Mr. Luna is a Managing Director and a Member of the Investment Committee. Prior to EMG in October 2015, Mr. Luna served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Axip Energy Services, LP (formerly Valerus Compression Services, LP) from 2013 to 2015. While at Axip, Mr. Luna was responsible for all finance, planning, tax and accounting functions and played a key role in the strategic divestiture of three business segments for over $850 million in net proceeds. Axip was a TPG backed company focused primarily in the natural gas compression business. From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Luna served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Copano Energy L.L.C. While at Copano, Mr. Luna was responsible for all finance, treasury, investor relations, tax and accounting functions at the publicly traded partnership. Mr. Luna led all financial decisions including capital raising, capital allocation and liquidity and commodity risk management. Mr. Luna also worked closely with executive management and commercial teams to develop the company’s Eagle Ford growth strategy, which ultimately included over $1.5 billion in capital projects. Mr. Luna was a key member of the executive management team that worked with Copano’s board of directors on a strategic process that ultimately resulted in the sale of the company to Kinder Morgan for $5 billion in May 2013. From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Luna served as Vice President, Finance of Copano and was responsible for corporate finance, corporate development, treasury, risk management and investor relations activities. Prior to joining Copano, Mr. Luna served as a Vice President in the Syndicated and Leveraged Finance Group at J.P. Morgan Securities from 1997 to 2005 focusing primarily on acquisition financings and recapitalizations. Mr. Luna also held various other banking positions while at J.P. Morgan from 1991 to 1997.
Mr. Luna currently serves as a director of Catahoula Resources, LLC, Flat River Minerals, LLC, Lodestar Energy Group, LLC, Oxbow Crush, LLC, SCM PR Parent Holdings, LLC, Spur Energy Partners Holdings, LLC, TerraVolta Resources LLC, and Traverse Midstream Holdings LLC.
Mr. Luna graduated from Texas A&M University with a BBA in Finance in 1991 and received an MBA from the Rice University Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management in 2004 where he was a Jones Scholar Award winner.