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Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce launches new year with new leadership

January 21, 2019

The January Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Board Retreat was led by new Chairman Rehan Alimohammad, a partner with law firm Wong Fleming.

“It’s very exciting that the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce continues to attract top quality community leaders to help guide the organization,” said Keri Schmidt, president and CEO. “We will have a very strong and diverse board of directors, officers and division chairs, which will ensure our success in the new year”

The retreat was hosted by Johnson Development at Sawmill Lake Club where the executive board, current members and staff welcomed the following new board members:

Juan Alexander, Director — Si Environmental

Noe Escobar, Vice President — LJA

Jonathan Howard, Senior Project Manager — BGE

Kevin Riles, President — Kevin Riles Real Estate

Darrell Roth, Managing Partner — Roth Management Group

Afshi Merchant, President — Oil Products Distribution

Allisandra Wen — Safari Texas Ranch

The executive committee mirrors the board of directors and is comprised of business leaders representing a roster of companies from across the county.

Keri Schmidt is president and CEO; Immediate Past Chair is Malisha Patel, CEO Memorial Hermann; Chair-elect is Jonathan Pursch, vice president Frost Bank; and Keith Borgfeldt, president/founder Spartan Wealth Management is secretary/treasurer.

Additionally, Chris Breaux of Whitley Penn has joined the slate of division chairs as the Governmental Relations Committee chair.

For more information on the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, visit https://fortbendchamber.com.

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