Congratulations on the new job/career! Where is your office located in Houston?
The Houston M group seems to be very active with a number of gatherings and track days. You should have no problem connecting with them...
Edit: Here you go, track day coming up on May 4th! Sign up...
Current: 2011 Space Grey E90 M3, DCT, Comp. Pkg., Conv. Pkg., everything but Cold Weather Pkg!
Gone: 2008 550, Space Grey, Sports Package, Sport Auto Transmission.
Sold: 2004 545i (U.S.), Steptronic, Silver Gray.