Dan is a founder and Principal of Center Coast Capital Advisors, LP since its inception in 2007 and also serves on the Investment Committee. His 39 years of experience owning and operating midstream energy assets guides the team’s security selection process. Prior to Center Coast, he was President of Enbridge Energy Company Inc. and President and Director of Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP), one of the top 10 MLPs based on market capitalization as of December 31, 2011. He is currently on the Board of Directors of Enbridge Inc. (NYSE: ENB). Prior to Enbridge, Dan founded and served as Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of MidCoast Energy Resources (AMEX:MRS), from it’s formation in 1992 until 2001, when Enbridge acquired MidCoast. Dan has been involved in the design, construction and operation of petroleum pipelines and a variety of petroleum equipment and storage, as well as oil and gas exploration and production for over 40 years. Dan holds a BBA from Washburn University.
Rob has 12 years of midstream energy industry experience and has served as Senior Portfolio Manager since joining the firm during its inception in 2007. He also serves on the Investment Committee and is responsible for overseeing the MLP research, portfolio construction and ongoing portfolio management. He was named a Principal in 2010. Previously, Rob was in Morgan Keegan’s Energy Investment Banking Division and a Senior Project Advisor at Enbridge Energy Partners, LP, where he advised on over $8 billion of mergers and acquisitions within the MLP space. Rob began his career in the energy industry at Koch Industries, Inc. where he served in various roles in their Capital Market, Hydrocarbon and Midstream group. He holds an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas and a BBA in Finance from Texas Christian University.
Steve is a founder and has been a Principal of Center Coast Capital Advisors, LP since its inception in 2007 and also serves on the Investment Committee. Capitalizing on his 20 years of investment management experience with yield-oriented assets, his role at Center Coast is guiding business management and distribution. He is a Co-founder and Chairman of Green Square Capital, LLC, an independent asset management firm. Steve has 17 years of experience managing MLP separate accounts. Previously, Steve was a Vice President in Goldman Sachs’ Investment Management Division and served on the company’s Investment Approach Committee. He began his investment career in the Global Capital Markets division at Merrill Lynch. Steve holds a BBA in Finance with honors from Else School of Management at Millsaps College.
Darrell is a founder and has been a Principal of Center Coast Capital Advisors, LP since its inception in 2007 and also serves on the Investment Committee. He has 22 years of investment management experience with yield-oriented assets and ten years of experience managing MLP separate accounts. Darrell oversees risk management and trading at the firm. He is Co-founder and CEO of Green Square Capital, LLC, an independent asset management firm. Previously, Darrell was a Vice President in Goldman Sachs’ Investment Management Division, and the Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities division. He began his investment career in Institutional Equity/Fixed Income Capital Markets at SunTrust Bank. Darrell holds a MA in Economics from Vanderbilt University and a BS degree in Finance from Mississippi State University.
Billy is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for Center Coast Captial Advisors, LP. He has over 24 years of experience working with energy companies primarily in the upstream, midstream and service sectors. Billy oversees the firm's financial reporting, compliance and business development efforts. Previously, Billy was a Senior Partner in Korn/Ferry's CFO and Energy Practice Groups. He spent approximately 14 years in energy banking and was formerly the Managing Director in charge of CIBC Oppenheimer's Energy Midstream Group. Billy started his career as a securities attorney with Fulbright & Jaworski, and has BAccy and JD degrees from the University of Mississippi and a LL.M in Corporations Law from the New York University School of Law.
Rachel is Director of Operations at Center Coast Capital Advisors, LP. She joined the firm in 2010. Rachel is in charge of operations, onboarding, investor relations and assists with marketing and business development projects. Previously, she worked as Professional Sales Representative for Johnson & Johnson, where she focused on client relationships. Rachel holds a BS degree from the University of South Carolina.
Jesse Isensee is the Director of Trading at Center Coast Captial Advisors, LP. He joined the firm from the Institutional Sales and Trading desk of Ladenburg Thalmann, where he focused on institutional clients. Jesse is in charge of trading, and also assists with the MLP research. He holds a BBA degree in Finance from Pace University.
Chance is the Research Associate for Center Coast Capital Advisors, LP. Chance is responsible for MLP research and assists with portfolio construction and ongoing portfolio management. He joined the firm from Sonenshine Partners, where he focused on M&A, corporate finance, and principal investment assignments. He was previously an intern with the Investment Banking Division at Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Chance holds a BS in Economics with a concentration in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where he earned the All-America Scholar award.