Prior to co-founding Petrie Partners, Mr. Hughes was a Managing Director in Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Global Energy & Power Group. Prior to the merger of Petrie Parkman & Co. into Merrill Lynch, Mr. Hughes was Head of Investment Banking at Petrie Parkman and a member of the firm's Board of Directors. Before assuming that role, Mr. Hughes was head of the firm's mergers and acquisitions business. Mr. Hughes joined Petrie Parkman at its founding in 1989 and has been extensively involved in energy merger, divestiture and strategic advisory assignments since that time.
Mr. Hughes earned his B.S. degree (high honors) in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He has spoken before numerous industry groups and participated as a member of multiple industry panels.
Prior to co-founding Petrie Partners, Mr. Rapp was a Managing Director of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Global Energy & Power Investment Banking Group. He joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch as part of Merrill Lynch's acquisition of Petrie Parkman & Co. at year-end 2006. Since joining Petrie Parkman in 1999, Mr. Rapp has completed numerous domestic and international upstream, midstream and downstream corporate and asset valuations while working on over 100 completed merger, divestiture, joint venture, restructuring and financing transactions throughout North America, the former Soviet Union, the Middle East, West Africa, South America, Australia and Asia.
Mr. Rapp earned his B.A. in Economics and Managerial Studies from Rice University in 1999.
Prior to joining Petrie Partners at its founding, Mr. Nagy was an Associate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Global Energy & Power Investment Banking Group. Mr. Nagy joined the firm as part of Bank of America's acquisition of Merrill Lynch at year-end 2008. Since beginning his career at Merrill Lynch, Mr. Nagy has completed over 50 merger, joint venture, divestiture and financing transactions.
Mr. Nagy received his B.A. degree in Political Science, cum laude, from Rice University.
Prior to joining the firm in 2012, Mr. Petrie was Vice Chairman of Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Previously, he was a co-founder of Petrie Parkman & Co. Mr. Petrie was a former Managing Director and Senior Oil Analyst of The First Boston Corporation. During his career, Mr. Petrie has been an active advisor on more than $250 billion of energy related mergers and acquisitions, including many of the largest in the industry. Among his other assignments, Mr. Petrie led the teams that advised the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on its natural gas initiative, the State of Alaska on gas pipeline options, and the U.S. Department of Energy on the sale of the Elk Hills oilfield.
Mr. Petrie has a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and received his Master of Science in Business Administration from Boston University. In December 2005, Mr. Petrie received an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering degree from the Colorado School of Mines. He is also a member of the CFA Institute.
Prior to co-founding Petrie Partners, Mr. Bock was a Managing Director of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Global Energy & Power Investment Banking Group. He joined the firm as part of Merrill Lynch's acquisition of Petrie Parkman & Co. at year-end 2006. At Petrie Parkman, Mr. Bock served as Head of Corporate Finance and as a member of the firm's Board of Directors. Mr. Bock joined Petrie Parkman in 1993 and during his tenure served as a lead banker on more than 80 offerings totaling more than $12 billion.
Mr. Bock earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Harvard University in 1987. He is a CFA charterholder and is a member of the CFA Institute and the Denver Society of Securities Analysts.
Prior to joining Petrie Partners in 2014, Mr. Carmain was a founder and Managing Member of Catalyst Energy Advisors, an upstream energy sector-focused M&A firm, and also served as President of a private exploration and production company. He was previously a Managing Director of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Global Energy & Power Investment Banking Group. Mr. Carmain joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch as part of Merrill Lynch’s acquisition of Petrie Parkman & Co. at year-end 2006. After joining Petrie Parkman in 1996, Mr. Carmain served in lead roles in over $60 billion of merger, acquisition, and divestiture transactions and numerous strategic advisory and financing assignments.
Mr. Carmain earned his M.B.A. from Rice University and his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Colorado.