Position No. 1
Term Expires November 2022
Serves as a volunteer on the following: Township Chairman of the Board, The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership and the Conroe/The Woodlands Urbanized Area (UZA).
Mr. Gordy Bunch serves as the Chairman of the Board of The Woodlands Township, a position he has held since 2016. In total, he has served The Woodlands residents and businesses as a Director, a position without any compensation and elected by residents of The Woodlands, in five consecutive two-year terms. He continues to demonstrate effective leadership that has lowered debt and taxes and represents the best interests of residents and businesses.
In addition to volunteering 30 to 40 hours a week with the Township, Mr. Bunch is Founder, President & CEO of The Woodlands Financial Group (TWFG), TWFG Insurance Services, TWFG General Agency, TWFG Premium Finance and The Woodlands Insurance Company (TWICO). In 2015, Mr. Bunch earned the title of Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Gulf Coast Region.
Since Mr. Bunch founded TWFG in 2001, it has become the largest independent insurance agency in Texas, ranked number 9 nationally in personal lines and number 25 in all lines. In a true demonstration of “Our Policy is Caring,” the company’s driving mantra, Mr. Bunch and the TWFG family have contributed to many local charities and community events. From the American Heart Association to the TWFG Gran Fondo Bike Race for Multiple Sclerosis and The Woodlands Marathon, TWFG has been a continuous sponsor of these organizations.
Mr. Bunch is an IRONMAN finisher and a proud veteran, having honorably served in the U.S. Coast Guard where he now also serves as Chairman of the National Coast Guard Museum Capital Campaign.
According to Mr. Bunch, his most important titles are Husband and Father as he and his wife Michelle have been residents of The Woodlands since 1995 and have three sons, one at Texas A&M University and two at The Woodlands Christian Academy.
Prior to being elected by his peers as Chairman of The Woodlands Township, Mr. Bunch served as Chairman of the Board of The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau, which markets Visit The Woodlands.
All seven Directors serve on a volunteer basis. Per the Township’s enabling legislation, a Director is not entitled to compensation for service on the Board.