Every Time is Giving Time at Stream Energy

Corporate America gives. Companies give to those in need, especially when things are looking up, and the profits are huge. It is not something that just happens. A lot of planning goes into it, and there is always the usual hype about the particular company’s philanthropic efforts.

Interestingly, a lot of companies that give during good times do nothing when their benevolence would make the most impact.

One company, though, differentiated itself from the rest by moving fast and helping those in distress after Hurricane Harvey flooded Houston. Their giving was purely altruistic and unplanned — they helped because they cared.

When Hurricane Harvey Hit Hard

The disaster happened fast, leaving in its wake death, suffering, and destruction of property. Most companies in the affected area and across the United States just watched and sympathized, but not Stream Energy.

Patch featured the Stream Energy for having moved fast to give a helping hand to those the catastrophe had left homeless and devastated. It is clear the hugely successful energy selling business gave to alleviate suffering and not merely to gain recognition.

Stream Helped Texas Tornado Victims

Thousands of people in North Texas lost their homes and businesses the day after Christmas in 2016. Working alongside the Salvation Army, Stream Energy associates raised a lot of money to support the affected business people and homeowners. The company matched the donation, doubling the funds.

Stream Energy Cares Deeply

The Dallas-based company has always extended a helping hand, earning deep respect from the beneficiaries and others in Texas and beyond. The company has always supported those in need; their philanthropic efforts go back more than a decade.

Recently, the direct selling company launched a foundation, Stream Cares, whose sole mandate is to carry out charitable work in Texas and the rest of the country.


Stephan Murray and His Career Accomplishments

Stephen Murray was a career Private Equity Investor who was also the President and CEO of a company named CCMP Capital. He recently passed away on March 12th, 2015, at the age of 52. A month before his death, he left the equity firm due to health-related concerns.

During his career, he worked for many major companies, which included Aramark, AMC Entertainment, Warner Chilcott, Generac Power Systems, Cabela’s, Pinnacle Foods, The Vitamin Shoppe, and the Legacy Hospital Partners.

He first began his career in 1984 by getting a job as a credit trainee at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company, which is based in New York. He later co-founded and worked for CCMP and its previous firms in 1989. Read more: Ex-CCMP Capital CEO Steve Murray passes away and Stephen P. Murray, 52; Financial Executive; Stamford Resident; Vice Chair Boston College Board of Trustees

One of the previous names of the company was Chase Capital Partners but was later known as JPMorgan Partners and J.P. Morgan. JPMOrgan later bought the company that is known today as Chase.

At one point in time, CCMP was considered to be one of the world’s biggest private equity firms. CCMP later became independent of JPMorgan in 2006. By 2007, Murray assumed the CEO position, succeeding the founder of the group, Jeff Walker.

Stephen Murray graduated from Boston College in 1984, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics. He later obtained his master’s in business administration from Columbia Business School.

He was a strong supporter of both of these educational institutions. He even sat on the board of trustees for Boston College.

In addition to sitting on the college board of trustees for the college, he served on many different company boards.

Some of these different companies included Crestcom International, Infogroup Inc., LHP Hospital Group, JMDH Holdings, Octagon Credit Investors, Strongwood Insurance Holdings, and Ollie’s Bargain Outlet.

Stephen Murray was also a supporter of various non-profit organizations in New York, such as Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York and the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County.

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