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 2018 Board of Directors are:

Chairman of the Board: Bob Blair, Bay Ltd.

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

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

Board Secretary: Toby Futrell

Vice Chairman of the Board: Philip Ramirez, Turner Ramirez Architects

Board Treasurer: Port Commissioner Wayne Squires


Investor Representatives

Jordan Anderson, Bay Area Title



Chris Hamilton, Victory Building Team and Stream Construction


Judith Talavera, AEP Texas

City of Corpus Christi Appointees

Mayor Joe McComb

City Councilman Rudy Garza, Jr.


Gabriele Hilpold, Consulting Services USA, Inc.


Chad Magill, Texas National Title

Port Appointees

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

Keith Selman, Interim City Manager of Corpus Christi


Rick Ritter, San Patricio County Economic Development Corporation

Paulette Kluge, Corpus Christi Convention and Visitor's Board

Lenora Keas, Del Mar College

Kelly Quintanilla, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Cleo Rodriguez, United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce

Ken Trevino, WorkForce SOLUTIONS

 Ronald Berglund, Robstown Area Economic Development Corporation

Sylvia Oliver, Corpus Christi Black Chamber of Commerce



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