Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Texas Southern University Board Of Regents

April 23, 2018 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Hasan Mack and Kenny Koncaba and reappointed Oliver J. Bell to the Texas Southern University Board of Regents for terms set to expire on February 1, 2023.

Hasan Mack of Austin is an attorney at McCall, Parkhurst & Horton LLP. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas. Mack received a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston and a Juris Doctor degree from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University.

Kenny Koncaba of Friendswood is CEO of the Houston-based Texan Bank. He was elected to three terms on the Friendswood ISD Board of Trustees and to two terms on the Galveston County Consolidated Drainage District Board. In addition, he has previously served on the Galveston County Beach and Parks Board. He is a former gubernatorial appointee to the Texas Housing and Health Services Coordinating Council and the Board of Pilot Commissioners for Galveston County Ports. Koncaba received a Bachelor of Arts in public management from the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Oliver J. Bell of Cleveland is CEO of Oliver Bell, Inc., a consulting firm that emphasizes teaching and developing leadership skills and values direct relationships between employees and employers. The firm has developed a new model for training ethics and character in the workplace. He is also the founder of the Texas Labor & Employee Relations Consortium hosting periodic meetings to discuss corporate leadership issues in operations, labor relations, and human resources. Prior to founding his firm, he served as vice president of a large labor relations consulting firm and preceding that worked for Mobil Oil’s human resources group. He is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Association, Association of the United States Army, and the U.S. Army Historical Society. He is also a past member of the Board of the West Point Society of greater Houston, the Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity -The Boulé and the Knights of Peter Claver. He is a former gubernatorial appointee and chairman of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and he previously served as chairman of the Windham School District Board of Trustees. Bell is a graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point and was an Airborne-Ranger qualified Army officer.