Marc J. Shapiro
Marc J. Shapiro retired in 2003 as vice chairman for finance and risk management at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., to return to his native city of Houston. He currently serves as Non-Executive Chairman of Chase Bank of Texas. Mr. Shapiro began his banking career at Texas Commerce Bank in 1972, and his progression through the Texas Commerce organization included service as chief financial officer beginning in 1977. In 1989, after the bank was purchased by J.P. Morgan Chase, he was named chief executive officer of the statewide organization. He moved to New York to work for the parent company in 1997. He serves as a director of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation, Kimberly-Clark Corporation and Weingarten Realty Investors.
Mr. Shapiro is Vice Chairman of the Board of Visitors of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the Board of Baylor College of Medicine and also serves on the boards of BioHouston and Rice University. He is currently co-chairman of the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts and previously served as chairman of the Greater Houston Partnership. Mr. Shapiro completed his undergraduate work at Harvard with a degree in economics and his MBA studies at Stanford.