Duke Austin, Jr.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer at Quanta Services, Inc.

Duke Austin, Jr.

Duke Austin, Jr.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer at Quanta Services, Inc.

Biography

Earl C. Austin is on the board of Greater Houston Partnership and President, Chief Executive Officer, COO & Director at Quanta Services, Inc. and Member of Texas State University System Board of Regents (Texas). In the past he held the position of President for North Houston Pole Line LP and Director-Southwest Line Chapter at National Electrical Contractors Association. Mr. Austin received an undergraduate degree from Sam Houston State University.

Overview
Career Highlights

North Houston Pole Line LP
Quanta Services, Inc.

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Number of Boards

5

Birthday

1970

Age

51

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Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at CenterPoint Energy, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Main Street Capital Corp.

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Former Director, Chief Executive Officer & President at Kraton Corp.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Waste Connections, Inc.

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Principal at Wood3 Resources

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Phillips 66

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Chief Executive Officer at Lyondellbasell Industries, Inc.

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Founder at Peregrine Group LLC

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Secretary, Treasurer & Director at Harris County Health Care Alliance

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Former Executive Chairman at Energy Solutions International, Inc.

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Duke Austin, Jr.
President, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer at Quanta Services, Inc.
Education
Bachelor of Arts in Business Management with an Emphasis in Accounting

For more than 137 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, The Measure of a Life is its Service, echoes across SHSU's seven colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With a variety of fully online undergraduate and graduate degrees and numerous certificates and certifications, all of which are taught by on campus professors, SHSU Online has the option youre looking for to reach your academic, personal, and professional goals.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Business Roundtable advocates public policies that ensure economic growth. It considers public policy issues which contains groups like the construction users anti-inflation roundtable, a group devoted to containing construction costs; and the labor law study committee, made up of labor relations executives of major companies. The Business Roundtable was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Career History
President, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer
2001 - Current

Quanta Services, Inc. engages in the provision of specialty contracting services, offering infrastructure solutions to the electric power, oil and gas, and communication industries. The firm operates through the Electric Power Infrastructure Services, and Underground Utility and Infrastructure Solutions segment. The Electric Power Infrastructure Services segment provides network solutions to customers in the electric power industry. The Underground Utility and Infrastructure Solutions segment offers comprehensive infrastructure solutions to customers involved in the development, transportation, distribution, storage and processing of natural gas, oil and other products. The company was founded by Kevin D. Miller, Steven P. Colmar, William G. Parkhouse and John R. Colson on August 19, 1997 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

President
2001 - 2009

North Houston Pole Line LP, a subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc., is an American company located in Houston, TX. The firm provides utility contracting services. Quanta Services, Inc. acquired North Houston Pole Line LP on 20 Aug 01.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

A TRADE ASSOCIATION OF LINE CONSTRUCTORS WHICH PROMOTES MEETINGS TO PROVIDE EFFECTIVE AGENCY THROUGH WHICH TO EXERCISE COLLECTIVE VOICE, PROMOTE SOUND LABOR RELATIONS, & LABOR AND MANAGEMENT COOPERATION IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST, PROMOTE PRACTICAL TRAINING FOR APPRENTICES FOR OVERHEAD LINE WORK, ASSIST IN THE USE OF THE FULLEST INFORMATION OBTAINABLE IN REGARDS TO ALL MATTERS AFFECTING MEMBERS' BUSINESS.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1 - $10K
2014

Since 1945, Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas' purpose has been to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas is part of a global organization that operates in 123 countries and reaches 9.7 million students. It is the world's largest and fastest-growing non-profit economic education organization. Their programs are taught by classroom volunteers from the business community in your area, across America and in countries worldwide.

Political Donations
$2,600
2013

Senator from Texas

$10K
2011

Public Information Geologist at The University of Texas at Austin

$5,000
2010

Senator from the 15th District at Texas State Senate

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Quanta Services, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Advisor

Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Orbital Energy Group, Inc.

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