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Andy Achenbaum*

Marilyn and Bolivar* Andrews

Michelle and Lorne Bain*

Susan G. Baker

Peggy* and Bill Barnett

Scott F. Basinger

Frances and Don Baxter

Margaret and Bob Baze

Maxine Davis Bumstead

Minnie and Ed Cappel

Carol and Tom Chaney

Tanya* and Jon Clarkson

Stephanie Fox and Ross Clinton

Mary Collins

Ellen and Geoff Davis

Julie and Casey Doherty

Julie and Michael* Donaldson

Joan and David Dunlap

Elizabeth and Alexander Dwyer

Joy and Tim Ellwood

Lee and Bill Evans

Cindy and David Fitch


Carol and Frank Gruen

Gwen and Don Hanna

Maarit and Russ Harp

Patti and David Hatton

Casey and Will Hedges

Jaime and R-J* Heijmen

Sharon and Jim Hibbert

Marnie and Lee Hogan

Sally H. Hopper

Jenifer Jarriel

Mary and Jim Jennings

Evelyn Jewell

Nancy and Jay Kelley

Laura and Russ* Levenson

Klinka and John Lollar

Nancy and Jim* Lomax

Kristi and David* Lumpkins

Sande and Dwight Lyman

Flo McGee

Sandra and Adams McHenry

Genny and John McIntyre

Memorial Hermann Health System

Sheila and Steve Miller

Margaret and Billy* Murphy

Tricia and Richard* Nelson

Graham and Ed Neuhaus

Laura* and Roy Nichol

Jacque and Buck Ogilvie

Carol Ann and Bob Paddock

Susan and Mike Padon

Susan and Will* Penland, Jr.

Trisha and Scot Philipp

Ruthie Newberry Porterfield

Carroll R. Ray*

Debbie and Frank Robinson

Mary Katharine and John* Roff

Margaret and Ames Smith

Billye Callier Tezel

Sharon Throckmorton

Stephanie and Brad Tucker

Susannah Bartholomew Tysor

The Weinberger Clinic

Christine and Blake Williams

Mary and Will* Williams

Mary Gail and George Woodman

Greta and Chuck Zimmerman

*Board of Directors

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Honorary Chairs: George and Mary Parnham

Luncheon Chairs: Scott and Anna McLean

Chrysalis Awardee: Amy Simpson, Author

CHECK-IN: 11 a.m.

PROGRAM & LUNCHEON: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Thank you to our generous supporters:


Carol and Frank Gruen
Anna and Scott McLean
Laura and Roy Nichol
Gervaise and Gary Petersen
Liane and Marty Phillips
Liz and Matt Rotan
Barbara and Bob Zorich


Michelle and Lorne Bain
Deborah and Russell Brown
Carol and Tom Chaney
Tanya and Jon Clarkson/Cindy and David Fitch
Cathy and Ed Frank
Friends of the HHCI
Sharon and Jim Hibbert
Marnie and Lee Hogan
Yvonne and Walter Johnson
Kristi and David Lumpkins
Flo McGee
Memorial Hermann Health Systems
Susan and Will Penland
Stephanie and Brad Tucker


Marilyn and Bolivar Andrews
Susan and Jim Baker
Peggy and Bill Barnett
Bob and Margaret Baze
Minnie and Ed Cappel
Jeanie and Thomas Carter
Wendy and Bill Chiles
Ellen and Geoff Davis
Julie and Michael Donaldson/Patti and David Hatton
Katherine and Scott Galloway
Susie and Ira Green
Gwen and Don Hanna
Maarit and Russ Harp
Sue Harris/Sylvia and Titus Harris
Ann and Johnny Johnson
Tricia and Richard Nelson
Mary Katharine and John Roff
Mary and Will Williams
Mary Gail and George Woodman


To purchase a table or individual ticket, please contact:

Elizabeth Crockett, Office and Events Manager

Email or 713-830-4143


George and Mary Parnham

George is a soft-spoken attorney who once trained for the priesthood and was thrust into the national spotlight through representing such high-profile clients as Andrea Yates and Clara Harris. Parnham has practiced law for thirty-seven years in Houston, Texas, specializing in criminal defense. Viewing law as a practical way to serve his fellow citizens, he has dedicated his life to the defense of the underdog. He has become an expert on the defense of individuals with mental illness and a passionate advocate for legal reform of their treatment in the criminal justice system. Parnham is called upon frequently by local and national news media to render an opinion on insanity plea cases and general defense issues in high-profile cases, such as Lee Boyd Malvo (one of the accused D.C. snipers), Robert Durst, Kobe Bryant, and Scott Peterson.

