June 27, 2000
Mr. Petty formerly served as the State of Texas Energy Counsel in Washington. He was also an officer of the international investment banking firm of Warburg Paribas Becker, and headed that companys Houston office. Prior to that, Mr. Petty was with the law firm of Mudge Rose Guthrie & Alexander in New York.
Mr. Petty serves as Vice Chairman of the federal Industry Sector Advisory Committee on Capital Goods for Trade Policy Matters (ISAC 2), which counsels the U.S. Trade Representative and the Secretary of Commerce. He earned his B.A. degree at Spring Hill College, his M.A. at the University of Virginia, and his J.D. at Georgetown University.