DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Midstream Partners, LLC (Summit) announced today that Matthew Harrison has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Matt will have the primary responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company. Matt's background includes over 15 years of energy and finance experience. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President and CFO of Hiland Partners, LP, where he was responsible for managing equity and debt financings, SEC reporting and compliance requirements, and the human resources function. Prior to Hiland, Matt was a Director in the Energy & Power Merger & Acquisitions group at Wachovia Capital Markets and a Director in the M&A group at A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. Matt is a Certified Public Accountant and was a Senior Accountant for Price Waterhouse for 5 years.
Matt will report to Steve Newby, President and CEO of Summit. "We are pleased to continue to add experienced, high caliber talent to the Summit management team. Matt's background and extensive experience and relationships in the midstream industry will be a great addition as we continue to expand our operations and our financing needs become more complex," said Newby.
About Summit Midstream Partners, LLC
Summit is a midstream energy company focused on acquiring and developing a portfolio of midstream energy infrastructure assets that are strategically located in traditional and emerging North American production basins and import centers. Summit is headquartered in Dallas, TX with offices in Atlanta, GA and Houston, TX.
Summit's management team has over 100 years of collective experience in the midstream energy segment having invested in, raised capital, and managed over $5 billion of midstream assets including development projects and operating companies. Summit was formed in 2009 by funds controlled by Energy Capital Partners, LLC, a multi-billion dollar private equity firm focused on investing in North America's energy infrastructure. In August 2011, Energy Capital Partners sold a minority interest in Summit to GE Energy Financial. Together, Summit and Energy Capital Partners combine expertise in project development and financial resources to build, own and operate strategically located midstream energy infrastructure.
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