Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, Mobius Risk Group is a leading energy advisory, hedging, marketing, strategy, technology, and risk management firm. With over $30 billion in annual transaction support, we have established ourselves as experts in the ever-changing global energy and commodities markets.

Whether on its own as a system of record or seamlessly integrated with your existing CTRM or ERP, Mobius’ System of Intelligence drives timely, informed decision-making from CFO to facility manager.

By integrating your organization’s real-time financial and operational data with market pricing, RiskNet visualizes your commodity impacted revenue and expenses at the portfolio level or in facility-specific detail.

With real-time data and insight, non-conflicted commodity and market risk veterans partner with your board and executive leadership to identify strategic recommendations to reflect your organization’s unique  financial and credit objectives.

We work collaboratively with clients at all levels of their organization, providing customized solutions that align with their goals and objectives. Whether we’re advising management or working alongside employees, our primary objective is to deliver the most accurate and relevant data, insights, knowledge, and support to our clients, empowering them to make informed, confident business decisions.


Mobius at a glance

  • Founded in 2002
  • Annual Transactions: $30 Billion in 2022
  • Privately held
  • Headquartered in Houston, Texas
  • SSAE 18 SOC I Type II (Formerly SAS 70)
  • Over 1,000 curves marked daily
  • Average employee industry experience: 20 years
  • M-Risk™ – Industry leading proprietary risk module
  • G-Risk™ – Carbon strategy, data visualization, and risk management
  • Corporate confidentiality policy
  • Corporate conflict of interest policy
  • Non-conflicted recommendations, strategy, and support
  • Subscription-based pricing and 48-hour implementation
  • Custom technology integration and development

Award-Winning Technology and Research

Our Values


Our team has a thirst for knowledge and an insatiable curiosity that extends beyond the office walls. We have come together from diverse personal journeys to create differentiated outcomes for our clients.


We provide open communication with our clients, stakeholders, and team members, to ensure the highest level of accountability and integrity.


We promote a culture of respect and inclusion that fosters teamwork and the strength of the collective in pursuit of professional and personal growth.

Meet Our Team


Eric Melvin

Chief Executive Officer

Eric brings more than 25 years of finance, energy risk management and trading experience to Mobius Risk Group. His extensive trading and marketing experience includes natural gas (physical and financial), power, crude, products, coal, weather, fixed income and foreign exchange. Eric has a proven record of accomplishment in developing and managing profitable energy trading, marketing and origination groups. He has extensive knowledge in corporate governance, hedging strategies, trading processes, physical and financial trading systems and energy accounting matters. Eric received his bachelors from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a JD from the University of Detroit School of Law.

Casey Ragsdale


Casey brings more than 24 years of risk management, technology development, regulatory compliance, and retail energy structuring experience to Mobius Risk Group. His areas of expertise include power, natural gas, crude oil, crude products and metals. Casey’s experience prior to Mobius Risk Group involved the development of processes to value and structure commodity transactions in both the power and natural gas markets throughout the U.S. as well as the development and implementation of risk management systems and risk management policies and procedures for various commodities in a large energy merchant environment. Casey holds a BBA in economics from Baylor University.

Christine Anderson

Chief Operating Officer

Christine has more than 25 years of professional experience in the physical energy arena. She currently works with clients to develop self‐sustaining physical energy programs for producers and consumers. Primary responsibilities include working objectively to advise clients in developing portfolios that manage physical risk and volatility, while optimizing the assets on behalf of the client. Anderson is vastly experienced in physical procurement, marketing, transportation, structured transactions and contract negotiations across the entire U.S. as well as in South America. Previously Christine worked for Energy USA, a Nisource Company; TransCanada Energy Marketing; and TXU Energy. She was responsible for analyzing and executing structured transactions with pipelines, utilities, industrials and municipalities specializing in transportation and storage optimization. She holds a BBA in Marketing from Henderson State University.

