Managing Director, Grant Thornton
Glenn Dance is a Washington DC-based Managing Director at Grant Thornton, where he is responsible for overseeing the firm’s partnership tax offerings. Mr. Dance is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University, where he teaches about the taxation of partnerships in the Law Center’s Master of Laws in Taxation program. He previously served as Special Counsel to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Office of Chief Counsel, where he advised the Associate Chief Counsel (Passthroughs and Special Industries) on legal matters arising in the administration of the Internal Revenue Code and prepared recommendations with respect to the position to be taken by the Office of Chief Counsel on such matters. Prior to his IRS appointment, Mr. Dance was a Partner in the Joint Venture and Partnership Tax group and Head of MLP Tax Practice at Ernst & Young. He is a former Chair of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Partnership Tax Committee and Partnership Tax Resource Panel, and has also served on multiple occasions as Chairman of the Regulatory Committee of the Master Limited Partnership Association. Mr. Dance graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctor and magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Temple University, and is a certified public accountant.
Director of Investor Relations and Planning, Magellan Midstream Partners LP
Paula Farrell is the Director of Investor Relations and Planning for Tulsa-based Magellan Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: MMP), a publicly traded partnership that transports, stores, and distributes refined petroleum products and crude oil. Ms. Farrell was part of the core team that took the company public in 2001. She has been responsible for Magellan’s investor relations as well as financial planning and analysis since then. Ms. Farrell is recognized as one of the best investor relations professionals in the Natural Gas & Master Limited Partnerships sector by Institutional Investor. She also serves as a member of the Public & Investor Relations Committee of the Master Limited Partnership Association. Ms. Farrell graduated with a Master of Science in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Oklahoma State University, and is a certified public accountant.
Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Tim Fenn is a Houston-based Partner of Latham & Watkins LLP with a particular focus in business taxation as it applies to partnerships. Mr. Fenn’s tax practice focuses on early stage structuring and advice with respect to market-related issues and tax issues. He handles tax-related issues involving mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, and capital market transactions for clients in the energy sector, including Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs), corporations, private equity firms, and investment banks. Mr. Fenn has also successfully represented clients before the Internal Revenue Service, the US Tax Court, and several US appellate courts. He spent several years in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs & Co, where he was part of the Natural Resources group. Mr. Fenn is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in tax law, 2010-2015, as one of the leading tax lawyers in Texas by Chambers USA, 2005-2015, and for his energy industry-focused tax advice by The Legal 500 US, 2013. He is a frequent speaker at investment banking conferences and MLP industry symposiums. Mr. Fenn graduated magna cum laude with a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University and summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University.
W. Randall (Randy) Fowler
Director and President of Enterprise GP, Enterprise Products Partners LP
Randy Fowler is the Chief Administrative Officer of the general partner of Houston-based Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE: EPD), the largest publicly traded partnership and a leading North American provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), crude oil, refined products, and petrochemicals. Mr. Fowler also serves as Chief Administrative Officer of privately-held Enterprise Products Co. He serves as Chairman of the Board of the Master Limited Partnership Association and on the Advisory Board for the College of Business at Louisiana Tech University. Mr. Fowler graduated with a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Accounting from Louisiana Tech University.
Co-Head of North America Energy Investment Banking, Citigroup Inc
Michael Jamieson is a Houston-based Managing Director and Co-Head of North America Energy Investment Banking at Citigroup Inc. Mr. Jamieson provides strategic, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and financing advice to the energy industry. His experience includes extensive capital markets and private financing transactions and numerous advisory assignments primarily for North American and European exploration and production and midstream energy companies. Mr. Jamieson has completed over 100 corporate finance transactions, representing over $100 billion in capital raised. He has also advised on over 60 M&A and advisory transactions, representing $50 billion in transaction value. Mr. Jamieson graduated with a Master of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Christian University.
Director of Pipeline Commercial Operations and Business Development, Plains All American Pipeline LP
Roy Lamoreaux is the Vice President of Investor Relations and Communications of Houston-based Plains All American Pipeline (NYSE: PAA), a publicly traded partnership that owns and operates midstream energy infrastructure and provides logistics services for crude oil, natural gas liquids, natural gas, and refined products. Mr. Lamoreaux is responsible for shaping and implementing the company’s strategy to effectively engage with investors and stakeholders. He previously served as Director of Pipeline Commercial Operations and Business Development for PAA and Plains GP Holdings (NYSE: PAGP). Mr. Lamoreaux graduated with a Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship from the Acton School of Business and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Energy Management from the University of Oklahoma.
Executive Director of the Master Limited Partnership Association
Lori Ziebart is the Executive Director of the Master Limited Partnership Association, where she leads the organization’s operations and engagement with policymakers and the investment community to communicate the significant value that MLPs contribute to the US economy. Ziebart spent several years on Capitol Hill, holding positions of increasing responsibility including tax counsel to the US Senate Finance Committee. She also previously served as Vice President in the Government Relations Group at Goldman Sachs and Vice President of Government Affairs at El Paso Corporation before establishing her own consulting business. Ziebart graduated with a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University and with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and History from Mount Holyoke College.