With over 20 years of experience across the domestic energy space, Eric is an expert in analyzing markets and trading opportunities, optimizing speculative and hedging portfolios, managing risk, and building and leading teams to aggressively achieve positive results.
Prior to joining Teleios as Head of Trading, his career included working in senior roles for utilities, wholesale and retail power merchants, as well as founding and managing two energy hedge funds. Additionally, he spent seven years with Kottke Associates trading electricity and natural gas on the NYMEX, managing his own capital and becoming the highest paid-out trader in the firm’s history.
Throughout his career, a focus on integrity and success has helped him develop numerous high-level relationships across the industry. Eric has a passion for teamwork and working in a culture and environment that communicates effectively, works well under pressure, and strives to outperform internal and external objectives.
Eric earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance, with Honors, from the University of Maryland. In his free time, he enjoys volunteering and fundraising for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, advocating for Autism research, playing and coaching soccer, and serving as a team manager for our local youth ice hockey team, the Houston Wild. He lives in The Woodlands, Texas, with his wife Sarah and three children.