HOUSTON – January 29, 2020 – Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) announced four new members to its board of directors during its annual meeting on January 28 at the Residences at The Allen, a mixed-use development under construction near Buffalo Bayou Park.
New board members include Andrea Alexander, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Co.; Bolivar “Bo” M. Fraga, Community Engagement Developer, BakerRipley; Alisha Nathoo, Head of Strategy & Transformation and Chief of Staff-North America Home, Direct Energy; Andrew Ziccardi, Principal, Fayez Sarofim & Co.
The following board members will continue their officer roles this year: Jeff Taylor, Chair; Ralph Abendshein, Vice Chair; Shawn Cloonan, Treasurer; and Kellie Jenks, Secretary.
“We are delighted to welcome this stellar group to our board,” said Anne Olson, president of Buffalo Bayou Partnership. “Our new members bring a wealth of experience and strong interest for protecting, preserving and improving Buffalo Bayou.”
The 32-member board of directors also includes: Bonner Ball, Rev. Harvey Clemons, Jr., Roberto Contreras, Richard Dawson, Carolyn W. Dorros, Gaynell Floyd Drexler, Michael D. Fertitta, Cristina Garcia Gamboa, Stacey Gillman, Guy Hagstette, Samir Khushalani, Lisa Marshall, Erin Mincberg, Judy Nyquist, Winifred Riser, Shannon B. Sasser, Carson Trapnell Seeligson, Christof Spieler, Karl S. Stern, Saul Valentin, Anne Whitlock, Geraldina Wise, Renee Wizig-Barrios and Gloria Medina Zenteno. Chair Emeritus members include Chuck Carlberg, Brady F. Carruth, Collin J. Cox, Tom Fish, Mike Garver, Sis Johnson, Susan Keeton and Bob Phillips.