Vernon Haney is a native of downtown San Antonio and a 32 year partner of HEB Grocery. He currently serves in the capacity of Program Leader within the Construction Division of HEB Facility Alliance. Vernon has served on the Board of Directors for the Hispanic Contractors Association of San Antonio, is currently a member of the TAMU Construction Industry Advisory Council as well as the Board of Directors for The Playhouse San Antonio. He is a passionate art collector and enjoys occasional guest lectures in the Department of Construction Science at Texas A&M University. His extracurricular activities include solo wilderness backpacking, designing-building furniture, and writing poetry.