Questions? Contact Amanda, or 713-844-9325

Questions? Contact Amanda, or 713-844-9325

2019 Future of Leadership Luncheon

When: April 11, 2019
Registration: 11:30am
Program & Lunch: 12-1:30pm

Where: Hilton Americas, 1600 Lamar Street

We invite you to join us for our Future of Leadership Luncheon on April 11. Our annual event, distinguished for its recognition of leadership and for featuring top-flight speakers, is set to celebrate the important role of philanthropy in the Houston community.

Please join us for a conversation between Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, and Laura Arnold, Co-Chair of Arnold Ventures, on the future of philanthropy.

Darren is president of the Ford Foundation, one of the largest global philanthropic organizations. For two decades, he has been a leader in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. 

Laura is co-founder of Houston-based Arnold Ventures, which focuses on health, criminal justice, public finance and education.

H-E-B will be presented with the 16th annual Eugene H. Vaughan Award for Civic Leadership for their tremendous commitment to community investment through their Spirit of Giving philosophy. The Greater Houston Partnership Chair and Center Ex-Officio Member, Scott McClelland will be accepting this honor on behalf of H-E-B.

Well-known Houstonians Carrin Patman, Chair of METRO Board of Directors and Fred Zeidman, Chairman of Gordian Group are co-chairing the event.

We are delighted to have Chevron as our Presenting Sponsor, and we deeply appreciate their continuing commitment to our region.

Presenting Sponsor

Principal Underwriter

DeMontrond Automotive Group
Susan and Fayez Sarofim

Astros Foundation
Bridgeway Capital Management
Bud Light/Silver Eagle Distributors
William S. Bush
Chantal Foundation
Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation
Memorial Hermann
Regina Rogers
Texas Children’s Hospital
Susan and Gene Vaughan
Wells Fargo
Raye G. White

Allegiance Bank
Amegy Bank
Arnold Ventures
Bracewell LLP
Cadence Bank
CenterPoint Energy
Comerica Bank
Community Health Choice
Crown Castle
Gexa Energy
HCA Healthcare
Houston First
Houston Methodist
Jenna Klein
King & Spalding LLP
Carrin F. Patman
PKF Texas
Reliant, an NRG Company
Rice University
Rothko Chapel
Speyside Partners
Vinson & Elkins LLP

Patron Couple
Dorothy and Mickey Ables
Brent Benoit
Kelli Cohen Fein and Martin Fein
Cullen K Geiselman
Merrill and Joe Hafner
Randall Jamail
Mr. and Mrs. Michael K. Jhin
Mr. and Mrs. Harris Kempner, Jr.
Y. Ping Sun and David Leebron
Andrea and Bill White

Individual Benefactor
Joan and Stanford Alexander
Irma Diaz-Gonzalez
Vean Gregg
Leila Perrin
Manuel Sanchez Rodriguez
Lois F. Stark
Mr. & Mrs. Richard W. Weekley