Jim Crownover spent 30 years with McKinsey & Company, Inc. where he primarily served energy company clients and held several leadership positions within the firm. Currently, Mr. Crownover serves on the board of directors of four NYSE companies. He is a former Chair of Houston’s United Way campaign, and is a two-time recipient of its Volunteer of the Year Award. He is a past member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business advisory board and a recipientof the John W. Gardner Volunteer Leadership Award. Mr. Crownover is currently a member of the M. D. Anderson Foundation Board of Directors. a former Chairman of Rice University's Board of Trustees and a Rice alumnus.