Board of Directors





The Brenham Economic Development Foundation is comprised of 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.


2021 EDF Board of Directors

2021 Brenham EDF Board of Directors

Blake Brannon - Chair
Brannon Industrial Group

Randy Hodde - Vice Chair
Hodde Real Estate

Mike Hopkins, Jr. - Treasurer
Mike Hopkins Distributing Company

Catherine Kenjura - Secretary
Lacina & Kenjura

Tee Dippel - Immediate Past Chair
Brenham National Bank

Barney Loesch
Thrivent Financial

Jarvis Van Dyke
Van Dyke, Rankin & Company

Melissa McCune
Baylor Scott & White

Jimmy Lawhorn
Blue Bell Creameries

Amanda Stolz
Seidel Schroeder CPA

Jim Kolkhorst
Kolkhorst Foods

Darren Huckert
Garza EMC

Chad Gerke
The Gerke Law Firm

Trey Hardy
Germania Insurance

Chris Cangelosi
Citizens State Bank

Matt Bentke
Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative