Bobbie & John L. Nau, III • Joyce Newstat & Susan Lowenberg • Keith & Sandy Oden • Parsons Corporation PAC • The Sanchez Family • Sai & Karun Sreerama • TSC Fund PAC • Phoebe & Robert Tudor • Melanie Gray & Mark Wawro • Sheridan & John Eddie Williams • Nina O’Leary & Michael Zilkha 

Benefactors ($5,000) 

AECOM PAC • Nick Alanis • Mrs. Nancy C. Allen • Daniel C. Arnold • Baker Botts Amicus Fund • Cindy Barcley • Terryann Basford • Alison Bauman • Murry Bowden • John A. Carter • Val Carter • Linda Chau • Shaheen Chowdhury • Zhou Gang Chen • John Chiang • Ren Chyun • Cobb Fendley PAC • Comcast Corporation PAC • Richard Cortez • John Demby • James V. Derrick • William Dickey • Fred Eychaner • Martin Fein • Bradley Freels • Edwin C. Friedrichs, PE • Mike Garver • Lance Gilliam • Ramesh Gunda • William Harrison • Alan Hassenflu • Melinda Hildebrand • William J. Hill • HR Green PAC • J. H. Jones • Louis H. Jones, Jr. • Willie C. Jordan, Jr. • Wayne Klotz, PE • Mr. & Mrs. Harry D. Kirk • H. Prasad Kolluru • Mr. Robert P. Konopka • Paul P. Kwan • Don Langston • Steven Lerner • Linebarger Goggan Blair, & Sampson LLP • Frank Liu • Locke Lord Bissell & Liddel LLP • Meredith Long • Janiece Longoria • George Martinez • Roman Martinez • Drayton McLane • Dawn Miller • Jack Miller • Paula Mischer • Walt Mischer, Jr. • Ginni Mithoff • Demetrius G. Navarro • Page Southerland Page LLP • Carrin Mauritz Patman • Adrian Patterson • Andrew Pidgirsky • Roger Plank • George Pontikes • Lillie Robertson • Ambassador Arthur Schechter • Gina & Jim Schoelpple • Robert H. Schultz • Andrew Segal • Richard Seitz • Aranganathan Seshadri • Barry Silverman • Melvin G. Spinks • Kimberly Sterling • Herbert Stewart • David Swope • Jeffrey Vogler • Mr. Barron F. Wallace • David Weekley • Richard Weekley • Steven Weng • Larry Whaley • Barbara Winston • Abate Tadesse Wolde-Kirkos • Ed Wulfe • Lynn Wyatt • Howard Xu • Ravi Yanamandala • Jason Yoo • Giti Zarinkelk • Robert Zollars 

Patrons ($2,500) 

Joan & Stanford Alexander • Arcadis G & M, Inc. Texas PAC • Larry M. Barfield • James Brett Binkley • Neil Bremner • William F. Burge, III • Cadence Bank, NA PAC • Felix Chevalier • Joseph A. Cleary, Jr. • Robert M. Collie, Jr. • Jeff Collins • John B. Connally, IV • Sanford Criner • James W. Crownover • Robert Cruikshank • Jonathan Day • Douglas Elliott • Jerry E. Finger • Tim Gill • David Hawes • Haynes & Boone PAC • James Hernandez • Chikao Hsu • Neil Jayasinghe • Gregg Jones • Tammie & Barry Kahn • Nathelyne Kennedy • John Kirksey, Sr. • Christopher Knapp • Mark Kollmorgen • Annapurna & Prasad Kolluru • Calvin T. Ladner • Craig LaFollette • Lee Lennard • Edwin Lewis • Kenneth Li • Martha Long • Michael Mauer • Frank Mbachu • Raymond Messer • John S. Moody • Thomas M. Morin • Ronnie Mullinax • James R. Newgard • Michael Nichols • Anne Dale Owen • Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc. PAC • Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins & Mott, L.L.P. • Thomas Ray Purser • Harry M. Reasoner • John Seifert, Jr. • William W Sengelmann • David Soloman • Louis Sklar • Joe Ting • Don Wang • Clinton Wong 

Hosts ($1,000) 

