Michael Skelly and Anne Whitlock Endorse Alex Triantaphyllis for Texas’s 7th District

HOUSTON, TX — Michael Skelly and Anne Whitlock released the following statement endorsing nonprofit executive and Democratic candidate Alex Triantaphyllis:

“Alex Triantaphyllis is the strongest candidate to take on Congressman John Culberson and win in Texas’s 7th congressional district. He is a tireless worker who has spent most of his career working in the Houston community. Alex has blue-chip private sector experience, sterling educational credentials, and a deep commitment to public service. Following Hurricane Harvey, he further demonstrated his commitment to this community when he was tapped to serve as a Site Director for the relief efforts at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

“Alex is exactly what we want in a public servant. He is as grounded as he is smart, and he and his wife, Christina, are everything we want in the emerging generation of Houston leaders. Anne and I are proudly and enthusiastically supporting our good friend, Alex.”

About Michael Skelly and Anne Whitlock

Michael Skelly and Anne Whitlock are active leaders in many efforts to move Houston forward. Skelly is the CEO of Clean Line Energy Partners, which makes renewable energy more accessible. In 2008, he was the Democratic nominee for Texas’s 7th district, running against Congressman John Culberson. He serves on the Houston Parks Board, LINK Houston and Houston Bikeshare. Whitlock is the Founding Director of Connect, a non-profit that seeks to build healthy neighborhoods in Gulfton and Sharpstown. She also serves on the boards of Buffalo Bayou Partnership and UT Children’s Learning Institute. Both Skelly and Whitlock earned Masters degrees from Harvard and served as volunteers in the Peace Corps.