Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

Rep. Dennis Bonnen District 25 (R-Angleton)

Industry
Business Executive
Education
B.A., St. Edwards University
Spouse
Kim
Committees
  • Ways & Means (Chair)
  • Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Bonnen is chairman and CEO of Heritage Bank and of Heritage Bancorp, both of which are based in Pearland. He and his wife hold over 10,000 stocks in Heritage Bancorp apiece.

  • He is president of Chios Management LLC, which is run out of his home, and he manages real estate in Matagorda.

  • His wife, Kimberly Martin Bonnen, is an associate attorney at Vinson and Elkins Locke Lord LLP, specializing in ethics compliance. She also holds assets in the Kimberly Martin Bonnen 2012 Trust, which has stock in R&K Distributors Inc., a beer distribution company for which she is a board member.

Property

  • Residential property in Angleton valued at $385,880

  • Lot in Jackson valued at $49,850
  • Poprerty jointly owned by Mark and Dennis Bonnen in Matagorda valued at $206,830

Analysis

  • Dennis Bonnen is the brother of state Rep. Greg Bonnen, R-Friendswood.

  • Bonnen reported a gift, a painting of the Capitol, from the Ways and Means Committee members, the committee he was chair of during the 2015 legislative session.
  • Bonnen listed an interest in business in common with a lobbyist through Heritage Bancorp. Other board members include Rep. Dan Flynn, R-Canton, and Rep. Greg Bonnen.