Lunch & Learn February 2016

Lunch & Learn February 2016

January 27, 2016

Silver Fox Advisors Present “A Business Person's Reflection on the Importance of Texas Children's Hospital and the Texas Medical Center and its Implications for Houston's Future”

HOUSTON, TX (Jan. 27, 2016) - Silver Fox Advisorsannounced today the February 2016 Lunch & Learn Program, scheduled for Thursday February 25, 2016, will feature Joel Staff, Member of the Board of Trustees for the Texas Children’s Hospital. Mr. Staff is a past Chairman and a past President of the Board of Trustees for the Texas Children’s Hospital as well.

Mr. Staff is a private investor, a member of the Kinder Morgan, Inc. Board of Directors, and Chairman of the Audit Committee, and a Senior Advisor to TPH Partners. He is a life member of the University of Texas McCombs School Of Business Advisory Council and in 2009 was inducted into the McCombs School of Business Hall of Fame.

Previously, Joel served as the Chairman and CEO of Reliant Energy, Inc., a provider of electricity and energy-related products and services to more than 1.9 million retail and wholesale customers, with approximately 16,000 megawatts of power generation capacity across the U.S. (2003-2007).

From 1993 to 2001, Joel was the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of National-Oilwell, Inc., leading its leveraged buyout and subsequent IPO. Prior to that, he held various senior financial and general management positions for Baker Hughes, Inc., including senior vice president and president of the drilling and production groups (1976 -1993).

Staff earned a BBA from The University of Texas at Austin, an MBA from Texas A&M University-Kingsville and a CPA-State of Texas.

Mary L. Kole, Chairman of the Silver Fox Advisors, stated, “The Texas Medical Center (TMC) is the world’s largest medical complex. Since opening in 1945, TMC has been pioneering patient care, research, education, and prevention and is one of Houston’s driving economic forces. If you are a Houston business executive or owner, you will want to attend this very enlightening presentation.”

The Silver Fox Advisors' Lunch and Learn events are held at the Houston Racquet Club, 10709 Memorial Dr., Houston, TX  77024. To learn more about the Silver Fox Advisors' Lunch and Learn Sessions and to register for this Thursday February 25, 2016 event, visit our Website at (  Seating is limited, and due to the nature of this very informative session it will fill up fast, so make your reservation today.  Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m., and the Program will begin at 12:00 noon.

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