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Chamber selects chairman, board members

Thursday, January 8, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

On Thursday, the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce announced its new chairman, chair elect, and members to its Board of Directors. The Chamber selected Gene Austin, who is the president and CEO of Bazaarvoice, as the Chamber’s 2015 chairman of the board. It also selected Tony Budet as the chair elect. Budet is president and CEO of University Federal Credit Union.

New members of the Board of Directors, who will serve until December 31, 2017, are:

Ray Almgren, Vice President, Corporate Marketing, National Instruments
Paul Arcediano, CEO, R&R Limousine & Bus
Denise Bradley, Vice President, Communication & Community Affairs, St. David’s HealthCare
Rich Gergasko, President & CEO, Texas Mutual Insurance Company
Neville Letzerich, Chief Marketing Officer, Websense
Carlos Lopez, South & Central Texas Office Leader, HNTB
Demetrius McDaniel, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
Richard Rhodes, President & CEO, Austin Community College District
Amy Updegrove, Publisher, Texas Monthly
Ray Wilkerson, President, Ray Wilkerson Companies, Inc.
Matt Williamson, Managing Director, the Beck Group
James Wood, Vice President & General Manager, Sterling Acura of Austin

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