LCRA senior management team
Prior to joining LCRA, Wilson was executive director of the Texas Department of Transportation. Under the direction of the Texas Transportation Commission, he managed, directed and implemented TxDOT policies, programs and operating strategies. He also represented TxDOT before the Texas Legislature and other entities. Before joining TxDOT in 2011, Wilson served as senior vice president of Public Affairs and as a corporate officer for Luminant, Texas’ largest electric generation company. In 2007, then-Gov. Rick Perry appointed Wilson as Texas’ 106th Secretary of State. In that position, he was the chief elections officer and the chief international protocol officer for Texas. Wilson also served as chair of the Governor’s Competitiveness Council and on the Texas Border Security Council.
Wilson currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Large Public Power Council, and he serves on the Texas Lyceum Advisory and Development Council. In addition, Gov. Greg Abbott appointed Wilson in 2021 as chair of the State Energy Plan Advisory Committee, which the Texas Legislature charged with preparing a comprehensive state energy plan to identify solutions for improving the electric and natural gas industries in Texas. He previously served as the Board chair of the Austin Chamber of Commerce and as the chair of the chamber’s Opportunity Austin initiative, in addition to having served on the chamber’s executive committee. Wilson has a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University and a bachelor’s degree from Hardin-Simmons University.
Chief of Staff
Fisher Reynolds works closely with Phil and his direct report team to lead a variety of projects and initiatives across all LCRA departments. Before joining LCRA, Fisher was a natural resources and water policy adviser in Gov. Greg Abbott’s Division of Budget and Policy. During his eight years in state government, Fisher worked on many different policy areas, including the alcoholic beverage industry, public safety, natural resources, water and state budgeting. Before joining the governor’s office, Fisher served for three years at the Texas Legislative Budget Board, where he oversaw the administration of state appropriations and made nonpartisan fiscal policy recommendations to House and Senate leadership offices. He previously served as the executive aide to Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. A sixth-generation Texan, Fisher is a native Houstonian, and he is a graduate of Marquette University.
Executive Vice President of Water
John Hofmann oversees LCRA’s water, river, irrigation, dam and hydroelectric operations, water surface management, water resource planning, conservation, water quality protection, water customer services and environmental laboratory services. Prior to joining LCRA, John was a regional manager for the Brazos River Authority, where he was responsible for lake and dam operations, water and wastewater treatment and project development. He also has served as Brazos River Authority’s manager of government and customer relations. Other career highlights include serving as then-Gov. Rick Perry’s liaison to the Texas House of Representatives and working in the commissioner’s office at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. John graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in history and government. He is also a graduate of the Governor’s Executive Development Program at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.
Chief People Officer and Executive Vice President of External Affairs
Chief Operating Officer
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Transmission
Executive Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Transformation
Chief Commercial Officer
Randa Stephenson is LCRA’s chief commercial officer, overseeing all aspects of energy operations not related to physical assets. Randa previously served as LCRA’s senior vice president of Wholesale Markets and Supply. She has more than 24 years of energy utilities experience in the areas of asset management, finance, compliance, and governmental and regulatory affairs. Before joining LCRA, Randa held numerous management roles at Energy Future Holdings (Luminant) and NextEra Energy Transmission, most recently as the director of Regulatory Affairs and Strategy. She previously was the chair of the Technical Advisory Committee, which reviews and endorses market design and rule changes and reports directly to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas Board of Directors and the Public Utility Commission of Texas. Randa is on the board of the Austin Chapter of the March of Dimes and also serves on the Gulf Coast Power Association emPOWERing Women committee. Randa earned her Master of Business Administration with honors from Southern Methodist University and Bachelor of Science in finance from Trinity University.