A. Chris Aulds is a Founder and Partner of Pearl Energy Investments. Prior to Pearl, Chris was one of the Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of TEAK Midstream from 2009 until its successful $1 billion sale in May 2013. Prior to TEAK, Chris was also one of the co-founders of Crosstex Energy Services where he served in numerous executive positons from the time of its inception in 1996 until his retirement in 2007.
Chris has more than 32 years of experience in the oil and gas industry including time as the vice president of gas supply and marketing at Comstock Natural Resources, and vice president in charge of gas supply, marketing, and business development for Victoria Gas Corporation. Chris began his career as a field operations engineer with Mobil Oil Corporation in 1985.
Ben Davis, a partner with Energy Spectrum Capital, focuses on business development and deal execution for the firm's midstream private-equity business. Previously, he worked in the firm's investment-banking group, where his responsibilities included management of transaction-execution teams. Prior to joining Energy Spectrum, Davis was an analyst with energy investment-banking firm R. Reid Investments Inc., working with three of the founding partners of Energy Spectrum, and was a consultant in the field of organizational management. He received his B.A. from the University of Richmond.
Greg Haas serves as Director of Integrated Energy for Stratas Advisors. Haas leverages 20 years of integrated global energy experience garnered in operating and fundamental research roles at Exxon, at EPRI (the Electric Power Research Institute) and pipeline and power consultancies, and at institutional sell-side investment brokerage firms including Raymond James Financial. Haas holds an MBA from Rice University and mechanical Engineering Masters and Bachelors of Science degrees from the University of Illinois.
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