John LaRue - Member, Former President

GMF Board of Directors

Corpus Christi, Texas

With a career of public service spanning more than 25 years, John LaRue brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the Gulf of Mexico Foundation. He is the Executive Director of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority. His responsibilities include day-to-day operations of the port including the departments of Engineering, Finance & Administration, Government Affairs, Operations, and Trade Development. He offers the Foundation his broad experience in commerce, management, and development, as well as his knowledge of effective collaboration with government agencies.