Bauer College Alumni Association Kicks Off Spring 2012
Networking Breakfast Series with Corbin J. Robertson, Jr.
The Bauer College Alumni Association (BCAA) will kick off the Spring 2012 installment of one of its signature events, a monthly networking breakfast series, on Jan. 19 with featured speaker Corbin J. Robertson, Jr., a veteran of the energy industry with a strong connection to the energy capital of the world.
The Robertson family traces its roots in energy through four generations, beginning in the 1930s with the founding of Quintana Petroleum Corporation by Hugh Roy Cullen. Robertson is a principal with Quintana Capital Group and manages the company’s downstream oil and gas and coal activity.
Robertson is also chairman and CEO of Natural Resource Partners, a company headquartered in Houston that owns and manages mineral reserve properties, primarily coal, aggregate and oil and gas reserves across the United States.
Each fall and spring, BCAA holds monthly breakfast events that allow alumni to network and hear from some of the city’s top executives. The breakfasts are held on the third Thursday of each month at Houston City Club from 7 to 8:30 a.m. For more information on BCAA events, click here. To register for the Jan. 19 BCAA breakfast featuring Corbin J. Robertson, Jr., click here.
Jan. 19, 2012
Corbin J. Robertson, Jr.
Chairman and CEO, Natural Resource Partners & Managing Partner, Quintana Capital Group
Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. is a Principal and Managing Partner of the Quintana Capital Group, L.P., and serves on the Investment Committee. He is the Chairman and CEO of the general partner of Natural Resource Partners L.P. (NYSE:NRP) and was the Chairman of Quintana Maritime Limited prior to its sale to Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd. on April 15, 2008.
Robertson has served as the CEO and Chairman of the general partner of Western Pocahontas Properties since 1986, of Great Northern Properties since 1992 and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of New Gauley Coal since 1986.
He also serves, or has served, as Chairman of the Board of the All-American Wildcatters Association, the Baylor College of Medicine, the Cullen Trust for Higher Education and the World Health and Golf Association, and on the boards of the American Petroleum Institute, the National Petroleum Council and the Texas Medical Center. Robertson was inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame in 2006.
Robertson attended The University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a BBA from the Business Honors Program.
By Amanda Sebesta