Earl is responsible for the Foundation’s strategic direction. He coordinates the efforts of an extensive grants program, the operation of a mobile dental program, multiple boards, a scholarship program, and several community service groups. During his tenure, the Foundation’s grant program has increased from $10 million to $30 million, and St. David’s Dental Program has grown from five to six mobile dental vans. Under his leadership, the Foundation now supports all health science education programs in the region.
Earl has served as President or Chair of: Austin Area Research Organization, Austin Community College Foundation, Austin Partners in Education, Community Action Network, Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, The Long Center’s Corporate Council, Huston-Tillotson University UNCF Campaign, American YouthWorks Charter School, St. Martin’s Lutheran Church, and the E3 Alliance.
Prior to stepping into the St. David’s role, Earl was the leading partner of Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP, Austin’s largest accounting and consulting firm. Earl’s experience includes over 31 years in public accounting, including 14 years with Deloitte & Touche. Earl is the author of Service, Prosperity & Sanity – Positing the Professional Service Firm for the Future.