Breakfast with Champions, UH Bauer Alumni Association

Published on June 24, 2009

Fall Series Continues Outstanding Line Up of Excellent Speakers

Oliver Luck, President and General Manager, Houston Dynamo

Oliver Luck, President and General Manager, Houston Dynamo

The Bauer Alumni Association has held inspiring monthly networking breakfasts for the past two years, drawing large numbers of alumni, corporate partners and supporters. The tradition is set to continue into the fall as the organization plans to host some of Houston’s most engaging business leaders as speakers in September, October and November.

September 17, 2009
Oliver Luck, President and General Manager, Houston Dynamo

Oliver Luck is the President and General Manager of the Houston Dynamo, a Major League Soccer franchise that won back-to-back MLS Cups during its first two years. Before his work with the Dynamo, Luck served as the CEO of the Harris County-Houston Sports Authority and oversaw operations at Minute Maid Park, Reliant Stadium and the Toyota Center.

Luck was a two-time Academic All-American at West Virginia University, where he played quarterback at for the West Virginia Mountaineers. He was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1982 and played five seasons with the club before getting his J.D. in 1987 from the University of Texas and beginning work with the NFL. He has also served as Vice President of Business Development and President and CEO of NFL Europe.

Bruce Broussard, President and CEO, US Oncology

Bruce Broussard, President and CEO, US Oncology

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October 15, 2009
Bruce Broussard, President and CEO, US Oncology

Bruce Broussard (’89) is the President and CEO of US Oncology, one of the nation’s largest cancer treatment and research networks. Broussard joined US Oncology in August 2000 and was appointed president of US Oncology Holdings and US Oncology and served as CFO of each company until 2006. He began serving as CEO in 2008.

Before coming to US Oncology, Broussard was the CEO of Harbor Dental from ’97-‘00 and Executive Vice President and CFO of Regency Healthy Services from ‘96-‘97. Broussard was also the CFO and director of Sun Healthcare Group from ’93-’96 and now serves as a director and compensation committee chairman at U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc.

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Jamey Rootes, President, Houston Texans

Jamey Rootes, President, Houston Texans

November 19, 2009
Jamey Rootes, President, Houston Texans

Jamey Rootes is the president of the Houston Texans, a National Football League team. Since joining the Texans, Rootes has overseen the team’s efforts to secure stadium naming rights and sponsorship, engineered the club’s successful ticket and suite sales campaigns, and led the creation and launch of the team’s identity.

Rootes was selected twice by Sports Business Journal as a member of their distinguished “Forty Under 40” list of leading sports executives. He also oversees the activities of Lone Star Sports & Entertainment, a sports management agency associated with the Texans.

Before joining the Texans, Rootes helped launch Major League Soccer as President and General Manager of the Columbus Crew.

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By Hannah Eastham

Posted Under: Alumni, Recognition

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