Rod L. Desroches, Jr., CPA, has been practicing public accounting for over 25 years. Prior to establishing Desroches Roth, Rod served as a senior partner/managing partner of Gainer, Donnelly & Desroches, LLP for almost 20 years providing comprehensive tax consulting, estate planning, and business advisory services across multitude of industries. He has become a trusted advisor offering the personal service of a local firm with knowledge and depth of a national firm, which has earned him the respect of the financial community, his peers, and his clients.
Katherin Dickerson, Acting Secretary, Ex officio
Stacy joined Greystar in Houston in 1982 and is currently responsible for national client relations and new business pursuit for Greystar’s 205,000 unit management operation. Since joining Greystar, Mr. Hunt has helped build the firm’s management portfolio through the opening of regional offices in Arizona, Florida and additional offices in Texas. Stacy is a member of the National Apartment Association, the National Multi Housing Council joint legislative committee, the board of directors of the Houston Apartment Association, Treasurer of the Better Government Fund of the Houston Apartment Association and is a licensed Texas broker. He also served as president of the Houston Apartment Association in 1992 and the Texas Apartment Association in 1998.
Jon has been practicing law for over thirty years in the energy, banking, and commercial arenas and received the 2010 Legion of Honor Award for his unconditional service to community, nation, and humanity. Jon received his bachelor’s degree from West Point and proudly served for five years on active duty as an officer in the U.S. Army with a tour in Vietnam where he was second in command of a Hawk Missile site and upon his return to the Washington D.C. area he commanded a Nike Hercules Missile site protecting our nation’s capital.
Greg Stewart is currently Chairman and CEO of GSX International Group, Inc.-Freedom Green Energy, LLC., a privately held Houston-based firm active in renewable energy development, oil and gas investments and marketing; real estate development, finance and construction.
Mr. Stewart is involved in the development of energy efficient affordable housing programs in the U.S. and other countries including India, South Africa, and Nigeria as part of a global clean-air green initiative called “Freedom Seal,” which targets the development of 10 million “Green” homes in the U.S. and abroad.
46 years ago, Carolyn Cross began her career as an untrained typist at a local car dealership. Over the years, she would work at nearly every position before moving up the ranks to General Manager and Dealer Operator. In an industry dominated by men, she has managed several of the most successful dealerships in the nation and has been awarded the industry’s highest honors. To her employees, she is simply known as “Momma” because she treats and nurtures everyone like family. However, according to her, she simply loves helping people and hires those who share her same passion for customer satisfaction. She also believes in giving back to the community, especially those in need and champions many worthy causes each year.