Financial and operations management professional with over thirty years of experience. Expertise includes real estate investments, operations efficiency, and software implementation.  Enjoys driving new improvements and process improvement. 


BBA - Baylor University
MBA - Baylor University


Waughtal Management
Director of Investments (1999 to present)

Hal is responsible for evaluating real estate and other entities for potential investment, tracking performance of investments made by family partnerships, and all banking activities and investor reporting for businesses managed by the family partnership. He directs staff to maintain financial records of family businesses and prepare documents for annual tax reporting while also managing daily operations and financial reporting of an imported food wholesaler.

American Airlines/The Sabre Group
Project Manager & Departmental Financial Coordinator (1987 to 1998)

Here, Hal led his team in developing the first-ever, customized itinerary pricing and fare quoting system for Japan Airlines (JAL) and its subscribers. At the same time, he managed a phased software delivery schedule requiring coordinated resource planning over a six-month period. Hal led the departmental management group in developing an annual $30M Operating and Capital Plans and, also, developed procedures to streamline both processes resulting in a 20% cost savings. He managed a team engaged in anticipating and meeting the needs of department’s largest internal customer and was responsible for coordination of an annual $70M customer-sponsored manpower budget and monthly project headcount reporting. Hal received Customer Service Commendation for customer management.

Andersen Consulting
Senior Analyst (1984 to 1986)

Hal innstalled, tested, and customized application software for a mortgage banking firm. He also supervised client and firm personnel, conducted system review, and implemented enhancements for the inventory control department of a major oil & gas company.