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ENVERUS LEADERSHIP

JEFF HUGHES

JEFF HUGHES

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Jeff has a 20-year track record of driving market share and profit growth at SaaS businesses, ranging from startups to Fortune 500 corporations. His expertise with P&L management, leadership of global teams, and tech innovation are defined by his unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction.

Before he joined Enverus, he worked as the general manager for Digital Insight, chief technology officer for NCR Financial Services, and the general manager for Radiant Systems. Jeff’s SaaS career began in 1995, when he founded CompleteSynergy with a first-of-its-kind software application. He earned a Bachelor of Science in marketing and management from the University of Nebraska.

MANUJ NIKHANJ, CFA, FRM

MANUJ NIKHANJ, CFA, FRM

PRESIDENT

Before joining Enverus, Manuj was co-President and co-CEO of RS Energy Group. Over the last 17 years he has completed several hundred evaluations of public and private producers, plays and assets. Manuj has served as a trusted advisor for multiple company boards and executive teams around strategy and execution on new and existing assets. Prior to RS Energy Group, Manuj was Co-Head of Energy Research at ITG, which in 2011 acquired the Ross Smith Energy Group where Manuj was a partner. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree (with distinction) from the University of Calgary and is a CFA and FRM charterholder.

TANYA HENDRICKS ANDRIEN

TANYA HENDRICKS ANDRIEN

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Before joining Enverus, Tanya was a lecturer at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, and the associate director of the McCombs Energy Center, where she was responsible for alumni relations, student programming, and business operations. Prior to working at McCombs, Tanya was a director at Duff and Phelps, an international financial advisory firm. Tanya graduated Magna Cum Laude in economics from Princeton University and she holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, where she was a Palmer Scholar.

JIMMY FORTUNA

JIMMY FORTUNA

CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER

Jimmy’s product-focused career within technology businesses began in 1995. In roles since ranging from Product Marketing to Product Development, Jimmy has helped large and small companies grow quickly by leading the development, differentiation, and quality improvements of complex, global product portfolios. Most recently, Jimmy served as VP of Product Management at Omnitracs, LLC and prior to that was VP of Product Development at NCR Corporation. Jimmy is an inventor on ten U.S. patents in a diversity of fields including cryptography, cyber security, vehicle telematics, and point-of-sale mobility. He received a BS in management from Georgia Tech.

MEREDITH GENDELL

MEREDITH GENDELL

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Meredith has spent her entire career in Human Resources at companies with diverse cultures such as Farmers Insurance, NCR, Digital Insight and Intuit. Her expertise covers all areas with HR including leadership coaching, organization development, employee relations, benefits, and talent acquisition. Meredith has helped lead companies through times of change including mergers & acquisitions, IPO and changes in senior-level leadership. Her passion is around building high-performing and highly-engaged teams. Meredith received her BS from the University of Delaware and her MBA from St. Joseph’s University.

DAVE PIAZZA

DAVE PIAZZA

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Dave joined Enverus in 2012 as Chief Financial Officer, following eight years in the healthcare software industry, where he worked as the CFO for a public company selling software and services to hospitals and other healthcare providers. He also served as that company’s head of services and implementation as they successfully transitioned from a public to a private company in a take private transaction. Prior to that, Dave worked as a CFO and senior executive at both public and private telecommunications companies, building fiber optic networks and rolling out competitive local and long distance services to an emerging deregulated telecom industry. Dave started his career at Arthur Andersen in Chicago, graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor’s degree in accountancy, and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs.

DAVID RANUCCI

DAVID RANUCCI

CHIEF SALES OFFICER

David joined Enverus with the acquisition of RS Energy Group where he served as the Head of Global Corporate and Private Equity Sales. Over the last 25 years, David has lead enterprise software sales teams spanning across all areas of the Energy value chain. Past experiences include leading global sales teams in value based selling approaches for Operational Excellence and HSE solutions, Enterprise Trading and Risk solutions, and Commercial & Industrial Power solutions. David received his BBA from the University of Houston.

MARK SZYGENDA

MARK SZYGENDA

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Mark is an accomplished senior executive with over 20 years experience building and managing global technical and operational organizations with a focus on total corporate growth and innovation. He has brought his technical leadership, global experience, acquisition integration, innovation and operational skills to organizations of all levels, including early stage startups, governments and Fortune 1000 companies. He has led the technology for several successful acquisitions and public offering.

Most recently, Mark was the COO for PureWRX, leading the technical effort of the business from solely services to SaaS based. Before PureWRX, Mark was the senior VP of engineering and operations for SolarWinds, where he was instrumental in leading infrastructure, engineering, global expansion and operational excellence. He earned a BS in mathematics with computer science from Trinity University.

MATT WILCOXSON

MATT WILCOXSON

CHIEF SALES OFFICER

Matt joined Enverus in 2005, serving in various sales and leadership capacities over his 10 plus year tenure. Currently Matt serves as the chief Sales officer, where he is in charge of leading Enverus’s global sales efforts, account management and membership development. Matt has extensive experience in growing new markets and various verticals, having lead start up efforts for Enverus’s Western US and Canadian sales operations, Strategic Account Team and most recently, International Division. Matt currently serves on the board of key industry organizations and is actively involved with IPAA, Western Energy Alliance, TIPRO, YPE, SPE amongst others. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in geography from the University of Texas, Austin.

SIMON CRISP

SIMON CRISP

GENERAL MANAGER, TRADING & RISK

Simon joined Enverus in 2020 as GM of Trading & Risk. He has over 30 years of experience of the deregulated power industry as a user, a consultant to and eventually a software provider in trading and risk. Prior to joining Enverus Simon held several positions in Ventyx and, subsequently on their acquisition by, ABB from General Manager, SVP R&D and SVP Product Management relating to the delivery of software products to support trading operations. A native of London, UK and now a resident of Texas, Simon received his BA and MA in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge.

CHRIS DINKLER

CHRIS DINKLER

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & GM BUSINESS AUTOMATION

Chris Dinkler joined Enverus in 2015 as the SVP of North American Sales and has also spent time leading the Capital Markets and International business units for Enverus. In 2018, Chris was named General Manger of the Business Automation division leading the integration of various acquisitions within this business unit. Chris has built a successful career managing global teams focused on driving revenue and organizational efficiency within the energy space. Prior to Enverus, Chris held senior executive sales and services positions with P2 Energy Solutions and Oildex. Chris holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance.

ALICIA RECUPERO

ALICIA RECUPERO

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, MARKETING

Alicia joined Enverus in 2016 to lead the marketing team, with a primary focus on driving lead generation across all lines of business. Prior to joining Enverus, she led integrated marketing for the financial services division of NCR. She has more than 20 years of experience in marketing and has held several leadership positions on both the corporate and marketing services agency side, focusing mostly on technology and financial services. Alicia graduated from Simmons College in Boston, with a Bachelor of Arts in communications.

COLIN WESTMORELAND

COLIN WESTMORELAND

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & GENERAL MANAGER, MARKET RESEARCH

 

Colin joined Enverus in 2004, bringing a wide range of experience to the executive leadership team, and currently serves as the SVP and GM of the Market Research division. After starting as an individual sales contributor, Colin served as SVP of Global Sales for six years before moving to a general manager role to build out Enverus’ oilfield services division. In his current role as GM of Market Research, Colin is responsible for full operational and market strategy surrounding acquisitions. Prior to joining Enverus, Colin cut his teeth in sales at the Southwestern Company for two summers while he earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin.