Chief Executive Officer
As a Founding Partner and CEO of Edgewater, Stephen is responsible for running all facets of the business. Prior to forming Edgewater, he served as vice president of onshore facilities & transportation for Genesis Energy, LP (NYSE: GEL), with responsibility for leading the company's onshore pipelines, terminals and marketing businesses. Prior to Genesis, Stephen was a principal in Bank of America Securities’ energy investment banking group. He also worked for RBC Capital Markets, where he focused on M&A and corporate finance for energy clients. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Texas Christian University.
Chief Commercial Officer
CCO and Founding Partner Brian Thomason has been involved in crude oil production, trading and the midstream businesses for 17 years. He most recently served as one of the lead crude oil traders for Motiva Enterprises, LLC with full responsibility for the Canadian supply and trading activities. Prior to Motiva, Brian was the director of Gulf Coast crude oil marketing for ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP). During his 10-year tenure at ConocoPhillips, Brian had exposure across all midstream functions, including marine, trucking, pipeline and terminal assets. Upon the split of P66/COP in 2012, Brian was instrumental in developing the commercial strategy for all Gulf Coast assets including the Eagle Ford basin, where he facilitated marketing activities for 130,000 bpd of crude production. The highlight came in 2015 when he facilitated the first crude oil export shipment after the export ban was lifted. Brian holds a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics from Texas A&M University.
Chief Operating Officer
Edgewater’s COO and Founding Partner Mike Truby is a seasoned midstream executive with more than 30 years of experience building skilled operations and engineering teams that exceed customer expectations. Prior to joining Edgewater, he served as senior vice president of operations/engineering for NuStar Energy, LP, where he was the key driver for the organization’s core values, strategic priorities, growth goals and safety culture. At NuStar, Mike's operational leadership was focused on fiscal responsibility, safety and environmental stewardship, and operational excellence within the company’s 77 terminals and 9,800 miles of pipeline systems. Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Engineering from Texas Tech University. He is a licensed professional engineer.
Chief Financial Officer
David spent 17 years in Bank of America’s Energy Investment Banking Group, most recently serving as a managing director in the Natural Resources Group based in Houston. He was responsible for midstream client coverage and focused his efforts on capital raising and providing strategic advice. During his tenure he led the evaluation, structuring and execution of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures as well as initial public offerings, follow-on equity offerings and debt offerings for public and private companies and partnerships in the midstream sector. David received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Harvard University and an MBA from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business.