C. Park Shaper is the CEO of Seis Holdings, LLC. Seis is a private investment holding company seeking opportunities to take meaningful equity positions in cash flow generating private businesses.
Mr. Shaper is also a former President and member of the Office of the Chairman of Kinder Morgan, Inc (KMI), the largest midstream and the third largest energy company (based on combined enterprise value) in North America. Mr. Shaper remains on the board of KMI.
Mr. Shaper’s former responsibilities included developing and executing the company’s vision and strategy and allocating capital to Kinder Morgan business units in a disciplined manner. He was also instrumental in spearheading the company’s transparent financial reporting and communication to the investment community. Mr. Shaper joined Kinder Morgan in 2000 as Vice President and CFO, was named to the Office of the Chairman in 2003, Executive Vice President in 2004 and President in 2005. He stepped down as an Officer of the entities in March of 2013.
Prior to joining Kinder Morgan, Mr. Shaper served as President and Director of Altair Corporation, an enterprise focused on the distribution of web-based investment research for the financial services industry. In addition, he has served as Vice President and CFO for First Data Analytics, a wholly owned subsidiary of First Data Corporation. Mr. Shaper has also been a consultant for The Boston Consulting Group, as well as the Strategic Services Division of Andersen Consulting, and has previous experience with TeleCheck Services, Inc.
Mr. Shaper holds bachelor’s degrees in industrial engineering and quantitative economics from Stanford University. He also earned a master’s degree in business administration from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Shaper serves as Trust Manager for Weingarten Realty Trust. He is also active in the Houston community, sitting on the board of directors of Texas Children’s Hospital, the Alley Theatre, the Children’s Museum of Houston and Genesys Works.