Paul Smith

Executive Vice President, Business Development

Paul has over 17 years of financial markets trading and structuring experience. Most recently, Paul was with one of the world’s top 5 producers of oil and natural gas, where he ran the North American financial derivatives trading desk. His previous experience includes structured product sales for a large Houston energy marketer. Prior to sales he traded physical and financial gas for a large utility marketing company. He has marketing and trading experience in natural gas, electricity, crude and crude products, natural gas liquids and LNG. Paul moved to Houston in from Chicago where he traded equities, options and financial futures for a city center hedge fund. Paul holds a BA from Syracuse University and an MS from Illinois Institute of Technology.


Mohit Arora

VP, Head of Risk Analytics and Decision Sciences

Mohit has more than 20 years of quantitative analysis, trading, structuring, and risk management experience across the energy spectrum (crude, products, natural gas and NGL’s). Prior to joining Mobius, he was designing option strategies and trading crude and product options at Koch Supply & Trading. He also constructed portfolio risk mitigation option structures for the crude, products/fuel and NGL desks. Before Koch, he traded crude and products at AAA Capital Management, with a focus on options. He moved to AAA from Entergy Koch/Merrill Lynch Commodities where he developed and traded natural gas option strategies, proposed trades as well as enhanced return/index strategies to hedge funds and was the primary hedge structurer for corporate clients (producers, consumers and refiners). Mohit received his BTech from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and a dual PhD (Aerospace Engineering and Scientific Computing) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Zane Curry

Zane Curry

Vice President, Markets and Research

Zane has been with Mobius Risk Group since February of 2016. His primary responsibility is fundamental analysis of the North American natural gas market. Additionally, he assists in the valuation of gathering, processing, transportation, and physical sales agreements. His experience in energy has been focused on natural gas, however, as the North American hydrocarbon value chain has become a more integrated system his knowledge has expanded to crude oil, petroleum products, and seaborne LNG. Prior to joining Mobius, Zane spent 6.5 years with a Houston based hedge fund (Goldfinch Capital) with AUM of approximately $750M. In his time with Goldfinch Capital, Zane was tasked with developing detailed models of the North American natural gas market, including 1st derivative components such as power generation by fuel source, supply side impacts of liquids focused drilling, etc. Zane is a graduate of Rice University, and a former member of his alma mater’s baseball program as both a player and coach.
Matt Parker

Matt Parker

Vice President, Strategy

Matt has 15 years of experience trading natural gas and crude oil derivatives at energy hedge funds, investment banks, and energy merchants. Matt’s primary responsibilities include evaluating market risk, derivative hedging, and physical marketing of both natural gas and crude oil. Prior to Joining Mobius, Matt was a portfolio manager for Goldfinch Capital and Sandridge Capital in Houston, Texas. He also has experience as a natural gas option trader at Merrill Lynch and Koch Industries, and as an auditor at Price Waterhouse. Matt holds an MBA from the University of Texas, is a CFA charterholder, and a Certified Public Accountant.
TJ Pool

TJ Pool

Vice President, Natural Gas Commodity Risk

TJ has spent over 20 years in the energy industry concentrating primarily on natural gas fundamental analysis and trading. He started his career in at The Williams Companies where he moved from risk control, project analysis, and fundamental modelling to ultimately managing all the forward price exposure to natural gas in the West and Midcontinent regions for the company, as well as operating a successful proprietary trading portfolio. TJ next moved into the energy hedge fund world when he was hired by Centaurus Energy in Houston to trade natural gas financials for the West and Midcontinent regions. From there, and just prior to starting at the Mobius Risk Group, TJ spent five years at Goldfinch Energy (a hedge fund started by a former Centaurus trader) where he performed natural gas fundamental analysis for the entire country. TJ is a graduate of The University of Texas with a degree in Finance.
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Rishi Sahay

Vice President, Strategy

Rishi has more than 17 years of experience in commodity risk management, asset valuation and equity research. Rishi’s commodity related work experience spans oil and gas, refined products, and power. Prior to joining Mobius, Rishi worked at Ascend Analytics, where he led renewable and battery storage valuation activities for front-of-the-meter projects. Rishi also worked at AEGIS Hedging Solutions and Risked Revenue Energy Associates, where he spent nearly a decade assisting oil and gas producers, refineries, airlines, and manufacturing companies with their hedge programs and risk management practices. Prior to that, Rishi worked in the investment management industry at AllianceBernstein and Janus Capital. Rishi has an MS in Mathematics from NYU’s Courant Institute, a BA in Economics from Dartmouth, and holds the CFA designation.
Phil Thompson

