November 20, 2023
Diamond McCarthy Partner Sofia Adrogué was recently reappointed to the Houston First Corporation Board of Directors before Houston City Council on Nov. 1, 2023.
Houston First Corporation manages more than 10 city-owned buildings and properties and underground and surface parking. These facilities include the Hilton Americas-Houston hotel, George R. Brown Convention Center, Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, Wortham Theater Center, Talento Bilingue de Houston, Miller Outdoor Theatre, Partnership Tower, Houston First Outdoors (which includes Jones Plaza and other smaller venues) and Theater District Parking.
Houston First operations include day-to-day maintenance, management and licensing of its properties as the sites of conventions and trade shows, concerts and theatrical performances, and civic events.
Nominated by City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Adrogué will continue to serve on the 12-member board, responsible for setting policy for the corporation and approving its major initiatives and expenditures. “[The newly appointed board members’] individual accomplishments and long records of community service speak volumes; and we look forward to their collective leadership, as well as the energy and passion they will bring to our organization,” said David Mincberg, Chairman of Houston First’s Board of Directors at the inaugural appointment in 2017. “We know we can count on these dedicated professionals as we continue our mission to make Houston one of the world’s premier destinations.”