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UNC Energy Club

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The Energy Club exists to provide students with the skills, knowledge, and connections necessary to compete for top energy industry jobs and internships and enhance their value in the workplace. 

Leadership Team

MartinTrey Martin - President

Trey Martin is a member of the class of 2019 at UNC Kenan-Flagler and is pursuing concentrations in energy and corporate finance. This summer, he will be interning with Epic Midstream Holdings LP, a private equity backed midstream oil and gas firm with assets in the Permian Basin. Prior to business school, he served as a deal team associate at Tailwater Capital LLC, a middle market private equity firm. While at Tailwater, he supported upstream, and midstream investment funds, and assisted in the deployment of $175 million of equity capital. Prior to Tailwater, he held drilling and production engineering roles at Chesapeake Energy Corporation. Trey is originally from San Antonio, TX and earned a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

Contact: Robert_Martin@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

LieuEvan Lieu - VP of Finance

Evan Lieu is a member of the class of 2019 at UNC Kenan-Flagler, focusing on energy and corporate finance. Prior to attending business school, Evan worked for the past 4 years as an engineer at Williams Companies, a midstream oil and gas firm with assets all across the continental United States. Evan is originally from Oklahoma City, OK and earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. Evan will be interning at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York.

Contact: Evan_Lieu@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

Indy Stevens Indy Stevens - VP of Communications

Indy Stevens is a member of the class of 2019 with a focus on energy consulting, and is spending her summer as a consultant for ScottMadden. Indy comes to UNC Kenan-Flager after working for several years in sales analysis and operations for Carahsoft Technology Corporation, an Government IT Solutions Provider in the Washington, DC area. Indy is from Bethesda, MD and graduated in 2014 from the University of Virginia with a degree in mathematics.

Contact: Indiana_Stevens@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

KellyPat Kelly - VP of Learning & Development

Pat Kelly is a member of the class of 2019 focusing on energy and consulting. Pat has five years of working experience at Cummins Inc., where he worked in various marketing roles. Pat will be interning this summer at the management consulting firm ScottMadden.

Contact: Patrick_Kelly@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

BumpersWill Bumpers - VP of Corporate Relations 

Will Bumpers is a member of the class of 2019 concentrating in energy and corporate finance and will be interning at Duke Energy on their renewables development team. Will graduated in 2014 from Elon University with a degree in marketing and has a background in Maryland's community solar program.

Contact: William_Bumpers@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

LieuEvan Lieu - VP of Social/Events

See Evan Lieu

Contact: Evan_Lieu@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

HarrisBradley Harris - VP of Industry Education

Bradley Harris is a MBA/MPP dual-degree student focusing on energy and corporate finance. He will be interning with Counterpointe SRE (a subsidary of Hannon Armstrong) this summer. Previously, he was worked for the Development Finance Initative and in the United States Senate.

Contact: Bradley_Harris3@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

GadientJoe Gadient - VP of Case Competitions

Joe Gadient is pursuing concentrations in energy and corporate finance. Prior to business school, Joe worked as an engine hardware and calibration development engineer for General Motors. Joe graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2013, and he holds a Master’s of Energy Systems Engineering from the University of Michigan. Joe is originally from Perrysburg, OH and will be working in the Customer Solutions group of Duke Energy in Charlotte this summer.

Contact: Joseph_Gadient@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

HirschEdward Hirsch - VP of Alumni Relations

Edward Hirsch is a member of the class of 2019 at the Kenan-Flagler Business School, concentrating in energy and operations management. He will be interning this summer in the Business Development group at Summit Midstream Partners, in Denver, Colorado. Prior to attending business school, Edward worked for six years as an engineer at Salt River Project, an electric and water utility in the Phoenix metro-area, supporting the company’s fleet of electric generating stations and dams. Edward grew up in the Washington D.C. area and earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University. He also holds a professional engineering certificate in chemical engineering from the State of Arizona.

Contact: Edward_Hirsch@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

MeeksLaurel Meeks - VP of Marketing

Laurel Meeks is is a member of the class of 2019 studying Energy and Real Estate. She is from Charlotte, North Carolina and pursued her undergradate studies at UNC. Prior to coming back to UNC Kenan-Flagler, Laurel was Head of Business Development for an energy efficiency contractor, AppleBlossom Energy. This summer Laurel will intern at Duke Energy Renewables. Her interests include family business, sustainable energy consumption, the international community, and the Carolina Tarheels.

Contact: Laurel_Meeks@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

KapoorAditya Kapoor - VP of Diversity & International

Aditya Kapoor is a member of the class of 2019 focusing in Energy consulting and Operations Management. He will be interning with Schlumberger Corporate Ventures group over the summer. Prior to joining Kenan-Flagler business school for his MBA, Aditya was working as a Technology Specialist with Honeywell - UOP which licenses petroleum refining technologies; and he holds a bachelor`s degree in Chemical Engineering from BITS Pilani, India.

Contact: Aditya_Kapoor@kenan-flagler.unc.edu

Membership Benefits

The Energy Club provides many benefits to MBA students pursuing careers in this field.

- Events like the Energy 101 series and Lunch & Learn series help students gain a deeper understanding of Energy-related topics.

Careers - The Energy Club organizes career treks to help students learn about companies in the field. The club also keeps a list of energy-specific internships during the Spring for students to access.

Case Competitions - The club participates in two national case competitions: Energy Finance at the University of Texas and Renewable Energy at the University of Michigan

Major Events

Fall Semester:

  • Energy 101 Series
  • Charlotte Career Trek
  • Networking Events
  • Texas Energy Finance Case Competition
  • Renewable Energy Case Competition

Spring Semester:

  • Bay Area Career Trek
  • Lunch & Learn Series
  • Spring Speaker Series
  • Local Career Treks