Don Woo is a graduate of the 2016 EMBA class at the Jones Graduate School of Business. He earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Houston in 1980.Â Â Â
He is president of Mission Constructors Inc., a Houston, Texas based company founded in 1988, which offers construction management, design and build, value engineering, and construction services throughout the state of Texas. Â Their experience includes broadcast and telecommunications, education, financial, industrial, institutional, interiors and remodeling, medical and healthcare facilities, parks and recreation, religious facilities, restaurants, retail, restoration, and exterior renovations.
Among Missionâ€™s many award-winning projects, they built the 42,000 square foot Sugar Land Surgical Hospital, Emery Weiner Schoolâ€™s (Phase I and II), the Monarch School (Phase I), the University of Houston Robertson Stadium, TimeWarnerâ€™s administrative building in Houston, the Childrenâ€™s Assessment Center in Rice Village, the Campanile Office Building in Montrose, and multiple buildings in the Katy Medical Complex.Â
Don also gives back extensively to the Houston community in many civic and philanthropic leadership roles. He has been on the boards of countless organizations including (but not limited to) Amazing Place, Crime Stoppers Houston, DePelchin Childrenâ€™s Center, Houston Parks Board, Star of Hope and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
He and his wife, Nancy, have three children, all graduates of Rice University: Lauren Woo â€™16, Austin Woo â€™16, and Christian Woo â€™13. They served on the Rice parents Program Committee for 6 years and chaired the committee from 2012 to 2014.