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

Best Places to Work in Money Management

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December 2018

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December 2017

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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 12/07/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel comments on the recent drop in natural gas prices and quells fears of a potential supply shortage with CNN Business

Energy 11/22/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel explains why oil prices didn’t drop following an announcement of a global SPR release in Bloomberg

Energy 11/11/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Matt Sallee gives his thoughts on the implications and likelihood of an oil export ban in the US with Bloomberg

Energy Transition 11/09/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Matt Breidert comments on GE's plan to spin off energy units into a standalone renewable company with Reuters

Energy 10/28/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel comments on rising natural gas prices and explains why this price spike is unaffected by oil markets in CNN Business

Energy Transition 10/27/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Matt Breidert comments on the recent coal spike and how it highlights the need to develop large scale battery storage and hydrogen resources in MarketWatch.

Energy 10/26/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel comments on how shrinking supplies are driving oil prices higher and positive expectations for oil demand recovery in The Irish Independent

Energy 10/21/2021

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discusses how natural gas prices will affect heating bills this winter in USA Today

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