Mike Stolze is based out of Greenwood Village, Colorado. Mr. Stolze has 18 years of finance and investing experience, with 13 years focused exclusively on the energy sector. Prior to joining Eagle River Energy Advisors, Mr. Stolze was Vice President of Origination at SFC Energy Partners where he led the firm’s business development function including the origination, evaluation, negotiation, structuring and closing of new investment opportunities. While at SFC Energy Partners, Mr. Stolze originated over 475 investment opportunities, closed $350 million of capital commitments to new portfolio companies and was a board member at Armor Energy, Frostwood Energy and Sedalia Energy.
Prior to joining SFC Energy Partners, Mr. Stolze was a Director with Northwestern Mutual Capital where he focused on private debt and equity transactions in the energy sector. During his tenure with Northwestern Mutual Capital, Mr. Stolze closed 42 transactions across the energy markets, representing $1.9 billion of capital commitments. Prior to joining Northwestern Mutual Capital, Mr. Stolze was an equity research analyst with a boutique equity research and investment banking firm in Austin, Texas covering micro-cap oil and gas companies. Mr. Stolze began his career with Ernst & Young in their mergers & acquisitions advisory practice where he concentrated on private equity transactions.
Mr. Stolze is a Certified Public Accountant and received his BBA in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame and his MBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.