Nominated for CEO of the Year by Houston Business Journal for 2020, Mr. Boudreaux’s company was also named as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Houston and Texas
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Mr. Boudreaux is the president, board chairman and managing partner of Vector Controls and Automation Group, a manufacturing representative and solutions organization that was founded in 2013 after the successful merger of six different companies. Representing some of the leading producers in the industry, from Endress+Hauser and Draeger to Thermo Scientific and Phoenix Contact, Vector also offers technical services for products and solutions both remotely and on a 24/7 on-call basis. Additionally, the company provides in-person and online courses, videos, and webinars on products and solutions they provide. Vector CAG also offers engineering expertise and integration options for customers in the many industry segments.
In his capacity as president of the company, Mr. Boudreaux is responsible for the oversight and organization of Vector’s engineered sales, projects, solutions, services and training groups. He also works closely with numerous partners and customers across different industries, including oil and gas, chemical/petrochemical, water/wastewater, food and beverage, power and energy and life sciences. Additionally, he analyzes and strives to meet target goals each month and strategizes to continue growing the business for customers and stakeholders. Over the past near decade, Vector’s merger has not only resulted in the exponential growth of sales, but also created employment by tripling its roster of employees.
Mr. Boudreaux’s career history included a commitment with Endress-Hauser Group as an outside sales engineer, an international key account manager, and eventually area vice president for the company’s Gulf Coast region between the years of 2003 and 2013. He also worked for GE Infrastructure Sensing as an account manager from 2000 to 2003 and for All-Phase Electric-CED as a manager and sales trainee between 1997 and 2000. Civically, Mr. Boudreaux is active on the advisory board for his alma mater, Lamar University and St. Michael’s Orthodox Christian Church.
While coming of age, Mr. Boudreaux moved many times as a child and found himself homeless at the age of nine after his father abandoned him and his mother. Determined to flourish in life, he finished high school, was admitted to college, and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration at Lamar University in 1998. As a testament to his dedication in the field, Mr. Boudreaux is a supporting member of the Measurement Control and Automation Association, the International Society of Automation, and the American Waster Water Association. Mr. Boudreaux also supports the many communities Vector is regionally a part of. Philanthropies and community engagements include First Responders, Child Cancer Research, Little League, Toys for Children, Autism Awareness, Alzheimer’s Disease, Lone Survivor Foundation, St. Jude, Hurricane Relief Aid, Suits for Veterans, and scholarship opportunities. Mr. Boudreaux attributes his success to the support he receives from his wife, Malinda, and his two boys, Grant and Luke.
Mr. Boudreaux was recognized as a nominee for CEO of the Year by Houston Business Journal for 2020. His company, Vector Controls and Automation Group, was also recognized in the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Houston and Texas.
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