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Council of Overseers

The Council of Overseers consists of community and business leaders who fulfill an important advisory role to the dean and faculty of the Jones School. Their advice is sought on key strategic issues and they are an important resource to the dean. It is the mission of the council to work with the dean and faculty to ensure that the Jones School meets the highest standards attainable for a graduate school of business. Council members serve renewable three-year terms.


Dr. William H. Glick
Dean and H. Joe Nelson III Professor of Management
Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
  Mr. T. Jay Collins, Chairman
(Rice BA '68, Rice ME '69)
Former President & CEO
Oceaneering International, Inc.

Council Members (A-F)


Mr. Osmar Abib, Jr.
(Rice BS '81)
Managing Director, Global Head of Oil and Gas
Global Energy Investment Banking
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC
    Mr. William K. Caesar
President, Recycling Services
Waste Management
Ms. Judy Ley Allen
(Rice '61)
Partner
Allen Investments

 
  Ms. Janet F. Clark

Mr. Keith T. Anderson
(Rice MBA '83)
Chairman and Chief Investment Officer
Anderson Global Macro, LLC

 
  Mr. James W. Crownover
(Rice BA '65, BS '66)
Chair, Rice University Board of Trustees
Former Director, McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Ms. Subha V. Barry
(Rice MBA '85)


 
  Mr. Edmund Donaldson
(Rice MBA '91)
Senior Managing Director
Hines
Mr. Bruce Bilger
Senior Advisor
Lazard Freres & Co.
    Ms. Lynn Laverty Elsenhans
(Rice BA '78)

Mr. Jack S. Blanton, Jr.
(Rice MBA '01)
Chairman
Nicklos Drilling Co.
    Mr. C. Richard Everett
(Rice BA '67, BAR '68)
Chairman and CEO
Everett Interests
C. Richard Everett Investments, LLC
Mr. Lee K. Boothby
(Rice MBA '92)
Chairman, President, and CEO
Newfield Exploration Company
    Mr. David Fine
President and CEO
Catholic Health Initiatives,
Institute for Research and Innovation(CIRI)
Ms. Vicki Whamond Bretthauer
(Rice BA '79)
Consultant
    Mr. Jerry E. Finger
Managing Partner
Finger Interests, Ltd



Mr. Robert T. Brockman
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Reynolds and Reynolds
    Mr. Douglas L. Foshee
(Rice MBA '92)
Sallyport Investment, LLC
Mr. Clint D. Carlson
(Rice BA '79, MBA '82)
President and Chief Investment Officer
Carlson Capital
    Mr. Michael P. Friezo
(Rice MBA '88)
Managing Director
Head of Equity Capital Markets - Americas
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.
Mr. John A. Carrig

       

Council Members (G-M)


Ms. Karen Ostrum George
(Rice BA '77, MACC '78)
Associate
Ralph S. O'Connor & Associates
    Mr. Jean-Baptiste Juery
Executive Vice President Finance
Upstream Americas
Mr. George Y. Gonzalez
(Rice BA '90)
Partner - Energy, Mergers and Acquisitions and International Practice Groups
Haynes and Boone, LLP
    Mr. James F. Hawthorn
(Rice MBA ’05)
Director, Global M&A
Barclays  
Mr. Martyn Goossen
Managing Director
JP Morgan Private Banking
    Mr. B. Ben Hollingsworth, Jr.
(Rice BA '64)
Chairman
BBH Capital
Mr. Mauro Gregorio
President, Energy Solutions
Dow Chemical Company

  Mr. Steven J. Kean
Chief Operating Officer
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, LP.
Mr. Timothy T. Griffy
(Rice BA '79, MACC '80)
Partner, Assurance Services
Ernst & Young LLP
    Mr. R. Chris Kreidler
Executive Vice President, CFO
Sysco Corporation
Ms. Janet Gurwitch
Operating Partner
Castanea Partners

