July 6, 2017
Three Houston leaders — Tom Bacon of Lionstone Investments, Anne Chao of Rice University and Scott Prochazka of CenterPoint Energy — will begin three-year terms July 1 serving on the advisory board of Rice’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research.
As chairman of the Houston Parks Board, Bacon led the creation of Bayou Greenways 2020 — a public-private partnership responsible for creating 3,000 acres of linear parks and 150 miles of off-road trails, connecting neighborhoods, parks, employment centers and schools throughout the city of Houston — a transformational event for Houston. He was recently honored at the 2017 Kinder Institute luncheon with the inaugural Stephen L. Klineberg Award for his work in Houston.
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