Robert Swanson

Last modified on: 05-04-2023 11:20:25

Board Member
(Gulf Coast Authority)

Entered Office: 09-2022 Term Ends: 08-31-2024

General Information

Home Town: Houston

Personal Information

Harris County Mayor’s appointee Robert Swanson was appointed for a term beginning September 2022has more than 30 years of financial and accounting experience, primarily in upstream oil and gas, including 20 years as an officer for several oil independent producers. For the past five years, he has been Vice President-Finance and Accounting/Chief Accounting Office for Rio Grande Exploration & Production. He spent 13 years in his early career working for various CPA firms before becoming Controller/Treasurer/Chief Financial Officer of the Houston Aeros, a group of seven related companies including the professional hockey team. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting from Texas Tech University and pursued graduate business studies at Southwest Texas State University. He is licensed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.