Brooks Despot

 

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Brooks Despot

Vice President

Brooks Despot rejoined EnCap as a Vice President on the investment staff in September 2014. Previously, Mr. Despot was the VP-Finance and CFO of Escondido Resources II, an EnCap-backed portfolio company. During his time at Escondido II, Mr. Despot played an integral role in the strategic merger of Escondido II with another EnCap-backed portfolio company. Prior to Escondido II, Mr. Despot was an Associate at EnCap from 2009 to 2013.

Mr. Despot holds a Master of Business Administration in Corporate Finance from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from Louisiana State University, where he graduated Cum Laude. Mr. Despot is a member of Young Professionals in Energy, the Houston Producers’ Forum and the Independent Petroleum Association of America. In addition, he serves on the Junior Executive Board of Small Steps Nurturing Center, a nonprofit organization providing education to at-risk children in Houston.