Carter Overton has served on the Foundation Board of Directors since its inception in 1986. Carter is EVP Business Development of Valence Operating Company, a domestic onshore exploration and production company . He worked previously for Terry Petroleum Company, where he served as Vice President of Operations.
Carter is a past Chairman of the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation and is actively involved in his community and the River Oaks Baptist Church. A native Houstonian, Carter received both his B.B.A. and his M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.
Carter and his wife, Elaine, reside in Houston, and have six children and one grandchild.