FOUNDER, PRESIDENT & CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER
Mr. Oh was formerly a Senior Partner and one of the original founding members of Apollo Management’s Private Equity Natural Resources Group. While at Apollo, Mr. Oh was actively involved in the Firm’s energy investments, including the Parallel Petroleum take-private, the formation of Athlon Energy and the buyout of EP Energy. He served as director for each of these investments including Chairman of the Board of Parallel and Chairman of Audit and Compensation Committees for EP Energy.
Prior to joining Apollo, Mr. Oh was with Morgan Stanley’s Commodities Department where he led principal investments for the group. While at Morgan Stanley, Mr. Oh led many of the group’s principal investment activities in energy including the formation of the 2002 oil and gas fund – Helios Energy/Royalty Partners.
Mr. Oh has 24 years of experience, including 16 years of principal investing. He also has a broad range of experience in the commodities markets including risk management and structured products.
Mr. Oh received a BS from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and an MBA from the Yale School of Management. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Mr. Oh currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Yale School of Management and is a Board Member of the University of Pennsylvania’s Squash Committee.
FOUNDING MEMBER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR
Mr. Wehrle has 21 years of experience in the oil and gas industry working as a senior executive. Mr. Wehrle was formerly the Senior Vice President of Business Development and Finance at Chaparral Energy and responsible for strategic alternatives and corporate restructuring.
Mr. Wehrle’s prior experience includes private equity-backed companies Vantage Energy and Bill Barrett Corporation, where he played critical roles including the build out and optimization of asset portfolios, management and leadership of people, strategic landscape assessment and execution of key transactions. In addition, Mr. Wehrle also worked with Apollo Management’s Private Equity Natural Resources group evaluating oil and gas investment opportunities. Prior to working with Apollo, Mr. Wehrle was Co-Head of US Investment Banking at Scotiabank in Houston. Previous investment banking experience includes Goldman Sachs and RBC Capital Markets.
Mr. Wehrle received a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Manitoba.
Mr. Cordier is the former COO and Managing Director of Houston based RBC Richardson Barr, the upstream energy advisory practice for RBC Capital Markets. He has extensive experience working with North America’s leading energy companies in a variety of advisory capacities, but most frequently related to acquisitions and divestitures of oil & gas properties and companies. Richardson Barr was acquired by RBC Capital Markets in 2008 and is recognized as an industry leader in their field. In his role, he focused on project execution and managed 20+ technical professionals. Richardson Barr’s client base was primarily private equity backed management teams while RBC Richardson Barr clients were a mix of public and private energy companies. Mr. Cordier advised on over $40B of energy transactions during his tenure. Notable deals include Sandridge Energy’s $2.6B divestiture in the Midland Basin to Sheridan Production Partners, Apollo’s $7.2B acquisition of EP Energy, Linn Energy’s $2B divestiture in Mid Continent to Enervest, and Crescent Point Energy’s $860MM acquisition of Ute Energy’s Uinta Basin assets.
Mr. Cordier has a BS in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from Duquesne University. He is also a Registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania. Prior to Richardson Barr, Mr. Cordier held various engineering positions with Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., EQT Inc. and Quaker State Corp.
CHIEF OPERATING & ACCOUNTING OFFICER, MANAGING DIRECTOR & CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER
Ms. Goodloe has 16 years of accounting experience, with a concentration in the oil and gas industry.
Most recently, Ms. Goodloe served as Corporate Controller for a start-up oil and gas company with over $4 billion in assets. She was instrumental in building out the accounting organization, including developing processes and procedures. She led the corporate accounting function that included technical accounting issues, financial reporting, oil and gas fixed assets and all other corporate accounts. She also led the technical accounting and policy function, which included issues surrounding equity based compensation and accounting for debt and equity instruments.
Prior to that, Ms. Goodloe was a partner at Ernst & Young LLP. She served public and private companies ranging in size from Fortune 100 to middle market; primarily in the audit service line. She was heavily involved in public and private equity and debt offerings. She also spent three years in Ernst & Young’s US Professional Practice Group in New York City.
Ms. Goodloe is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M University.
Mr. Jankovsky is a Principal at Mountain Capital and is responsible for deal origination, transaction due diligence and execution, and ongoing portfolio management.
Prior to joining Mountain Capital, Mr. Jankovsky was with the Blackstone Group as an Associate in Blackstone Energy Partners, the energy dedicated fund of Blackstone. While at Blackstone, Mr. Jankovsky primarily focused on the evaluation, diligence and execution of transactions focused in the upstream sector.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Jankovsky was an Associate in the energy investment banking group of Evercore Partners. Prior to that, Mr. Jankovsky was an Investment Banking Analyst at Scotia Waterous, the oil and gas arm of Scotiabank.
Mr. Jankovsky received a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Rice University.
