Carri Baker Wells is a Key Executive and Chief Operations Officer for the San Antonio Office of Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP. She joined the firm in 1985 and has helped support the organization in becoming one of the premier law firms in the United States founded in San Antonio that provides effective solutions to more than 2,000 governmental entities in the collection of their receivables.
From the day she moved to San Antonio in 1985, Carri has been an active volunteer supporting a variety of educational and economic development initiatives. She has served The Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce as a key volunteer more than 20 years including Chairman of the Board in 2010. A long time advocate for education, she has supported many initiatives that have benefitted both public education and higher education. Carri was instrumental is re-establishing the San Antonio ISD Foundation and currently serves as Chairman of the Board. Over the years Carri has played a key role in many community organizations including San Antonio Sports, Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas, KLRN Public Television, the Northside and Alamo Heights School Foundations, the Texas A&M University System, UTSA and the Junior League of San Antonio. She is the only woman to have served as Board Chairman of the 12th Man Foundation at Texas A&M University.
In 2010 the San Antonio Business Journal recognized Carri with the Women’s Leadership Award for Volunteerism and in 1996 they recognized her as a “40 Under 40 Rising Star”. In 2004, she received The Chamber’s Pinnacle Award for Volunteer of the Year. Carri is a sustaining member of the Junior League of San Antonio and alumnae of the Texas Lyceum.
Carri is originally from Houston, Texas where her family continues to reside. She is married to J. Tullos Wells, the Honorary Consul of Canada in San Antonio and the Senior Partner of the San Antonio Office of Bracewell and Giuliani, LLP. In 1995, Tullos served as Chairman of the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce which in 2010 made them the first husband and wife to serve as chairman of a large urban Chamber in Texas. They have a daughter, McKensie, who is a Spanish Immersion student in the Alamo Heights Independent School District.
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