Travis C. Johnson has practiced law as Travis Johnson, Attorney at Law, since January 2001. Prior to such time, Mr. Johnson was a Partner in the law firm of Johnson & Bowen. Mr. Johnson served as a Director of J.P. Morgan Chase Bank - El Paso from 1984 until 2005 and was Founder and Chairman of the Board, Texas Commerce Bank - Border City from 1971 until 1987.
He is a former County Judge and served as a member of the University of Houston Board of Regents for 12 years. Mr. Johnson currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the El Paso Museum of Art Foundation. The Board concluded that Mr. Johnson should serve as a Director for the Company for the following reasons, among others: (i) in addition to his legal degree,
Mr. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and served as Chair of the Company's Audit Committee for over 20 years, and also previously served as Chair of the El Paso National Corp. Audit Committee; (ii) Mr. Johnson's unique combined legal and financial skill set provides the Board with valuable perspectives in addressing current financial reporting and governance matters, particularly in his roles as a member of the Company's Audit Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee; and (iii) Mr. Johnson's over 30 years service with the Company brings tremendous institutional knowledge of the Company's industry, operations, and culture to the Board's deliberations.