Mr. Ball is a Managing Director and a Member of the Investment Committee. Prior to joining EMG in October 2007, Mr. Ball served as Director in the Investment Banking Group at Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC from 2000 to 2007. While at Credit Suisse, Mr. Ball served as a senior officer responsible for the energy Master Limited Partnership sector. From 1996 to 2000, Mr. Ball worked in the Investment Banking Group at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corporation. Mr. Ball has completed over $56 billion of mergers and acquisitions and capital markets financing transactions during his career in the energy and minerals sectors.
Mr. Ball currently serves as a director of Ascent Resources, LLC, Eagle LNG Partners, LLC, Ferus, Inc., Ferus Natural Gas Fuels GP, LLC, Ferus Natural Gas Fuels Inc., Nunavut Iron Ore, Inc., and as an observer on the Board of MarkWest Utica EMG, LLC. Mr. Ball also serves as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Eagle LNG Partners, LLC.
Mr. Ball graduated with Honors from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School with a BS in Economics with dual concentrations in Finance and Accounting in 1996.