Paul J. Nick

Chairman of HECC

Affiliation: South Texas Financial Group-Best Selling Co-Author

Building on the legacy of his father, who ran one of the largest financial services companies in Texas, 23 year industry veteran Paul J. Nick is the owner of South Texas Financial Group—Paul is the co-author of the Amazon Best Selling Book “The Secret To Lifetime Financial Security” he has been seen in USA Today, E-TV, Wallstreet Journal, and is one of “America’s Premier Experts” Paul has helped hundreds of clients add millions of additional wealth and double their retirement income streams through safe, proven financial strategies. Paul is a sought after speaker on the subject of Sustainable Retirement Income and small business marketing. A former Marine and avid pilot, Paul has logged over 600 hours in high performance aircraft. Paul lives in Houston with his wife Kim and their two daughters Kennedy & Avery.

Michael J. Hall

Vice Chairman of HECC

Affiliation: Co-Founder of Proppant Solutions

From the beginning drive and hard work has been instilled within this Logistics and Supply Chain expert.  Michael has excelled in the oil and gas sectors after completing 4 years on active duty as a U.S. Marine and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from Chapman University.  These experiences eventually led him to Halliburton where he polished his skills in Strategic Sourcing and Category Management related to Cementing / Proppants.  After mastering commodity management he would continue his career at Schlumberger as a Proppant expert.  This exposure opened his career into supply chain, logistics, sales, contract negotiations and management.  It is through these relationships Michael is able to continue his growth as the co-owner of Proppant Solutions and Vice Chairman of HECC.