In July, 2014 Scott E. Rozzell retired as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and member of the Executive Committee of CenterPoint Energy, Inc, a large utility holding company based in Houston, Texas. Prior to joining CenterPoint in 2001, Mr. Rozzell was a Senior Partner and Chair of the Energy Department of the Houston office of the law firm, Baker Botts LLP.
Mr. Rozzell is a former President of the Houston Bar Association, past Director of the State Bar of Texas, and past Chair of the Texas Commission for Lawyer Discipline. He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, past Chair and Sustaining Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, and past Chair and Sustaining Life Fellow of the Houston Bar Foundation. He received a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 1975 and a B.A. from Southern Methodist University in 1971.
Mr. Rozzell currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Lone Star Flight Museum. He is also Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Powell Industries and a member of the Board of Visitors of MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Mr. Rozzell was born and raised in Wake Village, Texas, a small town near Texarkana. He is an avid pilot and can often be found during the summer months flying World War II aircraft in air shows around the country.
Mr. Rozzell is married to the former Karen Brandstrader, has two grown children, Stacey Murphree and Kimberly McVey, and three grandchildren.