Supporting our local community in and around Pearland, Texas
since 2016 through grassroots community outreach
GB KidPreneurs is our amazing effort in which we encourage kids to be creative, do community service, hard work, think out of the box, embrace, leadership and more .... read more
One of our core focus is Healthcare. Pearland has a huge Healthcare presence and a big part of our efforts is to support the healthcare community read more
Our Ambassador program is unique and designed to give opportunities to individuals who want to serve and promote goodwill in the community read more
GB Team comprises of active community members who step up to support the effort through sheer volunteerism and good samaritanism read more
GB Outreach is the core of our efforts to support local business and our community through networking, building relationships, opportunities, workshops, volunteeringread more
Chandra getting a certificate of congressional recognition from Congressman Pete Olson for all his work towards wobble before you gobble
Our Current Board of Directors
Molly Poenitzsch – is a doctor of physical therapy and co-owner (with her husband) of Live to Move Physical Therapy and Wellness (www.livetomovept.com), a physical therapy clinic focused on patient-centered care and wellness. She began her active lifestyle at 5 years old when she began TaeKwonDo. She has earned a 3rd- degree black belt in TaeKwonDo and continues to be active by participating in half marathons and triathlons. Molly is an accomplished pianist and enjoys cooking healthy plant-based meals, gardening, exercising, volunteering in the community and walking Lola and Luna, she and James’ canine family members. Molly loves educating and encouraging people toward healthy lifestyles so that they can continue to enjoy what they want to do. She joined the committee in 2019 and brings in a tremendous amount of energy as well as a “Yes we can” attitude. She is also on the committees for huge community events including “Wobble Before you Gobble” and “Clean and Green.”
Natasha Tennison - Natasha has been with Clean and Green and Wobble before you Gobble for the past 4 years. She run a local organization called Gathering Kids. Gathering kids partners with Alvin ISD and runs creative and innovative after school programs like kid journalism, dance, drama, community service, and personality development.
Natasha Tennison brings in a lot of experience in running non profits and is a dashing emcee. She tremendously gives back to the community through her child enrichment programs and is well respected in the local community.
In 2020, Chandra received the "Martin Luther King Community Service" award from Pearland MLKCC, for making a real change in the community via Greater Businesses of Pearland
In 2019, Chandra received the "Individual Cleanup Award" from Keep Pearland Beautiful for his work with GB Pearland Clean and Green, founding it and growing it over the years
Chandrakanth Vemula (Chandra) - has been residing in Pearland since 2011. He is the founder and brains behind "Greater Businesses of Pearland". He is very actively involved in the community. He and his wife Dr Vishalakshmi Batchu own a Primary Care clinic (http://www.internalmedhouston.com) and have built the clinic from scratch with very high values and are considered model business and valuable community residents.They have a daughter and a little puppy. Chandra has been selflessly serving the community through active engagement and was the founder of Wobble before you Gobble - Pearland's biggest Health fair and Pearland Clean and Green - Pearland's biggest city wide clean up and recycling event and they both became Pearland's proudest events. He is known to be a people's person and a fast friend. He continues to support and nurture the growth of GB Pearland. Chandra also serves on the Advisory Council for Keep Pearland Beautiful