Commerce Club Luncheon Series

The Commerce Club is an educational networking event for maritime and transportation professionals. On the 2nd Thursday of every month, meet at Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport to network with other leaders in the Port Community. As industry leaders, elected officials, and the heads of governmental agencies, the Commerce Club's speakers know that you live and work in the Port Region every day, and speak to issues that directly affect your bottom line.


September 12th Commerce Club

Event Details

Date: Thursday - September 12, 2019
Time: 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport
9100 Gulf Freeway, Houston, Texas 77017

Ric Campo, Chairman of the Port Commission, Port of Houston Authority

Ric Campo, Port Commission Chairman, Port Houston Authority

Ric Campo is Chairman of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. He was appointed to the position in January of 2019 by the City of Houston and Harris County Commissioners Court.

Campo is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Camden Property Trust since May 1993. He joined a private Houston real estate company after graduating from Oregon State University in 1976, and co-founded Camden’s predecessor companies in 1982. He is currently a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, where he serves on the Board, the National Multifamily Housing Council, and the Urban Land Institute.

Campo serves on the Board of Directors of several organizations that focus on the economic development, business outlook and future growth of Houston, including Central Houston, Inc. and the Greater Houston Partnership. He is the past Chairman of the Houston First Corporation, and the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee, the Business Connect Program and the  Committee’s charitable arm. He is also is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


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September Sponsors

Houston Mooring Co. Inc.   

Shell Oil Company