President and Chief Executive Officer
Thomas is Monterey Oil & Gas’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to founding Monterey, Thomas was Managing Director at Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC, the U.S. investment banking affiliate of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Ltd. At Deloitte, Thomas led the firm’s U.S. oil & gas investment banking practice and supported Deloitte member firms globally. Thomas is a seasoned energy executive, development professional, principal investor, and M&A banker with over thirty-two years’ experience in the industry. 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, IPOs, strategic advisory, and M&A. Prior to Deloitte, Thomas led the midstream M&A advisory practice for Pace Global Energy, a Siemens Corporation business. Prior to Siemens, Thomas was Executive Managing Director at Superior Energy Ventures, LLC, an 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. Thomas has also held senior finance and business development positions at Enron International, Texaco, and Anadarko Petroleum. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran, Thomas holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.