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Senior Vice President – Administration and Risk Management
Brad Cooper joined NGL in June of 2021 and serves as our Senior Vice President of Administration and Risk Management. Mr. Cooper has over twenty years of experience in the energy sector working for public companies with experience across upstream, midstream and downstream. He joined NGL after 10 years at WPX Energy where he was most recently Vice President of Finance and Treasurer overseeing corporate finance, the enterprise hedging program, strategic planning and risk management. Prior to WPX Energy he spent 15 years at The Williams Companies in varying corporate finance and risk management leadership roles. Mr. Cooper is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Krimbill is our Chief Executive Officer and also serves as a member of the Board of Directors. He has over 20 years’ experience in executive roles in the propane industry. He was the past President and Chief Financial Officer of Energy Transfer Partners LP from 2004 through 2007, and a former Director of Energy Transfer Equity, the General Partner of Energy Transfer Partners. At Heritage Propane Partners, the predecessor of Energy Transfer Partners, Mr. Krimbill filled various roles from 1990 through 2004, including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Krimbill served as a member of Williams’ Partners LP board from 2007 – 2012, where he was a member of the Audit Committee and the Chairman of the Conflicts Committee. He also served on the board of Pacific Commerce Bank from 2011-2015. Mr. Krimbill is a graduate of Michigan State University.
Mr. Wade is the President of EIG Global Energy Partners and a member of its Investment and Executive Committees. He has broad involvement in the firm’s various activities including investments, investor relations, operations and strategic initiatives. Since joining EIG in 1996, Mr. Wade has filled various roles including Chief Operating Officer, head of the direct lending strategy, investment principal with coverage responsibility for Australia and an analyst for the oil and gas team. Prior to joining EIG, Mr. Wade was a Commercial Lending Officer for First Interstate Bank of Texas, where he was responsible for developing a middle-market loan portfolio. Mr. Wade received his B.A. in Economics and his B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.
Executive Vice President – Strategic Initiatives
John A. Ciolek joined NGL Energy Partners, LP during 2019 and serves as its Executive Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, including its sustainability efforts. Prior to joining NGL, Mr. Ciolek was a Managing Director of Investment Banking in the oil and gas group at Credit Suisse. He joined Credit Suisse in August 2015 from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., where he had served since 2011 as head of the Midstream/MLP business within the North American energy group. He previously served for fourteen years with Citigroup’s Global Energy Group, and before that at Paine Webber, Inc. Over the course of his banking career, Mr. Ciolek completed a wide range of investment banking transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, high yield and investment grade debt and corporate lending transactions. John received a MBA with Distinction from the University of Michigan and BA in Political Economy from Williams College.
Senior Vice President of Administration and Legal Counsel
Ms. Hamilton joined NGL in February of 2015 as the Director of Training and Compliance. Since that time, Ms. Hamilton has held positions of increasing responsibility within the Human Resources, Benefits, and Insurance departments, while acting as counsel on employment law matters. Ms. Hamilton has represented and counseled companies for more than 20 years as a licensed attorney in the federal and state courts of Oklahoma and Arkansas. Prior to joining NGL, Ms. Hamilton was Of Counsel at Wilkin/McMurray PLLC; a partner at Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, LP; and an Adjunct Professor of Employment Law at OSU-Tulsa. Ms. Hamilton has been an author and contributing author on several publications and a speaker at national conferences on employment law. Ms. Hamilton is a graduate of Hendrix College and the University of Arkansas School of Law.