John C. Kerr
Mr. Kerr is an active San Antonio businessman, writer, and civic leader. Currently he is a partner in Texas Next Capital, a private equity fund, and is the founder and chairman of two biotechnology companies, Azaya Therapeutics and Evestra, Inc. He serves on the boards of trustees of the Texas Biomedical Research Institute and the McNay Art Museum and the boards of directors of the Environmental Defense Action Fund, the Menninger Clinic, the Admiral Nimitz Foundation, Humanities Texas, the Texas Research and Technology Foundation, and the San Antonio Medical Foundation. He is also the author of four published novels and a fifth novel due out in the fall of 2015. Raised in Houston, Kerr is a graduate of Stanford University and the University of Texas Law School. The father of three grown sons and one daughter, he lives with his wife Susan in San Antonio.