Shane Merz


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Shane Merz co-founded MRE Consulting in 1994. He is vice president of MRE Consulting, director of MRE Global and a member of MRE’s Board of Directors. Shane is responsible for establishing strategic third-party relationships and contractual negotiations.

He is also the director and officer primarily responsible for employment and legal matters, as well as compliance and regulatory affairs. Prior to co-founding MRE, Shane was a senior consultant at Andersen Consulting (Accenture), Sea Grant Fellow and legislative assistant to U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka.

A 1988 graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Shane earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering. He serves on the University’s College of Engineering Board of Visitors and was awarded the distinguished Regent’s Award in 2001. In 1993, Shane earned a Master of Science in ocean engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Shane is an active volunteer in Houston, serving on local boards with the National MS Society and the OU Club of Houston. He is also a dedicated Ironman triathlete, cyclist and collector.

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