Jon Michael Muckleroy is a Texas
native and longtime energy businessman. He currently
serves as a director of TXCO Resources Inc, a public
oil and gas exploration venture operating in Texas,
New Mexico and Oklahoma. Muckleroy has served as president
of Houston Liquid Fuels and chairman and CEO of Enron
Mr. Muckleroy left Enron in 1993 after a two-year
battle with senior management over the questionable
business practices of the parent company's upper management.
He served as the last witness to testify against the
late Ken Lay, former CEO and chairman of Enron, for
Lay’s dishonest practices that ultimately led to the
fall of Enron.
Previously, Muckleroy built, owned and operated a
chain of 20 service stations/convenience stores in
Florida, headed up the Business Development Group
for Florida Gas Company, was senior vice president
of Saxon Oil Company and was as an independent consultant
to a number of small oil and gas production companies.
Muckleroy serves and has served on a number of private
and public boards, has chaired corporate United Way
campaigns, and currently oversees his corporate family
charitable trust that provides scholarships to Southern
Methodist University students. He has provided leadership
for many philanthropic efforts in each company he
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1955 and
holds a degree in finance and marketing from Southern
Methodist University in Dallas. Mr. Muckleroy received
an honorary Doctor of Letters from Alma College in
Michael Sawruk is a Ukrainian immigrant
who grew up in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He has
been actively involved in the energy, construction,
real estate, telecommunications, information technology
and entertainment industries for over 35 years.
During his college years in the 1960’s, he was instrumental
in planning and converting an army base, Fort Brady,
into the current campus for Lake Superior State University.
His accomplishments include building one of the United
States’ first district heating plants, installing
one of the first large scale absorption chillers,
and integrating a communications and energy management
network throughout the college campus.
Mr. Sawruk has held careers with Martin Marietta
Aerospace, Florida Gas Company, and cofounded several
companies, including CellularOne, Sawruk Management
Inc, DRS Limited, and M&M Energy LLC. Over the
span of twelve years, Sawruk Management Inc. has successfully
completed projects in ten states valued at over $1
During his tenure as Director of Special Projects
for Florida Gas Company, Sawruk spearheaded a number
of major energy initiatives, including PURPA (Public
Utility Regulatory Policy Act), Cogeneration, NGL
Pipelines and Plants, and organized a domestic oil
Mr. Sawruk was elected President and CEO of the Demetree
Group of companies in 1984, which includes Demetree
Builders, the largest Florida based general contractor.
Sawruk played a key role in the construction of the
Central Florida Research Park, restructured a major
fiber optic communications network, and developed
much of the Orlando, Florida skyline. Demetree-owned
development and construction companies have completed
more than 13,000 hotel rooms, thousands of multifamily
units, dozens of mixed-use commercial projects and
thousands of residential homes.
In 1999, Mr. Sawruk received the “Ellis Island Medal
of Honor” from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations
and in 2002 received an “Outstanding Alumni” award
from Lake Superior State University in recognition
of his accomplishments.
Sawruk continues to be actively involved as president
of a private investment firm, and as an advisor to
corporations undergoing change.