Sunday, October 21, 2007

Alex Sutton

Biography of Alex Sutton

Alex serves as Co-President of The Woodlands Development Company. He holds Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from Rice University and a Master’s in Business Administration from The University of Houston. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer and a Certified Public Accountant. As Co-President, his responsibilities span the full range of executive functions of the company, with a primary focus on managing development and commercial activities, along with oversight of human resources functions and hospitality interests. He joined The Woodlands in 1994.

Prior to joining The Woodlands, Alex was a shareholder with Pate Engineers, where he managed a number of complex projects for municipal and private clients, focusing on water resources, transportation and land development matters. His prior employer was Exxon Co., USA, where he held a number of positions in the financial, human resources and engineering fields, including three assignments over five years with Friendswood Development Company, Exxon’s real estate subsidiary. He has authored a number of technical papers and articles and holds two patents for computer-aided management approaches to managing public works systems.

His civic and industry involvement includes service as a Director and Treasurer of Montgomery County Youth Services, Director and Vice-Chairman, the North Houston Association, Trustee, Montgomery County Developer’s Association, Director, The Woodlands Arts Council, Director, Town Center Improvement District, Director, The Woodlands Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, and is a Member of the Urban Land Institute.

Alex and his wife Sharon live in The Woodlands Town Center, are members of The Woodlands United Methodist Church and have four grandchildren who reside in The Woodlands.

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