John R. Rutherford of Houston is a self-employed, former energy and finance executive. He is a part-time senior advisor for ECP GP and serves on the board of directors of Enterprise Product Partner, L.P. In addition to more than 30 years of experience in energy and finance, he previously worked as an accountant. Rutherford serves on the Executive Council of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Energy Center at The University of Texas at Austin and actively volunteers with the Navy Seal Foundation and the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. He was previously the executive director of the Coalition For a Fair and Open Port. Rutherford received a Bachelor of Business Arts from The University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.