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Hess Club
5430 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX  77056
United States

Henry L. “Hank” Rush

President & CEO

Star of Hope Mission

Hank Rush has been engaged in the Houston business and civic community for the past 40 years.  He has served in successive management positions in three Houston based Fortune 500 corporations, including Texas Eastern Corporation, BMC Software and Stewart Title Company.

Hank also led or was instrumental in the building of two start-up companies during his years in the Bayou City.  He served as Lead Independent Director on the board of AmReit for eight years prior to its acquisition by Edens, and currently serves on the Bradmark Technologies Board here in Houston.

His four decades of community activity include board positions on the Houston Children’s Fund and the Houston Symphony, active in the United Way of Greater Houston, and has worked with the Houston Coalition for the Homeless and the IBM Business Partnership for Persons with Disabilities.

Hank holds a magna cum laude bachelor of science degree in Computer Science from Louisiana Tech University, and has completed executive management programs at Harvard University, Penn State, and Rice University.  He is a graduate of The Center for Houston’s Future.

He is active in service and leadership roles at the Second Baptist Church of Houston.

Hank has served as Star of Hope’s President & CEO since 2008.