Director – Wholesale Gas Operations
Mark serves as lead manager of Stream Energy’s natural gas procurement, operations and business development functions. Mark’s responsibilities in this role include overseeing supplier origination, the purchasing of wholesale supply, scheduling, load forecasting, market development, asset optimization and risk management.
Prior to joining Stream Energy during 2007, Mark spent over four years working in various capacities for Southstar Energy (SSE), the largest deregulated retailer of natural gas in Georgia. First serving as Energy and Transportation Manager, Mark was a team leader in structuring SSE’s commercial operations group and his duties there included supply procurement, scheduling, asset optimization and risk mitigation. Mark’s ending position with SSE was as Regional Energy Manager, with responsibilities involving the development of new markets and implementing business plans to leverage SSE’s assets and business model. Mark also has over a dozen years of experience in the energy business working for conglomerates such as Koch Industries, Phillips Petroleum and The Southern Company.
Mark holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance from Texas A&M University. Mark and his wife Tiffanie have two children, one of which has musical ability of a quality that prompts Mark to occasionally dream of a fantasy career path in emulation of Papa Joe Simpson.