OUR BOARD MEMBERS
Director of Legal Compliance and Oversight
Hillary Holmes is a leading energy capital markets lawyer and partner with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Houston. A fourth generation Houstonian, Hillary is passionate about serving those in need in the Houston community, particularly children. Over the last 15 years, she has donated thousands of hours of free legal services to mothers and immigrant children. She is an active member of the Board of Directors of Houston Volunteer Lawyers, the largest provider of free legal services to the indigent in the State of Texas, and served as the chair of the local pro bono program at each of her law firms. Hillary has also directly assisted children in lower income schools through the Junior League of Houston and has helped raise college scholarships through the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. She and her husband are raising two young Texan boys to be grateful, share kindness and look for joy in the little things. Harrison’s Heroes embodies these values. Hillary is proud to support such a fine organization that selflessly brings joy and comfort to children who need it and deserve it the most!
Director of Community Outreach and Marketing
During the past 15 years, Laurie Davis has worked in various aspects of healthcare consulting, ranging from acute hospital settings to long term care facilities. Besides raising a family, Laurie is actively involved in the Houston community and is also a board member of 100 Women of Memorial.Laurie played NCAA Division I soccer at the University of Connecticut and graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio. She is the head coach of her son’s SBMSA soccer team, and she organizes groups of children in seeking out volunteer initiatives for local hospitals.
Laurie has been a close friend of the Kothari family since college. Sandy and Shanoop helped Laurie while she was dealing with her son’s own long term hospital stay. Since that time, Laurie focuses her energies to bringing comfort to families experiencing similar circumstances and supporting the mission of Harrison’s Heroes.
Director of Media and Communications
Pam Campbell spent so many hours volunteering at her kids' schools when they were in elementary and middle school, they thought their mom went back to work in the fall! A Spring Branch ISD Lifetime PTA member, she edited the Hunters Creek Elementary yearbook, sold ads in the school directory, served on the Long Term Planning committee, answered phones in the office, shlelved books in the library, co-chaired the book fair and the gala. Off Campus, she chaired the food committee for the Houston Museum of Natural Science, organized holiday luncheon fashion shows to raise money for a local women's center, and currently chairs the Business Advisory Council for Goodwill Houston. Pam is an account executive at KPRC-TV Channel 2 and serves on the board for Harrison's Heroes.
Director of Social Media
Justin Stapleton is a meteorologist for KPRC Channel 2 in Houston since 2015. In addition to his role as a meteorologist, he is also an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Natural Sciences at UHD. Before jumping into the world of television, he worked as a crisis intervention specialist with the Baltimore County Police and carries a Masters in Clinical Psychology as well as a Masters in Geosciences.
He is an avid runner, purveyor of the local Houston craft beer scene and a board member of both Harrison's Heroes and the Mental Health Alliance of Houston.
Director of Fundraising
Mike France is currently Co-Head of Investment Management at Intrepid Financial Partners, an energy-focused merchant bank. Prior to joining Intrepid, Mike was a Managing Director at First Reserve, an energy-focused private equity firm. Mike has served on numerous Boards of Directors of public and private energy companies in the midstream and upstream sectors. Prior to joining First Reserve, Mike held various roles at Lehman Brothers and Deloitte & Touche. Mike holds a B.B.A. from the University of Texas and an M.B.A. from the Jones Graduate School of Management at Rice University.
Mike and his wife Candace live in Houston raising their six children. They have supported college scholarships for children involved in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for the past decade. Mike is excited to be a member of the board of Harrison’s Heroes and to continue supporting children in the Houston area.