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Mike Fiuzat
Director & Advisor

Prior to joining Tiburon in February 2022, Mr. Fiuzat was CEO of Black Falcon Energy, LLC (BFE), a private equity backed upstream company that managed non-operated working interests in over 9,000 wells across multiple unconventional basins in the U.S. which was successfully sold in Q4 2021. Prior to joining BFE in 2018, Mr. Fiuzat was President and CEO of Foothills Resources, Inc. (private upstream Gulf Coast producer, sold in 2020) from 2010 to 2018 and has over 30 years of energy experience. Prior energy finance related positions include: Vice President – Energy Group at First Interstate Bank of Texas, N.A. (1990 – 1995), Vice President – Energy at Paribas (1996 – 2000) and Senior Director of Portfolio Management at Aquila Energy Capital Corp. (2000 – 2002). Mr. Fiuzat has extensive restructuring experience through his tenure at Paribas and Aquila and in 2002, Mr. Fiuzat was part of the management team that formed Concert Capital Resources, LP to acquire the Aquila Energy loan portfolio (Morgan Stanley Capital Partners backed).

Mr. Fiuzat currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Central Bank, N.A. (Houston based community bank), a Board Director at Signal Peak Silica, LLC, and as an advisory Director for Bayou City Blessings in a Backpack. He previously served on the Board of Ni America (a private equity backed water and waste water company that was successfully sold in 2015) and Foothills Resources, Inc. (sold in 2020).

Mr. Fiuzat holds a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.