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Scott Schwinger
McNair Group CEO, Texans Chief Financial Officer

Scott Schwinger serves as President and CEO of the McNair Group and as Chief Financial Officer for the Texans. 

Scott Schwinger serves as President and CEO of the McNair Group and as Chief Financial Officer for the Texans. 

For the past 18 years, Schwinger has held positions with various companies owned, directly or indirectly, by Robert C. McNair including President of Palmetto Partners Ltd.,  RCM Financial Services, L.P., and Vice President of Cogen Technologies.  In April 2010, he was named the CEO of The McNair Group. In his role, he oversees the investment and management activities for The McNair Group of companies which include portfolios of public and private equities and certain operating companies. Schwinger also serves as managing director of EMC Holdings, L.L.C., a private energy investment fund.


Schwinger oversees a staff of more than 30 and is responsible for the financial reporting, budgeting, cash management, risk management, management information systems and all debt and equity financings of the Texans and the other McNair Group companies. He provided the financial analysis support beginning in 1998 to bring professional football back to Houston. Schwinger also served on the Houston Super Bowl XXXVIII Host Committee, Inc. In addition, he provides strategic and investment management oversight, venture capital due diligence, and negotiates deal structuring for all McNair Group companies.


Since the award of the team in 1999, Schwinger has successfully coordinated and structured debt financings totaling $675 million, one of the largest and most successful series of financings to date for a professional sports team.


Schwinger earned a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics from Vanderbilt University and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. In the community, he serves on the boards of the YES Prep Public Schools, The Make-A-Wish Foundation and The Endowment Fund. He is also a member of the Young Presidents Organization. He and his wife, Becca, both native Houstonians, are the parents of sons, Corbin and Charley, and daughter, Cara.