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 1/13/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens discusses the recent crude draw and the current oil landscape with Bloomberg

Energy 1/12/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel comments on how OPEC can control supply to aid in the recovery of oil markets in a Wall Street Journal article

Energy 1/06/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed rising oil prices and how the energy market is poised to rebound in 2021 on Squawk Box CNBC

Energy 1/05/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Matt Sallee comments on the state of oil markets and his expectations for demand in 2021 in a Bloomberg article

Water & Environment 12/26/2020

Seeking Alpha chooses EBLU as one of their top 5 water ETFs to invest in

Energy 12/22/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Quinn Kiley explains the recent increase in crude exports in an interview with Bloomberg

Energy 12/18/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel was quoted in MarketWatch highlighting how COVID-19 vaccinations and the possibility of another stimulus could boost oil prices

Energy 12/16/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discusses what is causing the mixed picture within the petroleum complex with Bloomberg

Sustainable Infrastructure 12/16/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Matt Breidert discusses his investment process and three key areas of growth in the renewable sector with Business Insider

Energy 12/08/2020

Looking ahead to 2021, Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discusses how to invest in energy infrastructure with US News and World Report