Audit Committee Members
R. Lance Lolley (Chair)
R. Lance Lolley is the managing partner of the accounting firm Lolley & Associates. He has more than thirty-five years of experience in public accounting and focuses his practice on closely held businesses. He consults with and advises business owners on taxation, financial reporting, and estate planning. Additionally, he has substantial practice focus in advising not-for-profit organizations. Lolley earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of North Texas and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.
For more than 40 years, he has provided businesses and organizations with unique and creative solutions to financing and strategic challenges, completing more than 500 successful advisory and financing assignments for his clients. Steve has been active in the investment banking and merchant banking business since 1973, when he began his career at the Bank of Boston. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Director and Co-Head of the Corporate Finance Department at Rotan Mosle, Inc., a leading regional Houston-based investment banking firm that merged with Paine Webber in 1983.
In 1990, Steve founded Fieldstone Partners after having co-founded and led a successful leveraged buyout and structured finance firm for six years. Steve earned an A.B. with honors in Economics from Princeton University and an M.B.A. with honors in Finance from Harvard Business School. An avid tennis player and runner, Steve has successfully completed 17 marathons.
Ricardo Romo earned his Ph.D. in history from UCLA (1975). A nationally respected urban historian, Romo is the author of East Los Angeles: History of a Barrio, now in its ninth printing (one in Spanish). Romo served as the fifth president of the University of Texas at San Antonio from 1999 to 2017. He has taught and published in the field of civil rights, Mexican American history, and urban history. Ricardo and his wife Harriett have been recognized for their philanthropy in the arts. Over the past 20 years, they have donated nearly 2,000 Latino art prints and paintings to a dozen museums.
Dolph Briscoe IV, who goes by “D.B.,” is a lecturer in history at Texas A&M University–San Antonio. He received a Ph.D. in history from The University of Texas at Austin in 2014 and conducted much of his dissertation research on Texas politics in the 1960s–1980s at the Briscoe Center. He worked at the Briscoe Center during the spring and summer of 2015 as a researcher for
Dr. Carleton. He serves as the chair of the board of the Kate Briscoe Marmion Charitable Foundation.
Born in San Antonio, he grew up in the small south Texas towns of Cotulla and Carrizo Springs and earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history from Baylor University. He is the grandson of the late Governor Dolph Briscoe and lives in San Antonio with his wife, Margaret, and their daughter, Caroline.