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The Rotary Club of Houston 

Honor

David S. Wolff

2020 Distinguished Citizen Award Gala

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

at The St. Regis Houston

Award Nominee

David S. Wolff

David Wolff is Chairman and President of Wolff Companies, a Houston-based holding company which manages his activities and investments in real estate development, financial assets, professional sports and agriculture.

Born in Philadelphia, Mr. Wolff graduated with honors from Amherst College in 1962 and with an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1964. He has served as a Trustee of Amherst College and is presently a Trustee Emeritus. 

David Wolff founded Wolff, Morgan and Company in 1970, which evolved into Wolff Companies in 1985 and has guided the company to its position as Houston’s largest developer of office, business and industrial parks as well as sites for healthcare, hotels, retail and multi-family.

He is a partner in the San Francisco Giants and Oracle Park, San Francisco. His current agricultural interests include a 1,680-acre working cattle ranch in Independence, Texas, which he has operated for 36 years.  For 16 years, he owned and oversaw operations for private vineyards in the Napa Valley of California.

 

What is DCA 2020

Rotary Distinguished Citizen Award is presented annually to someone in Houston who exhibits high ideals, leadership and philanthropy. The funds raised support the club’s on-going service activities. This year the club is honored to present the Distinguished Citizen Award to David S. Wolff

Since it was first presented in 1962, the Rotary Distinguished Citizen of the Year Award has gone to an impressive array of individual Houstonians and Houston institutions.

The Rotary Distinguished Citizen Award is the Rotary Club of Houston’s major fundraiser for its many community service projects.

 

The Rotary Club of Houston is a group of business leaders working together collaboratively to impact positive change in our community and around the world, operating consistently with Rotary's motto of Service Above Self. Some of our service projects include:

Camp Enterprise is an annual activity that introduces business and business ethics to 75 high school juniors.

Burnett Bayland Outreach has delivered personal support and mentoring to at-risk children at the county run resident.

Jesse H. Jones Rotary House International is a patient housing facility exclusively dedicated to serving the needs of M. D. Anderson cancer patients and their families. It was made possible by grants from the Rotary Club of Houston and The Houston Endowment.

The club also works actively in many other areas including mentoring elementary school youth, giving assistance to ex- offenders, and international projects, including Polio Plus.

About The Rotary Club of Houston

 

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Houston, TX 77227-2027

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