Michael D. Burke
Founder and Chairman, San Antonio Clean Technology Forum
Michael D. Burke is chair/founder of the San Antonio Clean Technology Forum and the founding chair of the Mission Verde Alliance. He was formerly director, president, and CEO of EOTT Energy Corp., a $12-billion New York Stock Exchange corporation and the largest independent marketer and transporter of crude oil in North America. Prior to joining EOTT Energy Corp., Mr. Burke served as director, president, and CEO of a Fortune 500 firm, Tesoro Petroleum Corporation, from 1992 to 1996. From 1980 to 1992, Mr. Burke held a number of senior executive positions with Texas Eastern Corp., including group vice president – products, president/CEO of TEPPCO Partners LP, and president/CEO of La Gloria Oil and Gas Co.

Mr. Burke currently serves on the corporate board of Nutraceutical International Inc. (NUTI:NASDAQ). He received an M.B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Texas A&M University.

Mr. Burke’s current community service includes board positions with the San Antonio Medical Foundation, Southwest Research Institute, Great Hearts Academies, and IDEA Public Schools.   He also serves as an advisory board member for the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M Energy Institute, and the College of Engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio.