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Senior Leadership Team

David Bradshaw
Managing Director
Houston

T: +1 713 343 4765

David Bradshaw is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company, where he specializes in advising companies in the oil and gas sector. Mr. Bradshaw has nearly 30 years of investment banking experience both advising upstream oil and gas companies and covering the oil and gas exploration and production industry as an equity research analyst. He most recently served as a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division of Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. (TPH) where he advised upstream oil and gas companies. Prior to TPH, Mr. Bradshaw was an advisory director at UBS where he focused primarily on U.S. independent oil and gas producers. During the first 15 years of his career, he served as an equity analyst at PaineWebber, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Deutsche Bank.

Mr. Bradshaw holds a B.S. in Finance from Oklahoma State University and an M.S. in Finance from Texas Tech University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He is currently involved in the Manhattan Council of the Boy Scouts of America, the Gary Sinise Foundation and serves on the Board of Directors for the Houston Producers’ Forum as well as Concure Oncology.

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David Cunningham
Managing Director
Houston

T: +1 713 343 5880

David Cunningham is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company, where he focuses on advising companies in the oil and gas sector. Mr. Cunningham has over 23 years of investment banking experience advising on and executing various merger, acquisition, restructuring, debt, equity, and asset valuation transactions for oil and gas clients. Previously, he spent eight years as a Managing Director at Tudor Pickering Holt & Co., where he was one of the initial five Managing Directors in the investment banking group. He also spent 10 years with Credit Suisse where he was a Managing Director in the Global Energy Group.

Mr. Cunningham holds a B.A. in Finance from Texas Christian University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

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Scott DeGhetto
Managing Director
Houston

T: +1 713 343 6424

Scott DeGhetto is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specializes in advising clients in the power, utility and renewable energy sectors. Mr. DeGhetto has worked in the investment banking industry for more than 26 years. He has extensive experience advising on a broad range of transactions including M&A, capital markets, restructuring and bankruptcy transactions. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. DeGhetto was Co-Head of the Power & Renewable Energy group at Credit Suisse. He has also held Managing Director roles at JP Morgan, in the Power and Pipeline Group, and at UBS, in the Global Utilities group.

Mr. DeGhetto holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester and an M.B.A. from the Stern School of Business at New York University.

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Adrian Goodisman
Managing Director
Houston

T: +1 713 343 4766

Adrian Goodisman is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he focuses on advising companies in the upstream oil & gas sector. Mr. Goodisman has over 25 years of investment banking and technical experience in the oil & gas exploration & production (E&P) sector. He was most recently a Managing Director at Scotiabank where he served in a variety of positions including Co-Head U.S. of Scotia Waterous – the firm’s oil and gas investment banking division. Prior to Scotiabank, Mr. Goodisman was a Managing Director and President at Waterous & Co USA, the predecessor to Scotia Waterous, where he was responsible for building out the firm’s U.S. practice. He has also held a variety of executive and technical roles at Ziff Energy Group and Phillips Petroleum.

Mr. Goodisman holds a B.S. (honors) in Mathematics from the University of Salford, Manchester and an M.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Bilateral US – Arab Chamber of Commerce.

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Martin Houston
Advisory Partner & Chairman of the Global Energy Group
Houston

T: +1 713 343 6420

Martin Houston is an Advisory Partner and Chairman of the Global Energy Group at Moelis & Company. Mr. Houston has nearly 40 years of experience managing all forms of enterprise across the energy industry. He began his career in 1979 with Baker Hughes and in 1983 joined BG Group and remained with the company until 2014, when he retired as Chief Operating Officer and a member of the company’s board of directors. Since his retirement, he most recently co-founded Tellurian Inc., a company building a low-cost natural gas business, where he currently serves as Vice Chairman. In addition to advising Moelis & Company, Mr. Houston is a Vice Chairman of Hakluyt North America, a subsidiary of the UK-based strategic advisor to multinationals and financial institutions; a Non-Executive Director of CCC Energy, a private oil E&P company; and a Non-Executive Director at BUPA, the international healthcare group.

Mr. Houston holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geology from Newcastle University and a Master’s degree in Petroleum Geology from Imperial College London. He serves as an advisory board member of the Global Energy Policy unit at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, a council member of the National Petroleum Council of the United States of America, and a Fellow of the Geological Society of London.

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Brian Jinks
Managing Director
Houston

T: +1 713 343 4763

Brian Jinks is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specializes in advising companies in the midstream oil and gas and Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) sectors. Mr. Jinks has over 17 years of investment banking experience and has advised on the origination and execution of a full spectrum of transactions in the midstream and MLP sectors, including strategic advisory, M&A and capital raises. Previously, Mr. Jinks was Managing Director at Deutsche Bank where he led the midstream and MLP coverage efforts. Prior to Deutsche Bank, he spent seven years at Lazard and Credit Suisse as a member of their respective Energy Investment Banking teams.

Mr. Jinks holds a B.A. in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin and an M.B.A. with honors from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Bryan Lastrapes
Managing Director
Houston

T: +1 713 343 6431

Bryan Lastrapes is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he focuses on advising clients in the oil & gas sector. Mr. Lastrapes has over 34 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and focuses on acquisitions, divestments, capital markets transactions, restructurings, and strategic advisory mandates. Before joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Lastrapes was Chief Operating Officer at Quantum Reservoir Impact, where he was responsible for the company’s strategy, operations and business development. Prior to that, Mr. Lastrapes worked at Shell E&P for over 30 years in various management and leadership roles, including Business Development Manager for North America Onshore. In this role, he was responsible for growth of the onshore North America unconventional portfolio, including all exploration, acquisitions and joint ventures.

Mr. Lastrapes holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Louisiana State University and an M.B.A. with Honors from the University of Houston.

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Bassam Latif
Managing Director
Houston

T: +1 713 343 6422

Bassam Latif is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he focuses on strategic advisory with a specialty in Restructuring transactions. Mr. Latif has over 18 years of investment banking experience advising companies, equity investors and creditors across a broad range of industries including shipping & transportation, oil & gas, infrastructure and industrials. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, he was an Executive Director at Rothschild Inc. where he focused on global restructuring and M&A transactions.

Mr. Latif holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and a B.A. in Economics from Rice University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.

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John Thorndike
Senior Advisor
Houston

T: +1 561 515 6023

John Thorndike is a Senior Advisor at Moelis & Company. Mr. Thorndike has over 40 years of investment banking experience and was most recently Managing Director and Senior Advisor at Credit Suisse. Previously, he was a Vice Chairman of Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch, which he joined as a Managing Director in 1984, and a Principal at Morgan Stanley, which he joined as an Associate in 1971 after a short career as a litigator at a Boston law firm. Mr. Thorndike has focused on the Utility sector since 1989 and as a strategic advisor has originated many large deals in this space.

Mr. Thorndike holds a B.A. from Harvard College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He also attended Cambridge University.