Kent Graham  
City Council
Title: Council Member
Phone: 830-598-9940
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Kent Graham


Kent Graham grew up in Newcastle Texas where he graduated from high school in 1971.  He moved to Houston where he worked for Schlumberger Well Services while attending college at the University of Houston.  He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1975 and a Master of Science in Accountancy degree in 1977. 

After graduating with his Masters he joined the public accounting firm of Arthur Andersen.  Eight years later he was admitted to the partnership where he remained until the demise of Arthur Andersen in May of 2002.  He then joined the public accounting firm of Ernst & Young in Houston and was transferred to Los Angeles California in January of 2003.  After seven years in Los Angeles he then transferred to San Jose and remained there until he reached the mandatory retirement age of 60.  He retired in June of 2013.

Kent and his wife Beverly purchased a lot in Escondido in 2005 knowing that Horseshoe Bay was where they wanted to retire.  Upon Kent’s transfer to San Jose, they purchased a home in Horseshoe Bay West and Beverly moved here full time.  Kent commuted to/from San Jose for four years until he retired.

Since retirement, Kent has become very active in the Central & South Texas Chapter of Make-A-Wish where he has served on its governing board since June of 2013.  Currently he is serving as the Vice Chairman of the Board.  He serves on the Board of Trustees for the Church at Horseshoe Bay and is currently serving as its Treasurer.  He also serves on the Board of Directors of Escondido Golf & Lake Club where he is currently serving as its Secretary & Treasurer.

Kent was elected to serve on the City Council in November of 2016. 

Kent and Beverly have three grown children and one grandchild.  His children are all married and live in Austin, Houston and Santiago, Chile.

Kent and Beverly enjoy golf, travel and collecting wine.

 

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