Bios Leadership

Billie Rae Gillas – Manager of Finance, Accounting & HR

Billie Rae Gillas fulfills the role of Finance, Human Resources and Operations for HBW Resources. A longtime Alaskan, Billie Rae worked in the offshore seafood processing industry as a Professional in Human Resources for a succession of start-up corporations; Oceantrawl, Supreme Alaska Seafoods, Cold Sea Intl., and Atlantic Frost Seafoods.

Taking her turn for the State of Alaska, Billie Rae spent three years as a Legislative Aide, the primary district constituent liaison, for former Speaker of the House Gail Phillips. She also served the Speaker’s office as The Gatekeeper. Prior to moving to Texas, Billie Rae spent five years as Finance/Membership Director for the Resource Development Council for Alaska. Billie Rae holds a Master’s of Science in Organization and Leadership from Capella University as well as a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from Western New Mexico University. Billie Rae enjoys volunteer endeavors including the Galveston Lions Club and AARP Foundation’s TaxAide program.