2017 Network Reception Speakers
5:30 PM – Network Reception Doors Open
6:00 PM – Speakers
Derek A. Rice, Executive Vice President of Exploration, Rice Energy
Derek A. Rice has served as Rice Energy’s Executive Vice President of Exploration since December 2014 and has served with Rice Energy and its affiliates as Vice President of Exploration & Geology from August 2009 through November 2014. Prior to joining Rice Energy and its affiliates, from June 2007 to September 2007 and June 2008 until September 2008, he worked as a wellbore geologist for Schlumberger, a large oilfield services company, where he analyzed the Marcellus, Haynesville, and Barnett shales. Derek Rice holds a BS in geological sciences from Tufts University and an MS in geology from the University of Houston. He is the son of Board Member Daniel J. Rice III and the brother of CEO Daniel J. Rice IV and President & Chief Operating Officer Toby Rice.
Kirk Trosclair, CEO of Fountain Quail
Kirk Trosclair brings more than 21 years of diversified energy experience to Fountain Quail. His background includes drilling and exploration, engineering design, oilfield fluid terminal operations, logistics management, construction, and business development. Prior to serving the company as Executive Vice President and COO, Mr. Trosclair served as Director of Terminal Operations for GreenHunter Resources, Inc. Mr. Trosclair received his B.A. and A.S. in Petroleum Engineering Technology from Nicholls State University.
Dana A. Saucier, Jr., Managing Director, JobsOhio
Dana A. Saucier, Jr. is the Managing Director for Shale Energy & Petrochemicals and Agribusiness & Food Processing industries for JobsOhio. Dana assists existing and new companies looking to expand in Ohio leverage Ohio’s diverse energy markets and infrastructure; and Ohio’s concentration of companies that cultivate, process, distribute, and market food and drinks.
Prior to joining JobsOhio, Dana spent over 20 years in the energy industry, including 10 years with Accent Energy, a retail energy company that he co-founded and grew to $350 million in revenues and over 150,000 customers. Before launching Accent, Dana spent 11 years at Enron leading various efforts in risk management, long-term origination, retail, and project finance.
Dana and his family reside in central Ohio. He is a graduate of the University of Maine, a recipient of the 2006 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, and an avid pilot for over 20 years.
7:30 PM -9:30 PM – Networking, Buffet, and Bar.
Rick Frio, Chairman; MPR Transloading & Energy Services
Chris Baronzzi, Partner; Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur, LLP
Callum Streeter, Chief Operating Officer, EdgeMarc Energy
Rob Wingo, Senior Vice President, Midstream and Marketing, Rice Energy
Paul Wojciechowski, Project Director for the PTTGC America “US Petrochemical Project”
Daniel Rice, Keynote Speaker, Rice Energy
Natalie Brown, President - MPR Transloading and Energy Services, LLC
Jimmy Stewart, President Ohio Gas Association
George Harakal, President and CEO TEK Construction Services, LLC
Shawn Bennett, Executive Vice President OOGA
Jackie Stewart, Director FTI Consulting & Energy In Depth (EID) Ohio
Rick Frio, Executive Chairman, MPR Transloading and Energy Services, LLC
Tejas Gosai, Founder Shale Media Group