Meet Donna’s Family

Mike and Donna

and her husband Mike are the parents of three married sons and the grandparents of six.

Donna and FamilyDonna and Granddaughter KateMark is a graduate of Rice University in chemical engineering. He is the co-founder of Q Engineering. Mark and his wife Lauren, also a Rice University graduate, have five children. Kate, Madeline, Abigail, Sam and Todd are the light of their grandparents’ lives.

Ben is a graduate of Rice University in mechanical engineering and has a master’s degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Texas. He is the founder of Sven Energy and is married to his Rice University sweetheart, Alyssa Cotterman, a pediatrician with Texas Children’s. They have a  sweet daughter, Emma.

Eric graduated in petroleum engineering from the University of Texas. He is a co-owner and works with his brother Ben  with Sven Energy. Eric and his wife Kallie, also a UT graduate, live in Houston where Kallie is the founder and head of Recess Ministry.

Mike Bahorich retired in 2015 as the Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Apache Corporation. A graduate of the University of Missouri at Columbia, he received his master’s degree in geophysics from Virginia Tech. Mike is a member of the board of trustees of the Houston Museum of Natural Science and a member of the board of directors of Star of Hope. Until recently, Mike served on science advisory boards at Stanford and Yale Universities and holds eight patents. His “retirement” has been busy with his continued work as a consultant and board member. Mike is very supportive of Donna’s passion for volunteering in their community, in their church, and in politics.

Gigi and EmmaFinally, but not least, Donna’s mom, Thelma McDaniel, lives close enough to be whisked away as Donna’s partner in all of her volunteer endeavors. In addition to being a faithful “Caring Friends” founding member, Thelma makes sure that everyone is registered to vote at her seniors’ apartment complex.

Donna Bahorich and her family are strong contributors, whether in business, in community, in church involvement or in politics. Working to make their corner of the world a better place is a strong family value for the Bahorich family.