Phil Thompson

Vice President, Commodity Risk

Phil has over 15 years of private finance, financial markets trading and structuring experience. Prior to joining Mobius Risk Group, he spent 18 months as an analyst for Donovan Capital, an energy banking firm that specializes in raising private capital and providing advisory services for oil and gas companies. Prior to Donovan, he worked in advisory and structuring roles at the UK’s largest mortgage lender HBOS for 2 years and 1 year at the Zurich Insurance Group. Phil holds an MA in International Business from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

Jamie Schindler

Analyst, Commodity Risk

Jamie joined Mobius in 2022 as a Commodity Risk Analyst. Previously she worked as a Product Control Analyst for an energy supplier, and before that worked as an analyst in the chemical industry. She graduated from Trinity University with a degree in Economics and a minor in Studio Art and Psychology.


Drew Boyce

Vice President, Commodity Risk

Drew has more than 7 years of experience in the energy industry. His experience in energy has been focused in natural gas, primarily in producer services, trading, asset optimization, transportation, scheduling, procurement. Drew works closely with our clients development and implement strategies that align with companies overall objectives physically and financially. Prior to starting at Mobius, Drew was a 4 year Varsity Football Player for Penn State University where he also obtained a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Business.
Chuck Carlton

Chuck Carlton

Vice President, Commodity Desk Head

Chuck has over 20 years of experience in energy trading and analytics positions covering Natural Gas, NGLs, LNG, and Crude Oil. Chuck’s experience has included 7 years at Williams in both risk control and natural gas derivatives trading, 7 years at Citibank as a trading manager on the natural gas desk within their energy trading business, 5 years as a portfolio manager and strategist in both Natural Gas and NGL hedge funds, and 2 years as a financial analyst at Golar LNG. Chuck holds both an MBA and a BSBA in finance from the University of Tulsa.

Charles Liu

Vice President, Risk Control & Compliance

Chuck brings more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry with primary emphasis in mid-office risk management, controls and compliance. Prior to joining Mobius, his focus was on Dodd-Frank compliance and natural gas controls with Enbridge and BP. Prior to his tenure with BP, Chuck served as a Vice President at JP Morgan within the mid-office division. With Mobius, Chuck’s primary focus is on the process and risk controls for physical and financial confirmations, financial invoices, financial settlements, and financial desk support and interacting with, and providing business level support, to the Mobius team. Chuck holds a BBA in accounting and finance from Houston Baptist University.

Lawrence Saenz

Senior Director, Commodity Risk

Lawrence has more than 12 years of experience in the physical natural gas market. His experience in energy has been focused on natural gas, primarily in asset optimization, scheduling, trading, and transportation analysis. Other areas of emphasis include monitoring and managing daily load requirements for various power plants and retail customers, along with identifying arbitrage opportunities supported by those asset positions. Lawrence specializes in providing market guidance and intelligence to both producers and end users. He also identifies pipeline transportation opportunities supported by the client’s asset position. Prior to working at Mobius Risk Group, he was a physical gas trader with EDF Trading North America, responsible for trading and position management on numerous pipelines in the Eastern United States. Lawrence holds a BBA in General Business from Sam Houston State University and an MBA from Drury University.
Jason Devon

Jason Devon

Director, Commodity Risk Valuation & Reporting

Jason is an accomplished energy trader with over 18 years of experience in the natural gas industry with an extensive knowledge of physical and financial trading. Jason has a proven track record of creating value through identifying and executing natural gas trading opportunities as well as comprehensive experience managing both a speculative trading book and a large asset portfolio. Jason’s financial and physical transactional experience provides an effective bridge for client communication between our client’s front, mid and back- office. Jason holds a BBA in Finance from University of Houston.

