BOBBY STILLWELL '56
Kappa Sigma Tau Man of the Year 2014
Robert L. "Bobby" Stillwell has served on The University of Texas System Board of Regents since 2009 and is Chairman of the Health Affairs Committee.
He serves on the Board of The University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO), is a Regental representative to the M.D. Anderson Services Corporation Board of Directors, serves on the Texas Medical Center's Board of Directors and is an Athletics Liaison.
He has also served on UT Austin's Task Force on University Excellence and Productivity and the Longhorn Foundation Advisory Council Executive Committee.
A retired partner of Baker Botts LLP and former legal counsel to T. Boone Pickens, Mr. Stillwell joined with Mr. Pickens as an original director of Mesa Petroleum Company in 1964. He continued his directorship for Mesa Petroleum and Pioneer Corporation until 2001 and was a principal with TBP Investments management from 2001 to March 2013. As a trustee of the T. Boone Pickens Foundation, Mr. Stillwell helped direct $700 million of educational, scientific, and health care gifts to nonprofit organizations, including gifts to UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center and UT Dallas.
Mr. Stillwell earned a Bachelor's degree in Business from UT Austin in 1959 and a Juris Doctor from UT Austin School of Law in 1961.