Luncheon - Highland Lakes A&M Club


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Summer Luncheon Slide

Guest Speaker: Eric Hyman – Director of Athletics, Texas A&M University

Mr. Hyman came to Texas A&M from the University of South Carolina where he served seven
years and led the athletics department to a nationally prominent program. Prior to serving as the
Athletic Director of South Carolina, he was the Athletic Director of TCU. Mr. Hyman has
received national recognition as a top Athletics Director while at various schools. He graduated
from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and earned a master’s degree in educational
administration from Furman in 1975. He began his career as a football & basketball coach.

Guest Speaker: Skip Wagner – President/CEO, 12th Man Foundation

Prior to coming to the 12th Man Foundation, Mr. Wagner spent an eight-year stint as the president
and CEO of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Prior to that, he was president and general
manager of the Oklahoma State Fair from 2000 until 2003. A native of Ponca City, Okla.,
Wagner graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1982 with a degree in chemical
engineering and from Harvard Business School in 1986 with a master’s degree in business
administration.

Guest Speaker: Allen Roberts ’78 – Chairman Elect, Board of Trustees 12th Man

Mr. Roberts graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Accounting, and in August of 1981,
Alan launched his own company, Pumpco, Inc. He is married to Robyn (Meyer) Roberts who
graduated from Texas A&M in 1989 with a degree in Accounting. Over the years, Pumpco, Inc.
flourished as a leader in the pipeline construction business. The Roberts’ recently sold the
company to MasTec, Inc. of Coral Gables, Florida. In August of 2007, The Alan B. Roberts family
established an Endowment with the Texas A&M Foundation to help fund the Center for Executive
Development Undergraduate Scholars Program. In 2008, Alan received the honor of being named
a Mays Business School Distinguished Alumni.

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Your host : Mike Linam

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