REFS 2011 Speaker Bio - Mr. Stephen Trauber
Steve Trauber joined Citi in 2010 as a Vice Chairman and Global Head of Energy. Mr. Trauber previously worked at UBS Investment Bank from 2003 - 2010 as a Vice Chairman and Global Head of Energy. Mr. Trauber began his career with Credit Suisse First Boston (1988–1995) and subsequently managed Morgan Stanley’s Energy Group in Houston (1995–2003).
Mr. Trauber has served as financial advisor on over $300 billion of energy transactions, which include many of the most significant M&A and financing transactions in the oilfield service, exploration and production and refining and marketing sectors.
Mr. Trauber serves on the Board of Directors for Theater Under the Stars and its Foundation, Society for the Performing Arts and its Foundation in Houston and is former Chairman of both Theater Under the Stars and Society for the Performing Arts. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Greater Houston Partnership and the Houston Children’s Museum. Mr. Trauber is also an Overseer of the Jones Business School at Rice University as well as a College Associate at Rice University. Mr. Trauber served on the Mayor’s Economic Development Task Force for the City of Houston. Steve was awarded the first Annual Congressman Barbara Jordan award for Community Service and he and his wife are the recipients of the 2003 “I Have a Dream” award for their support of local children’s charities and of children’s education. Mr. Trauber and his wife have Chaired 9 galas and/or Capital Campaigns for local charities raising over $20 million dollars.
Mr. Trauber received his BA in Economics and Managerial Studies from Rice University in 1984. He was an Austin Scholar and earned his MBA from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in 1988. He is married to Leticia and has three children: Matthew (19), Alexis (18) and Jacob (15).