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Allison Hallock currently serves as a process engineer for Shell Exploration and Production Company supporting day-to-day operations on an offshore oil and production platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Allison has spent four and a half years in process and facilities engineering roles with Shell. She has previous work experience with Pioneer Natural Resources and the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics. Allison attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and received a Bachelor’s of Science in chemical engineering.
Allison Hallock currently serves as a process engineer for Shell Exploration and ...
Peter currently serves as an analyst for Empire Midstream, a midstream investment and operating company, where he focuses on evaluating investments and business development. Prior to joining Empire, Peter was an Operations Manager at T Parker Host, a maritime company, overseeing the organization’s Mississippi River team. He earned an MBA from Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Southern Methodist University.
Peter currently serves as an analyst for Empire Midstream, a midstream investment ...
Matthieu Robért is an attorney in Fishman Haygood’s Business Section.
Matt’s practice focuses in the area of corporate law and real estate, including acquisitions and sales, private equity investments, corporate financing, and other general business matters. He assists clients with structuring, negotiating, and closing commercial transactions.
Matt received his JD/MBA degree, cum laude, from Tulane University Law School and the A.B. Freeman School of Business and was a member of the Tulane Law Review and Freeman Consulting Group. He earned his MBA with a specialization in Real Estate and Finance. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Business Economics & Public Policy from George Washington University where he was also a member of the baseball team.
Matt is a member of the American Cancer Society’s Shuck Cancer Team, an annual fundraising initiative dedicated to raising money for Access to Care lead by young professionals in the greater New Orleans area.
Matthieu Robért is an attorney in Fishman Haygood’s Business Section.
Matt’s practice focuses ...
Education Committee Chair
Grace Buse is a Process Engineer at the Shell Norco Refinery, currently supporting the Olefins plant. Grace started her career with Shell in 2016 after graduating from Purdue University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemical Engineering. She held various roles in the Projects & Technology organization supporting downstream manufacturing before moving to Norco Refinery in 2019.
Grace Buse is a Process Engineer at the Shell Norco Refinery, currently ...
Education Committee Co-Chair
Lance currently serves as Knowledge Manager at Gasology, a local New Orleans software startup transforming how motor fuels are bought and sold. Before Gasology, Lance worked for Schlumberger as a Field Engineer operating directional drilling and formation logging equipment in the Gulf of Mexico for six years. Lance recently completed his Masters of Management in Energy at Tulane University and is a 2012 graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering.
Lance currently serves as Knowledge Manager at Gasology, a local New Orleans ...
Social Committee Chair
Katie is a Senior Account Executive at The Ehrhardt Group, a local public relations and public affairs firm, where she specializes in issue advocacy for energy industry clients. Prior to joining The Ehrhardt Group, Katie spent four years working in public policy in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. She is a graduate of Tulane University.
Katie is a Senior Account Executive at The Ehrhardt Group, a local ...
Social Committee Co-Chair
Annie Birkentall currently serves as Project Manager in the Asset Management division of Enhanced Capital’s Renewable & Federal Historic Tax Credit Finance team. Before joining Enhanced Capital, she was a Project Coordinator for Jones Lang Lasalle’s Hotels & Hospitality and a Supply Chain Master Data Analyst for Chevron Oronite’s downstream supply chain & logistics planning petrochemicals team. Annie is a registered Project Management Professional and a member of the Project Management Institute since 2017. Originally from Chicago, she graduated Tulane University in 2011 with a BSM Legal Studies in Business and in 2013 with a Masters in Finance.
Annie Birkentall currently serves as Project Manager in the Asset Management division ...
Development Committee Co-Chair
Matt Schovee currently serves as Principal at Black Bay Energy Capital, an energy private equity firm focused on the North American oilfield service sector. Matt is involved with the firm’s efforts in sourcing new investments, executing transactions, and monitoring active portfolio companies. Prior to co-founding Black Bay, Matt was an Associate at NGP Energy Technology Partners and Senior Analyst for Halliburton Company’s in-house M&A and Corporate Development group. Matt holds a B.B.A. in Finance and a Concentration in Energy Management from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, where he was also a two-time Academic All-American and Captain of the Men’s Division I golf team.
Matt Schovee currently serves as Principal at Black Bay Energy Capital, an ...
John Peter Laborde
Currently, John Peter serves as the Director of Finance at Laborde Marine Management, an offshore supply vessel company operating in the GOM. He spent 3 years as an equity analyst at Tightline Capital, which is a long/short energy-centric hedge fund in Baton Rouge, LA. He attended Tulane University and received a Bachelor’s of Science in management, a Masters in Accounting, and a Masters of Management in Energy.
Currently, John Peter serves as the Director of Finance at Laborde Marine ...
Corey Platt is a 2013 graduate of the University of Mississippi with a Bachelors of Business Administration, consisting of a triple major in Risk Management/Insurance, Managerial Finance, and Real Estate. Upon graduation, Corey took a position with a global insurance brokerage in Houston Texas where he handled business development, client service, and marketing for numerous Fortune 100 and 500 companies. In 2015 Corey joined Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. in New Orleans, Louisiana as a producer in their Specialty Division focusing on the Energy and Marine Sector.
Corey Platt is a 2013 graduate of the University of Mississippi with ...
Carson is an attorney at Fishman Haygood, LLP, where he practices in the firm’s corporate transactional group. He represents energy and business clients in a variety of commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, real estate, private equity investments, debt financings, and securities offerings. Carson is a graduate of Washington and Lee University and the Louisiana State University Law Center.
Carson is an attorney at Fishman Haygood, LLP, where he practices in ...