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James Yockey,
Chapter Director
James Yockey is President of Oseberg, which he joined in 2012. James previously spent 11 years with Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG), where he helped the company grow from start-up stage to become the world's largest membership net work for professional learning and expertise on demand. At GLG, James founded and led the firm's Energy & Industrials practice, and also held business development and sales leadership roles. James began his career as an investment baking analyst. James earned a Bachelor of Arts from the Univeristy of Virginia


Harrison Breaud,
Board Member
Harrison Breaud is an Asset Finance Manager at Shell Exploration and Production Company, which he joined in August 2013, financially managing two of Shell’s Gulf of Mexico production assets. Harrison previously interned with Shell Downstream Inc., working in the finance department of the company’s Global Manufacturing division. Prior to joining Shell, he worked as a Financial Analyst Intern with OMNI Energy Services Corporation (Acquired by Gibsons Energy) in Lafayette, LA. Harrison graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Louisiana State University where he served as President of Sigma Nu Fraternity and the E.J. Ourso College of Business College Council.
harrison.breaud@gmail.com | (337)-344-4262


Tom Ambrose,
Board Member
Tom is a Senior Associate at NGP Energy Technology Partners ("NGP ETP") where he is responsible for sourcing investments, transaction analysis and execution, and monitoring portfolio companies in the oilfield service and technology sector. Prior to joining NGP ETP in 2011, Tom served as the Senior Analyst for Halliburton Co.’s in-house M&A and Corporate Development group. Tom graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tulane University with a BSM in Finance and Economics, along with an Energy Specialization from the Tulane Energy Institute. He currently serves as a board member of Signum Instruments, Viking Oil Tools, Wellsite Rental Services, and Zahroof Valves.