William E. Pritchard III, Founder & Executive Chairman
Founder & Executive Chairman

Mr. Pritchard has over 35 years of industry experience. Mr. Pritchard also currently serves as Chairman of the Momentum Entities, which are midstream oil and gas companies, and a Director of Martin Sustainable Resources, L.L.C., one of our Sponsors. Mr. Pritchard has led eight successful private equity exits since 2005. Prior to his career in private equity, Mr. Pritchard was a Managing Director, Oil and Gas Corporate Finance, with Jefferies & Company, Inc. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Pritchard served as Managing Partner of Merchant Resources #1, L.P., a GE Capital Oil and Gas limited partnership. Mr. Pritchard was previously a partner in the New Orleans law firm of Adams & Reese L.L.P. where he headed the firm’s energy practice team. Mr. Pritchard is a former Chairman of the Oil, Gas and Mineral law section of the Alabama Bar. Mr. Pritchard began his career as a petroleum geologist with Marathon Oil Company in 1980. Mr. Pritchard holds a B.A. in Geology from Washington and Lee University and a J.D., cum laude, from South Texas College of Law Houston.