Floyd joined the Advancement team in May 2009, bringing with him expertise in estate planning and probate law as well as a track record of community service. An attorney with Benckenstein, Norvell & Nathan since 1989, Floyd holds a Juris Doctorate from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Southwestern University. Born in Houston, Floyd attended Houston public schools.
A member of the bar since 1973, Floyd has been board certified in estate planning and probate law since 1994 and has been a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas. He is a member of the Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section of the State Bar of Texas. He has participated as a speaker at estate planning and probate seminars for the Jefferson County Bar Association.
Floyd has served in numerous leadership positions in Southeast Texas including president of the Lamar University Foundation, the Rotary Club of Beaumont, the Symphony of Southeast Texas, Three Rivers Council-Boy Scouts of America and as chair of the Board of Trustees for First United Methodist Church of Beaumont. Floyd has served on the planned giving advisory councils of Texas A&M University and Southwestern University. He and his wife, Patti, reside in Beaumont.