THE VIGEO TEAM
SKYE CALLANTINE- FOUNDER & CEO
Skye has over two decades of experience creating, growing and managing businesses. He founded Felix Energy in 2013 and currently serves as the company's President and Chief Executive Officer. Under his leadership, Felix has built and sold over $2.5 billion of oil & gas assets consisting of upstream projects, midstream assets and mineral interests. Skye founded Fortis Minerals in 2016 and currently serves as the company's Chairman of the Board. Prior to founding Felix Energy and Fortis Minerals, Skye worked for Chesapeake Energy and ConocoPhillips where he served in numerous leadership roles in North America, South America and Asia.
Skye served in the United States Air Force. He received a Bachelor of Science in geophysical engineering from Montana Tech and a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma State University.
STEVEN FOLSE, CFA- VICE PRESIDENT
Steven’s responsibilities include financial modeling, investment research, sourcing, structuring and executing real estate and buyout transactions. Steven has over eight years of capital markets experience, including serving as Senior Associate at Denver based PE firm Bow River Capital and five years as an associate analyst in Equity Research at Stifel Nicolaus, where he covered a number of sectors including Infrastructure, Industrial, and Upstream Energy.
Steven holds a Masters in Finance, with an Energy Specialization from Tulane University, and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Colorado State University. He is also a CFA Charterholder. He is active in the Denver Community and currently serves on the Strive Preparatory Schools Young Professionals Board.
Peggy Herald- vice president
Peggy is responsible for the accounting, tax, and finance functions of Vigeo. Peggy has over twenty years of accounting and finance experience in the oil and gas industry in various roles including Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer, and Controller for several publicly traded corporations and partnerships. She also has five years of experience in public accounting at KPMG and Deloitte & Touche.
Peggy holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Regis University in Denver, Colorado.
Zachary Rollins, CFA- Senior Associate
Zac’s responsibilities include financial modeling, investment research, sourcing, structuring and executing real estate and buyout transactions. Zac has over seven years of capital markets and investing experience. He previously served as an Investment Analyst for Bohemian Asset Management investing in liquid assets, privately held businesses, and real estate. Prior to Bohemian, Zac was a Research Analyst for US Capital Advisors where he covered the Midstream Energy sector.
Zac received a Master of Business Administration, with a focus in Investment Management, from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Miami University (OH). He is also a CFA Charterholder.
Kelly Nairn- Office MANAGER
Kelly has over fifteen years of experience working in multiple diverse and specialized industries, with her last seven years focused on oil and gas . Kelly joined Felix Energy in early 2016 serving as the Executive Assistant to the President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Felix, Kelly worked for over five years at Samson Resources as a Sr. Land Technician, and in the Real Estate and Title Industry in Texas.
Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry from Texas State University.
JOHN C NIEMI- STRATEGIC ADVISOR
John previously served as CEO of Motion & Flow Control Products, an industrial distributor and HVAC manufacturer’s representative firm based in Littleton, CO. He built the business from six branches to thirty during his seven years as CEO. Prior to that, he was the vice president responsible for operating the industrial distribution division. As a long-time member of the ownership team, he participated in interviewing and selecting the private equity firm that purchased a majority interest in the company in 2006. During this period, he gained extensive knowledge about private equity’s expectations and operating a business in a leveraged environment.
KEVIN COOK- STRATEGIC ADVISOR
Kevin is the Managing Partner of Gene Cook Real Estate, a private real estate firm operating in the Gallatin Valley of Montana since 1971. The firm currently manages a large commercial, residential, and multi-family portfolio in southwest Montana. Kevin actively manages the development of residential and commercial projects for both Gene Cook Real Estate and Top Star Properties. Prior to his current position Kevin owned and operated various construction and engineering businesses. Kevin is an active investor in numerous businesses from hotels to private oil and gas investments.
Currently he serves as a board member for First Security Bank, North Seventh Urban Renewal District and the Belgrade School Foundation. Kevin received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Montana State University.
Jack stabenau- STRATEGIC ADVISOR
Jack has nearly 30 years of Oil and Gas experience including holding a variety of senior management positions with Halliburton. During his time with Halliburton, Jack gained technical, operational and logistical knowledge of the oil field as well as experience building strategic business relationships. In addition, Jack was instrumental in the creation and successful sale of BLU Energy Solutions, an oil field business, in 2010. He is currently an active investor in several real estate and small business ventures throughout the Rockies. Jack graduated from the Colorado School of Mines and completed an advanced Business degree from Boston University in 2009.