Michael R. Nicolais
Mr. Nicolais is founder and managing partner of Roble Drive Investment Company. Mr. Nicolais was Chief Executive Officer of Highlander Partners, L.P. from 2004 - 2019. He served as a partner in the private investment firm of Olivhan Investments, L.P., followed by being named managing director at Stephens, Inc. Previously, Mr. Nicolais spent 14 years in the Investment Banking division of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation, most recently as Managing Director and Co-Head of the firm's Dallas, Texas office.
Mr. Nicolais joined Eagle Materials' Board of Directors in 2001, (Centex Construction Products at that time) bringing a wealth of knowledge pertaining to capital markets, financial analysis and financial oversight. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board and is a member of our Compensation Committee.