Lunch & Learn April 2018

Lunch & Learn April 2018


Ins and Outs of Minor League Baseball-Sugar Land Skeeters

March 20, 2018

HOUSTON, TX (March 20, 2018) - Silver Fox Advisors announced the April 2018 Lunch & Learn Program, scheduled for Thursday April 26, 2018, will feature Bob and Marcie Zlotnik. The Zlotniks will be speaking about the “Ins and Outs of Minor League Baseball-Sugar Land Skeeters”.

Bob and Marcie Zlotnik are the Managing Partners of BZMZ Interests, LLC.  Robert “Bob” has over 40 years of diversified business experience, primarily with service-related entrepreneurial businesses. BZMZ Interests has investments in the sports, finance and hotel industries among others.  Previously Bob was the Co-founder, President and CEO of StarTex Power. StarTex Power was sold in 2011 to Constellation Energy. StarTex was a J.D. Power and Associates award winner, named by Inc. Magazine in 2009 as the #1 fastest growing privately-owned energy company in the U.S., and one of the 40 best places to work in the U.S. From 2008 to 2010, Bob was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist for the Gulf Coast region. He has also served on the board of directors of businesses in the power industry.

In 2014, Bob was inducted into the McCombs School of Business Hall of Fame. He is a past Chairman of The McCombs Advisory Board and currently serves as Secretary of The McCombs

School of Business Foundation. He is a member of the University of Texas Development Board, Chancellor’s Council Executive Committee and University of Texas Athletics Council. He also serves as a board member of Pro-Vision, a Houston-based charter school serving 400 low income minority girls and boys in grades 5-12. Bob gave the commencement address for the 2012 UT MBA graduating class. He has coached youth baseball for over 15 years, and several of his former players have played collegiately and professionally. He has also been a nationally ranked tennis player. During his time at UT, Bob was a member of the Longhorn Baseball team, and in 1979 he was named the Outstanding Graduate Business Student.

Marcie Zlotnik is a senior executive and entrepreneur recognized for successfully establishing new businesses and advancing existing companies into energy market and telecom leaders.  She was the Chairman of the Board of StarTex Power, until its sale to Constellation in 2011, and earlier she was a member of the Board of Gexa Energy.  In recognition of her industry expertise, Ms. Zlotnik currently serves on the Board of Frontier Utilities, a retail electric provider in Houston, Texas and Esco Advisors, an early stage service provider to the energy industry in Danbury, Connecticut. 

Ms. Zlotnik has lectured frequently on corporate culture and its effect on employee productivity and customer satisfaction; in 2014 she was the commencement speaker at the Masters of Public Administration graduation at the University of Texas at Austin.  In recognition of her professional expertise, she is a member of the Business Advisory Board at the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business, the Development Board of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and, was a member of the University President’s Committee on Business Productivity for University of Texas at Austin.  Ms. Zlotnik was invited to join The Committee of 200, an international organization dedicated to advancing women’s leadership in business.  Her commitment to the community is equally strong; she is Co-Chair of the Sugar Land Skeeters Foundation and on the Advisory Board of Directors of Girl’s Inc. of Greater Houston.

Ms. Zlotnik earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.  She and her husband have three sons and live in Houston, Texas.

Silver Fox Advisors’ President Richard Hendee stated, “If you are a baseball fan, you will want to attend this event and learn more about the Sugar Land Skeeters. If you are not a baseball fan, you will want to attend and meet two of the area’s great business leaders”.

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 April 26, 2018 event, visit our Website at (  Seating is limited, and due to the special nature of this very informative session will fill up fast, so make your reservation today. Tables of eight are available for $315. Lunch will be served at 11:20 a.m., and the Program will begin at 11:50 a.m. sharp.

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