Our People

At TortoiseEcofin, serving our clients is our top priority, and serving our staff who take care of our clients is a close second. I want our employees to come in and feel motivated every day, The workplace should be fun, dynamic, and enjoyable.

H. Kevin Birzer, CFA
Chief Executive Officer

Meet the People of TortoiseEcofin

At TortoiseEcofin, we know that our most essential assets are our people. Our team-oriented culture creates a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We encourage our team to make a difference both professionally and personally.

December 2019

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February 2015

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December 2014

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July 2013

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Working at TortoiseEcofin

TortoiseEcofin focuses on creating a work environment that people enjoy coming to each day. Thank you to our employees for making us multi-year winners of Pension & Investments and Kansas City Business Journal Best Places To Work.

People in the News

Energy Transition 6/21/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Matt Breidert was interviewed by Opalesque on how the latest push toward renewables has affected oil companies

Energy 6/21/2021

In a Yahoo Finance interview, Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discusses several factors converging to boost oil prices including recovery driven demand and high electricity demand due to the summer heat wave

Sustainable Infrastructure 6/20/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Max Slee comments on the rising cost of raw materials and increasing inflationary pressure in the solar power industry in the Financial Times

Energy 6/14/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel comments on the energy industry's cautious approach to pandemic recovery in The Wall Street Journal

Energy 6/14/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discusses energy companies embracing ESG and his expectation for post pandemic oil prices on CNBC Power Lunch

Energy 6/09/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Quinn Kiley explains the recent rise in refined products and how it will affect oil prices with Bloomberg

Energy 6/04/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel gives a shareholder perspective on the Brookfield-Pembina battle for Inter Pipeline in an interview with BNN Bloomberg

Energy 6/02/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens discusses the pros and cons of the recent crude oil draw with Bloomberg

Energy 5/26/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel comments on Exxon’s decision to add four new members to its board and what that means for the global energy transition in Barrons

Energy 5/25/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Matt Sallee commented on a recent EIA report that shows oil demand at its highest since March 2020 in a Bloomberg article