The Council of Overseers work with the dean and faculty of the business 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 business school meets the highest standards attainable for a graduate school of business. Council members serve renewable three-year terms.

Engagement Opportunities

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Leadership

Jay Collins

T. Jay Collins

Chairman, Council of Overseers
Former President & CEO Oceaneering International, Inc.

Members

Osmar Abib

Osmar Abib

(Rice BS '81)
Managing Director, Global Head of Oil and Gas, Credit Suisse
Judy Ley Allen

Judy Ley Allen

(Rice '61)
Partner, Allen Investments
Subha V. Barry

Subha V. Barry

(Rice MBA '85)
Vice President & General Manager, Working Mother Media
Bruce Bilger

Bruce Bilger

Senior Advisor, Lazard Freres & Co.
Jack S. Blanton

Jack S. Blanton

(Rice EMBA '01)
Chairman, Nicklos Drilling Co.
Lee K. Boothby

Lee K. Boothby

(Rice MBA '92)
Chairman, President and CEO, Newfield Exploration Company
Robert T. Brockman

Robert T. Brockman

Chairman and CEO, Reynolds and Reynolds
William (Bill) Caesar

William (Bill) Caesar

CEO, WCA Waste Corporation
Clint D. Carlson

Clint D. Carlson

(Rice BA '79, MBA '82)
President and Chief Investment Officer, Carlson Capital
John A. Carrig

John A. Carrig

Janet F. Clark

Janet F. Clark

Director, EOG Resources
James W. Crownover

James W. Crownover

Former Director, McKinsey & Company, Inc.
(Rice BA '65, BS '66)
Edmund Donaldson

Edmund Donaldson

(Rice MBA '91)
Adjunct Professor in Management – Real Estate
C. Richard Everett

C. Richard Everett

(Rice BA '67, BAR '68)
Chairman and CEO Everett Interests, C. Richard Everett Investments, LLC

Jonathan Finger

Managing Partner, Finger Interests, Ltd.
Douglas L. Foshee

Douglas L. Foshee

(Rice MBA '92)
Sallyport Investment, LLC
Karen Ostrum George

Karen Ostrum George

(Rice BA '77, MACC '78)
Associate, Ralph S. O'Connor & Associates
George Y. Gonzalez

George Y. Gonzalez

(Rice BA '90)
Partner - Energy, Mergers and Acquisitions and International Practice Groups, Haynes and Boone, LLP
Martyn Goossen

Martyn Goossen

Managing Director, JP Morgan Private Banking
Timothy T. Griffy

Timothy T. Griffy

(Rice BA '79, MACC '80)
Retired Partner, Assurance Services Ernst & Young LLP
Joseph Hafner

Joseph A. Hafner

Retired Chairman, Riviana Foods, Inc.
B. Ben Hollingsworth

B. Ben Hollingsworth

(Rice BA '64)
Chairman, BBH Capital
Tommy O. Huie

Tommy O. Huie

(Rice BA & BS '87)
FE Emil Jacobs

F. E. (Emil) Jacobs

(Rice BA '73)
Retired Vice President of Research and Development ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
R. Chris Kreidler

R. Chris Kreidler

(Rice BA '85, MBA '87)
Former Executive Vice President and CFO, Sysco Corporation
Robert T. Ladd

Robert T. Ladd

(Rice BA '78)
Managing Partner, Stellus Capital Management, LLC
Ransom C. Lummis

Ransom C. Lummis

(Rice MBA '89)
Participations & Investments, L.P.
Carl Luna

Carl Luna

(Rice MBA ’04)
Managing Director, The Energy & Minerals Group
Richard K. McGee

Richard K. McGee

(Rice BA '83)
Vice President & General Counsel Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.
D. Cal McNair

D. Cal McNair

(Rice MBA ’95)
Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer, Houston Texans

Angela Minas

(Rice ’86, Rice MBA ’87)
Board of Directors, Audit Committee Chair, Westlake Chemical Partners, CONE Midstream and Ciner Resources
Ali Moshiri

Ali Moshiri

Former President, Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production Company
Scott S. Nyquist

Scott S. Nyquist

Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company
Adam Peakes

Adam C. Peakes

(Rice BA '95)
Senior VP & CFO, Noble Corporation
Robert A. Peiser

Robert A. Peiser

Retired CEO & President Imperial Sugar Company
James J. Postl

James J. Postl

Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, Pennzoil-Quaker State Company
Robert L. Potter

Robert L. Potter

(Rice BCO '73)
Former President, FMC Technologies, Inc.

Will Robertson

President and CEO, Quintana Infrastructure & Development LLC
Joan Neuhaus Schaan

Joan Neuhaus Schaan

Rice MBA '87
Executive Director, William Stamps Farish Fund
Peter Schwab

Peter Schwab

(Rice BA '78, MACC '80)
Managing Director, Piper Jaffray & Co.
Anup Sharma

Anup Sharma

General Manager, Digital Productivity, GE Digital
LE Simmons

L.E. Simmons

President, SCF Partners
Anne Taylor

Anne Taylor

Vice Chairman and Managing Partner, Deloitte LLP
Troy Thacker

Troy W. Thacker

(Rice BS '95)
Partner, Argus Energy Managers
Stephen M. Trauber

Stephen M. Trauber

(Rice BA '84)
Vice Chairman, Global Head of Energy Power Chemical Citigroup
James S. Turley

James S. Turley

(Rice BA '77, MACC '78)
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ernst & Young
Jesse J. Tyson

Jesse J. Tyson

President & CEO, NBMBAA
Lori Vetters

Lori Vetters

President and CEO, Houston Technology Center
Scott Wise

Scott Wise

(Rice BA ’71)
President, Cullen Foundation

Ex-Officio Members

Jesus Patino

(Rice MBA ’10)
Manager, Strategy Development
Oceaneering
Alumni Association Board (JGSAA)

Tatiana Chavanelle

(Rice MBA ’09)
Director, Midstream Financial Operations
Phillips 66
President - Jones Partners Board

Mr. Bobby Tudor

Rice Board Chairman
Chairman and CEO
Tudor, Pickering, Hold & Co., LLC

Emeriti Members

Mr. Keith T. Anderson
(Rice MBA ’83)
Chairman and CIO
Anderson Global Macro LLC

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

Vicki Whamond Bretthauer
Consultant

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. Henry O. Hernandez Jr.
(Rice BA '78)
Managing Director of Diversity & Inclusion
Executive Consulting

Mr. Harold S. Hook
Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
American General Corporation

Mr. Steven J. Kean
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Kinder Morgan Inc.

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. W. Bernard Pieper
(Rice BA '53, BS '54)
Pieper Interests

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. Ashok Rao
Chairman
Medical Adhesive Revolution Inc.

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. Mark A. Wallace
President & Chief Executive Officer
Texas Children's Hospital

Mr. William A. Wise
Wise Interests