March 21, 2019 - March 21, 2019

What’s Going on in Houston?


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Please Join WFE for Breakfast!

Thursday, March 21st

7:30 am – 9:00 am

Please join WFE on Thursday, March 21st from 7:30 am – 9:00 am at The Briar Club (2603 Timmons Lane), where Bob Harvey, President and CEO of Greater Houston Partnership, will present What’s Going on in Houston.

Bob Harvey is President and CEO of the Greater Houston Partnership. With a membership made up of the region’s major for-profit businesses, financial and professional services firms, and non-profit institutions, the Partnership serves as greater Houston’s principal business organization. The Partnership focuses on attracting investment and trade to Houston, advocating for sound public policy, and convening a diverse set of Houstonians when major issues arise.

Prior to joining the Partnership, Harvey was active in the Houston business community, first as a management consultant in the Houston office of McKinsey & Company, Inc. for 17 years and then a Vice Chair/Executive Vice President with Reliant Energy.

Harvey currently serves on the Community Foundation Council of the Greater Houston Community Foundation and the boards of United Way of Greater Houston, Good Reason Houston, the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Center for Houston’s Future, the Alliance for I-69, Houston Exponential and USCA All Terrain Fund.

Previously, Harvey served on the boards of Concordia Theological Seminary (Ft. Wayne, Indiana); the Luther Academy; Central Houston, Inc.; Houston Zoo, Inc.; The Post Oak School; St. John’s School; the Texas A&M Foundation; The Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University and Reasoning Mind. From 2007 to 2015, Harvey served on the Board of Directors of TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE “TRR”), an engineering and environmental services company headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut.

Harvey was raised in Houston, Texas, and attended Texas A&M University, graduating with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1978. He obtained his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1982.