Jae Cho

Director, Commodity Risk Valuation and Reporting

Jae is a seasoned risk management professional with experiences in all elements of risk management and related business processes, controls, and supporting systems. Proficient in advanced modeling techniques. He brings significant knowledge across numerous commodities and markets, including both physical and financial energy, as well as interest rates and is experienced in start-up, high growth, and established corporate environments. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas and an MBA from Rice University.

Ross Boyce

Director, Commodity Risk

Ross has more than 9 years of experience in financial markets. His experience in energy has been focused on crude oil, natural gas, petroleum products and NGLs. Ross focuses on commodity risk strategy and risk model development, along with execution and valuation of an array of different OTC derivative products for producers, end users, and fund portfolios. Other areas of focus include foreign exchange, interest rates, and fundamental analysis. Ross holds a BA in Finance from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.

Jillian Berge

Director, Commodity Risk

Jillian has more than 7 years of experience in the energy industry. Her experience in energy has been focused on natural gas, primarily in asset optimization and contract analysis and negotiations. Other areas of emphasis include scheduling and trading. Prior to working at Mobius Risk Group, Jillian worked for Grizzly Energy (previously Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC) where she was responsible for managing the company’s assets in Wyoming, Colorado, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Texas. Jillian holds a BBA in Marketing from Stephen F. Austin State University.

Daron Bertillion

Director, Commodity Risk

Daron has more than 19 years of financial markets trading, structuring and origination experience. Prior to rejoining the financial desk at Mobius Risk Group in 2021, Daron was the owner and managing partner of Brisslen Capital Management, a hedge fund that specialized in trading crude oil and natural gas futures. Before Brisslen, Daron traded natural gas futures for Cypress Energy Capital Management, a Houston based energy hedge fund. Prior to starting his career in the oil and gas industry, he worked for an independent mortgage bank in Houston on its origination desk. Daron is a graduate of the University of Houston, with a BS in Business where he was also a member of the baseball team.

Brent Blackwell

Director, Commodity Risk

Brent brings over 10 years of experience working in the energy industry. His diverse background started with Halliburton where he assisted clients in planning their well spacing by utilizing downhole microseismic data. He later worked as a Consultant with PricewaterouseCoopers and Flowcal. Most recently, Brent has worked as a Crude Scheduler holding positions on both the Commercial and Trading side for Energy Transfer. He holds a B.S. degree in Geology from the University of Texas at Austin.

Sarah Blome

Director, Crude Oil Marketing

Sarah joined El Paso Energy as an intern and stayed through KinderMorgan’s acquisition of their pipeline division and the spin out of EP Energy in 2012. At EP Energy Sarah took charge of all oil sales and assisted with the firm’s IPO, bankruptcy, sale, Federal investigation, and asset transfer to Verdun/Javelin. Coming from an evolving background, Sarah has been involved in projects such as legal debriefs, joint venture agreements, system design and implementation, pipeline negotiations, pricing analysis, asset acquisition and divestiture, production analysis, and, of course, downstream transportation and sales. Sarah has a greenbelt in Six Sigma, is married and has two children.

John Le

Director, Credit Risk & Reporting

John has over 13 years of experience working for various energy companies in Houston. Prior to joining Mobius, John was the Senior/Lead Accountant in Financial Reporting and Consolidation for Petrobras America, a Brazilian owned Oil and Gas Corporation. He was primarily responsible for monthly Financial Reporting and Consolidation of Petrobras America entities and involved with all aspects of year end audit compliance. He is a certified Texas CPA with a BBA from The University of Oklahoma and MBA from Texas A&M University-Commerce.

Alex Kopp

Director, Commodity Risk

Christy Reed

Christy Reed

Director, Commodity Risk Accounting

Christy has almost ten years in the energy industry focusing on revenue allocations, owner disbursements, and marketing accounting. In addition, she also has experience with reconstructing revenue allocations, ONRR calculations and projects, severance tax, cash applications, accounts receivable reconciliation, and monthly accrual generation. Prior to working at Mobius Risk Group, Christy worked for Apache Corporation, Trinity River Energy, The Carnrite Group, and Grizzly Energy (previously Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC). Christy holds a BBA in Accounting from Texas Tech University and a Master of Science in Accountancy from The University of Houston.

