W. Randall Fowler
Distinguished Alumnus, 2012



W. Randall Fowler, College of Business 2011 Alumnus of the Year

W. Randall (Randy) Fowler, currently serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and a director on the board of the general partner of Enterprise Products Partners L.P.  (NYSE: EPD).  Enterprise is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships with an enterprise value of approximately $63 billion and is ranked 62nd on the most recent Fortune 500 list.  Fowler also serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of privately-held Enterprise Product Company.  He joined Enterprise shortly after its initial public offering in 1998. 
Fowler, began his career as a certified public accountant with Deloitte, Haskins and Sells.  Prior to joining Enterprise in 1999, he served in finance and accounting positions for NorAm Energy Corporation; ArkLa Exploration Company; and Butler-Johnson, Inc. 
Fowler serves as Chairman of the Board of the National Association of Publicly Traded Partnerships.  He also is a member of the Advisory Board of the Alerian MLP Index and the Advisory Board of the College of Business at Louisiana Tech University.  For the past three years, Fowler has been named to Institutional Investor Magazine’s All-America Executive Team as the top ranked Chief Financial Officer in the Natural Gas Pipeline and Master Limited Partnership Sector as voted on by institutional investors and security analysts. 
Fowler earned a bachelor’s of science degree in accounting in 1978 from Louisiana Tech University and an MBA-Finance degree in 1989 from Louisiana Tech University’s extension program on Barksdale Air Force Base.  

Fowler has been married 31 years to Ann Raborn Fowler, a 1981 graduate of Louisiana Tech University.  The Fowlers reside in Houston, Texas and they have three sons.

 


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