Board and Officers


Terms Expiring December 31, 2019

  1. Anantha Babbili, TAMUCC Professor, Former Provost,
  2. Mike Bergsma, Geophysicist, Chair, Nueces County Republican Party
  3. Sebastian Garzon, TAMUCC Business Innovation Center, Business Coordinator
  4. Roxana Gomez, TAMUCC Business Incubation Center
  5. Marty Johnson, Retired Physician, Chair Emeritus,
  6. Sharon Lewis, City of CC Environment Program Specialist
  7. Seema Mathur, Correspondent/Producer
  8. Sue Zimmerman, Government & Public Affairs Liaison

Terms will expire December 31, 2020

  1. Robbin Goodman, Director of Business Programs & Corporate Affairs, George H.W. Bush Foundation for U.S.-China Relations, and Program Manager, University of Texas China Public Policy Center
  2. Vacant
  3. Cleofas Rodriguez, Executive Director, United Chamber of Commerce
  4. Don Feferman, Business Law, Chair CC Airport Board
  5. Rudy Garza, Corpus Christi City Council, Landlord
  6. Rakesh (Rick) Patel, Hotels owner
  7. Vacant

Terms will expire December 31, 2021

  1. Craig Pierce, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley
  2. Jim Whitworth, Retired CPA, global traveler
  3. Julie Galbraith, Community Advocate
  4. Richard Bullock, Council of Governments, Director of Planning & Development
  5. Craig Illausky, Industrial Construction
  6. Steven Davidson, Public Relations Cheniere Energy
  7. Linda Benavides, Community Advocate
  8. Frank Smith, Entrepreneur (Mass Mailing)


Chairman:Don Feferman
Secretary:Richard Bullock
Treasurer:Marty Johnson

President:Anantha Babbili
Vice President, Community Outreach:Sharon Murphy
Vice President, Industry Liaison:Sue Zimmerman
Vice President, Operations: Frank Smith

Vice President, Communications & Marketing: