Bradmark Board of Directors: Profiles

C. Bradley Tashenberg

President and CEO

Leading the company vision and product strategy over the past 35 years, Mr. Tashenberg is the cornerstone to maintaining Bradmark's status as a leading software provider.

After founding Bradmark in 1981, he developed its flagship product, DBGeneral, into one of the leading database utilities in the Hewlett-Packard 3000 Market. A long standing corporate citizen within the Houston IT business community Mr. Tashenberg has fostered many computer software products and has received numerous awards for technical speaking.

Mr. Tashenberg received a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1968, and later pursued a Masters of Science in Economics. He was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study Classical languages and was accepted into a PhD program in Advanced Mathematics in 1969. Mr. Tashenberg has also authored two books that were published through the American Management Association. Through his humanitiarian efforts, he has helped sponsor several scholarships within the IT user community and has made sizeable contributions to many art and music organizations.

JR Hunter
Board Member

James R. (J.R.) Hunter has served as an executive in the information technology industry for most of his career. He has worked in sales and marketing for IBM, Decimus Corporation (a subsidiary of the General Electric Corporation) and BMC Software. At BMC Software, he was Vice President of Sales and Marketing and was responsible for opening and managing several international offices as well as BMC’s external distribution network. Most recently, he served as an investor and the Chief Operation Officer of EC Power. EC Power was a provider of transaction management services to the energy industry. Mr. Hunter was instrumental in developing the business model of the company which was subsequently sold in 2008.

Mr. Hunter is currently semi-retired and an independent private investor. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma State University.

H.L. "Hank" Rush Jr.

Board Member

H.L. "Hank" Rush Jr., has served as a senior information technology executive in 3 Fortune 500 companies and built two start-up organizations in his 30+ year career, all in Houston, Texas. His service has focused in energy, technology, and real estate. He has served as CEO or Chairman of the Board of three organizations over a 20 year span, ranging from information technology development and outsourcing, to construction, to real estate information services.

In 2008, Mr. Rush was appointed to serve as the President and CEO of The Star of Hope Mission, Houston's 102 year old mission to Houston's homeless. This role answers a life-long desire to serve in full-time ministry while utilizing the business skills developed in his professional life.

Jack Webb

Board Member

Jack Webb, Businessman, lawyer, geologist, mediator, lobbyist, farmer, diplomat, soldier, and political advisor, Mr. Jack Webb currently serves as Chairman of Jack M. Webb & Associates, Inc., Member of the Board of Techxas Ventures, Houston National Bank, Charter Bank - Houston, Texas Aerospace Commission, American Leadership Forum, Boy Scouts of America, Council for National Policy, and many other private and civic organizations. He has been CEO of over 32 corporations, holds a JD in Law from Tulane University, was General Council to Gulf Resources & Chemical Corp, M.W. Kellogg Company and Standard Oil of Texas, and has been U.S. Special Ambassador to Finland, Bolivia, Angola and Ghana.