Christopher Moss was appointed to the Texas Teacher Retirement System board by Gov. Rick Perry, confirmed TRS spokeswoman Rhonda Price.
The board oversees the $93 billion Austin-based retirement system.
Mr. Moss is vice president of The Advanced Financial Group, a financial services firm in Lufkin, Texas. His term expires Aug. 31, 2015.
Mr. Moss succeeds Seth Crone, who was appointed to the post in October but recently resigned because of a potential conflict of interest concerning his position as a vice president of business development at BNY Mellon.