Jeff Voelkel - Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Mr. Voelkel has over 26 years of business experience. Over the past 5 years Mr. Voelkel purchased, grew, and then sold a successful hotshot company. He doubled the revenue and tripled the profitability of the company over this timeframe. Prior to the delivery company, he started and grew an underground construction company. Prior to being in business for himself, he worked in the Energy industry for Exterran and FMC Technologies in various sales, project management, finance, and engineering roles. Mr. Voelkel has his MBA from Rice University and his Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University.

Shiner Exploration, LLC

Brad Brandl - Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Mr. Brandl has over 24 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Over the past 5+ years he has evaluated and invested in developed and producing properties as a non-operator. Prior to that, he worked for Enervest Operating as a senior completions manager where he managed 3 completions engineers and several field foremen. In this role he established best completion practices from many companies and developed in-house procedures. Prior to this, he was a contract engineer for several independent oil and gas companies as a drilling and field supervisor. Mr. Brandl has his Bachelor’s in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University.