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Michael George Fortado, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1968. Member American Bar Association, American Society Corporation Secretaries (board directors 1980-1983), State Bar Texas, Dallas Bar Association, DAC Country Club, Kappa Alpha Order, Delta Sigma Pi, Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

Fortado, Michael George was born on October 29, 1943 in Wichita Falls, Texas, United States. Son of Antonio and Flossie Juanita (Bowers) Fortado.

Education

Midwestern University (Bachelor of Business Administration, 1965). University of Texas (Bachelor of Laws, 1968). Phi Alpha Delta. Associate Director, Legal Research Board, University of Texas, 1967-1968.

Associate, McClure & Sharpe, 1969. President, Dallas Regional Group, 1979-1980 and Director, American Society of Corporate Secretaries.

Career

Associate attorney firm, McClure & Sharpe, Houston, 1968-1969; attorney, Enserch Corporation (and predecessor), Dallas, 1969-1971; corporation secretary, assistant general counsel, Enserch Corporation (and predecessor), Dallas, 1971-1988; vice president, corporation secretary, assistant general counsel, Enserch Corporation (and predecessor), Dallas, 1988-1996; senior vice president, general counsel, corporation secretary, Enserch Exploration, Inc., Dallas, 1996-1997; vice president, general counsel, corporation secretary, Trinity Industries, Inc., Dallas, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Bar: Texas 1968.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, American Society Corporation Secretaries (board directors 1980-1983), State Bar Texas, Dallas Bar Association, DAC Country Club, Kappa Alpha Order, Delta Sigma Pi, Phi Alpha Delta.

Connections

Married Avis Ann Smith, March 12, 1964. Children: Michael Scott, Angela Avis, Shannon Michelle.

father:
Antonio Fortado

mother:
Flossie Juanita (Bowers) Fortado

spouse:
Avis Ann Smith

child:
Angela Avis Fortado

child:
Shannon Michelle Fortado

child:
Michael Scott Fortado