Rick has 35 plus years of experience in the Western North American energy markets with a focus on deal origination, asset optimization, acquisitions, divestitures, expansions and strategic market positioning. He has extensive experience in analytics, research, marketing, legal, physical plant operations, engineering, and asset evaluations. Rick was most recently the President of Camino Energy Inc.  Prior to that Rick last held the position of Vice President, Commercial Growth with Black Hills Energy (previously SourceGas LLC), prior to which he served as Sr. Vice President at Macquarie.  He spent 9 years at Western Gas, and started his career with PG&E in California.