Officers & Directors
||Murray Watson, Jr.
President and Director
Mr. Watson is one of the founders of the Brazos Higher Education Service Corporation, Inc., and has served as General Counsel, President and CEO
since its organization in 1976. Mr. Watson is the Managing Partner of his law firm and oversees his family feed store and cattle operations in
Central Texas. He served in the Texas House of Representatives from 1957 to 1963 and in the Texas State Senate from 1963 to 1973. His public
service also includes serving as General Counsel of Texas State Technical College for 26 years. Mr. Watson is a graduate of Baylor University,
earning the degrees of Bachelor of Business Administration in 1952 and Bachelor of Law in 1954. He and his wife, Greta, have two children and
are the proud grandparents of two wonderful grandchildren.
Board Vice President
Cynthia Lewis worked over 40 years in the insurance business as a property and casualty agent with Anco Pioneer Insurance in Mart and Waco. She
is a graduate of Sam Houston State University receiving a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Master of Science in Mathematics. Her volunteer
commitments include past president of the Independent Insurance Agents of Central Texas, past treasurer of the McLennan Community College
Foundation Board, Volunteer Council Member at the Waco Center for Youth and The Advisory Council of the Mart Independent School District
Foundation. Mrs. Lewis was also a graduate assistant at Sam Houston State University and a teacher at Huntsville High School. She has served
on the board of the Heart of Texas Region Mental Health Mental Retardation Center for 35 years. She has been honored with the Outstanding Civic
Award from the Mart Chamber of Commerce, Young Agent of the Year for the Independent Agents of Texas, and with her family, Texas Special Olympics
Area 12 Family of the Year. She and her husband, Jim, have two sons.
Mr. Rushing joined Murray Watson, Jr. Law Offices in 1995 where he serves as an attorney. Mr. Rushing received his Bachelor of Science in 1984
at the University of Texas at Austin, Master of Science Teaching in 1992 from Tarleton State University and Juris Doctor in 1996 from Baylor
University. Mr. Rushing has been serving as General Counsel for the Texas State Technical College Systems since 1999. He and his wife, Regena,
have three children.
Mr. Turman joined Brazos Higher Education Service Corporation, Inc. in 1992, where he serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial
Officer. He is responsible for all of the financial affairs, including accounting, treasury management, structured finance, and human resources.
Mr. Turman is a graduate of Baylor University where he earned the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master of
Business in Taxation. He has served as speaker and panelist at various student loan and asset securitization conferences. He and his wife, Lynda,
have three daughters and are proud grandparents of three wonderful grandsons.
||Julie Campbell Carlson
Waco native, Julie Campbell Carlson is an award-winning writer and editor. She has a Bachelor of Art in History, with a minor in English from
Baylor University. She has served as editor for several magazines including Discover Magazine of the Coastal Bend and Gifted Child Today. She has
worked as Director of Communications and Marketing for the Baylor Law School and contributed to the Baylor Bear Foundations' Insider magazine.
Mrs. Carlson writes the "Around Town" column for Waco Today. She also writes for the Baylor Business School, the Baylor Law School and the Waco
Tribune Herald. Her volunteer pursuits include the Waco Independent School District Education Foundation, the Waco Symphony Council, Cotton Palace
and the Lake Air Montessori Parent Teacher organization. She is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Waco, a member of the Public Relations
Society of America and The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. She and her husband, Alan, have one daughter.
Dana Broadway is President of PB&H Benefits, L.L.C., the firm's employee benefit practice providing third party administration for flexible benefit
and retirement plans. She is an honors graduate of Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Masters of
Accountancy. Ms. Broadway started as an intern for the firm in 2002. She has experience in all areas of employee benefit practice with more
than 10 years focused in employee benefits. Ms. Broadway currently oversees all daily trading and recordkeeping functions, manages client service
teams, develops marketing materials and provides sales and client development services. She is working toward her Certified Employee Benefit
Specialist designation. She is a member of the Heart of Texas Society of Human Resource Management, American Society of Pension Professionals
and Actuaries and Leadership Waco Class XXIX. Dana lives in Waco with her husband and two sons.
Ms. Davis has served as Assistant Secretary of Brazos Higher Education Service Corporation, Inc. since 2008. Prior to that time, Ms. Davis
was employed by Murray Watson, Jr. & Associates from 2001 to 2008. Her professional experience includes more than 24 years as a legal assistant.
Ms. Davis and her husband, Bruce, have three grown children.