October 2019 NEWS

George Mitchell's foundation challenges industry orthodoxy

  WASHINGTON - Four years ago, a group of oil and gas executives and environmental experts, assembled by the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation, prepared to publish a report calling on Texas regulators to adopt rules to reduce the risk of water contamination from oil and gas... Read More >


The Legacy of George P. Mitchell

A new biography examines the life and legacy of billionaire Texas oilman George P. Mitchell. KUHF's (Houston's NPR station) Michael Hagerty interviewed Loren Steffy, former business columnist at the Chronicle and a writer at large for Texas Monthly, in advance of his... Read More >


Cynthia & George Mitchell Foundation launches search for CEO

The Cynthia & George Mitchell Foundation is seeking to hire a new CEO to succeed President Katherine Lorenz, granddaughter of the Mitchells. San Francisco-based Waldron has been hired to manage the search for the foundation's first nonfamily leader, according to a press release. A... Read More >


Mitchell Foundation seeks CEO as it transitions from family leadership

AUSTIN—The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation, a grant-making organization continuing a legacy that included developing The Woodlands and pioneering technology for the shale oil and gas boom, is searching for its first non-family chief executive. The foundation announced... Read More >


Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation launches search for new CEO

The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation is seeking a new chief executive officer as part of a long-planned transition strategy. Katherine Lorenz, who has served the foundation since 2011, will step down when the new CEO begins. San Francisco-based Waldron has been retained to... Read More >


CGMF opens search for new Chief Executive Officer

AUSTIN (October 2, 2019) — The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation (CGMF) is seeking a new chief executive officer.   CGMF, a Texas-based grantmaking organization, works as an engine of change in both policy and practice in Texas, supporting high-impact... Read More >

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