Anthony R. (Tony) Chase is the chairman and chief executive officer of ChaseSource, L.P., a Houston-based staffing and real estate development firm. He was a founder of mobile phone provider Cricket Wireless and ChaseCom, L.P., a global customer relationship management and staffing services company, until its sale to AT&T Inc. in 2007.
Mr. Chase is a tenured professor of law at the University of Houston Law Center, where he began teaching in 1990, and has published numerous law review articles during his tenure. Mr. Chase has served as a director of Nabors Industries Ltd. since 2019 and Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and Paragon Offshore plc since 2014. Mr. Chase is also on the board of directors of the Texas Medical Center, M.D. Anderson Board of Visitors, and the Greater Houston Partnership, serving as its chairman during 2012. Additionally, he is a trustee of the Houston Endowment, and serves on the board of trustees for St. John's School and KIPP Schools.
Mr. Chase graduated with honors from Harvard College and subsequently earned Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctor degrees from Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School, respectively. He is an Eagle Scout.