Ned S. Holmes Ned S. Holmes
Texas Transportation Commission

Ned S. Holmes was appointed commissioner by Governor Rick Perry on January 8, 2007.

Holmes is chairman and CEO of Ned S. Holmes Investments, Inc., a company that develops and manages real estate nationwide. He previously served on the City of Houston’s planning commission and served as chairman of the Port of Houston Authority from 1988-2000. In April 2003, Holmes was appointed by Gov. Perry to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission. He resigned that position to serve on the Texas Transportation Commission.

He also served as chairman, board member and as an executive committee member of the Greater Houston Partnership, and as chairman of Commercial Bancshares, Inc. from 1986 to 2000, when the company merged with Prosperity Bancshares. He was chairman of Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. from 2001 to 2006. Holmes received his bachelor’s degree and law degree from the University of Texas at Austin. His term will expire February 1, 2011.

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