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Robert C. McNair

January 1, 2019

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Cogen Technologies, Inc. (Deceased) – Houston, Texas

As a trustee of the Sam Houston Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert McNair exemplifies their basic mission … to serve others, instill values and make ethical choices in life. A graduate of the University of South Carolina where he served as President of the Student Body, Mr. McNair, responding to legislation of the early 70’s, founded Cogen Technologies. It is the largest privately owned cogeneration developers in the United States and is among the top five companies of this type in the world. He is continuing to develop projects to provide both electricity and thermal energy utilizing a simple formula of one fuel source providing two separate sources of energy. Much of Mr. McNair’s time is dedicated to his community where he functions as a trustee for the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston Grand Opera, Museum of Fine Arts and is the Chairman of the Free Enterprise Institute and Founder and Chairman of the Robert and Janice McNair Educational Foundation. A devoted family man, he has four children and five grandchildren, and he and his wife Janice work tirelessly through their foundation to provide opportunities for at-risk young people to assist them in a more productive life. “I believe that the way we help society in the most productive way is to create an economic opportunity for those less fortunate than we are.”