Houston Treasures for 2020
Photo by: Gittings
David Wuthrich is a native Houstonian, devout Aggie and avid golfer. He has held marketing positions in a wide range of industries: Houston Lighting and Power, GRACO Mechanical, Eastman Kodak, AIG, Chubb, Northern Trust, JP Morgan, MARSH, Cadence Bank and Tectonic, and the Independent Insurance Agents of Houston. Active in the community, David has served on the boards of the Men of Distinction, Houston Symphony, March of Dimes, Houston Arts Alliance, Texas Bowl Advisory Board, Baylor Partnership, Houston Aggie Medical Society, and many others. He also teaches Junior Achievement. David has chaired over 40 charity golf tournaments, most recently for the Greater Houston Partnership and Houston Symphony. He travels the country as a panelist for Golf Digest, evaluating top courses, and is one of few who have played the entire Golf Digest Top 100 list. He is committed to making Houston a better place to live, work and raise a family.
Tara Wuthrich began her career in Public Relations at Hill & Knowlton, Houston, leading her to a very rewarding career in non-profit development. She has aided the causes of UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Ronald McDonald House Houston, Baylor College of Medicine, and Houston Methodist in a professional capacity. As a volunteer, Tara has helped fund-raise for Houston Symphony, March of Dimes, Baylor College of Medicine Huffington Center on Aging, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, American Heart Association, Salvation Army Auxiliary, City of West University Place, Taping for the Blind, and Strake Jesuit College Prep.
David has been married to his beloved wife, Tara, for 22 years. This Aggie-Longhorn combo chaired the 2004 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s “Holiday Happening,” and Tara co-chaired the Houston Symphony League’s “Hunt for Spring.” In 2005, the couple chaired the Houston Symphony League’s “Scores” Dinners and went on to chair the 2012 Houston Symphony Ball and the 2016 Houston Symphony Wine Dinner, raising over $1.5 million for arts education in Houston.
David and Tara have two amazing sons, of whom they are exceedingly proud: Luke, a sophomore at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and Adam, a junior at Strake Jesuit College Prep.