David A. Bristol, Jr.
Mr. Bristol is Vice Chairman and Principal at Sentinel Trust Company.
D. Fort Flowers, Jr., CFA
Mr. Flowers is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sentinel Trust Company.
Richard R. Cruse, JD
Mr. Cruse is a retired shareholder in the law firm of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin. He is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in estate planning and probate law and in tax law. He is also a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Mr. Cruse is a former Trustee of the Houston Bar Foundation.
Stephanie Donaho, JD
Ms. Donaho is a Partner at the law firm of Locke Lord, LLP, and a former Co-Chair of its Board of Directors. She has extensive experience in estate planning, probate, trust and estate law, transfer taxation, philanthropic plans, and asset protection. She currently serves as a member of several not-for-profit boards including the University of Texas Health Science at Houston Development, Nature Conservancy of Texas and Goodwill Industries of Houston. Ms. Donaho has been named one of the top 50 women attorneys in Texas and the top 100 lawyers in Houston in Texas Monthly’s “Super Lawyer” edition for a number of years.
Richard W. Flowers, JD
Mr. Flowers is the former Vice President of Difco, Inc. He is a lawyer as well as a professional engineer and earned his MBA from Vanderbilt University. Mr. Flowers served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve for 12 years, and is the former president of many not-for-profit organizations.
Manuel J. Mehos, CPA
Mr. Mehos is a private investor, a CPA and is currently the Chairman of Green Bank of Houston (chartered in 2005). He is the founder and former Chairman and CEO of Coastal Banc, a Houston bank that was sold in 2004 to Hibernia Corporation. He served as Chairman of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas and worked at Goldman Sachs from 1980 to1985. In addition to serving other private and not-for-profit boards, Mr. Mehos was appointed by the governor to the Finance Commission of Texas. He has undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Texas.
Walter J. Muller III, PhD
Mr. Muller retired from his role as Chief Investment Officer for the Corporate Investments Group of Bank of America in 2017, where he worked under the direction of the board’s committees on asset/liability management and market risk. His prior roles at Bank of America include serving as the bank’s Quantitative Finance Executive and supporting the Corporate Treasury and Risk Management groups. He received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics and master’s degree in economics from University of Georgia, and earned a PhD in Applied Economics from the Sloan School of Management at MIT. Mr. Muller is a former member of the U.S. Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee.
Mrs. Prast has been President of The Fruehauf Foundation since 2013. She previously served as a member of the Board of Trustees of Trinity Preparatory School in Winter Park, Florida. Mrs. Prast earned her MBA in Finance from Rollins College, Crummer Graduate School of Business.
J. Thomas Eubank, JD, Director Emeritus
Mr. Eubank is Senior Counsel at the law firm of Baker Botts and a former member of its management committee. He specializes in estate and business planning and taxation. He is a former President of both the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and of its Foundation. Mr. Eubank also is a former governor of Rice University.
Harvey C. Fruehauf, Jr., Director Emeritus
Mr. Fruehauf has managed private investment portfolios for over 35 years. Those portfolios include holdings in public and private corporations, real estate, mineral interests, and venture capital. He has served on numerous for-profit boards, including as a director of a Fortune 100 company for more than 30 years. He has also been active as a member of many not-for-profit boards.