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Danny Weingeist
Kayne Anderson Managing Partner

Danny Weingeist is a managing partner for Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors’ energy private equity activities. He is responsible for fund management, investment origination, deal analysis/structuring and ongoing oversight of existing investments in the firm’s energy private equity portfolio. Prior to joining Kayne Anderson in 1999, Mr. Weingeist was a managing director and principal of Torch Energy Advisors, a Houston-based company that provides capital to the industry as well as specialized outsourcing services, including accounting and financial services, and oil and gas operations. Prior to that, he served as vice president with EnCap Investments and as a reservoir engineer at Exxon Company U.S.A. Mr. Weingeist earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering in 1985 and a Master of Business Administration in 1989 from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Danny Weingeist
Kayne Anderson Managing Partner
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Danny Weingeist is a managing partner for Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors’ energy private equity activities. He is responsible for fund management, investment origination, deal analysis/structuring and ongoing oversight of existing investments in the firm’s energy private equity portfolio. Prior to joining Kayne Anderson in 1999, Mr. Weingeist was a managing director and principal of Torch Energy Advisors, a Houston-based company that provides capital to the industry as well as specialized outsourcing services, including accounting and financial services, and oil and gas operations. Prior to that, he served as vice president with EnCap Investments and as a reservoir engineer at Exxon Company U.S.A. Mr. Weingeist earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering in 1985 and a Master of Business Administration in 1989 from The University of Texas at Austin.


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David Iverson
Kayne Anderson Managing Director

David Iverson is a managing director for Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors’ energy private equity activities. He is responsible for investment origination, deal analysis/structuring, technical due diligence and ongoing oversight of existing investments in the firm’s energy private equity portfolio. Prior to joining Kayne Anderson in 2006, Mr. Iverson was a senior vice president of Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc., a Texas-based oil and gas consulting firm that provides a complete range of professional reservoir engineering, geophysical and geological services to the worldwide petroleum industry. Mr. Iverson began his career in the oil and gas industry in 1988 with ARCO Oil & Gas Company and later Vastar Resources, Inc. where he held various reservoir and facilities engineering and corporate finance positions. Mr. Iverson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tulsa in 1988 and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston in 1994.

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David Iverson
Kayne Anderson Managing Director
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David Iverson is a managing director for Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors’ energy private equity activities. He is responsible for investment origination, deal analysis/structuring, technical due diligence and ongoing oversight of existing investments in the firm’s energy private equity portfolio. Prior to joining Kayne Anderson in 2006, Mr. Iverson was a senior vice president of Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc., a Texas-based oil and gas consulting firm that provides a complete range of professional reservoir engineering, geophysical and geological services to the worldwide petroleum industry. Mr. Iverson began his career in the oil and gas industry in 1988 with ARCO Oil & Gas Company and later Vastar Resources, Inc. where he held various reservoir and facilities engineering and corporate finance positions. Mr. Iverson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tulsa in 1988 and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston in 1994.


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Mark Teshoian
Kayne Anderson Managing Director

Mark Teshoian is a managing director for Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors’ energy private equity activities. He is responsible for investment origination, deal analysis/structuring, financial due diligence/modeling, transaction negotiation and ongoing oversight of existing investments in the firm’s energy private equity portfolio. Prior to joining Kayne Anderson in 2008, Mr. Teshoian was a vice president in the energy investment banking group of Goldman Sachs. Mr. Teshoian began his career in the energy investment banking group of Credit Suisse. Mr. Teshoian has 15 years of transactional experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Teshoian earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and a Master of Science in Finance from Texas A&M University in 1999.

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Mark Teshoian
Kayne Anderson Managing Director
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Mark Teshoian is a managing director for Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors’ energy private equity activities. He is responsible for investment origination, deal analysis/structuring, financial due diligence/modeling, transaction negotiation and ongoing oversight of existing investments in the firm’s energy private equity portfolio. Prior to joining Kayne Anderson in 2008, Mr. Teshoian was a vice president in the energy investment banking group of Goldman Sachs. Mr. Teshoian began his career in the energy investment banking group of Credit Suisse. Mr. Teshoian has 15 years of transactional experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Teshoian earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and a Master of Science in Finance from Texas A&M University in 1999.


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Justin W. Cope
Chief Executive Officer

Prior to forming Valorem Energy, Justin led SCOOP / STACK production and completion operations for Continental Resources as the Vice President of Southern Region Production. Justin began his tenure at Continental in business development, eventually leading the function as a Vice President. At Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse Securities, Justin held investment banking roles, providing strategic and capital markets advisory to clients across the energy industry. A graduate of the US Army Ranger School, Justin began his career as an officer with the 10th Mountain Division. Ultimately attaining the rank of Captain, Justin’s military service includes combat troop leadership in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Justin earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Radford University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

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Justin W. Cope
Chief Executive Officer
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Prior to forming Valorem Energy, Justin led SCOOP / STACK production and completion operations for Continental Resources as the Vice President of Southern Region Production. Justin began his tenure at Continental in business development, eventually leading the function as a Vice President. At Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse Securities, Justin held investment banking roles, providing strategic and capital markets advisory to clients across the energy industry. A graduate of the US Army Ranger School, Justin began his career as an officer with the 10th Mountain Division. Ultimately attaining the rank of Captain, Justin’s military service includes combat troop leadership in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Justin earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Radford University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.


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Heath Mireles
Chief Operating Officer

Prior to forming Valorem Energy, Heath led company-wide asset development teams for Continental Resources as the Vice President of Resource Development. Heath began his tenure at Continental as a Senior Engineer, and he was quickly promoted into prominent management roles focused on resource development and new ventures. At BP, Heath excelled in engineering and onsite operational roles across completions and production. His selection into an elite engineering accelerated development program exposed him to cutting-edge completions designs across myriad US basins, and fueled his passion for innovation. Named as one of Oil and Gas Investor’s “30 Under 40,” Heath continues to push the boundaries of downhole and operational technologies. Heath earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Kansas State University.

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Heath Mireles
Chief Operating Officer
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Prior to forming Valorem Energy, Heath led company-wide asset development teams for Continental Resources as the Vice President of Resource Development. Heath began his tenure at Continental as a Senior Engineer, and he was quickly promoted into prominent management roles focused on resource development and new ventures. At BP, Heath excelled in engineering and onsite operational roles across completions and production. His selection into an elite engineering accelerated development program exposed him to cutting-edge completions designs across myriad US basins, and fueled his passion for innovation. Named as one of Oil and Gas Investor’s “30 Under 40,” Heath continues to push the boundaries of downhole and operational technologies. Heath earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Kansas State University.