A. STEVEN RAAB

A. Steven Raab is the Chairman of The InSource Group which provides a variety of Information Technology services and highly qualified Information Technology professionals to it’s clients on a contract basis. As Chairman and one of the founders of The InSource Group, Steven is responsible for management of the board and governance.

The Insource Group, with offices in Dallas and Houston, was a three-time qualifier in the SMU Cox Business School of Business Dallas 100, has received numerous other awards, and previously was recognized as one Texas’ fastest growing Women Owned Businesses.

Raab began his technical career at IBM, where he held various line and staff management positions over a period of 17 years. He also has been the founder and President of his own custom home building company, Executive Vice President of Real Estate and Real Estate Lending for Champion Savings & Loan, and EVP of Real Time Financial Systems, Inc.

Raab is a member of the board of The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, past Board Chair and two time member of the board of Social Venture Partners DALLAS, past board member of Social Venture Partners International and a present board member of the Central Eurasia Leadership Academy (CELA).

Raab is keenly interested in geopolitics, international security, and foreign affairs and is a facilitator in leadership academies in Central Eurasia, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.  He is a member of the Board of Councilors of the EastWest Institute, The Tower Center Forum at SMU, World Affairs Council of Dallas/Ft. Worth and Dallas Council on Foreign Relations and is pursuing a degree in international studies and political science at SMU.  Raab is also interested in social innovation, travel, hand and shotgun sports, and equestrian sports particularly fox hunting.

Raab has a daughter, a son and two grandsons, and he and his wife, Ginny, also share a passion for their two rescued golden retrievers, Cooper and Ryder.