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2022 - 2023 Board of Directors

Mia Mends, President

CEO, C&W Services Cushman & Wakefield

Katie Johnson, Vice President


Abdullah Khan, Treasurer

Senior Vice President, Pacific Summit Energy

Ann Kennedy, Secretary

Retired CEO, Houston Symphony


David Bell

Assistant Vice Chancellor - Retired, University of Houston

Chris Bryan

United States Magistrate Judge Southern District of Texas

Jose Cantu

Associate Deployment Manager, Palo Alto Networks

Pedro Caruso

Management Consultant, Accenture

Anish Hariharan

Senior Vice President, EDF Trading North America

Vik Kalra

Senior Vice President, Platform Partners

Judy Le

President and Co-Founder, TakeRoot Leadership
Consulting and Coaching

Bryan Sanchez

Shareholder and Chief Investment Officer, Lionstone Investments

Denise Smith

Executive Search Consultant, Denise Smith Consulting

Kelley Trammell

Louise Wiggins

Managing Director & Partner, The Boston Consulting Group 

Maria Zerr

Ann Ziker

Executive Director, The Brown Foundation, Inc.

Board Giving 

100% of EMERGE's Board of Directors financially contribute to the mission of the organization. 

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