SAN ANTONIO – June 2, 2015 – Howard Midstream Energy Partners, LLC (HEP) today announced the appointment of Scott Archer as chief financial officer and senior vice president, effective immediately. He assumes this role from Larry Murphy, who has left the company to pursue other opportunities. Archer brings nearly 20 years of merger and acquisition, company structuring, and energy-related finance experience to HEP.
“We have known and worked with Scott for many years and are excited that he is joining our executive team,” said Howard Energy Chairman and CEO Mike Howard. “Scott is a performance-driven financial professional and his reputation and relationships within the energy community are remarkable. His extensive experience and expertise in company structuring complements our growth strategy and will be instrumental to our future success.
“We are fortunate to have had Larry Murphy help lay the groundwork for our success,” continues Howard. “Larry is one of the founding team members of Howard Energy Partners and his talents and contributions have been an integral part of this company’s growth. I have no doubt that Larry will be successful in his new endeavor, and we hope to do business with him again in some capacity in the future.”
As CFO, Archer will be responsible for all financial functions of the company including screening and structuring potential transactions, capital sourcing, financial analysis development and company structuring.
Archer comes to HEP from Tudor, Pickering Holt & Co. (TPH) where he spent two years as managing director of investment banking, focused on the midstream sector and MLPs. He served as a strategic financial advisor and capital sourcing provider for buy-side and sell-side clients both private and public. Prior to TPH, Archer spent 13 years with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, ultimately as a managing director with the firm’s Global Energy & Power Group. He led or participated in more than 20 merger and acquisition transactions ranging from $50 million to $8 billion and was the structuring agent on numerous MLP initial public offerings.
Archer holds a bachelor’s degree in business honors and finance and a master’s of business administration degree, both from the University of Texas at Austin.
About Howard Energy Partners
San Antonio-based Howard Midstream Energy Partners, LLC dba Howard Energy Partners is an independent midstream energy company, owning and operating approximately 700 miles of natural gas pipelines, natural gas liquids processing plants, rail facilities, liquid storage terminals, deep water port facilities, and other related midstream assets. The company has offices in San Antonio and Houston, Texas. For more information on Howard Energy Partners, please visit our website www.howardenergypartners.com.
Meredith Hargrove Howard