Mr. Hibler is an Associate of Mountain Capital.
Prior to joining Mountain Capital in 2016, Mr. Hibler was an Analyst in the energy group at Evercore. While at Evercore, he worked on a variety of M&A transactions, with a focus on the oil and gas sector.
Mr. Hibler graduated cum laude from Texas A&M University, where he earned B.B.A. degrees in Finance and Business Honors.
Ms. Griffiths has over 17 years of experience as an executive assistant and office manager.
Her skillset has focused on providing administrative support to C-Level Executives in the financial services, oil and gas and, most recently, the public accounting industry. In addition to her administrative background, Ms. Griffiths has experience in both project management and event management.
Prior to joining Mountain Capital, Ms. Griffiths was an Executive Assistant with a Big 4 public accounting firm and focused on calendar, travel and expense management; client billing; word processing and project management. Ms. Griffiths was also the liaison between clients and the partners she supported.
Mr. Oldham is the former President and CEO of Parallel Petroleum LLC, an independent energy company headquartered in Midland, Texas, which is engaged in the acquisition, development and production of long-lived oil and gas properties, primarily in the Permian Basin.
Mr. Oldham founded Parallel Petroleum Corporation in 1979, took it public in 1980, and served as an officer and director of the corporation until it was acquired thirty years later by Apollo Global Management in December 2009. Apollo sold the company two years later in December 2011 to Samsung C&T Corporation. Under Apollo’s ownership and now under the Samsung’s ownership, Parallel Petroleum LLC has maintained its footprint in the Permian Basin. During his years at Parallel, some of the most notable property acquisitions were the Fullerton Property in Andrews County, Diamond M Canyon Reef Field in Scurry County, and the acquisition of all of Fina’s West Texas assets in July 1999. In 2005, horizontal drilling was successfully implemented in the Wolfcamp formation in New Mexico and the Barnett Shale in Tarrant County Texas.
Prior to Parallel’s formation, Mr. Oldham was employed by Dorchester Gas Corporation from 1976 to 1979 and KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP during 1975 and 1976. He is a member of the Permian Basin Landman’s Association and the Permian Basin Producers Association.
Mr. Houser is CEO of University Lands Office, the office that oversees 2.1 million acres of land in West Texas, established by the Texas Constitution in 1876 for the benefit of the UT and Texas A&M systems of higher education. Prior to Mr. Houser’s appointment to University Lands, he was president and CEO of EV Energy Partners, LP and executive vice president and chief operating officer of EnerVest, Ltd in Houston. Prior to his tenure at EnerVest, Houser held executive leadership positions with Occidental Petroleum Corporation and Canadian Occidental Petroleum.
Mr. Leach joined Citigroup as the Chief Risk Officer and a member of the management committee in February 2008, shortly after the Global Financial Crisis began. He retired in 2015. At Citigroup, Mr. Leach managed a team in excess of 10,000 people across more than 100 countries for all global Risk, Strategy, Audit and Compliance. During this time, he led the transformation of Citigroup’s risk profile through a combination of setting strategic direction about which regions, businesses and assets would be supported, a wholesale change of personnel and working closely with Central Bank Governors, Ministers of Finance and other global regulators.
Prior to joining Citigroup, Mr. Leach was co-Chief Operating Officer and Chief Risk Officer of Old Lane, an investment fund he was a co-founder of in 2005. Old Lane was successfully sold to Citigroup in July 2007. Prior to Old Lane, Mr. Leach worked his entire career at Morgan Stanley encompassing running a successful proprietary trading business and culminating as the Risk Manager of the Institutional Securities Business reporting directly to its President.
Mr. Leach was awarded Risk Manager of the Year two times in his career: the first for his work in restructuring the hedge fund LTCM and the second for his work in restructuring Citigroup after the Global Financial Crisis.
Mr. Leach earned a BA in economics from Brown University in 1981 and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1985. Brian serves as a trustee of the US Ski and Snowboard Association and is on the Colgate University Endowment Management and Finance Committee.
Mr. Shapiro retired from Morgan Stanley & Co. in 2008 after more than 24 years in various capacities culminating as Global Head of Commodities. He was a member of the firm’s Management Committee, Institutional Securities Operating Committee, and Firm Risk Committee. He also served on the boards of Transmontaigne and Heidmar after their acquisition by Morgan Stanley. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley & Co., he worked for Conoco, Inc. and New England Merchants National Bank. Mr. Shapiro has been a Director of Blueknight Energy Partners since November 2009. In addition, he serves on the board of directors of Citymeals-on-Wheels.
Mr. Shapiro has been a lecturer at Princeton University, Harvard University School of Government, HEC Business School (Paris, France) and Oxford University Energy Program (Oxford, UK). He holds an MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelors degree in Economics from Princeton University.