Stephen Straty has served as one of Hover's directors since 2019. He has over 40 years of Investment Banking experience and served as the Co-Head of Energy Investment Banking and Head of Energy Finance at Jefferies for 11 years and as a Senior Managing Director and Head of the Natural Resources Group at Bear Stearns for 17 years. He has served a broad array of companies in the energy and related industries, having completed over $250 billion in merger and acquisition and financing assignments.
Mr. Straty served as a Director of Goodrich Petroleum, a publicly traded exploration and production company from 2009 to 2016, and currently serves on the Boards of Aethon Energy and Vista Proppants and Logistics.
Mr. Straty brings his years of experience in raising capital in the public and private markets and in advising senior executives on a range of strategic, financial and business performance issues to the Board.