Mr. McWilliams joined NGP in 2015 and serves as a Partner in the Houston office where he concentrates on NGP’s transaction sourcing and execution as well as the monitoring of active portfolio companies. In addition, Mr. McWilliams serves as Business Development Coordinator focusing the firm’s resources on key geographies, basins, and industry verticals.
Previously, Mr. McWilliams was a Managing Director with J.P. Morgan Securities LLC where he launched and built the Middle Market Oil and Gas Finance platform. In addition to the financing of private oil and gas companies, Mr. McWilliams and his team led J.P. Morgan’s coverage efforts of energy-focused private equity sponsors. While at J.P. Morgan, Mr. McWilliams worked closely with NGP as well as several NGP portfolio companies.
Mr. McWilliams has an extensive background in the energy sector, having spent 16 years primarily focused on energy finance for upstream oil and gas companies. Mr. McWilliams received a B.S. in Finance from Louisiana State University in 2000.