The Rev. Gregg Matte is senior pastor of Houston’s First Baptist Church and chair of the HBU Board of Trustees. Matte joined the Board in 2011, and has helped lead the University through growth in enrollment and programs. Matte grew up in southwest Houston. Before leading Houston’s First, Matte founded Breakaway Ministries at Texas A&M University. He is a celebrated author, husband, and father of two.