El Paso Branch Board of Directors
Paul L. Foster
Franklin Mountain Management, LLC
El Paso, Texas
Paul L. Foster joined the El Paso Branch board in 2014.
He is president of Franklin Mountain Management, LLC. He is the founder and former executive chairman of Western Refining, Inc. and serves on the boards of Andeavor, Jordan Foster Construction, Vomaris Innovations, Inc., WestStar Bank and MountainStar Sports Group.
Foster is a member of the University of Texas System Board of Regents, serving as board chairman for four years.He is a member of the Borderplex Regional Economic Alliance and World Presidents’ Organization.
A member of the Texas Business Hall of Fame, Foster has numerous endowments in his name, including the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso and Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation at Baylor University.
Foster received the Baylor University Distinguished Alumni Award and the City of El Paso’s Conquistador Award.He also was inducted into the El Paso Business Hall of Fame, named El Paso’s Entrepreneur of the Year and was twice named El Pasoan of the Year.