Fontaine Stegall is currently a Valve Technology Engineer at MRC Global, where she is responsible for the design, installation, and diagnostics of valve monitoring systems to ensure safe and reliable operations. She received her bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Houston and earned the 2014 Up-and-Coming Black Engineers Award from the UH Engineering Alumni Association.
Fontaine believes our military veterans are tomorrow’s most influential leaders. She has served these future innovators as cofounder of Student Veterans of America-UH chapter and as chapter president from 2015-2016. Under her leadership, the UH chapter became a finalist in the 2015 Business Plan Competition and was recognized as the 2015 SVA Chapter of the Year.
From working in corporate America and as a recent student veteran graduate, Fontaine brings a fresh perspective to the Board of Directors at Student Veterans of America. Fontaine, a U.S. Navy veteran, served six years active duty as a nuclear machinist mate, MM2 (SW), and completed two deployments to the Persian Gulf onboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71). She currently resides in Houston, TX.