Charles W. Bauer
Mr. Bauer serves as the head of investor relations and fundraising for EnCap Investments. Prior to joining EnCap in 2010, Mr. Bauer spent five years overseeing the investor relations and fundraising efforts of HM Capital Partners, a middle-market buyout firm based in Dallas. Previously, Mr. Bauer was Chief of Staff to U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions.
Mr. Bauer received a B.S. from Texas Christian University and a Master of Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
Mr. Crystal serves as Managing Director of investor relations and fundraising for EnCap Investments. Previously, Mr. Crystal was an Associate at EnCap, working on the investment side of the business. Prior to joining EnCap in January 2008, Mr. Crystal served as a Vice President in the commercial lending department at Amegy Bank of Texas, focusing on real estate-related development companies. For one year after his six years at Amegy, Mr. Crystal worked in the not-for-profit sector. Mr. Crystal holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Rice University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from The University of Texas at Austin.
Head of ESG
Prior to joining EnCap in March 2018, Ms. Friese spent nearly five years at J.P. Morgan. She spent three years in the Corporate Client Banking Group in Houston, working on syndicated leveraged credit facilities in the energy sector. She also spent approximately two years in the Investment Banking Group in New York, focusing on M&A advisory and public capital raises in the consumer and retail sector.
Ms. Friese holds a Master of Business Administration from Rice University as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin.