What Starts Here campaign volunteer leaders’ generosity, leadership and vision make them some of the university’s most valued partners. Hundreds of alumni and friends have joined us to set an example through their giving and commitment to our cause — and we are grateful.
Corporate Champions Council
Members of the Corporate Champions Council represent some of UT’s most philanthropic partners. They advise university leaders, build enterprise-level connections and accelerate the impact of the What Starts Here campaign through corporate partnership.
Austin Office Managing Director & South Market Unit Director of Operations
Eric Van Hensbergen
Assistant Vice President, Public Affairs
Vice President, Monomers North America
Vice President - Facilities, Design and Solutions
Eric R. Davis
Global Completions Chief
"UT is a source of innovation, inspiration and academic achievement — part of the beating heart of Austin. Without UT, our community would not thrive as it does now."
Executive Vice President, University Federal Credit Union
Senior Vice President, America’s Client Solutions, Sales
Vice President, Global Lifecycle Services
Vice President of Research
Head of Public Policy and External Affairs, South
"The University of Texas at Austin is developing our future leaders. UT’s ability to attract amazing talent, coupled with their leveraging of technology, will help solve some of the world’s most complicated problems."
President, US Enterprise, Microsoft Corporation
Group Vice President - Public Affairs, Environmental Affairs and Diversity & Inclusion
Our partnership with UT is invaluable. The University Co-op was founded more than 125 years ago to provide UT students with course materials and that continues today. Together, we’ve been able to maximize our impact on students through scholarship and engagement. Together, we empower students to change the world."
President and CEO, University Co-op
Vice President of Brand and Culture
Vice President, Commerce Business Group
Partner Software Engineering Manager/Architect and Austin Engineering Site Lead
Energy Storage Technology Manager
Head of Contracting and Procurement Americas, Lubricants
"UT understands partnership and how to cultivate high-performing students who will do well in any corporate setting. I believe UT has the right mix of research, innovation and education needed for today’s ever-changing environment."
Austin Office Managing Director & South Market Unit Director of Operations, Accenture
Austin Market President
President and CEO
Executive Vice President, Member Experience
Partner, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and Venture Capital