Opportune Promotes Six to Managing Director

HOUSTON – Opportune LLP announced today that Sean Clements, Shane Randolph, Lynell Rogeri, Wade Stubblefield, Patrick Welch and Deanna Young have been promoted to Managing Director.

Sean Clements has been promoted to Managing Director in Opportune’s Corporate Finance Practice. Sean specializes in restructurings, valuation, business insurance claims, damage analyses and forensic investigations.  Sean’s experience includes management of several energy projects, the negotiation of business interruption claims as well as damage analyses and investigations related to asset misappropriation schemes and financial statement fraud.

Shane Randolph, promoted to Managing Director at Opportune, has deep risk management, derivative valuation, and hedge accounting experience in natural gas, crude oil, NGLs, electricity, agricultural products, metals, foreign currencies, and interest rates. Shane has been a consultant in the risk management space for the past 6 years which was proceeded by his work in derivative compliance and hedge accounting at ONEOK and as his work as an auditor at KPMG.

Lynell Rogeri, now a Managing Director in Opportune’s Process and Technology Practice, has over 20 years of experience in strategy, project management, process design and change management. She has deep skills in planning, budget and schedule management from many years of managing large programs and outsourcing arrangements. Lynell’s primary focus is in the U.S. upstream market.

Wade Stubblefield is now a Managing Director in Opportune’s Corporate Finance and Complex Financial Reporting Practice.  Wade has 25 years of experience in corporate finance and technical accounting, with representative experience across the entire energy industry spectrum (upstream, midstream, downstream and wholesale and retail energy trading and marketing).  Wade brings specific expertise in expert-level compliance with the reporting requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission, including initial public filings on Form S-1 and follow-on equity and debt offerings, and periodic reporting on Forms 10-Q and 10-K.

Pat Welch, now Managing Director in Opportune’s Corporate Finance Practice, has over 23 years of energy industry experience in both client service and corporate roles.  Pat has extensive experience in complex transactions, both from an accounting and a corporate finance perspective, and has been involved in several initial public offerings.  Pat is currently the Audit Committee Chairman of a midstream master limited partnership.

Deanna Young, now a Managing Director at Opportune, has over 15 years of success leading businesses that provide professional services to both the public and private markets globally. As a founding partner of a professional consulting firm, she also brings operational and management expertise.  Her experience of building these operations from the ground up is now being applied as she advises organizations in areas such as development of their overall strategies, implementing healthy cultures, teamwork improvement, and growing the entrepreneurial spirit of team members.

“Our success has directly translated into advancement opportunities for our professionals,” commented Opportune Managing Partner David Baggett.  “These six seasoned energy professionals put adding value to clients first and will serve as catalysts for our future growth.”

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