Board of Directors

The CCREDC Board of Directors is comprised of seven elected investor representatives as well as appointees from the City of Corpus Christi, Port of Corpus Christi, San Patricio County, and the City of Portland as well as ex-officio members representing the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce, the Corpus Christi Black Chamber of Commerce, WorkForce SOLUTIONS, the City of Robstown Economic Development Corporation, the San Patricio Economic Development Corporation, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, and Del Mar College.

The 2017 Board of Directors are:

Chairman of the Board: Adam Smith, Valero Corpus Christi Refinery

Past Chairman of the Board: Gabriel Guerra, Kleberg First National Bank


Vice Chairman of the Board: Bob Blair, Bay Ltd.

Chairman of the Business Development Advisory Committee: Al Jones, American Bank

Board Treasurer: Toby Futrell

Board Secretary: Philip Ramirez, Turner Ramirez Architects


Investor Representatives

Jordan Anderson, Bay Area Title


Judith Talavera, AEP Texas

City of Corpus Christi Appointees

Mayor Joe McComb

City Councilman Rudy Garza, Jr.

Larry Elizondo, Sr., CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery


Gabriele Hilpold, Consulting Services USA, Inc.


Chad Magill, Texas National Title

Port Appointees

Port Commissioner Wayne Squires


Port Commissioner Richard Valls

San Patricio County Representative

Judge Terry Simpson

Nueces County Representative

Butch Pool, Trident Sea Products

City of Portland Representative

Mayor David Krebs

Ex- Officio Members

Brent Chesney, Nueces County Commissioner


John La Rue, Port of Corpus Christi Authority

Margie Rose, City Manager of Corpus Christi


Herman Rodriguez, Robstown Economic Development Corporation

Jim Needham, Corpus Christi Convention and Visitor's Bureau

Lenora Keas, Del Mar College

Kelly Quintanilla, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Alan Wilson, United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce


Ken Trevino, WorkForce SOLUTIONS







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