Senior Managing Director

John has over 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry working as an investor, advisor, and senior executive. Prior to Mountain Capital, John was the Senior Vice President of Business Development and Finance at Chaparral Energy and responsible for strategic alternatives and corporate restructuring.

John’s previous experience includes roles at private equity-backed companies Vantage Energy and Bill Barrett Corporation, where he helped to construct and optimize asset portfolios, manage, and lead people, supervise risk management, and execute key financial and strategic transactions. In addition, John also worked with Apollo Management’s Private Equity Natural Resources group evaluating oil and gas investment opportunities. Prior to working with Apollo, John was Co-Head of US Investment Banking at Scotiabank in Houston. Previous investment banking experience includes Goldman Sachs and RBC Capital Markets.

John received a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree from the University of Manitoba. John is a Board Member of certain Mountain Capital Portfolio Investments.