Colby Hastings is a second year MBA student at the Wharton school. Prior to coming to Wharton she worked as a consultant in the Chicago office of the Boston Consulting Group where she worked on strategic engagements across a variety of industries, including energy. She holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University
Colby spent the summer of 2015 working for Tesla Motors in Palo Alto, conducting go-to-market strategy and business development for their stationary storage division.
Jeremy is a second-year MBA student at Wharton. Prior to Wharton, Jeremy worked as an investment associate at Leaf Clean Energy, a $350 million growth equity fund investing in clean energy infrastructure and technologies. At Leaf, Jeremy covered renewable power generation, waste-to-energy and water technology throughout North America. He also supported the firm’s project development efforts. Prior to Leaf Jeremy spent three years at Fieldstone Private Capital Group, a boutique investment bank focused on energy and infrastructure project finance. At Fieldstone, Jeremy worked on over $5 billion in projects across North American and Southeast Asia. Jeremy has also supported energy entrepreneurs as a mentor through two business accelerators – NYC Acre and the Cleantech Open. Jeremy graduated with a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Jeremy spent the summer of 2015 at Credit Suisse’s energy coverage group in Houston, TX primarily focused on energy infrastructure and master limited partnerships.
Will is a second-year MBA candidate at the Wharton School. Prior to coming to Wharton, he was an Associate with Denham Capital, an energy and natural resources private equity firm focused in the oil and gas, power and mining industries. Specifically, Will was focused on deal origination and execution in the oil and gas space. Prior to this, he was an analyst at Greenhill & Co. in Houston and advised on M&A and valuation in the oil and gas industry. Will is originally from Houston and earned his BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was also a member of the Longhorn football team.
Will plans to spend the summer of 2015 in New York City with MatlinPatterson, an asset manager with a focus on distressed and other credit opportunities.
Katy is a second-year MBA candidate at the Wharton School majoring in Finance and Accounting. Prior to coming to Wharton, she worked in the Strategy and Planning department of Cobalt International Energy. Before this, she was a Peace Corps volunteer in Mozambique, where she taught English. Katy is originally from Houston and earned her BA in comparative politics from Princeton University.
Katy spent the summer of 2015 working for Evercore’s energy group in Houston, TX.
Joanna is a second-year MBA candidate at Wharton, majoring in Finance. She worked in commodity trading for few years before coming to Wharton, focus on sugar, ethanol and grain markets. She has strong interests in Energy and Investing sector. At Wharton, she is on board of Energy and Investment Management club.
Joanna spent the summer of 2015 in QVT financial in New York.
Adam is a second-year MBA candidate at The Wharton School. Prior to Wharton, Adam spent two years working in Citi’s structured finance group and two years working in the strategy & planning division of Commercial Metals Company, a Fortune 500 steel firm. At Citi, Adam worked on a variety of structured debt products, including project financing for the construction and operation of utility-scale wind and solar projects. At CMC, Adam supported M&A and strategic planning initiatives. Adam graduated from Princeton University in 2010 with an A.B. in English and a minor in Finance.
Robin Yang is a second-year MBA student at the Wharton School majoring in Finance and Management. Over the summer of 2015, he interned as associate at SCF Partners, a Houston-based private equity firm focused on global energy market. Prior to Wharton, Robin led the corporate development team in managing the $1 billion investment portfolio as the youngest department director at Titan Group, a leading energy group across Asia. Besides his responsibilities for achieving the targeted total returns, he led and completed more than 25 successful M&A transactions and expansion initiatives. Robin graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS), where he received his BS with Honors in Computer Science. Robin enjoys travelling and wine tasting in his leisure time.
Sarah is a second-year MBA candidate at Wharton. She spent the summer of 2015 in Houston TX, interning at SCF Partners (a private equity firm focused on oil and gas services and equipment) and Nine Energy Service (a portfolio company). Prior to business school, Sarah worked in management consulting. At Wharton, she is an officer in the Energy Club and a Venture Fellow for Antarctica.
Sarah graduated from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in 2010 with a B.S. in International Political Economy and International Development.
Eugene is a second-year MBA candidate at the Wharton School. Prior to Wharton, he spent three years at the Electrum Group, a New York-based investment, advisory, and asset management firm with a focus on the natural resources sector. During his time at Electrum, Eugene helped finance and develop some of the largest metals and mining projects in North America.
Eugene spent the summer of 2015 with Microsoft Corporation, working in a corporate finance role in the Operating Systems Group. Eugene is originally from Rochester, Minnesota, and holds an AB in History from Harvard College.
Eun is a second-year MBA candidate at the Wharton School. Prior to Wharton, she spent three and a half years at Bain and company as Senior Associate Consultant, with a focus on strategy development, M&A advisory in Asian markets. During her time at Bain, Eun also initiated and led the firm’s internal environment group, Bain Green team.
Eun spent the summer of 2015 with Linkedin in Silicon Valley , working in Business Operations Group. Eun is orignally from Seoul, Korea, and holds BA in English literature and Business administration from Seoul National University.
Chad is a Co-Conference Chair for the 2015 Wharton Energy Conference and President of the Wharton Crew Team. Prior to Wharton, Chad was selected for and participated in the Goldman Sachs Veterans Integration Program, where he was an intern in the investment banking division for natural resources. Chad began his professional career in the US Navy’s Submarine Force where he served as a nuclear engineer aboard USS Bremerton (SSN 698), a Los Angeles class fast attack submarine. While on Bremerton he deployed to the Western Pacific and Persian Gulf conducting missions vital to national security. After 5 years in the submarine force, Chad was selected to be the Flag Aide to the Deputy Commander of the Pacific Fleet. As Flag Aide, he was the Chief of Staff and principal confidential advisor to the Deputy Commander, a 2-star Navy admiral. Chad graduated Magna cum Laude from the University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2007 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and is currently an M.B.A. candidate at The Wharton School.
Michael is a second-year MBA candidate at Wharton. Prior to Wharton, Michael spent two years as the
Director of Financial Analysis for PetroLogistics, a publically traded petrochemical MLP and the largest on-purpose propylene producer in the US. At PetroLogistics, he focused on mergers & acquisitions in addition to financial modeling for capital projects and commodity price forecasting.
Prior to PetroLogistics, Michael worked for Citigroup in its Global Energy Investment Banking group where he advised upstream, midstream, and oilfield services clients. Before Citigroup, Michael worked for Amegy Bank on its Energy Corporate Banking team. Michael graduated from the University of Southern California in 2008 with a B.S. in Business Administration.
Michael Spent the summer of 2015 at Stuart Pressure Control, a portfolio company of the energy private equity firm White Deer Energy.
Ashwini is a 2nd year MBA candidate at Wharton, majoring in Finance and Management. She interned at Deutsche Bank over the summer as an investment banking associate in NY. Prior to Wharton, Ashwini worked as a Field Engineer at ExxonMobil in Houston, TX. She graduated from MIT (Class of 2013) in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science with a minor in Economics. In her spare time, Ashwini enjoys playing the viola, water skiing, and playing tennis.
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