President and Chief Executive Officer
Thomas is a seasoned C-suite executive, former investment banker and principal investor with over thirty-five years’ experience in the energy business. During the course of his career, Thomas completed over US$40.0 billion in energy and energy related financings representing clients in principal investments, capital markets financings, private equity, strategic advisory and M&A, both in the U.S. and internationally. Prior to founding Monterey, Thomas was Managing Director at Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC, the U.S. investment banking affiliate of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Ltd. where he led the firm’s U.S. oil and gas investment banking practice. Previous to Deloitte, Thomas led the midstream business origination and advisory practice at Pace Global Energy, a Siemens Corporation business. Prior to Siemens, Thomas was Executive Managing Director at Superior Energy Ventures, LLC, an independent advisory and principal investment firm focused on international energy development and M&A. Thomas began his investment banking career with Morgan Stanley & Co. in New York and subsequently held senior investment banking positions with Barclays Capital and UBS Investment Bank. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran, Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.