Natasha St. Cyr

Director, Commodity Risk

Natasha started her natural gas scheduling career as a “green” scheduler for Citigroup Energy Inc. 15 years ago. Throughout the years, Natasha has worked for Enbridge, Cima and Marathon Oil and has scheduled regions like Northeast, Appalachia, Midcontinent, Upper Midwest, East Texas, Southeast, Rockies, and Southwest with vast knowledge of transport utilization, Park and Loan options, producer services, storage, and invoicing. Natasha specializes in producer and midstream services. Natasha holds a degree in Graphic Arts.

Karla Stephenson

Director, Commodity Risk

Karla has been in the energy industry for 32 years with primary focus on Natural Gas Transportation and Scheduling. She began with Neste Petroleum (the National Energy Company of Finland) for 8 years where she handled contract negotiations before becoming a gas scheduler covering gulf coast pipelines (CGT, TETCO, GSPL, etc). From there, Karla went on to BP Energy for 23 years as a Transportation Representative handling long haul pipes (Transco, TETCO, TGP) with emphasis in the northeast region. Karla received a BBA in Management from Stephen F. Austin State University.

Ivan Tu

Director, Risk Valuation and Reporting

Ivan has over 14 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry, including over six years in the upstream M&A strategic investment space and three years in middle office risk management (with a focus in crude oil, refined product, and NGL). In addition to being well versed in quantitative data analytics and financial modeling, Ivan has extensive experience in implementing and maintaining ETRM systems. Ivan is a CFA charter holder, holds an MS in Petroleum Engineering from Southwest Petroleum University and an MBA from Troy University.

Jason Lee

Manager, Commodity Risk

Jason has over 4 years of experience analyzing energy market fundamentals, primarily covering North American natural gas supply, storage, and infrastructure. Prior to joining Mobius Risk Group, Jason worked as a research analyst for IHS Markit within the North American Natural Gas group. Jason is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and served as a United States Navy Search and Rescue Swimmer for 6 years. He enjoys spending time on the water, being outdoors, and shooting triple digit scores on any golf course that will have him.

Kim Pelc

Manager Commodity Risk

Kim has over 25 years of experience in the financial markets and energy industry. Prior to coming to Mobius Risk Group, she held various roles for an electric and natural gas retailer. Kim was responsible for contract management, new market entry with utilities, pipelines, and RTOs. She managed the company’s state compliance reporting requirements including management of the renewable energy credit (REC) portfolio and carbon free credit position for the company. Prior to Kim’s entry into the energy industry, she worked in the financial services sector at Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). At ICE, her experiences included, trading education, partner management, new customer data feed and API implementation, exchange relations and compliance. Kim is graduate of the University of Akron, with a B.A. and a M.A. in Education.

Brian Gramling

Analyst, Commodity Risk

Paola Salas

Analyst, Trade Support and Settlements

Paola is a Trade Support and Settlements Analyst with over two years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Paola holds a BBA in General Business from the University of Houston - Downtown


Jon Hong

Jon Hong

Vice President & Co-Head RiskNet Development & Implementation

Jon has over 10 years of experience in the technology industry working at multiple Fortune 500 companies including General Motors, HP and Dell. Prior to joining Mobius, he was a senior software engineer and worked on web application development. His expertise includes system automation, infrastructure design, and software development. As Director of Technology, Jon currently works on Mobius RiskNet. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas and attended a post-baccalaureate program at Columbia University.

Bimal Shanker

Vice President & Co-Head Technology

Bimal has over 18 years of experience in technology, leading and architecting IT systems for various sectors. Prior to joining Mobius, Bimal has worked with Bank of America and Citigroup for close to 10 years within their global market's technology division, where he worked closely with front office enabling new technology initiatives required for commodities trading. Bimal also spent 5 years with United Airlines designing and implementing applications using various technologies. As Vice President, Technology, Bimal leads the technology team building RiskNet, Client Integrations and Process improvements. He holds a Masters Degree in Computer Applications and Bachelors in Computer Science from Mahatma Gandhi University, India. He is also an Agilist, a scrum certified product owner and professional scrum master.

