The Meadows Center for Entrepreneurial Studies promotes and encourages entrepreneurial thought, business and activities locally, regionally and nationally.
The purpose of the Forum on Entrepreneurship Breakfast Series is to offer the larger San Antonio community and students of St. Mary’s University a forum to hear from some of the most talented individuals in industry and government. Funds generated from the series support student scholarships and encourage entrepreneurial activities in San Antonio and the region.
Great leaders who have served as speakers include:
The Forum on Entrepreneurship Breakfast Series attracts two to three hundred attendees to its bi-monthly breakfast meetings.
Chairman and CEO of Howard Midstream Energy Partners, LLC
Mike Howard is an accomplished leader in the energy industry with more than 20 years of experience developing and managing midstream companies. Since co-founding Howard Midstream Energy Partners, LLC (HEP) in June 2011, Howard has led the company via acquisitions and organic growth projects to own and operate a diverse portfolio of midstream assets, including more than 700 miles of pipeline in the Eagle Ford and Marcellus shale plays, processing plants in South Texas and major logistics port and railroad hubs on the Texas Gulf Coast. HEP is currently constructing a 200-mile pipeline connecting South Texas gas production to the Monterrey, Mexico market. The company has more than 200 employees, has raised approximately $750 million in equity and obtained commitments of $1.5 billion in debt financing since start-up.
Prior to co-founding HEP, Howard served as president of Midstream for Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE: ETE, ETP), a Fortune 100 company, where he built business units that were responsible for some of the company’s largest organic-growth midstream projects to date, totaling more than $7 billion. Prior to Energy Transfer, Howard spent two years with Crosstex Energy, L.P. (NYSE: ENLC, ENLK) as vice president of Engineering and Operations. Howard also held various management positions with Union Pacific Resources and its successor, DCP Midstream.
Howard received his Bachelor of Science Design in chemical engineering from Texas A&M University-Kingsville. He lives with his family in San Antonio where he is involved with the Bexar County United Way, San Antonio chapter of Young Presidents’ Organization, and serves on the board of the Texas Pipeline Association.
Event will be held at the Pearl Stable. Registration begins at 7 a.m., followed by the program from 8-9 a.m.
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April 7, 2016 Forum Breakfast featuring Stuart Parker (M.B.A. ’95), CEO of USAA
Feb. 11, 2016 Forum Breakfast featuring Daymond John