Juuhi Ahuja • K.T. Akbari • A. Ann Alexander • Andrew Alexander • Madeleine & Michael Appel • Shellye Arnold & Tina Sabuco • Laurie Baker • Laura D. Bellows • Spencer Berthelsen • Leeshan Birney • Michael F. Bloom • Minnette & Peter Boesel • Giorgio Borlenghi • Jonathan Brinsden • Hon. Peter Hoyt Brown • Ronald V. Burns, Sr. • Paul Bury, III • Ellie Camberg • Audrey Chang • Steve Clark • Sandra Clunn • Fielding Cochran • Lana Kay Coble • William Colburn • Donna Fujimoto Cole • Hank & Kathryn Coleman • Mr. Michael J. Collins • Jeffrey A. Compton • Don Conrad • Kent Cook • Costello, Inc. PAC • Jewel Day • Joy Demark • Ishwarbhai Desai • Charles W. Duncan, Jr. • David A. Eastwood, PE • Paula Rhinehart-Elsner • Julie Evans • J. Robert Fisher • Fleming Loop Partners, LTD • Henry Flores • CeCe & Mack Fowler • Tom Fricke • Mr. Edwin C. Friedrichs, PE • Trish Frye • Pamela Gardner • Karen Ostrum George • Steven J. Gibson • William Gilmer • James H. Greer • William Goff • Verinder K. Gupta • Suzan Gutterman • Guardian Cullen Partners, Ltd. • Halff Associates State PAC • Vasant Hariani • Punkin & Walter Hecht • Jackson Hicks • Hill & Hill Attorneys at Law • John Howenstine • James C. Hoyle • Virginia Hubbard • Terry Huffington • Steve Jarvis • Kellie Jenks • Alexander Jessett • Jill Jewett • Alicia B. Jimerson • Nabil Joubran • Stephen Kaufman • Susan & Richard Keeton • Shaukat Khan • James Kovach • Lee Lahourcade • Harriet & Truett Latimer • Ann Lents • Edgar Lester • Larissa Lindsay & Stuart Bailey • William Lipscomb • Xian Tao Liu • Todd Marix • Ranney McDonough • Gary Mercer • Kenneth Meyer • Brad Moody • Dan M. Moody, Jr. • Niel C. Morgan • M. Peter Morris • Rodney Morris & Dean Emmons • Harish Narayanappa • Hon. Danny Nguyen • Roksan Okan-Vick • Gary Olander • F. William Othon • Muhsin Ozcan • Mehmet Ozgel • Hon. John W. Peavy, Jr. • Thomas Peel • Philip H. Price • Richard A. Rabinow • Jeanette Rash • John Ricchiuto • Nicholas Ro • Mahendra Rodrigo • Jeff E. Ross, PE • Dennis Sander • Cindy Scharringhausen • Joseph M. Schwartz • Huny Sim • SIMA of Houston • Michael Skelly • Marja & Bruce Dixie Smith • Smith Murdaugh Little & Bonham, LLP • Thomas Stuart Smith • Todd Stewart • Cassie Stinson • James Stout • Ellen Susman • Spencer Chi-Kwong Tsui • Uptown Houston Political Action Committee • Kenneth Valach • Vican Tan Sun • West Gulf Maritime Association PAC • Charlotte Whaley • George Willy • Nick Xu • Onder Yaltir 

Sponsors ($500) 

Christopher Akbari • Jay Allen • Roxanne Almaraz • Eric S. Anderson • Maida Asofsky • Gary Baker • Jim Bartley • Lea Bogle • Nana Booker • Michael Callahan • Tony Carroll & Bruce Smith • Dr. Patrick Carter • Carolyn Truesdell & Richard Cheney • Glenn Clements • Roger Eichhorn • Sheila Condon • Darryl Corbin • Roy Cullen • Sean Q. Curran • Susie & Joe Dilg • William D. Dodson • Greg Erwin • H.A. Forouzan • Nancy & Edmund Fountain • Dennis L Frost, Sr. • David Gibbs • Phan Gillis • Cisselon Nichols Hurd & Saundria Chase Gray • Richard Greenwalt • Helen & Sandy Havens • Nancy & Michael Henderek • Dawn Herrington • Glenn Hieshima • Paul Hobby • Mike Holland • John Hornor • Scott Howard • Dr. Alan Hurwitz, MD • David Idrogo • Brian James • Sis & Hasty Johnson • Virginia & John Joiner • Rebecca Kaiser • Mavis Kelsey. Jr. • Dan King • Esra Kurt • WD Kvinta • Marc Lacasse • Catherine Lamboley • Barbara Lee • C.C. Lee • Stephen Lee • Nancy Li • Tony Lin • Leann Qian Liu • JoAnn Matthiesen • Michael McCardell • Paul McCurdy • Beverly McPhail • Marc Melcher • Matilda Melnick • David Miller • Michael Minns • Nancy Powell Moore • Steve Moore • Mark Mucasey • Tim L. Myers • Edward Norwood • Nkemdi Ohalete • Tina Paez • Suzanne Page-Pryde • Imogen Papadopoulos • Kathryn Peek • Karl Reinhardt • Leonard Rejcek • Shafik Rifaat • Matthew Rotan • Kevin Shanley • Victor Simms • Kristy Simonette • Louis Skidmore, Jr. • Ann Taylor • Tadd Tellepsen • Jenni Tranweaver • Karen Twitchell • Ken Ulmer • Patricia Watson • Debbie Wernet • David Weston • Marc Whitehead • Welcome Wilson, Jr. • Cyvia Wolff • James Woods • Chyi Ping Wu • Scott Wulfe • Kun Chee Youn • Linda Zamora 