Bill Sieger

Vice President, Technology

Bill has over 19 years of experience developing, deploying, and supporting client-facing technology. Over his more than 17 years in the financial services industry Bill has worked closely with front-office, mid-office, and back-office users in the commodities, FX, and derivatives fields. As Vice President, Technology, Bill leads the technology team building Mobius RiskNet, an in-house proprietary commodity risk management tool. Before joining Mobius in 2014 Bill spent almost fourteen years at J.P. Morgan and UBS. Bill holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Notre Dame.

Rodney Beasley, P.E.

Director, Product Development

Prior to returning to Mobius Risk Group in 2020, Rodney spent 10 years in the oil and gas industry as an environmental engineer for HighMount Exploration & Production and Callon Petroleum, and most recently as a facility and field infrastructure engineer for Scala Energy. Prior to moving into the oil and gas industry, Rodney worked for 20 years in multiple energy related roles to provide project scopes, solutions, and information systems for energy efficiency, electric utility demand-side management programs, and commodity risk applications. Rodney is a graduate of Texas A&M University, with a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer in Texas.

Shilpa Police

Director, Technology

Shilpa is a full stack developer with experience in building .Net applications, developing rich user interfaces, and creating dynamic web applications. She brings best practices from banking, oil & gas, and insurance industries to application development. Prior to supporting Mobius RiskNet, Shilpa was a developer with EnscoRowan and Sentinel Trust. She has a bachelors in electronics and communication from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University.

Chris Florescu

Director, Data Architecture

Chris is an experienced application architect with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Prior to Mobius, Chris worked with numerous energy and financial companies including, Bank of America, Direct Energy, Spark Energy, Bear Energy, JP Morgan, and Schlumberger. While at Direct Energy, he designed and developed a platform for creating and controlling forecasts; forecasts were developed in Matlab and linked through an ETRM and an Oracle database. At Spark Energy, Chris developed a model and application to optimize storage and transportation, and at Bear Energy, he led a team of developers for application development focusing on PJM and CAISO ISOs, including the development of an automated bidding system. He is a skilled designer, developer and architect with experience in software development, Java, C#, Python, Oracle, PL/SQL, SQL Server, T_SQL, Cloud Computing, Azure, Javascript, QA, Blockchain/Ethereum, Solidity, PowerBI, and PowerShell. Chris has a MS in geophysics focused on seismic processing from Universitatea din București.

Tom Buzek

Manager, Data Acquisition and Management

Tom brings more than 20 years experience in technology, working with companies such as Exxon Mobil, Reliant Energy, and Memorial Hermann Hospital. He specializes in back-end processes, process automation as well as data acquisition and data management for Mobius RiskNet. Tom has been working with Mobius since its inception building and maintaining its backend infrastructure and supporting its user base.

Wanda Crupa

Software Engineer

Wanda is a Software Engineer and graduated from University of Houston with a Masters in Geophysics. Wanda has experience in the oil and gas industry, and uses her programming skills to integrate GIS solutions, aid in data processing, and perform software testing. With her background in Geophysics, she has worked as a database programmer and integrated SQL and C# to meet client needs.

Thengum George

Software Engineer

Thengum has 12 years of software development experience in designing and architecting of highly interactive web-based applications. He is expertise in full stack development with modern technologies. He has worked with multiple clients including Dell, Harris County, HP, HISD, NPact, and CSAT Solutions. George holds a MS in Electrical Engineering from the Florida Atlantic University and BS in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from the University of Madras.

Andrew Williams

Software Engineer

Andrew is a full stack web developer who is passionate about discovering new ways of applying technologies to solve complex business problems. His career path began by studying business administration in the Universidad de los Andes and then in Portland State University, but it was when he got a chance to work as a developer on an app project that he found his passion and calling. Since then he has been involved in a number of web development projects using JavaScript front end frameworks such as React, Next.Js, Gatsby, and implementing back ends using REST and GraphQL APIs.

