Alias graduated from Texas State University and is currently participating in the State Farm Agency Development Training Program, and is scheduled to open his State Farm Insurance Agency in the fall of 2014. He has been a member of HYPE for four years, and currently serves as the Chair.
Dena WashingtonVice Chair
Dena Washington is an Energy Consultant at Reliant. Mrs. Washington joined HYPE in 2011 and has served on the Networking and Events committees, served as the 2013 Events Committee Co-Chair and is currently the Vice Chair.
Angela O’PryProgram Development Co-Chair
As the marketing coordinator at Sandler Training, Angela is responsible for developing and executing the company’s marketing strategy. She is a 2012 graduate of Texas A&M University with a BBA in marketing.
Peyton Woodson-CooperProgram Development Co-Chair
Peyton Woodson Cooper is a communications strategist, editor, writer and spokesperson for CenterPoint Energy, a domestic energy delivery company headquartered in Houston, Texas. She loves jazz, traveling and rooting for the Houston Texans.
Madyson ChavezCommunity Outreach Co-Chair
Madyson Chavez is the research associate for Working Partner LLC, a strategic planning and evaluation firm. She is a native Houstonian and deeply passionate about the development and growth of the Houston community.
Asif GulamaliCommunity Outreach Co-Chair
Asif is a VP in Business Banking for Capital One Bank. He is in charge of managing portfolios and increasing revenue for multi-million dollar companies in Houston and surrounding areas. He is a Houston Native, passionate about volunteerism and community development around the city. Asif partners with multiple non-profit organizations annually and Co-chair of his company’s Community Corps Council and HYPE Community Outreach Committee.
Rena IglehartDigital Ambassador
Rena Iglehart is a Houston-born entrepreneur and owner of Rena O. Productions. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Digital Media Studies at University of Houston Clear Lake. Rena serves as Digital Ambassador for HYPE.