September Luncheon > Fireside Chat with Bill McKeon and Gina Luna

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September 22, 2020 12 PM - 1 PM CDT

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Bill McKeon

Bill McKeon

Texas Medical Center
Cheif Executive Officer

William “Bill” McKeon is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Texas Medical Center. He is responsible for driving strategic, operational and programmatic initiatives across the Texas Medical Center’s member institutions to enhance its leadership position in the life sciences. McKeon joined the Texas Medical Center in 2013 as executive vice president, chief operating and strategy officer.

McKeon has served as an executive for some of the leading companies and institutions in the world, including DuPont, Stanford University Medical Center, Raytel, US Oncology and Medtronic. His experience as a President and CEO includes heading up industry-changing companies MicroPort Medical Co. in Shanghai and Cellnovo in London.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in legal studies from Roger Williams University and earned a Master’s Degree from the University of San Francisco – School of Management.

Gina Luna

Gina Luna

Luna Strategies
Chief Executive Officer

Gina Luna, a recognized leader with invaluable business insight, is a trusted advisor to CEOs and business owners. As CEO of Luna Strategies, Mrs. Luna counsels companies and their leaders on complex strategic issues and growth initiatives. She has established a reputation of partnering with owners, boards, and management from a broad spectrum of industries to deliver solutions and drive results.

Mrs. Luna is a member of the Board of Directors for Tetra Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TTI), where she serves on the Audit Committee and the Nominating & Governance Committee. Tetra is a $1B oil and gas services company headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas; she has served on the board since July 2018. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Melior Innovations, a materials technology company and Truss, a digital engagement company. Additionally, Gina serves as an advisor to several other privately held business owners and management teams.

Prior to founding Luna Strategies, Mrs. Luna held senior executive roles with JPMorgan Chase. From 2009 to 2016, she served as Chairman of the Houston Market and Managing Director of Chase Commercial Banking. During her 22-year career, she was progressively promoted from management and business development roles to Chief Operating Officer for the regional Commercial and Investment Banking businesses, and to Chief Marketing Officer of the national Commercial Banking business, before assuming the Chairman role. She ran a $150+M revenue business, managed sizable teams, led marketing and communications, talent development, risk management, and strategic planning.

As a dynamic, committed business leader, Mrs. Luna continues to be actively involved in supporting the community in which she works and lives. She is the founding Chairman of the Board for Houston Exponential (HX), an organization focused on building the innovation ecosystem in Houston. She played an integral role in raising the HX Venture Fund to support the HX mission and attract more venture capital to Houston. Gina is a member of the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch, and is the Chairman of the Board of CHI St. Luke’s Health System. She also serves as a trustee of The Texas A&M Foundation, The Welch Foundation and Baylor College of Medicine. She was elected chairman of the Greater Houston Partnership in 2015 and served as chair of the nationally acclaimed workforce initiative, UpSkill Houston, from 2013 to 2017. She continues her service on the Greater Houston Partnership board, executive committee, and nominating committee.

Mrs. Luna is a member of NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors), Women Corporate Directors, the International Women’s Forum, and the Texas A&M Mays School of Business Dean's Advisory Board. Mrs. Luna is active in the Young Presidents’ Organization.

She is a summa cum laude graduate of Texas A&M University with a bachelor of business administration degree in finance and management.

In recognition of her accomplishments in business and community, Mrs. Luna has received The Bob Onstead Leadership Award, is a Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame inductee and was named one of Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women.

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