Governor Greg Abbott has named Paul Plunket, III chair of the Finance Commission of Texas. Plunket was first appointed to the commission in 2008 and reappointed in 2014. The commission is the governing body of the state banking, savings and loan, and consumer credit agencies.
Paul Plunket, III of Dallas is an independent energy consultant. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and a member and past president of Texas Utility Lawyers. Plunket received a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Houston Law Center.