HamiltonClark |About|Team|Jeffrey R. Pendergraft

Jeffrey R. Pendergraft

Managing Director

Houston, TX

Jeff is a career investment professional and senior executive in the energy and petrochemicals industry. He has over 35 years of experience with energy sector mergers, acquisition and joint venture transactions, as well as private and public debt and equity financings.

Prior to joining HamiltonClark he was:

  • Managing Director of WoodRock & Co., a Houston-based investment banking firm where he specialized in complex oil and gas and LNG financings
  • Managing Director and Chief Compliance Officer at Galway Capital, a Houston-based investment bank where he specialized in private placement and M&A transactions for energy sector clients
  • Founder and CEO of the Wind Rose Group, an angel investment and consulting firm specializing in the gas processing and energy technology sectors

Earlier in his career, he served as:

  • Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Lyondell Chemical Company, (formerly NYSE: LYO)
  • Chairman of the Board of Lyondell-Citgo Refining, a $2 billion refinery joint venture between Lyondell and Citgo Petroleum, a subsidiary of PDVSA, the Venezuelan national oil company

Corporate Boards, Non-Profits, and Professional Associations

Currently and previously a member of the Boards of:

  • Currently an Advisory Board Member of ezNG, an early stage gas storage technology firm
  • Previously served on the Board of Blast Energy Inc., a publicly traded oil and gas technology company
  • Previously served as Chairman of the Board of HNNG Holdings, LLC, a privately-held natural gas processing company
  • Previously served as an Advisory Board Member of InvestLinc South Central Fund, a private equity fund

Education, Securities Licenses

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Stanford University
  • Juris Doctor degree from Stanford University School of Law
  • General Securities Principal and holds Series 24, 62, 63 and 79 licenses
  • Lives in Houston