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Austin Nelson Goings

Austin Nelson Goings, American sales executive.

Background

  • Goings, Austin Nelson was born on January 28, 1954 in Brookhaven, Mississippi, United States. Son of Nelson Porter and Mary Elizabeth Goings.

  • Education

    • Student, Louisiana State University, 1977.

    Career

    • Private practice oil and gas landman, New Orleans, 1978-1983. Sales manager Telescan, Houston, 1983-1988, Paradigm Technologies, Houston, 1988-1994, Landmark Graphics, Houston, 1995—1998. Regional manager Vignette Corporation, since 2001.

      Director sales Centical region Softface, Inc., since 2001. Founder, board directors Texchange, Houston, since 2000. Speaker in field.

    Membership

    Board directors Houston Sigma Chi Alumni Association, Houston, 1986-1988. Member leadership committee Cystic Fibrosis, since 2002. President Montgomery Municipal Utility District, since 2001.

    Member Coastal Conservation Association (board directors 1993-2001, president Houston chapter 1994-1996, state board directors since 1996, state executive committee member since 1996, national board directors since 2002. Man of Year 1997), University Club Houston, Louisiana State University Alumni Association, Sigma Chi Alumni Association.

    Connections

    • father: Nelson Porter
    • mother: Mary Elizabeth Goings
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    Born January 28, 1954
    (age 63)
    Nationality
    • 1977
      Louisiana State University
    • 1978 - 1983
      Private practice, oil and gas landman
      New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
    • 1983 - 1988
      sales manager, Telescan
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1988 - 1994
      sales manager, Telescan
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1995 - 1998
      sales manager, Telescan
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 2001
      regional manager, Vignette Corporation
    • 2001
      director, sales Centical region Softface