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Marc A. Watts

(Chair)
President
The Friedkin Group Inc.
Houston, Texas

Paul FosterMarc A. Watts joined the Houston Branch board in 2014.

Watts is president of Houston-based The Friedkin Group, Inc., an umbrella company that oversees primarily automotive-related business interests, including Gulf States Toyota, Inc.

He currently serves on the boards of Service Corporation International, Highland Resources, Inc. and is vice chair of the Greater Houston Partnership.  He also serves as board chair of United Way of Greater Houston and is on the executive committee of the Houston Ballet. He has previously served as board chair of the Salvation Army of Greater Houston and Society for the Performing Arts.

Watts earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University and a law degree from Harvard University.

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