Energy Industry Executive (Houston)
Local Board Member, Texas
Ron Stinebaugh is an energy industry executive with experience in investment banking and in finance and corporate development. He is currently working on developing downstream energy projects. His corporate experience includes corporate development at Targa Resources, a midstream energy company and he was Senior Vice President, Finance for Syntroleum Corporation, an alternative fuel refining company that built the first renewable hydrocarbon diesel and jet fuel plant in the US. His investment banking career focused on the energy industry in both New York and Houston with Kidder Peabody, Prudential Securities and ABN AMRO. He received a BA in Economics from Rice University in 1987 and an MBA from Harvard University in 1992.
Ron has been active in youth sports as an athlete, parent and coach. He grew up in Houston playing ice hockey during the Gordie Howe Houston Aeros days and baseball. In hockey, he played for the travel teams of the former Metropolitan Houston Hockey Association. In baseball, he played at Braeburn (now Bayland Park) Little League, Kyle Chapman Pony League and on the varsity baseball teams at both Strake Jesuit in Houston and at Kent School in Connecticut, where he was inducted into the Kent School Athletic Hall of fame as a member of the 1983 baseball team. In college, he played on the varsity baseball team at Rice University into his junior year. He remains active athletically playing men’s league ice hockey year round.
As a parent, Ron has coached baseball at Bellaire Little League both as a manager and assistant manager. In soccer, he was an involved parent at Houston Express (now Rise Soccer Club), and served as team manager at Texans Soccer Club Houston and Texas Rush (now Houston Dynamo - Dash Youth Soccer) where his son played for three years in the United States Soccer Development Academy.