Mr. Hudson brings deep oil & gas industry and transactional expertise to engagements, acquisitions and capital raises within the oil and gas industry. He has a background in asset management, including 8 years with Torch Energy and 10 years as a principal/founder of several private equity backed entities. He brings a unique perspective and subject matter expertise to engagements with clients in the oil & gas sector.
Prior to joining Carl Marks Advisors, Mr. Hudson served as Manager of the Houston E&P/Midstream group and Senior Vice President of Energy Capital Markets for Amegy Bank where he managed a team of eight professionals and oversaw a loan portfolio of $2.2 billion. Mr. Hudson has also previously managed oil & gas investments for several family offices through entities including JMI Energy Inc., Entre Energy Partners, CMR Energy, Llewellin Operating Company, Llewellin Investment Company, and Red Arrow Energy. During this period, he was involved in raising $170MM in investment capital, the deployment of $190MM in direct oil and gas investments, and the harvesting of $489MM in invested assets. Mr. Hudson spent 10 years with Torch Energy Advisors where he served as Vice President- Special Projects and president of several Torch subsidiaries, including Torch Capital Corporation, Torch Royalty Corporation and Sunset Services.
Mr. Hudson earned a BS from Stanford University (Earth Sciences) and an MBA from the University of Texas. He is a member of the Independent Producers Association of America, Houston Producers Forum, Houston Energy Finance Group, Commercial Finance Association and Turnaround Management Association. Mr. Hudson is a FINRA Registered Representative.