Friends ($250) 

Naomi Aberly • Joanne A. Adams • John Affuso • Ernesto Aieta • Paula Arnold • Mr. Don Aron • Jeffrey Aspiazu • Timothy Bacon • Philamena Baird • Richard Baird • Lary Barton • Leonard A. Bedell • Kathryn Berg • Milton Birdwell • Robert Bliss • Jerry Blum • Arlane Boing • Roger Bonney • Kurian Bose • David Bowers • Kathleen Boyd • Michael Brady • Deborah Cannon • Louis Carella • Jonathan Carroll • Nicole & Ruben Casarez • Victor Castillo • Betty Chapman • Rajesh Chelapurath • Jane Bauman Cherry • Clark Colvin • Cecil Conner, Jr. • Thomas Crowley • Ronald Culp • Robert Cummings • Sharon Cummings • Tim Curtis • Robert Cushing • Catherine Day • Cheryl Dotson • Jack Drake • Ann Colleen Dunagan • Diane Dundee • Tom & Peggy Edmonds • Richard Evans • James Ewing • Vallarie Fisher • Lily & Charles Foster • John Fraser • Melissa Frazier • Jonathan Frels • Kelly Frels • Pat Gandy • Thomas Gillogly • Dr. William S. Gilmer, MD • Dean Gladden • Walter Goff • Joan Golding • Elaine Gonzalez • Alex Urdaneta & Jon Gossett • Dr. & Mrs. Arthur Gottschalk • David Greiss • Wayne E. Gresham • Anthony W. Hall, III • Darrin Hall • Peggy Hamric • Winnifred Hebert • Gilbert Herrerra • Paul Hlavinka • Scott Hoff • Adra Hooks • Betty Houston • Vicki Huff • Maria Isabel • Douglas Jackson • Jerome Jeanmard • Richard Jennings • Lynne Johnson • Michael Jozwiak • Kenneth Keeling • David Kelsch • Ann & Tom Kelsey • William D. Kvinta • Kirk Laguarta • George Lancaster • Glenn Landon • Joel Laser • F. Richard Leach & Gloria A. Minnick • Eugene Lee • J. Dale Lehman • Max Levit • Carol Kazmer Liffman • Marshal Lightman • Chimei Lin • Eric Liston • Maria Longnecker • Steven Lott • Sandra Lowery • Sharon Macha • Barbara Manousso • Kristi & Earle Martin • Tom Mays • William McDugald • B.H. McGee, Jr. • Henry Messer • Jarl Molander • James Moncur • Michael Moore • Linda Morales • Randall Morton • Yolanda Black Navarro • Betty L. Nelson • Leisa Holland-Nelson • Brian Nettles • Roxann Neumann • Raquel Olivier • Robert Patten • Johnny Peden • Michael Piana • Ann Pinchak • Lenora Sorola-Pohlman • Karen Kash Redden • Steve Reilley • Brian Riedel • Robin Robinett • Ann J. Robison • Arthur Rogers, III • Stuart Rosenberg • David Ruiz • Sudy Samandari • Joshua Sanders • Jim Schmidt • Stephen Schwarz • M. Sandra Scurria, MD • Eric Shamban • Clifford Shedd • Carey Shuart • Deborah Shure • Harry Simeonidis • Peggy Smith • Jeff Steen • Mike Stude • Louise Sutton • John Sweney • Sophya Tabarozsky • Renee Tappe • Carolyn C. Taub • James Taylor • Kefelegne Tesfaye • Leticia Turner • Rebecca Udden • V.H. Van Horn • Meera Victor • Russell Wachter • Paul Walker • Tammi Wallace • Rick Wheadon • Sydnee White • Claudia Williamson • Mr. Welcome W. Wilson, Sr. • Laura Woods • Bill Wright, III • Dr. Anjanette Wyatt • John Yencha • Katherine & Mark Yzaguirre