Heidi currently works as co-owner of the investment firm, Noble Capital Partners. She previously worked for more than 20 years as North American executive for Indofin Group, a globally operating investment group headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands and actively involved in the provision of private equity and the management of companies in Europe, the U.S., Canada, Australia and Asia, through minority and majority participations. In 1991 Heidi began her career with Indofin as an accountant. Prior to her work at Indofin Group, Heidi held the role of Supervisor of Rates and Regulatory Accounting at Oklahoma Natural Gas in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Ms. Arneson earned a B.S. in accounting from Oral Roberts University and is a Certified Public Accountant. She has held various committee and chairman roles in her home church, Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church and currently serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees for The Bible Seminary and on the Board of Trustees for Grace International Children’s Foundation. Heidi is married to David Arneson and they have four children.
Doug is recently retired from serving as Vice-President and Controller of Phillips 66. Previously, Mr. Johnson served at ConocoPhillips as General Manager, Upstream Finance, Strategy and Planning, as General Manager, Downstream Finance, and as General Manager, Upstream Finance. He and his wife, Diana, have two children.
David was born and raised in Texas. Being the last of 6 children and growing up in a Christian home, discipline, training, and love were plentiful from parents, siblings, extended family and friends. Strengths in math and science led to a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas and an engineering career in the oil and gas industry. Currently a Staff Reservoir Specialist with EP Energy, David is the author of Life is Simple...It's Just Not Easy, and he and his wife, Debbie, have three daughters.
A physician with Texas Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists, Joel is a native Houstonian, a graduate of Westchester High School in Spring Branch ISD, and a graduate of the University of Virginia where he received his degree in Economics. He returned to Houston for medical school attending Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency back in Virginia at East Virginia Graduate School of Medicine. There, he was named General Surgery Intern of the Year. Dr. Anthis is a Diplomat of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. His passion is medical mission work. He and his family spent three years working full-time in a Christian missionary hospital, Evangel Hospital, in Jos, Nigeria, West Africa. Dr. Anthis and his family continue to return to the area for short trips. Outside of work, Dr. Anthis is actively involved in his church and enjoys playing tennis. Dr. Anthis and his wife have four children who keep them very busy. His wife, Dr. Cindy Anthis, is a family physician who currently practices in Katy, Texas and volunteers at Christ Clinic in Katy, an indigent care facility.
Scott is a Trial Presentation Consultant with Z-Axis, a creative, international consulting firm with a specialization in visual communications strategy and legal presentation development for litigators, solicitors and their expert teams. Scott currently represents Z-Axis in major markets in the southeast, northeast, and mid-west United States. He combines his understanding of the litigation process with his talent for delivering a compelling performance and communicating a convincing story. For the past 5 years Scott has connected Z-Axis with a broad range of cases, both domestically and internationally, including the Deepwater Horizon litigation resulting from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Scott’s prior experience includes business development for a corporate entertainment events company where he also served as senior producer for a number of award-winning, multi-million dollar events. He previously served as co-founder of a faith-based internet communications start-up as well. A graduate of Northwestern University’s theatre program, Scott worked as a professional actor across the country for 15 years. The combination of experience in professional acting, business development, producing entertainment events, and a start-up business give Scott a unique perspective on communication, collaboration, creativity, and problem solving.
Scott has served in board roles for Katy Youth Basketball as well as Champion Gymnastics Foundation. He is married to Mollie, and they have two boys, Eli and Ezra, and two dogs, Bubba and Lulu. They attend Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church and reside in Katy, Texas.
Gene is the former co-owner of TriStar Electronics Controls and Automation in Houston. Prior to acquiring ownership in TriStar in 1990, he was employed in the petrochemical industry. Over a 24 year period Gene held several executive management positions including Start-Up Manager for a $300+ million Conoco - Monsanto Joint Venture at Chocolate Bayou, Plant Manager for Conoco and DuPont, and Cain Chemical Company’s Vice-President of Operations. As Vice-President, he was responsible for five industrial plants located on the gulf coast and South Texas Pipeline Co. Gene and his wife, Carole, have an adult daughter, two adult son and seven grandchildren. Carole and Gene have been active in the Methodist Church for the past forty years and both are members of the board of a family charitable foundation.