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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July 2016

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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 10/19/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel comments on the importance of crude oil products to the economic recovery with Bloomberg

Energy 10/14/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel joins Yahoo Finance to discuss the outlook on natural gas, opportunity in the energy sector and gas prices

Energy 10/13/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Matt Sallee gives his thoughts on oil inventories increasing more than expected as refineries enter “turnaround season” with Bloomberg

Energy 10/07/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel comments on the current natural gas shortage in Europe and potential impacts on oil markets in MarketWatch

Energy 10/05/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discusses his expectations for how US oil producers will respond to spiking natural gas prices in S&P Global

Energy 10/04/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel comments on the slightly lower than promised oil supply hike approved by OPEC+ in a Bloomberg article.

Energy 10/04/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel was interviewed on CNN International on what factors OPEC+ looks at when considering a supply increase

Energy 9/16/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel explains how decarbonization efforts and additional free cash flow from energy companies have repaired the sector’s image

Energy 9/14/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Matt Sallee comments on how tight oil supply is driving prices with Bloomberg

Energy 9/13/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel describes the various factors converging that are causing natural gas prices to spike and what to expect from the sector this winter in a CNBC article