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Laura Chandler, manager of state government affairs, is based in Austin and focuses on advocacy efforts in Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas. Chandler holds a Master of Business Administration from St. Edward's University and two bachelor's degrees from the University of North Texas. Prior to joining GPA Midstream, she worked as a lobbyist on midstream and energy issues for the Texas Energy Lobby in Austin.
Bob Coble serves as portfolio manager for the SteelPath MLP & Energy Infrastructure strategy and as a senior research analyst on the SteelPath investment team for the MLP Funds. Prior to joining the firm, Bob was a Senior Vice President in the Energy Investment Banking Group at Raymond James where he was employed as an investment banker for seven years helping to structure midstream, upstream and energy service MLP securities.
Mrs. Followill is Head of Research and a Senior Managing Director covering Midstream Infrastructure at U.S. Capital Advisors. She is also a member of USCA’s Operating Committee. In addition to her 20 years in equity research, her diversified energy background includes experience in reservoir engineering, power plant development and natural gas pipeline planning and operations.
Prior to joining U.S. Capital Advisors, she was a Managing Director and Head of Midstream Research for Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co, covering pipelines, integrated natural gas companies and midstream providers. Before that, she was with Howard Weil, covering the Gas and power sectors and with Merrill Lynch, covering natural gas utilities. She also spent 11 years for various Tenneco divisions, including Tenneco Inc., Tennessee Gas Pipeline and Tenneco Oil Company.
Thomson Reuters named Mrs. Followill as the number two stock picker for Oil, Gas and Consumable Fuels for 2016 and ranked her #2 in Top Stock Pickers for Oil & Gas in 2017.
Mrs. Followill has a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Houston. In addition, she is a registered Petroleum Engineer in the State of Texas. She resides in Houston with her husband and their two daughters.
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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Mike is a visionary leader with more than 20 years of energy industry experience and strengths in team leadership, project origination, commercial development, and engineering and operations in growth-oriented environments. He is the co-founder, president and CEO of Lucid Energy Group, a midstream services company operating gas gathering, gas processing and oil gathering assets in the Permian Basin of West Texas and southeast New Mexico. Under Mike’s leadership, Lucid’s assets today include more than 3,600 miles of pipeline in operation and gas processing capacity of 930,000 Mcfd with substantial expansions underway. Lucid is backed by EnCap Flatrock Midstream. Total available debt and equity financing exceeds $1.7 billion. Prior to the formation of Lucid Energy Group, Mike held positions of President and Vice President for TPF Gas Services and Vice President at Crosstex Energy. Mike received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station.
Dave Marchese has nearly 20 years of operational and financial experience in the successful development and construction of energy assets, including underground hydrocarbon storage, utility-scale power plants, and petrochemical facilities. Prior to founding Caliche, Dave was a Director at Haddington Ventures where he assisted with deal sourcing, transactional work, and portfolio company management. He participated in the 2007 debt and equity financing of Bobcat Gas Storage, as well as the management and 2010 sale of that company; the management and ultimate sale of Norton Energy Storage in 2009, and served on the Board of Managers of Fairway Development (oil storage), Apex Compressed Air Energy Storage, and Endicott Biofuels. Dave was formerly a Managing Partner at Eschelon Energy Partners, a Houston-based private equity fund targeting investments across the energy value chain. Prior to co-founding Eschelon, he was with Reliant Energy’s $125 million private equity arm. At Reliant Dave lead-managed the divestiture of two subsidiaries and was a manager in Reliant Energy’s Market Based Structuring Group. Before business school, he gained operational experience in the engineering and construction of petrochemical facilities as a Chief Field Engineer with Jacobs Engineering. Mr. Marchese graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Environmental) degree from Vanderbilt University where he later received his M.B.A. with a dual concentration in finance and operations. He has participated as a judge at Rice University’s Business Plan Competition since 2002 and is a co-founder of the off-road cycling group, Houston Gravel Grinders.
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Jamie Welch serves as President & Chief Financial Officer of EagleClaw Midstream Ventures, LLC. Mr. Welch currently serves on the Board of Directors of Cheniere Energy Partners GP, LLC, effective as of August 14, 2017. Prior to joining EagleClaw Midstream Ventures, LLC, Mr. Welch was the Group Chief Financial Officer and Head of Business Development for the Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. ("ETE") family from June 2013 to February 2016. Mr. Welch also served on the Board of Directors of ETE, Energy Transfer Partners and Sunoco Logistics from June 2013 to February 2016.
Before joining ETE, Mr. Welch was Head of the EMEA Investment Banking Department and Head of the Global Energy Group at Credit Suisse. He was also a member of the Investment Banking Division Global Management Committee and the EMEA Operating Committee. Mr. Welch joined Credit Suisse First Boston in 1997 from Lehman Brothers Inc. in New York, where he was a Senior Vice President in the global utilities and project finance group. Prior to that he was an attorney with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy (New York) and a barrister and solicitor with Minter Ellison in Melbourne, Australia.