Meet the Board

Co-Presidents

Matt Runkel

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.

Clay Rynd

Clay serves as an Analyst in the investment banking division at Tudor, Pickering Holt & Co.  Rynd previously worked as an Associate in the equity research division with TPH & 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.

Secretary

Coleman Wombwell

Coleman graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Arts in History and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law. Coleman is an attorney at Andrews Kurth LLP, and his practice focuses on capital markets transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

Treasurer

Lauren Page

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 and was previously an analyst.

Communications Co-Chairs

Samuel Heller

Samuel graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. He is currently an Associate Director in the energy investment banking group at UBS Securities.

Reid Kruger

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.

Social Events Co-Chairs

Kyle Bennett

Kyle graduated from Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy in 2010. He is currently an Associate in the Global Energy Group at Deutsche Bank Securities and is focused exclusively on upstream investment banking client coverage and advisory. Prior to joining DB, Kyle was an Analyst on the upstream Acquisitions & Divestitures teams at both Citigroup and RBC Richardson Barr. Kyle began his career in corporate banking, working as an Analyst for Iberiabank where he underwrote oil and gas reserve-based loans.

Sean Steininger

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.

Speaker Series Co-Chairs

Chris Koranek

Chris graduated from Texas A&M University with a Masters in Finance and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting.  He is currently a Senior Associate with Pelican Energy Partners.

Win Rollins

Win graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science in Commerce. He is currently an Associate at First Reserve Corporation and was previously an analyst in the investment banking division Lazard Frères.

Philanthropy Co-Chairs

Tyler Pratt

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.

Kyle Rynd

Kyle graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. He is currently a Credit Analyst at Cadence Bank.