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September 26, 2017: Alan Dreeben

Alan Dreeben, Partner, Republic National Distributing Company

Education

  • Highland Park High School – Dallas TX BBA – University of Texas - Austin
  • MBA – Harvard University (Executive Program)  
  • Ph.D – University of the Incarnate Word (Honorary)
  • LL.D. – Texas State University (Honorary)

Current Activities

  • Alisam – Board of Directors
  • Cambor Exploration – Board of Directors
  • Cullen Frost Bank – Advisory Director
  • San Antonio Capital – Advisory Board
  • Texas Business Leadership Council – Executive Committee
  • University of Texas/Texas System – Chancellor’s Council, Executive Committee Past Chairman
  • University of Texas at Austin – McCombs School of Business – Advisory
    • Council, Past Chairman – Endowed 2 Forty Acre Scholarships
  • University of Texas at Austin – McCombs School of Business – MSB Foundation Trustee
  • University of Texas at Austin – Development Board

Past Activities

Community

  • 200 Patterson – HOA Board Member, Chairman  
  • American Cancer Society – Chairman of Cattle Baron Gala Any Baby Can – Director
  • Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) – Regional Board of Directors
  • Charity Ball Association – Director
  • City of San Antonio – Board of Review of Historical Districts
  • CONOPUS – Chairman
  • Council on Alcoholism – Director
  • Ecumenical Center for Religion & Health – Director
  • Golden Manor Home of Aged – Director
  • Harry Jersig Speech/Hearing Center – Director
  • Hospice of San Antonio – Director
  • Jewish Community Campus – Campaign Co-Chairman/Endowed Block-Dreeben Early Childhood Center
  • KLRN Wine Tasting – Chairman/Founder
  • Los Compadres – Corporate Division Chairman
  • McNay Art Museum – Board of Trustees
  • Mission Road Developmental Center – Director
  • National Conference – Director, Executive Committee/Chairman
  • Paseo del Rio Association – Director/Chairman Sponsorship Committee
  • San Antonio Museum of Art – Board of Trustees
  • San Antonio Symphony Wine Auction – Co-Chairperson/Founder
  • Santa Rosa’s Children’s Hospital Foundation – Board Member
  • Texas Biomedical Institute – Corporate Circle/Chairman
  • Texas State University System – Foundation, Director
  • United Way – Division Chairman/Executive Committee

Education

  • Alamo Heights Foundation – Director, Corporate Division Chairman
  • Alamo Heights ISD – Board of Trustees/President
  • Alamo Heights Recreational Council – Director/Officer
  • Bexar County Federation of Schools – Board Member
  • Coalition of School Finance – Region 20 Representative
  • Texas State University System – Board of Regents/Chairman, Endowed “Grow Your Own” Scholarship Program
  • Trinity University – School of Business Advisory Council/Board of Visitors
  • University of the Incarnate Word – Trustee, Chair Academic Affairs/Endowed Dreeben School of Education
  • UTSA – College of Business/Advisory
  • UTSA – Development Board

Religious

  • Jewish Social Service Federation – Director/Division Chairman
  • Temple Beth El – Trustee/Chair – Education Committee
  • Temple Beth El – Campaign Co-Chair

Industry

  • State of Texas Comptroller’s Business Advisory Council
  • State of Texas Wine Task Force
  • Texas Department of Agriculture – Wine Advisory Committee, Past Chairman
  • Texas Tech – Texas Wine Marketing Research Institute, Director
  • The Institute of Masters of Wine-North America – Board Member
  • Vidrio Formas – Director
  • Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America – Chairman of the Board (2014-2015)
  • Wine Market Council – Director, Executive Committee/Chairman

Awards

  • Dallas Morning News – Outstanding Individual in Wine Business
  • DISCUS George Washington Spirits Society
  • National Conference of Christians & Jews – Brotherhood Award
  • New World Wine & Food Organization – Man of the Year
  • Texas State University System – Chairman’s Award
  • UTSA – Ethics in Business Award
  • UT Silver Spur Hall of Fame