Vortus Expenditure Advisors announces promotions

Vortus Investment Advisors LLC, a Fort Well worth-based mostly non-public equity business targeted on lessen to center marketplace upstream investments throughout North The united states, has promoted  Brian Hansen to spouse, Frank Lamsens to main functioning officer and Ross Cunningham to Director of Finance.

“We are happy to recognize the excellent of our staff with these promotions and the important contributions of Brian, Frank, and Ross to the accomplishment of Vortus and our portfolio businesses,” said Jeffrey Miller and Brian Crumley, controlling associates of Vortus. “Each of these people have shown a powerful get the job done ethic, priceless knowledge, and the potential to execute on essential strategic objectives, which is why we are psyched about the affect from their enhanced management as we go on to increase.”

Hansen joined Vortus in 2014, serving most just lately as principal. He has been liable for a variety of levels of the financial commitment lifecycle, including sourcing, structuring, transactional thanks diligence, and checking and management. He serves on the board of directors of numerous organizations within the Vortus portfolio. Prior to Vortus,  Hansen held a broad range of managerial, operational and economic tasks with Pioneer Pure Methods, a massive independent oil and gas producer. He obtained an MBA from Southern Methodist University and graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M College.

Lamsens joined Vortus in 2014, serving in dual roles as chief financial officer and main compliance officer. Beforehand, he labored in many corporate finance, accounting and investor relations roles at TPG (previously Texas Pacific Team) and as a supervisor in the Chicago audit group of KPMG. Lamsens retains a master’s in accounting from The University of Notre Dame and graduated with a bachelor of small business administration in finance and accounting from Texas Christian University. He is a Accredited Public Accountant.

Cunningham joined Vortus in 2018. Previously he labored for TPG, wherever he served in numerous accounting and operations roles, such as senior supervisor, overseeing all accounting and finance elements of the biotechnology cash and facilitating investment activity for the flagship TPG Capital cash. He begun his profession in the Denver audit practice of KPMG. Cunningham holds a bachelor of arts and master’s in accounting from Texas Tech College and is a Licensed Public Accountant.

Vortus has an asset-dependent investment strategy, targeting privately negotiated transactions in the decrease to middle industry necessitating somewhere around $25 million to $100 million of fairness money in partnership with successful owner/operators.