  Mr. Robert T. Ladd
(Rice BA '78)
Managing Partner
Stellus Capital Management, LLC
Mr. Joseph A. Hafner Jr.
Retired Chairman
Riviana Foods, Inc.
    Mr. Richard K. McGee
(Rice BA '83)
Vice President & General Counsel
Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.
Mr. Henry O. Hernandez Jr.
(Rice BA '78)
Managing Director of Diversity & Inclusion
Executive Consulting
    Mr. Scott McLean
President, CEO
Amegy Bank of Texas
Mr. Tommy O. Huie
(Rice BA & BS '87)
President, CIO
Pennant Management, Inc.
    Mr. Ali Moshiri
President
Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production Company

Council Members (N-Z)


Mr. Adam C. Peakes
(Rice BA '95)
Managing Director
Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co.
    Mr. L.E. Simmons
President
SCF Partners


Mr. Robert A. Peiser
Retired CEO & President
Imperial Sugar Company
    Ms. Anne Taylor
Vice Chairman and Regional Managing Partner, Mid-America
Deloitte LLP
Mr. W. Bernard Pieper
(Rice BA '53, BS '54)
Pieper Interests
    Mr. Troy W. Thacker
(Rice BS '95)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Total Safety U.S., Inc.
Mr. James J. Postl
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer
Pennzoil-Quaker State Company
    Mr. Stephen M. Trauber
(Rice BA '84)
Vice Chairman
Global Head of Energy Power Chemical
Citigroup
Mr. Robert L. Potter
(Rice BCO '73)
President
FMC Technologies, Inc.
    Mr. James S. Turley
(Rice BA '77, MACC '78)
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Ernst & Young
Mr. Ashok Rao
Chairman and CEO
Inlogy, Inc.
    Ms. Lori Vetters
Regional Commercial Executives
HSBC
Mr. Roland Rodriguez
Managing Principal
MFR, P.C.
    Mr. Mark A. Wallace
President and Chief Executive Officer
Texas Children's Hospital
Mr. Peter Schwab
(Rice BA '78, MACC '80)
Managing Director
Piper Jaffray & Co.
       

Ex-Officio Members


Mr. Bo Bothe
President and Chief Executive Officer
BrandExtract
President - Jones Graduate School
Alumni Association Board (JGSAA)

Ms. Katherine Warren
Partner
Boxley Group
President - Jones Partners Board


Emeriti Members


Mr. Jack S. Blanton, Sr.
President
Eddy Refining Company
 
Mr. John F. Bookout, Jr.
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer
Shell Oil Company
Mr. W.J. Bowen
Retired Chairman
Transco Energy Company
 
Mr. Philip J. Burguieres
Vice Chairman
Houston Texans
Pastor Kirbyjon H. Caldwell
Senior Pastor
Windsor Village United Methodist Church
 
Mr. James L. Dunlap
Director
El Paso Corporation
Mr. Peter J. Fluor
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Texas Crude Energy, Inc.
 
Mr. Terry M. Giles
President
Giles Enterprises, Inc.
Mr. Harold S. Hook
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
American General Corporation
 
Mr. George Martinez
(Rice BA '63)
CEO , Allegiance Bank Texas
Mr. Steven L. Miller
Chairman and President
SLM Discovery Ventures, Inc.
 
Mr. R. Ralph Parks
Oaktree Capital (H.K.) Ltd.
 
Mr. John B. Poindexter
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
J. B. Poindexter and Co., Inc.
 
Mr. Jerry H. Pyle
President and Chief Executive Officer
Friedkin Automotive Companies
Mr. J. Hugh Roff, Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Roff Resources LLC
 
Mr. David Ross
III Ross Interests
Mr. Thomas Roupe
 
Mr. Daniel S. Sanders
Retired President
ExxonMobil Chemical Company
Mr. Louis Sklar
Retired Executive
Vice President Louis Sklar
 
Mr. William A. Wise
Wise Interests