Founders Day 2012
Thursday, February 16, 2012
7:00 PM — Alma McDonough Auditorium
Featured Speaker:Paul J. Zecchi '70
Paul J. Zecchi founded Central Resources, Inc., in 1988 and remains the majority shareholder. Zecchi has presided over all corporate functions since inception and has been the lead in Central's acquisition and divestiture efforts. He instituted the Company's international diversification plan in 1997.
Prior to this time, Zecchi held various executive, management and engineering positions with Schlumberger Technology Corporation and Tenneco Inc. (natural gas divisions). He is the former president of the Independent Petroleum Association of Mountain States and is a member, or former member in many other industry organizations. Currently, he is a director and/or officer of several corporate and charitable boards.
Zecchi graduated from Marietta College in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering and from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York in 1979 with a Master of Science in Management Science.
Zecchi's appearance is also in conjunction with the College's Annual Common Theme, which is Energy & Environment during the 2011-12 academic year.