Robert L. Zorich



Robert L. Zorich

Managing Partner & Founder

Prior to the formation of EnCap, Mr. Zorich was a Senior Vice President in charge of the Houston office of Trust Company of the West, a large, privately held pension fund manager. Prior to joining Trust Company of the West, Mr. Zorich co-founded MAZE Exploration, Inc., serving as its Co-Chief Executive Officer. MAZE, headquartered in Denver, was actively involved in oil and gas exploration, development and reserve acquisitions. During the first seven years of Mr. Zorich’s career, he was employed by Republic Bank as a Vice President and Division Manager in the Energy Department. Approximately half of his tenure with Republic Bank was spent managing the bank’s energy office in London, where he assembled a number of major project financings for development in the North Sea.

Mr. Zorich received his B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1971. He also received a Master’s degree in International Management (with distinction) in 1974 from the American Graduate School of International Management in Phoenix.

Mr. Zorich serves on the board of directors of several EnCap portfolio companies. He is a member of the Independent Petroleum Association of America, the Houston Producers’ Forum and Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association.