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Mr. Randall brings more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Randall has held various senior marketing positions with companies such as Meridian Oil, Noram Energy Marketing, Aquila Energy Marketing, Occidental Energy Marketing and most recently with Bobcat Gas Storage. His experience includes both domestic and international midstream project development and acquisition, energy sales, pipeline transportation and storage management, and multi-commodity structured products.

 

Mr. Randall holds a B.A. in Geology from Franklin and Marshall College and a MBA in finance from The University of St. Thomas.

Steve Randall

Principals

Jerry Lanier

Mr. Lanier brings over 25 years of experience in the energy industry.  Mr. Lanier is a proven marketing and trade floor executive experienced in turning around troubled business segments, providing the day-to-day focus and strategic vision to return them to profitability. Experience includes both international and domestic acquisitions, midstream project development, financial risk management and business development. Mr. Lanier held various operations and marketing positions with Panhandle Eastern Company, Duke Energy Trading & Marketing, and as Senior VP of Trading & Marketing for Occidental Energy Marketing.

 

Mr. Lanier holds a BBA in Accounting and a BBA in General Business Pre-Law from Lamar University.

Donna Hadley (Natural Gas)

Senior Project Managers

Donna brings over 25 years of natural gas experience. Demonstrated strengths in contract negotiations, contract compliance, state and federal regulatory management, hedge program development, portfolio development and trading. She is a results-oriented strategic leader and big-picture thinker with expansive background in the energy industry including navigation of complex regulatory requirements and development of policies affecting fuel supply chain practices and property management for real estate holdings.

 

Donna brings industry experience as a Manager for Sempra Energy Utilities, Austin Energy and Southern Union Company.

Chuck Headington (Midstream)

Chuck leads our Midstream practice, bringing over 20 years of professional experience in the development and marketing of crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGL) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects.  Demonstrated abilities include contract negotiation, project development, investor relationships and customer development.

 

Previously Chuck was Senior Vice President for Rio Midstream LLC. His professional experience also includes positions with Pacific Summit Energy, Cheniere LNG, Cleco Marketing, and BP Energy.

Tom Ratza (Electric Power)

Bringing over 30 years of energy experience to our team, Tom has successfully developed over a dozen natural gas fired combined cycle power plants in the US, including power plants in Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Georgia, Arkansas, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  He has a strong power plant siting background including experience in electric and natural gas transmission, land acquisition, legal environmental, and tax abatement negotiations.

 

Tom provides energy consulting services to municipalities and large electric consumers. Previously Tom was Project Director for Duke Energy, El Paso Energy, and PG&E/Bechtel.