Thomas H. (Tom) Flory '64
Alumnus, Former Parent
Tom holds B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in history from The University of Texas at Austin. He was a Fulbright Scholar and held postdoctoral fellowships of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Ford Foundation’s Social Science Research Council. He taught Latin American history at the University of Oklahoma, the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Michigan before joining Texas Commerce Bank in 1981. He was CEO/president of Texas Commerce Bank–Rio Grande Valley and subsequently managed Latin American businesses of the bank in Houston and of successor institutions — Chase Manhattan Bank and JPMorganChase — in New York City. He is married to Rae Flory, who is the former head of the Upper School at Duchesne Academy in Houston. They have two sons, David ’93 and James.