General Counsel and Director Strategic Ventures
Mr. Frost serves dual roles as both Managing Director – Strategic Ventures and General Counsel. After graduating from Northwestern University School of law, with honors, in 2003, Joseph practiced energy and real estate law. He spent 11 years at the largest private oil company in America where his career shifted into development and growth of new entities and ventures, mostly within the energy sector. Joseph has significant experience in starting and growing new companies, through organic initiatives and acquisitions, in energy, construction, pipeline, and water purification ventures.
During his career, Joseph has participated in over $9 billion in acquisitions and divestitures, with the majority of assets being oil and natural gas production, transportation, and treating facilities. As part of these transactions, Joseph formed and helped manage ventures utilizing over $1 Billion in private equity funds. He has experience in dealing with both private and public joint ventures, corporate governance, regulatory compliance with both state and federal governmental bodies (Natural Gas Act, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Texas Railroad Commission), and planning and execution of long-term strategic initiatives.