SPEAKERS

Brent Breon

Brent Breon

Vice President of Business Development, Caiman Energy II and Blue Racer Midstream

BIO: Brent currently serves as the Vice President of Business Development for Caiman Energy II and Blue Racer Midstream. In his current position, he is focused on developing gas gathering, processing, and fractionation opportunities in Ohio and Pennsylvania in the Utica Shale.

Prior to joining Caiman in 2011, Brent worked for 14 years at Dominion Resources in various Operations, Engineer, and Business Development roles. Most recently, Brent was responsible for system planning as well as business development from local production enhancement, non-traditional services, and industrial customers.

Brent graduated from The University of Akron with a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters degree in Business Administration. Brent is also a certified Six Sigma process improvement Black Belt.

Brent is an Ohio Oil and Gas Association (OOGA) Board of Trustees member.

Kristopher Evanto

Kristopher Evanto

Manager of Development, Utica for Williams

BIO: Mr. Evanto oversees ROW, Route Development, Survey, Project Management, Engineering, and Construction functions for the company. He most recently was Manager of Engineering in the Marcellus South for Access Midstream. He also was employed by Power Gas Marketing & Transmission, EQT, and Talisman Energy in various positions including engineering, operations, construction, and project management. He graduated from West Virginia University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1999 and from Duquesne University with an MBA in 2009.
Nick P. Homan

Nick P. Homan

Commercial Development Manager at Marathon Pipe Line LLC

BIO: Mr. Homan graduated from The University of Toledo with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering in 1998 and a master of business adminstration degree from Bowling Green State University in 2003. He joined Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) in 2004 as a pipeline engineer in Findlay, Ohio. Throughout his career at MPC, Mr. Homan has held various engineering, operations, and commercial leadership positions in the marketing and transportation engineering, pipeline, and terminal organizations.

In March 2013, Mr. Homan assumed his current position as commercial development manager for Marathon Pipe Line LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum Corporation. In his current role, he manages commercial growth opportunities for Marathon Pipe Line LLC and MPLX LP.
Mr. Homan is a registered professional engineer in the state of Ohio.

Anne Moore

Anne Moore

Director of Business for Spectra Energy

BIO: Anne is currently focused on the NEXUS project. She is responsible for the commercial execution of the project, including coordination of all partnership and project activities.
Moore most recently served as director of business development for Ozark Gas Transmission (Ozark) and Big Sandy Pipeline (Big Sandy) for Spectra Energy’s U.S. transmission business where she was responsible for all marketing, commercial account management and business development activities for Ozark and Big Sandy, a role she assumed in 2012.

Moore joined the company in 2002 and has served in leadership roles of increasing responsibility in compliance, operations, marketing and business development. She has extensive experience in contract negotiations, customer service, pipeline systems and services and compliance.

Moore earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from The University of Texas in Austin. She is a certified public accountant.

Frank Nieto

Frank Nieto

Senior Editor, Midstream Business, a Hart Energy publication

BIO: Prior to joining Hart Energy in 2007, Nieto spent eight years in the publishing and communications industry, including serving as editor of MDSI’s Major Account News and Daily-E News, features editor of Repertoire magazine, columnist for The Journal of Healthcare Contracting and public relations coordinator for the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association. He has also covered the energy, legislative and automotive sectors for various Hart Energy’s publications. Nieto graduated from The Pennsylvania State University’s College of Communications.

Kelly Tipton

Kelly Tipton

Senior Commercial Representative, EnLink Midstream

BIO: More information coming soon.