Mike joined UET in March 2009. Mike helps manage Blue Spruce Energy Services and Kratos Gas and Power, the Retail Energy Marketing divisions of UET. Mike is also part of a group who manages natural gas storage and whole sale gas marketing in the Rockies West region. Mike graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in statistics and started his career in 1995 at Western Gas Resources as a Financial Analyst. Two years later, Mike began trading derivatives at Western. He became WGR’s lead financial trader shortly thereafter trading Nymex, Basis, and Options, with a focus on the Rockies. In 2007, Mike was hired by High Sierra Energy as their risk officer. He went on to help create and manage High Sierra’s wholesale gas marketing group.