Fred Underwood Fred Underwood
Texas Transportation Commission

Fred Underwood was appointed commissioner by Governor Rick Perry on January 8, 2007.

Underwood is president and CEO of the Trinity Company, a cotton bale storage facility. He is both past vice president and past director of the National Cotton Council and is a member of the advisory committee of Plains Capital Corporation. He also serves as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee of the Cotton Warehouse Association, where he previously served as president.

Underwood previously served as chairman of the Lubbock International Airport Board and as a board member of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce. He received a bachelor’s degree in management from Texas Tech University. His term will expire February 1, 2009.

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