Three appointed to A&M board; one from Fort Worth

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed James R. “Randy” Brooks and reappointed William “Bill” Mahomes Jr. and Robert L. “Bob” Albritton to the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, serving on February 1, 2027 expires.

Robert L. “Bob” Albritton of Fort Worth is the Chairman and CEO of Mayfair Investments, LLC. He chairs the Finance Committee, serves on the Academic and Student Affairs Committee and liaises with the development fundamentals of the members of the A&M system. He is a past member of the Board of Examiners, the Buildings and Physical Facilities Committee, and a former liaison to the Cadet and Systems Military Education Program at Texas A&M University. Albritton received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University and served as a 2nd lieutenant in the United States Air Force.

James R. “Randy” Brooks of San Angelo is a partner in BNB Ventures, which owns and operates Jacks Convenience Stores, Penta Petro, and FM Fuel & Resources. He is the former COO of Town & Country Food Stores. He is a board member of the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce and past chairman of the Economic Development Department of the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of Goodfellow Air Force Base and the Civic Leader Groups of the USAF Air Education and Training Command (AETC). He is a former board member of the City of San Angelo Development Corporation and has held various leadership positions at the San Angelo YMCA, Cornerstone Christian School, and the First Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets and also served in the US Army Reserve. Brooks received a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Texas A&M University.

William “Bill” Mahomes, Jr. of Dallas is a partner at Bracewell LLP. Previously, he was Managing Partner of Mahomes Bolden PC., Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Pro-Line Corporation, partner in an international law firm, and former senior shareholder in a large Dallas-based law firm. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, the JL Turner Legal Association, the National Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He is a past board member of the Dallas Salvation Army, the TAMU Former Student Association, and the Today Foundation, past chairman of the finance and audit committee of the DFW Airport Board, and past chairman of the finance committee of the Texas Turnpike Authority. Mahomes received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law. He was the first African American to enroll and graduate with Texas A&M as a member of the prestigious Aggie Corps of Cadets, and was honored as a captain in the U.S. Army Reserves.

These appointments must be confirmed by the Senate

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