Mr. Henry Schopfer serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Texas Renewable Energy Regional Center (“RTERC”) where he provides the financial leadership and support to accomplish RTERC’s business strategy for commercialization, funding and expansion of projects. Mr. Schopfer has a diverse industries background in oil and gas, power generation, telecommunications, wireless communications, technology, consumer products, and marine transportation. He has developed and achieved strategic plans, raised debt and equity capital in public and private placement offerings, and completed domestic and international acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Schopfer has served as CFO on the senior leadership teams for four middle-market public companies, where shareholders’ value increased 300% to over $1 billion.
Formerly, he served as CFO for PMFG, parent of Peerless Manufacturing, a global supplier of engineered separation and filtration products used in natural gas transport, nuclear, and natural gas fueled power plants and marine air intake systems. His prior CFO roles were at Securus Technologies, a provider of patented software for the telecommunications industry, Wireless One, a provider of video and data services over licensed FCC spectrum, and Daniel Industries, a global manufacturer of oil and gas measurement equipment. Mr. Schopfer began his career with “Big” 4 CPA firms. He is a licensed CPA and graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Accounting. In 2008, he was voted “CPA of the year” finalist by the Dallas Business Journal and was selected as a Judge for this award in 2010. He is Board Member of the Dallas Chapter of Financial Executives International.