Vincent T. Cubbage
Chief Executive Officer Chairman and Director
Mr. Cubbage has served as Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and a Director of our general partner since September 2013. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer of, and held an ownership interest in, Lightfoot Capital Partners GP LLC since 2006. Prior to founding Lightfoot Capital Partners GP LLC, Mr. Cubbage was a Senior Managing Director and Head of the Midstream and Coal sectors in the Investment Banking Division of Banc of America Securities from 1998 to 2006. Before joining Banc of America Securities, Mr. Cubbage was a Vice President at Salomon Smith Barney in the Global Energy and Power Group from 1994 to 1998. Mr. Cubbage received an MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management and a BA from Eastern Washington University.
Michael H. Hart
Executive Vice President Corporate Development
Mr. Hart has served as Executive Vice President–Corporate Development of our general partner since October 2013. He has served as a Partner of Lightfoot Capital Partners GP LLC since 2006 and has served as Chief Operating Officer since 2010. Prior to founding Lightfoot Capital Partners GP LLC, Mr. Hart was a senior member in the Banc of America Securities Natural Resources Investment Banking Group, focusing on mergers and acquisitions transactions in the midstream and coal sectors from 2001 to 2006. Before joining Banc of America Securities, Mr. Hart worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at JPMorgan Securities from 1993 to 2001. Mr. Hart received an MBA from the Yale University School of Management and an AB from Harvard College.
Bradley K. Oswald
Senior Vice President
C.F.O. and Treasurer
Mr. Oswald has served as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of our general partner since October 2013. He has served as Vice President of Lightfoot Capital Partners GP LLC since 2011 after beginning as an Associate in 2007. Prior to joining Lightfoot Capital Partners GP LLC, Mr. Oswald was an Analyst in the Financial Advisory Services Group at Jefferies & Company, Inc. focusing on balance sheet restructurings, equity and debt financings and both buy-side and sell-side advisory assignments, from 2005 to 2007. Mr. Oswald received a BS in Business Administration, Finance and Leadership from the University of Richmond.
John S. Blanchard
Senior Vice President
President Arc Terminals
Mr. Blanchard has served as President– Arc Terminals since October 2013 and as President of Arc Terminals LP since 2009. He has served as Vice President of Lightfoot Capital Partners GP LLC since 2011 after beginning as an Associate in 2007. Prior to joining Arc Terminals LP, Mr. Blanchard was a Senior Associate with vFinance, Inc., a New York boutique investment banking firm, responsible for leading the execution of financial diligence, business valuation, market analysis, mergers and acquisitions, and capital raising assignments, from 2002 to 2007. Prior to vFinance, Inc., Mr. Blanchard worked as a Project Manager in the environmental engineering field for Day Environmental, Inc. from 1997 to 2002. During this time, he led teams of technicians and field personnel in implementing field investigations, subsurface studies, site remediation, and geologic analysis on projects throughout the northeastern United States. Mr. Blanchard received an MBA from the University of Rochester William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, an MS in Hydrogeology from Clemson University and a BS from SUNY Buffalo.
Darrell Brock, Jr.
Mr. Brock was promoted in July 2014 to the position of Vice President – Business Development for our general partner with a focus on North American crude oil markets. Prior to that, Mr. Brock held several positions with our general partner and Lightfoot Capital Partners GP LLC since 2010, with a similar focus on crude oil markets and logistics.
Prior to joining Arc Logistics, Mr. Brock was a Managing Partner from 2009 to 2014 at The Cumberland Group, a Washington, D.C. based government relations firm specializing in national energy policy. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Brock was President and Chief Executive Officer of a Houston based energy group, DTX Midstream. Mr. Brock previously served as Commissioner of the Kentucky Governor’s Office of Development from 2003 to 2005, where he oversaw state infrastructure and development. During this time, he also served as Senior Policy Advisor to the Governor on a range of issues including energy. Previously, Mr. Brock was employed with the Toyota Group Company and Johnson Controls, where he was responsible for various business development endeavors and global government relations.
Mr. Brock received an MBA from Eastern Kentucky University and a BBA in accounting from Eastern Kentucky University.
Steven C. Schnitzer
Senior Vice President
General Counsel and Secretary
Mr. Schnitzer has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of our general partner and Lightfoot Capital Partners GP LLC since February 2014. Prior to joining our general partner, Mr. Schnitzer practiced law with the firm of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, where he served as the Chair of the Corporate Group of the firm’s Washington, DC office from 2001 to January 2014 and specialized in corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities matters. Prior to joining Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Mr. Schnitzer was an Associate from 1994 and a Partner from 1997 to 2000 in the Corporate Group of Crowell & Moring LLP in Washington, DC. Prior to joining Crowell & Moring LLP, Mr. Schnitzer was an Associate from 1988 to 1994 in the Corporate Finance Department of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York City. Mr. Schnitzer received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland and a Juris Doctor degree from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, where he graduated cum laude and served as Editor-in-Chief of the law review.
Stephen J. Pilatzke
Chief Accounting Officer
Mr. Pilatzke has served as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of our general partner since October 2013. He has served as the Controller of Lightfoot Capital Partners GP LLC since 2010. Prior to joining Lightfoot Capital Partners GP LLC, Mr. Pilatzke served as Chief Financial Officer and Controller of Paramount BioSciences LLC, a venture capital firm specializing in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector and was responsible for all of the accounting and reporting functions of the company and related portfolio companies, from 2005 to 2010. Prior to Paramount BioSciences LLC, Mr. Pilatzke worked as an auditor at Eisner LLP, an accounting and advisory firm, from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Pilatzke is a Certified Public Accountant and received his BS in Accounting from Binghamton University.