Eduardo Salas

Junior Software Developer

Eduardo is a Junior Software Developer. Before joining Mobius, Eduardo was a program assistant for the outdoor adventure program at the University of Houston’s recreation center. Eduardo graduated with a BBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Houston.


Julie Bertillion

Vice President, Client Success

Julie has been with Mobius Risk Group since October 2013. Her primary responsibility is working with both clients and prospective clients as an advocate and communication link. Focused on the RiskNet platform, she works closely with our development team communicating the needs of our internal and external users as well as subject matter experts to help produce better solutions through our RiskNet technology. She performs system testing, facilitates client onboarding and provides training and support resources for clients to ensure their maximum success with existing and future services. Before this role, Julie was on the Physical Operations desk at Mobius for 4 years. She has senior level expertise in natural gas commercial activities including marketing, scheduling, field and pipeline operations, and imbalance management across the U.S., primarily the Gulf Coast and Rockies. Julie has worked closely with our clients managing production volumes, pipeline nominations, gas sales and contract administration. Before her time at Mobius, Julie spent 2 years as a natural gas scheduler for a retail natural gas supplier and 4 years in a mid-office/back office risk administration role for a Houston based hedge fund. Julie holds a BS in Sociology from the University of Houston.

Julissa Alejandre

Client Success Manager

Julissa has extensive commercial client support experience in the financial services industry. While working for AAA Capital Management Advisors, she held the Series 3 license and supported multiple energy traders. In addition, she gained experience as a curve analyst during her employment at Dynegy's Corporate Risk desk for over a decade combined. Julissa graduated with honors as a working adult from Concordia University Texas with a B.A. in Business- Cum Laude. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, playing golf and spending time with loved ones.

Maja Pranic

Client Success Manager

Prior to joining Mobius, Maja has gained over 6 years of experience working with clients from all different backgrounds. Her career path started by studying law and politics and learning how to apply her findings into better understanding people, processes, and systems. From the legal field to SaaS strategies, she is dedicated to transforming clients, teams, and companies by bridging the gap from goals to client success. Maja works closely in determining the best course of action to take with clients, by gathering feedback, systems testing, and providing Mobius RiskNet solutions training. Maja holds a BS in Political Science from the University of Houston and is currently pursuing her MS in Management Information Systems at her alma mater.

Mike Aldridge

Vice President, Business Development

Mr. Aldridge recently served as Chief Financial Officer of Bennu Oil & Gas, LLC, a private equity backed independent exploration & production company focused on and operating primarily in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Aldridge formerly served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President and Principal Accounting Officer of NYSE MKT listed Saratoga Resources, Inc. (SARA) and served as the Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Executive Vice President of NYSE listed PetroQuest Energy, Inc. (PQ). Mr. Aldridge has more than 37 years of total experience, of which 25 years were in various executive-level financial and accounting positions in the energy industry. Mr. Aldridge earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Louisiana State University in 1980 and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Stan Brownell

Vice President, Business Development

Stan has over twenty-five years of experience in the energy industry and was most recently VP of Business Development for Natural Gas and LNG for Argus. He has held executive and managerial positions with energy companies participating in natural gas pipeline operations, exploration and production, natural gas storage development, and commodity trading. Stan holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Michigan Technological University, an M.B.A from the University of Houston, a Series 3 Commodity Trading License, a Civil Mediator Certification, a Negotiations Certificate from Harvard Business School and most recently earned his Postgraduate Certification in Sustainability at UCLA. Stan and his wife, Monica, reside in Katy. In his time off Stan enjoys hunting and fishing and maintaining his 1959 Chevy Apache truck.

