The Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics and Public Policy of the Bush School of Government and Public Service will present the annual Bank of America Program on Volunteerism, featuring Robert W. Pease, president and CEO of Motiva Enterprises LLC on April 13. The event will be held in the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center at Texas A&M University, beginning at 4 p.m.
Bank of America endowed its Program on Volunteerism through the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation in 2000. Now produced by the Mosbacher Institute, the program is an effort to educate individuals and corporations on the importance of volunteer activities in today’s society. Pease will be speaking on how corporations and nonprofits intersect in the area of public service.
Elected to his current position in 2008, Pease was previously president of Shell Trading (US) Company; and prior to that, vice president of Supply for Motiva Enterprises LLC. He earned a BS in chemical engineering and a minor in economics from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and is a graduate of the Executive Program at the University of Virginia, Darden Graduate School of Business. He serves on several nonprofit boards including the United Way of Greater Houston and the Sam Houston Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. He is also a member of the board of advisors of Catalyst, and a member of the board of trustees of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.