TEXAS ADVISORY BOARD

The mission of the Texas Advisory Board is to advise the NSIIP Board of Directors and assist NSIIP with various projects such as creating additional NSIIP chapters, developing NSIIP Annual Summit programs and speakers.

 Austin


Brady Edwards, CFA
President
Hartlane Investments

Sampson (Sam) K. Jordan
Pension Administrator
Austin Police Retirement System

Danny Sachnowitz
Chief Investment Officer
Texas Treasury & Tobacco Fund

Dallas


Charles Ballard
Assistant Treasurer, Global Operations
Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Rodric Cummins
Retired Executive Officer, Investment Services
GuideStone Capital Management

Cynthia Floyd
Manager, Employee Benefits Fund Investments
Texas Instruments Inc.

Wm. David Lawson
Executive Director, Portfolio & Client Services
UBS Realty Investors, LLC

Daniel E. O’Grady, CFA, CPA
Executive Director – Investments
AT&T Inc.

David J. Pittman
Past Chairman
Catholic Charities/PIMCO Retired

Frederic D. Richmond
VP & Chief Investment Officer
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children

Richard E. Scott
Managing Director
Vista American Financial Group LLC

John E. Thompson, Jr.
Investment Committee Chair
Circle Ten Boy Scout Foundation

Joe H. Wright
Senior VP & Chief Investment Officer
HighGround Advisors (formerly Baptist Foundation of Texas)

El Paso


Robert B. Ash
Pension Administrator
El Paso City Employees’ Pension Fund

 

Jeffrey D. Cotham
Trustee
El Paso Firemen & Policemen's Pension Fund        

Ft. Worth


Bruce Cox
Past Board Member
Fort Worth Employees’ Retirement Fund

 

Jim Hille
Chief Investment Officer
Texas Christian University Endowment

 

Patrick B. O’Connor
Chief Investment Officer
Cook Children’s Health Care System

 

Cynthia Thatcher, CFA
Portfolio Manager, Asset Management
American Beacon/American Airlines

Houston


Bill Blythe
Retired State Representative
Employees Retirement System of Texas Texas Pension Review Board, Past Chairman

 

Michael J. Curran, CPA
Manager of Pension, Trust and Tax Revenue
Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County

 

Dennis D. Veal
Assistant Treasurer
Dresser-Rand, A Siemens Business

Irving


Bryan M. Hedrick, CFA, CAIA
Retirement Fund Manager
DFW Airport

Randall L. Kopsa
Retired Treasury Manager
Boy Scouts of America

Laredo


James B. Harrell
Trustee
Laredo Area Community Foundation

San Antonio


Lois M. Emerson
Senior Manager - Benefit Trust
Administration
CPS Energy


Diane Tobin, CFA, CPA
AVP, Chief Investment Office
USAA