Brad Bynum

Executive Vice Chairman

Brad co-founded Howard Energy Partners in 2011 and serves as Executive Vice Chairman. He has an extensive background in a wide spectrum of the energy industry. His senior management experience ranges from upstream to midstream and public to private.  He focuses his efforts at Howard on long-term strategic direction and growth initiatives.

Prior to co-founding Howard Energy, Brad served as Chief Financial Officer of Hall-Houston Exploration Partners, L.L.C. from 2005 to 2011. From 1997 to 2005 he worked in Merrill Lynch’s Global Energy and Power Investment Banking Group. While at Merrill Lynch, Brad worked with a wide range of energy clients primarily focusing on the exploration and production sector of the oil and gas industry. Brad served on the board of directors of Magnum Hunter Resources from 2008 to 2013.  He served on the Board of Petro Resources Corporation from 2006 to 2008.

He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M University and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Rice University.