Our mission is to foster unity, inclusivity, and empowerment within the diverse LGBTQ+ community of Houston. Through year-round events and fundraising initiatives, we welcome everyone to join us in amplifying and celebrating the vibrant identities that make up our city.
President and Founder
In 2012, Bryan joined the Board of Directors at Out for Education. This marked the beginning of an illustrious journey that saw him ascend to the positions of Vice President and ultimately President. Simultaneously, he embraced a pivotal role on the Montrose Center Board, channeling his passion into philanthropy. For the past five years, he has led the Philanthropy Committee, consistently surpassing targets and amassing over $2 million yearly exclusively for this crucial cause.
In each endeavor, Bryan has demonstrated unwavering dedication, leaving an indelible mark on Houston's LGBTQ+ landscape. His visionary leadership, coupled with an unmatched ability to mobilize resources, continues to shape a more inclusive and empowered future for us all.
Andrea Simonton – Director of Communications
Armando Urdiales – Board of Directors
Jack Valinski – Board of Directors
Jacob Chaput – Board of Directors
Jonas Figueroa – Board of Directors
Julius LaCour – Board of Directors
Kay Crayton – Board of Directors
Dan Cato – Advisory Board
Lionel Sims III – Advisory Board
Vitor Burk – Advisory Board
David Ramirez – Advisory Board
Dustin Sheffield – Parade Director
Monte Bachus – Festival Director
Lori Hood – Advisory Board
Demitri Benson – Advisory Board
Kevin Pope – Advisory Board
Dalton DeHart – Advisory Board