Vice Chair, Houston
Adrian Collins is a sports and entertainment executive who currently serves as the Director of Operations at Harris County Sports & Convention Corporation (NRG Park) in Houston, Texas. He is also the Principal of Adrian K. Collins & Associates LLC, a business development firm that specializes in helping small, medium and large-sized enterprises in the energy and technology sectors create sustainable growth through successful expansion into domestic and international markets.
Born in Grand Prairie, Texas, Collins joined the United States Army in his late teens, later studying political science and government at Prairie View A&M University. He went on to work in Texas and U.S. politics for more than 15 years, serving as a senior staff member to State Representative Scott Hochberg and State Senator Rodney Ellis and in the administration of President Barack Obama. An expert in logistics and high-level executive support for more than 20 years, Collins moved into the sports and entertainment industry following his political career.