May 2018 Lunch & Learn

"Energy's Future in the 21st Century"

Our May Lunch & Learn program will feature

John Hofmeister - Founder & Chief Executive of Citizen for Affordable Energy & Former President of Shell Oil Company
Thursday, May 24, 2018

Houston Racquet Club
10709 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77024

Check-In/Networking 11:00 am
Lunch Begins: 11:20 am
Program: 11:50 am - 1:15 pm

HOUSTON, TX (April 20, 2018) - Silver Fox Advisors announced the May 2018 Lunch & Learn Program, scheduled for Thursday May 24, 2018, will feature John HofmeisterMr. Hofmeister will be speaking about “Energy’s Future in the 21st Century.”

Upon retirement as President of Shell Oil Company in 2008, Mr. Hofmeister founded and head the not-for-profit membership association, Citizens for Affordable Energy.  This public policy firm promotes sound U.S. energy security solutions for the nation, including a range of affordable energy supplies, efficiency improvements, essential infrastructure, sustainable environmental policies, and public education on energy issues.

A business leader who has participated in the inner workings of multiple industries for over 45 years, Mr. Hofmeister also has held executive leadership positions in General Electric, Nortel and AlliedSignal (now Honeywell International).

He has served as Chairman of the National Urban League and Chairman of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee.  At present he is non-executive Director of Hunting PLC, London; Applus+, Madrid; and Global Geoscience, Sydney. Formerly, he was Chairman of Erin Energy Corp’s board of directors in Houston.  Mr. Hofmeister also serves on the boards of the Foreign Policy Association, Strategic Partners, LLC and the Gas Technology Institute. 

He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources, and he is a past Chairman and current Director Emeritus of the Greater Houston Partnership. The author of Why We Hate the Oil Companies: Straight Talk from an Energy Insider (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), Mr. Hofmeister serves as a Wrigley Scholar in the Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University and a Lecturer at the University of Houston as well as at Kansas State University.

Mr. Hofmeister earned Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Political Science from Kansas State University.  He was awarded an honorary doctorate of letters from the University of Houston in May 2010 and from Kansas State University in 2014. 

Silver Fox Advisors’ President Richard Hendee stated, “Energy is one of the driving factors in the Texas and Houston economy, so you will want to hear the insights of what an impact energy will have on our future from one of the great Industry 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 May 24, 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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