Cal Clyde

Vice President, Business Development

Cal has spent the last few years specifically focused on supporting upstream E&Ps, midstream and mineral royalty companies in the commodities space. Prior to joining Mobius, Cal was in business development for Aegis Hedging assisting companies in tailoring specific financial hedge programs to their goals, objectives, and risk tolerances. Cal has worked in a variety of business development roles ranging from construction supplies to oilfield services following a brief professional golf career. He has a BA in journalism from Texas Wesleyan University.
Drew Lichter

Drew Lichter

Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development

Drew leverages over 20 years of experience in commodities trading, financial risk management, and corporate finance leadership to identify and implement the best solutions for our clients. Drew joined Mobius from AK Steel, where he was responsible for the build out and leadership of AK’s financial hedging and risk management functions. In addition to his risk management responsibilities, Drew led corporate development, including multiple acquisitions and divestitures, financial oversight of subsidiaries and international operations, and served on the Boards of several metals processing and service center businesses including Spartan Steel Coatings, Combined Metals of Chicago, and Vicks Metals. Prior to entering the corporate world, Drew spent 15 years in institutional sales and trading. After beginning his career as an options market maker and member of the Chicago Board of Trade, he moved off the floor into trading and leadership roles including at RBC Capital Markets, where as Director of Commodities Trading he led several desks as well as the commodities quantitative analysis group. In his spare time, Drew enjoys relaxing with family, travel, skiing, and endurance sports, having completed several triathlons including a full course Ironman.

John Melvin

Vice President, Business Development

John has over 10 years of trading, structuring, and sales experience in financial and commodity markets. Prior to joining Mobius, John led institutional sales and was a member of the investment committee at Abraham Trading Company, a Texas-based investment manager specializing in alternative hedge fund strategies. Prior to Abraham Trading Company, John was a commodity trader at Red Stag Capital and Green Plains Energy. John holds a BS in Mathematics from The University of Texas.


Olga Daniels

Financial Controller

Olga brings 15 years of accounting and auditing experiences, including as an auditor of various publicly traded companies. Most recently, she oversaw successful growth of a startup company, in a capacity of a CFO, where the company successfully tripled in size while increasing its bottom line fivefold. Olga earned a BS in Accounting from Hunter College in New York and is a Certified Public Accountant. In her free time, Olga is active in the Flow Arts Community in Houston and facilitates events promoting skill share and learning.

Megan Gayle

Vice President, Human Resources & Administration

Megan has over ten years of human resources, recruiting, and employee relations experience. She is well versed in all functional areas of human resources as well as strategic human resources management. Prior to joining Mobius, she worked for Brighter Bites, Deloitte Services LP, and Children’s Medical Center Dallas. Megan holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Texas Christian University.
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Paige Hewlett

Vice President, Marketing

Prior to joining Mobius, Paige founded Margo, a SaaS marketing management platform and spent 8 years in senior leadership building growth, product marketing, and communications programs for SaaS and tech companies in banking, cannabis, and e-commerce. Paige is an award-winning marketer, DEIA champion, and frequently contributes to industry discussions on marketing, operations, people-led growth, and corporate social responsibility. She attended Texas A&M University and has graduate degrees in marketing and international economics.

Gary Jones

Manager, Product Marketing

Gary joined Mobius from the Upstream Oil and Gas sector, holding several roles over a 17-year career in Technical Support, Business Development, and Product Marketing. He holds a Bachelor of Electronic and Computer Engineering from Edinburgh Napier University. Before joining Mobius, Gary worked for Motorola Solutions and most recently INOVA Geophysical, where he helped develop and market seismic acquisition technologies. In his free time, Gary manages a competitive men's soccer team, is an avid golfer, and enjoys spending time traveling with his family.

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John Saucer

Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Development

Prior to joining Mobius Risk Group as Vice President of Research and Analysis, John spent 13 years at the Houston based energy fund AAA Capital Management Advisors as a Trading Principal and Petroleum Specialist. Previously, he was a Vice President of Commodity Futures Sales at Citigroup. During his 12‐year career at Citigroup, he also spent 7 years as a Vice President of Energy Analysis, responsible for fundamental research in the firm’s Futures Research Department. Prior to his work at Citigroup, John spent 5 years as a senior editor at Petroleum Argus, a leading international oil market publication. John is a graduate of The University of Texas with a BA in Economics.