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. Mike joined UET in March 2009. Mike helps manage Callective Energy, Kratos Gas and Power, and Uncle Frank Energy Services - the Retail Energy Marketing divisions of UET. Mike is also part of a group who manages Green products such as RNG, Carbon Offsets, and REC’s nationwide. He also helps with natural gas storage and wholesale gas marketing in the Rockies West region.