Matt graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Masters of Finance. He is currently an Analyst at Vista Private Equity Group and was previously an Associate in the assurance group at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He previously served on the YPF board as a Social Co-Chair.
Clay serves as an Associate in the Private Equity group at KKR, with a focus on energy investments. Rynd previously worked in both the Investment Banking and Equity Research divisions at Tudor, Pickering Holt & Co. He holds a BA in both Economics and History from Texas A&M University. He previously served on the YPF board as Co-Chair of Philanthropy.
Sean graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a concentration in Banking. He is currently an analyst at Wells Fargo in their Corporate Energy Group.
Lauren graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. She currently works in Houston as an Officer in Corporate Finance at Amegy Bank of Texas where she was previously a credit analyst.
Raul graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and from Southern Methodist University with a Master of Science in Finance. He is currently a Valuation & Financial Opinions Associate at Stout Risius Ross.
Tyler graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting. He is currently a Senior Associate at CAZ Investments, a boutique investment firm that focuses primarily on Private Equity and Hedge Funds. He was previously an Associate in PricewaterhouseCoopers’s financial services division.
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Ellen graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the Business Honors Program and a Masters in Professional Accounting. She is currently an Investment Banking Analyst in the Global Energy Group at Credit Suisse and previously worked as an Assurance Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She is also a licensed CPA.
Matt graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Business Administration and an M.P.A. in Accounting. He currently works as an Investment Associate at Carnelian Energy Capital and was previously an Analyst in the energy investment banking group at Wells Fargo Securities in Houston.
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Kyle Bennett is an Associate at Jefferies LLC in the Energy Investment Banking Group and is focused on new business development and expanding the firm’s relationships and coverage of Private Equity Sponsors and management teams, primarily in the upstream space. Prior to Jefferies, Kyle worked in the Energy Investment Banking divisions of Deutsche Bank Securities, Citigroup and RBC Capital Markets where he specialized in upstream asset A&D and corporate M&A. He began his career with Iberiabank as an Analyst in the Energy Banking Group. Kyle graduated from Southern Methodist University with a B.B.A in Accounting an B.A. in Public Policy in 2010.
Reid graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master of Science in Financial Management. He is currently a Private Client Associate at Bernstein Private Wealth Management and helps with asset allocation advice, portfolio analytics, and trust & estate planning for high net worth clients and prospects. He was previously an Analyst in the Private Bank at J.P.Morgan.