Eliecer Palacios, MBA '07
Eliecer has served as a non-executive Director on the Board of EnerGulf Resources (TSXV: ENG), a West Africa-focused exploration & production company. Prior to founding PetroRock Energy, he was the Energy Strategist with Maxim Group in NY, a boutique investment bank, where he focused on investments in the oil and gas space across the capital structure. He managed a proprietary portfolio of equity and equity derivatives in oil & gas companies. Prior to Maxim Group, he was the energy analyst with Carrelton Asset Management, a natural resources-focused long/short equity hedge fund, where he invested in mid & small cap exploration & production, refining, offshore drilling and services companies. Prior to Carrelton, he traded crude oil, refined products and natural gas for Citigroup Energy, Citigroup's commodity derivatives trading unit based in Houston. Prior to Carrelton, he covered refining companies for a +$1bn long/short equity energy/utilities hedge fund at Tribeca Global Management. He received an MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University and a BA in Economics from Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico.