Heikkinen Energy Advisors (HEA) announces that Hance Myers has joined the firm as Managing Partner. Mr. Myers joins HEA from Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas (previously Plains Exploration & Production), where he served as Vice President and Corporate Information Director.

“I am excited to have a friend and former colleague join us and help lead our growing business,” noted David Heikkinen, Founding Partner & Chief Executive Officer of Heikkinen Energy, “Hance is a critical addition to our team that enables me to balance managing the business, while focusing on energy research.”

“I look forward to levering the combination of my corporate and institutional equity experience to lead an incredible entrepreneurial team at Heikkinen Energy,” said Hance Myers. “I am grateful for my time at Freeport and Plains where I learned a tremendous amount and made many great friends whom I will miss.”

Mr. Myers has 30 years of diverse financial and legal experience. Myers spent the last six years overseeing the strategic management responsibility that integrates finance, communication, marketing, and securities law compliance which enabled effective communication between the company, the financial community, and other constituencies such as media, the public, and industry.

Myers holds a Bachelor of Science in International Trade and Finance from Louisiana State University and a Juris Doctor degree from the South Texas College of Law.

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