John L. Nau, III

John L. Nau, III is Chairman of Silver Eagle Distributors, L.P. Silver Eagle employs over 1,500 employees that serve 16 counties in Texas.

Nau’s commitment to service is apparent through a broad spectrum of participation in civic, community, and philanthropic organizations in Houston and throughout the country. Nau not only co-chairs the ART Board of Directors, he is Chairman of the Texas Historical Commission and also serves on the National Park Foundation Board of Directors, The Texas State Historical Association Board of Directors, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation Board of Directors, and the Baylor College of Medicine Board of Trustees, among many others.

Mr. Nau graduated from the University of Virginia and lives in Houston.

Hector De Leon

Hector De Leon is the founder and managing partner of De Leon & Washburn, P.C. He has taught at the University of Texas School of Law as an Adjunct Professor since 1990 and was named a distinguished alumnus of the university in 2010. Named a Super Lawyer in administrative law by Texas Monthly six times, and one of “The Best Lawyers in America” in insurance law six times, Mr. De Leon has argued cases before the Texas Supreme Court and nearly all Texas appellate courts.

Mr. De Leon graduated from the University of Texas and lives in Austin.


The Honorable Dan Branch, Dallas
Roxann Neumann, Houston


The Honorable Cyndi Taylor Krier, San Antonio


Arcilia Acosta, Dallas
Gaylord Hughey, Tyler
Sam Vinson, Abilene


Eric Bing, Houston
The Honorable Henry Bonilla,
San Antonio & Washington, DC
Michael C. Brisch, Houston
Kathy Britton, Houston
Kevin Bryant, Dallas
Roe Buckley, Tyler
David Cabrales, Dallas
Elisa Chan, San Antonio
Jeanne Tower Cox, Dallas
Harlan Crow, Dallas
Dr. Fred Farias, McAllen
Bill Giesenschlag,
Burleson County
Frank Guerra, San Antonio
Doug Hartman, Austin
Dr. Charles Heaton, Tyler
Daniel J. Hollmann, Odessa
Ned Holmes, Houston
Mike Hopkins Jr., Brenham
Woody Hunt, El Paso

Dee Kelly Jr., Fort Worth
Michael Lunceford, Addison
Justin MacDonald, Kerrville
Bill Mahomes, Dallas
The Honorable Dee Margo,
El Paso
Red McCombs, San Antonio
Kit Moncrief, Fort Worth
Ardon Moore, Fort Worth
Maggie Murchison, Dallas
Raymond Palacios, Jr., El Paso
Bryan Pickens, Dallas
Pat Robbins, Austin
Bob Rowling, Dallas
George Seay, Dallas
John T. Steen Jr.,
San Antonio
Leo Vasquez, Houston
Laura Warren, McAllen
Jamie McWright, President