Mr. Smith is a Managing Director with EnCap Investments L.P., where he leads engineering and geoscience efforts across the firm. Prior to joining EnCap, Mr. Smith was a Managing Director and Co-Founder of Evercore’s Acquisitions and Divestitures (A&D) practice. For over four years at Evercore, he led a technical team that advised on dozens of energy transactions totaling over $50 billion. Mr. Smith began his career with ExxonMobil’s U.S. West division in 2002, where he spent five years leading a variety of conventional and unconventional oil and gas development programs across major U.S. basins. In 2007, Mr. Smith joined Citation Oil & Gas, a large private E&P company, where he coordinated all of the firm’s A&D and reserves efforts until leaving in 2010 to join Scotia Waterous as an Associate Director.
Mr. Smith graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from The University of Tennessee in 2002 and also received his MBA from The University of Texas at Austin in 2008.