Craig Ansel is board certified in tax law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is licensed as a certified public accountant in Texas. He received his B.A. with highest honors from Duke University and his law degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law. Mr. Ansel has been an Adjunct Professor at Texas A & M University – Corpus Christi. He is an officer and director of the Corpus Christi Estate Planning Council and the South Texas Planned Giving Council. He has lectured frequently at professional continuing legal education programs for attorneys and CPA’s sponsored by the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the South Texas College of Law. Mr. Ansel has served as president of the Southside Rotary Club, as an officer and director of South Texas Hospital Ministries, as a board member of the Gulf Coast Council, Boy Scouts of America, and he has held various offices with the First United Methodist Church of Corpus Christi.