Houston Office Team

Michael J. Fourticq, Sr.
Managing Partner
Michael Fourticq, Sr. founded HPA in 1986 after an extensive career in principal investment and operating management. Mr. Fourticq currently serves on the Board of Directors of most HPA portfolio companies. Mr. Fourticq received a B.A. and an L.L.B. from the University of Texas at Austin, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas.

Kenneth G. Watler, Jr.
Mr. Watler joined HPA in 2006 to establish the Houston office based on his previous private equity and executive management experience. Mr. Watler is responsible for deal sourcing and structuring of potential investments and with the ongoing management of existing portfolio companies. Mr. Watler earned a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.

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