The 2017 Community Advisory Board

The Caritas of Austin Community Advisory Board is made up of community leaders and professionals focused on promoting awareness of our work in the community, providing advisory support to Caritas leadership, and ensuring long-term sustainability through resource development.

If you are interested in joining the Community Advisory Board, contact Amy Jackson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Lew Aldridge
Alori Properties

Paige Amstutz
Scott, Douglass & McConnico

Beau Armstrong
Stratus Properties

Gaines Bagby
CB Richard Ellis

Ed Bailey
Austin City Limits
KLRU-TV, Austin PBS

Violet Bell
Community Volunteer

Greg Buford
Capital Metro

Nancy Bulhon
Bulhon Design Associates

Lynn H. Butler
Brown McCarroll LLP

Stephen Butter
Dwyer, Murphy & Calvert

Suzanna Caballero
Texas Certified Development Company

Amber Carden
Bank of America

Donald M. Carlton
Bank of America

Trey Chambers
Idera Software

Bryan Christian
Kolar Advertising & Marketing

Tim Crowley
Frost

Rep. John Cyrier
Sabre Commercial

Wendy Dittmer

David Dunham
Texas Monthly

Gary Farmer
Heritage Title Company

Theresa Garza
G-51 Capital Management

Ed Gillispie
Community Volunteer

Tim Gillespie

Laura Gottesman
Gottesman Residential Real Estate

Sean Greenberg
Plucker's

Sam Gwynn
Author/Community Volunteer

Franklin Hall
Lone Star Foodservice, Inc.

Vincent Harding
Texas Department of Transportation

Joe Holt
JPMorgan Chase

Kyle Hughes
Prelude Strategies

David Jabour
Twin Liquors

Bobby Jenkins
ABC Home & Commercial Services

Cathy Matthews Johnson
Community Volunteer

Blaire Knox
McGinnis Lochridge

Joe Lea
McGinnis Lochridge

Mike Levy
Community Volunteer

Cindy Lind
Community Volunteer

Laurie Logue
Broadway Bank

Casey Low
Pillsbury

Galan Manske
3M Austin Center

Dave Marks
Comerica Bank

Dr. George Martin
St. Edward's University

Dan Matheson
Matheson Law Partners

Jim McBride
Blue Sage Capital

Tom Michel
LIN Media Austin/KXAN

Alan Nirenberg
PlainsCapital Bank

Glenda Owen
Community Volunteer

Kirk Price
Raymond James & Associates

Ali Ribordy
Austin Convention Center

Charles Roesslein

Eddie Safady
Prosperity Bank

Ken Shifrin
Community Volunteer

Sterling Silver
Comerica Bank

Gail & Rodney Susholtz
Community Volunteer/Susholtz Investments

Rick Swisher
LA Pizza, Inc.

Tim Taylor
Jackson Walker, LLP

Mark Thompson
Silicon Labs

Powell Thompson
American Bank of Commerce

Jack Tisdale
Community Volunteer

Patty Tomasco
Jackson Walker, LLP

Judy Trabulsi
GSD&M

Jerry Valdez
Valdez Government Affairs, LLC

Amy Villarreal
CBS Austin

Patrick Watkins
Watkins Insurance Group

Anne Wheeler
Gottesman Residential Real Estate

Sara Wheeler
Holtzman Partners

Matt Whelan
RedLeaf Properties, LLC

Dr. Howard Yancy
Zydeco Development

Dr. Mary Yancy
ECG Foundation