Bank of Brenham

About Us – Board of Directors


John W. Barnhill, Jr. – Director, Blue Bell Creameries of Brenham and Former UT Board of Regents

Vice Chairman:

H. A. “Bud” Smith DVM – Retired & former owner of Brenham Veterinary Hospital

Secretary to the Board of Directors:

Gary L. Sonnenburg – Co-owner of Medical Arts & Waldie’s Pharmacy

President and CEO:

Lee R. Gaskamp, Jr.

Other Voting Directors:

Steve James – Vice President, Blue Bell Creameries

John Kenjura – Rancher & Real Estate Investments

Richard O’Malley – Executive Director of Facilities, Planning and Construction at Blinn College

Arlen Thielemann – Builder & President of Thielemann Construction

Advisory Directors:

Wm. J. “Bill” Nutt – Investor; & Broker with IPI Investments of San Antonio, Texas

Special Recognition:

In 2005, we unexpectedly lost founding director and bank attorney James Reese “Jay” Jones to an untimely death.  He, his wit, and his guidance are missed daily by the staff and board of the Bank of Brenham.