Judon Robinson, III

Judson W. Robinson III is a third-generation Houstonian with a successful background in business, politics, and community service. Robinson received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Fisk University. He began his professional career at IBM.  Robinson later entered local politics and was elected to the Houston City Council from 1992 to 1997 as Council Member-At-Large Position 5. He served as Vice Mayor Pro-Tem. Robinson’s primary focus was community development.  Under his leadership, the Hilton Americas-Houston and the redevelopment of Texas Avenue and Midtown were launched. In January 2008, Robinson took a more active role in civil rights and advocacy and became President and CEO of the Houston Area Urban League. In his current role, he provides commentary on local and national issues on various news and information broadcasts. Robinson continues his public service with nonprofit organizations including the United Way, Menninger Clinic, Uptown Redevelopment Authority, Greater Houston Partnership, and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated.