Vice President for Investments, Texas A&M Foundation
Janet graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas A&M University in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics. She began work for Shell Oil in Houston and spent the first 17 years of her career there in the Information Systems/Information Technology parts of Shell, focusing primarily on proprietary applications created for the scientific client community.
She began working for the Shell Pension Trust in 1993, and directed the Equities portfolio at the time she left in 2001. She was appointed the first Investment Director for the Texas A&M Foundation in April 2001 and Vice President for Investments in 2010. The Texas A&M Foundation has long-term assets of over $1 billion. They are invested in alternative as well as traditional assets and use all external investment managers. Janet is also a member of the Investment Committee for the Society of Petroleum Engineers and has served on the Venture Capital Advisory Board for Commonfund Capital.