Mr. Parnham was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1940, but considered Columbus, Georgia his childhood home. He attended Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana, and received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas Law School in 1970. He is board certified in the area of criminal law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He served as a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Army. Mr. Parnham is married to Mary Moore. They are actively involved with several charitable organizations in the Houston Area including the Mental Health Association of Greater Houston, The Yates Children Memorial Fund, The Arbor Pre-School and Children’s Court Services of the Houston Area Women’s Center. The Parnhams have five children and six grandchildren.


 Scott and Anna McLean

Anna McLean has been active at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, having served on the Vestry, as Stewardship Co-Chair and is currently leading Christian Life Studies, a multi-denominational bible study for women. Anna was an active parent at St. Francis Episcopal Day School and trustee at Episcopal High School. Anna continues to be a strong supporter of the United Way, in particular the United Way Reading Together program at Spring Shadows Elementary and the Women’s Initiative. Anna and Scott have three grown children, Kate, Peter and David, and a new daughter-in-law, Caroline. Anna received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and a Masters in Business from Southern Methodist University.

Scott J. McLean serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of Zions Bancorporation, having previously served as Chief Executive Officer of its Texas subsidiary, Amegy Bank. Zions Bancorporation is a collection of banks in ten western U.S. states with 450 locations, 10,000 employees and total assets exceeding $58 billion. Scott joined Amegy Bank in 2002 and continues to serve as Chairman. Amegy Bank has more than $13 billion in assets with 80 banking centers in the greater Houston, Dallas and San Antonio metropolitan areas.

Prior to joining Amegy Bank, Scott worked for JPMorgan Chase (previously Texas Commerce Bank) for 23 years, where he served in a number of roles, including president in Dallas, chairman in El Paso, and president in Houston.

Regarding community involvement, Scott’s past involvement with the United Way includes Chairman of the Board, Chairman of the Citywide $80 million Campaign and Chairman of the 2005 CEO Search Committee. In 2013, he and his wife, Anna, served as Chairmen of the $7.5 million 2-1-1 Texas/United Way HELPLINE Capital Campaign. Additionally, Scott is a former Senior Warden of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church and Chair of the 2006 Rector Search Committee. He is also a member of the World President’s Organization. Scott is a director of CenterPoint Energy, Trustee for Memorial Hermann Healthcare System and a Member of the Board of Trustees of Southern Methodist University, where he also served as President of the Alumni Association.

While in Dallas and El Paso, Scott served in numerous civic leadership roles. Of note, he served as Chairman of the Dallas citywide $40 million United Way Campaign, Chairman of the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation, Vice Chair of the Children’s Medical Hospital board, and a Board Member for the Presbyterian Health Care System. While in El Paso, he served as Chairman of the El Paso Chamber of Commerce and a board member of Providence Hospital.

Scott received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University and his MBA from Northwestern University J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.


Amy Simpson

Amy Simpson is a passionate leader, communicator, and coach who loves to encourage Christ’s church and its people to discern and fulfill their calling in this life.

Amy is a certified professional coach for clients throughout the United States who enjoys coming alongside people to help them own their purpose, step forward, and live in truth. As a former publishing executive, her background includes a unique career path through both the editorial and business sides of publishing, including for-profit and nonprofit organizational leadership.

She has spent two decades as an award-winning writer and a speaker, authoring numerous resources for Christian ministry, including the award-winning books Troubled Minds: Mental Illness and the Church’s Mission and Anxious: Choosing Faith in a World of Worry (both InterVarsity Press). She serves as a regular contributor for Her.meneutics and has published articles with Christianity Today, Leadership Journal, Today’s Christian Woman, Christian Singles, Group magazine, Children’s Ministry magazine, Q Ideas, ChurchLeaders.com, Relevant, Prism magazine, Her.meneutics, and other publications. She has worked for Tyndale House Publishers, Group Publishing, Gospel Light, Standard Publishing, LifeWay, Focus on the Family, Zondervan, and Christianity Today.

Amy holds an English degree from Trinity International University, an MBA from the University of Colorado, and CPCC certification from Coaches Training Institute. She is deeply in love with her incredible husband, Trevor, and extremely proud of her two fantastic kids. She lives with these wonderful people in Illinois, where she is committed to using the gifts God has given her in work that changes the world.

You can find Amy at…
email: amy@amysimpsononline.com
Website: www.amysimpsononline.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amy.simpson.author
Twitter: @aresimpson



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