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Governor Abbott Appoints Four to Texas Finance Committee | Texas Governor’s Office

ByChad J. Johnson

Jun 27, 2022

June 27, 2022 | Austin, TX | Appointment

AUSTIN — Governor Greg Abbott reappointed Bob Borochoff, Phillip Holt and Deborah Scanlon and appointed Marty Green to the Texas Finance Commission for terms that expire Feb. 1, 2028. The Finance Commission is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the Texas Department of Texas. Banking, the Department of Savings and Mortgages and the Office of the Consumer Credit Commissioner and serves as the main point of responsibility for ensuring that depository and credit institutions operate as a system, given the vast scope of the financial services industry.

Bob Borochoff of Houston is the owner and CEO of Café Adobe Restaurants. He is serving his second term as Commissioner of the United States-China Economic and Security Commission in Washington, DC. Additionally, he is a board member and former chair of government relations for the Greater Houston Partnership and a board member and former vice president. of the Harris Center. Previously, he served as a director of the National Restaurant Association and served two terms as president of the Houston Restaurant Association. He volunteers with the HEART program, a non-profit organization specializing in the training and employment of adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. Borochoff studied at California State University in Fullerton and the University of Houston.

Phillip Holt de Bonham is the vice president of government affairs for Conn’s HomePlus. He is a member of the Texas Consumer Finance Association and a former member of the American Financial Services Association and the National Installment Lenders Association. Additionally, he volunteers for the Fannin County Children’s Advocacy Center and was previously a board member of the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame Museum. Holt earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Texas Permian Basin.

Deborah Scanlon of Missouri City is an Audit Partner and Regional Industry Leader for FORVIS, LLP, and is a Certified Public Accountant. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Texas Society of CPAs, Missouri Society of CPAs, and Puerto Rico Society of CPAs. Additionally, she is a member of the Expert Panel of the AICPA Investment Company. She is a board member of the Girls Scouts of San Jacinto, past board member of the Leadership Division of the Texas Independent Bankers Association, and former board chair of Susan G. Komen for the Cure Houston affiliate. Scanlon earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Northwest Missouri State University.

Marty Green of Dallas is the principal and attorney in charge of Polunsky Beitel Green, LLP. He practiced law for over 30 years focusing on the areas of financial services and consumer credit, including in the Dallas offices of Thompson & Knight and BakerBotts. Additionally, he is a member of the Texas State Bar and the Dallas Bar Association and a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity. Green holds a Bachelor of Arts from Southern Utah University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law.