Mr. Niblack has managed HITE’s portfolios since 2013. Over this time he has formalized HITE’s investment process bringing an emphasis on proprietary modeling and analytics and has overseen the build-out of HITE’s trading infrastructure. Mr. Niblack brings unique perspective from prior generalist experience at Bain & Company in both public equities investing and private equity due diligence. He earned his MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University in 2004, and his B.S. in Computer Science from Wheaton College (IL) in 2001.
Mr. Jampel, founder of HITE, has been trading energy securities since 2004. Over that 17-year period, he has steadily grown assets from less than $1 million to over $600 million. Prior to HITE, James co-founded RoadLink USA, North America’s largest independent intermodal trucking company at the time, which he helped manage from 1998 – 2003. From 1991 to 1998 he was a Principal at A.T Kearney Management Consulting, specializing in board-level projects for Fortune 500 transportation providers. James earned an MBA in finance from Kellogg (Northwestern) in 1991, and a BA cum laude in economics from Harvard in 1985.
Mr. Si has been trading the energy sector for eleven years. He joined the firm from Citadel LLC a $30bn multi-manager hedge fund, where he managed $1bn of upstream energy assets. Previously he was a founding member of a long-short energy fund under the Millennium Management platform which grew to manage $1.5bn. Prior to his career in long-short energy portfolio management, he was part of the investment team that oversaw $4bn at Invesco Ltd. Mr. Si began his career as an equity research associate at Federated Investors. Mr. Si earned his MBA from the Johnson Graduate School at Cornell University in 2011 and his BS in Finance with honors from Pennsylvania State University in 2006.
Mr. Levine has been in the investment industry since 2004. Prior to joining HITE, he founded Odin River, a firm focused on short-biased, ESG investing. He was previously on the investment team at Paulson & Co., deploying more than $10bn across industries including energy and automotive. He was also previously on investment teams at Artivest, Canyon Capital, Colony Capital, and PAAMCO and began his career in Power & Energy M&A at Lehman Brothers. Mr. Levine earned a JD cum laude from Harvard Law School and an MBA with honors from Harvard Business School in 2009 and an AB summa cum laude in Philosophy and BSBA magna cum laude in Finance from Washington University in St. Louis in 2001.
Mr. Levi has 30-years of investment experience with expertise in utilities, power, natural gas and cleantech sectors and has a track record of over 20 years as a portfolio manager in these sectors. He joined the firm after spending the last nine years at ExodusPoint Capital and Millennium. Previously, he joined Brencourt in 2007. In 2001 Andrew began managing capital in the energy sector for Bear Stearns, working closely with the late John Mulheren. His career began as a sell-side utilities analyst at Morgan Stanley, Furman Selz and Credit Suisse in the 1990’s, becoming a top ranked analyst in the sector. He graduated with a BS in Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1988.