chris combs

chief portfolio officer

Mr. Combs is a driven energy executive with a proven track record of success as part of multiple energy industry start-up and growth phase companies spanning a 23-year career. Mr. Combs brings a wealth of operational, engineering, business development, management, and executive experience with small, mid cap, and also large publicly held companies. Additionally, he has played a material role in ushering in 100% natural gas burning fracturing equipment (direct drive and electric) and on site power generation (turbines, reciprocating engines, and public utility / microgrid) into the US shale market.

Mr. Combs’s background includes roles with Schlumberger, Evolution Well Services, Praetorian Energy Solutions, VoltaGrid and NexTier. He has coordinated several private placement and public equity capital raises with focus on startup and scaling. Prior to beginning his career in the energy sector, Mr. Combs served in the United States Marine Corps and majored in Petroleum Engineering at Texas Tech University.