Beth Robertson, who has served on the Welch board since 2004, is president of two real estate companies, Cockspur, Inc., Houston, and Westview Development, Inc., Austin, and is chair, board of managers for Living Spaces Furniture LLC. Robertson also serves on the advisory board of Amegy Bank of Texas.
Active in civic life, Robertson previously chaired the Board of Regents for the University of Houston System, is board chair for The Cullen Trust for Health Care, a trustee of The Cullen Foundation, and was a founding board member of the Greater Houston Community Foundation. Her volunteer work also spans leadership positions with The University of Texas Health Science Center, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University, Houston Wilderness and the Harris County Healthcare Alliance.
Her contributions have been recognized with multiple honors and awards, including the UH President's Medallion, Outstanding Community Volunteer Fundraiser, UH Alumni President's Award, and being named first YWCA Carol Sterling Masterson Woman of the Year, among others.
A Houston native, Robertson holds a bachelor's degree in the Classics from the The University of Texas at Austin.
On Friday, March 4, 2016, Beth Robertson, was inducted as a Founding Member of Mu of Texas at the University of Houston Phi Beta Kappa.