Mr. Zeidman has also served as Chairman of the Board of Seitel, Inc., SulphCo Inc., Interim President of Nova Bio Fuels, Inc. and was on the Board of Compact Power, Inc. in Ft. Mill, SC. and Chief Restructuring Officer of Transmeridian Exploration, Inc.
Mr. Zeidman is Chairman Emeritus of the University of Texas Health Science System Houston. Mr. Zeidman is also Chairman Emeritus of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council, appointed by President George W. Bush in March 2002 and served in that position from 2002-2010. A prominent Houston based business and civic leader, he is interim Chief Financial Officer of the Texas Heart Institute, and on the Board of the Memorial Hermann System. He further serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the University of Saint Thomas and Houston Community College Foundation. Mr. Zeidman is Chairman of the Board of Petroflow Energy and a Director of Hyperdynamics Corp., Lucas Energy Inc., Straight Path Communications Inc., Petro River Oil and Prosperity Bank in Houston.
Mr. Zeidman holds a Bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis and a Master’s in Business Administration from New York University.