Category Archives: Charity

Stream Energy Gives Back

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Stream Energy was featured in a article for their humanitarian efforts inn Texas. After the terrible Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston with more than four feet of rain in its neighborhoods and homes, companies in the U.S. and abroad watched helplessly as the region flooded and people died, lost their houses, apartments, and pets.

But one company based in Dallas, Stream, utilized money made from its highly successful energy sales operations to become among the first to help fund recovery, in addition to lifting some of the financial burdens off its customers.

For Stream Energy, philanthropy is in the company’s genes. The direct marketing energy corporation just launched the foundation, “Stream Cares”, to solidify its continues philanthropy efforts in Texas and all across the United States, something they’ve been doing for well over a decade.

Although in the face of Hurricane Harvey specifically, the connected living and energy sales company proved itself a textbook illustration of how Dallas companies are leveraging philanthropy and charity and using it as an essential, major, component of brand identity. For Stream, which has created long-term alliances with the Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity, corporate leadership and employees also help by driving grassroots, local giving.

Hope Supply Co. is one of Stream Energy Dallas based passion projects. Stream Energy partnered with them and their employees to cover meal and entrance costs for about 1,000 homeless children in North Texas during its annual Splash for Hope.

The event, which takes homeless children to a water park, allowing Stream leadership and employees to deliver supplies and money as well as the experience of a lifetime. The company has worked alongside the charity for about four years.

Through “Operation Once in a Lifetime” Stream Energy helps give both financial and moral support to veterans and their family in the DFQ area. Stream gave transportation to unfortunate veterans of the military and their families, The next day, they helped host “American Girl Doll Experience” for 10 military members daughters. Stream paid for the full amount of the expenses. Kimberly Girard, the lead event manager, says the company loves changing the life of many.

April 10, 2018

Andrew Rolfe: An All-Rounded Person with a Great Passion for Helping Others

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Andrew Rolfe serves at Towerbrook Capital Partners L.P as the Managing Director. He oversees all the investment opportunities in Europe and the U.S with the main focus on the hospitality, food service, and retail industries. Since the year 2011, he has held the position of Managing Director of USA of TowerBrook. He has been providing operational and strategic advice to the company. Before joining Towerbrook, Andrew Rolfe held the position of President at Gap’s Inc.’s International Division. While at the company, he was a member of the Executive Leadership Committee. He was responsible for the firm’s operations and strategic operations. At the same time, he was in charge of the company’s marketing division where he successfully managed the operation of more than 450 stores located in Japan, U.K., and France. Under his leadership, there were various successful launches of franchises in Malaysia and Singapore as well as the banana republic based in Japan.

In the year 2004, Andrew Rolfe served as the C.E.O & Chairman at the renowned Pret A Manger Ltd (Europe). While under his leadership, the firm experienced much growth. Other positions that he has held before include being the C.E.O of Booker Foodservice and V.P for PepsiCo Restaurants International.

Mr. Rolfe was hired for the position of Chairman for the Ubuntu Fund and chairs the board of directors for the Fund. Andrew ensures that all the donations are made to the South African children without any challenges or restrictions. His dedication, hard work, and passion for the helping other people have made an impact on the initiative.

According to Andrew Rolfe, he reveals that finding donors who are ready and willing to fund the initiative is no walk in the park! He adds that most of the donors are willing to donate under some specifications. However, the initiative has continued to receive support from various stakeholders.

Andrew Rolfe has chaired the Boards of True Religion Apparel and Beverages & More, Incorporation. Andrew enrolled at the Harvard Business School where he attained his M.B.A. He also has a B.A in Economics, Philosophy, and Politics from the prestigious Oxford University. Andrew also has an M.A. from the renowned St. Edmund Hall.


June 26, 2017