Board of Directors





The Brenham Economic Development Foundation comprises over 250 visionary community leaders.  Each year a Board of Directors is elected by the shareholders.  These sixteen leaders serve a three-year term and may be elected a maximum of three consecutive terms.  The Board of Directors annually elects their Executive Committee comprised of: Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, and Immediate Past Chair.


Picture of 11 white men and 3 white women

2024 Brenham EDF Board of Directors

Blake Brannon - Chair
Brannon Industrial Group

Randy Hodde - Vice Chair
Hodde Real Estate

Amanda Stolz - Treasurer
Seidel Schroeder

Jimmy Lawhorn - Secretary
Blue Bell Creameries

Jim Kolkhorst - BCDC Liaison
Kolkhorst Foods

Tieman Dippel, III - Past Chairman
Brenham National Bank

Brice Milliorn
Edward Jones

Melissa McCune
Baylor Scott & White

Cyndee Smith
Oldham Goodwin

Chris Cangelosi
First American Title Company

Darren Huckert
Garza EMC

Kyle Merten
Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative

Randy Weidemann
Van Dyke Rankin

Chad Gerke
The Gerke Law Firm

Clayton Collier
Collier Construction

Trey Hardy
Germania Insurance