Michael J. Plank

Michael J. Plank of Houston is Chairman and CEO of The Plank Companies, Inc. and three affiliated companies; National Property Holdings, Rail Logix and Speed Shore Corporation.

Mr. Plank is a member and past chairman of the Young Presidents’ Organization, past president of the Trench Shoring & Shielding Association of America and the Houston Equipment Distributors.

Mr. Plank was a gubernatorial appointee to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. He is also on the Governor’s University Research Initiative Board, and is a board member and past president of the Children’s Museum of Houston, and a board member of the Greater Houston Partnership, YMCA of Greater Houston, Houston Methodist Hospitals President’s Leadership Council, and Texas A&M’s Engineering Advisory Board.

Mr. Plank was appointed as a member of the Board of Regents by Governor Greg Abbott in 2019. He serves as a member of the Committee on Audit and the Committee on Buildings and Physical Plant. He also serves as a liaison to the Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets and System Military Training Programs. His term expires February 1, 2025.

Revised 08/20/2019