Chief Financial Officer
Townes Pressler joined Lime Rock in 2007 and is now the Chief Financial Officer of the Lime Rock Resources team. From 2007 to early 2018, he served as a Managing Director and Operating Partner of the Lime Rock Partners team where he led portfolio company partnerships primarily in the U.S. E&P sector and sat on various portfolio company boards. Prior to joining Lime Rock, he had over 20 years of experience as an energy entrepreneur and as a strategic advisor to energy companies. From 2004 to 2007, Townes served as Principal of Peregrine Oil & Gas LP, a private equity-backed independent oil and gas producer he co-founded, focused in the Gulf of Mexico. From 2002 to 2004, he ran the Houston office of international energy investment bank Harrison Lovegrove & Co. Before that, he served in various capacities at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, later becoming Managing Director of the Global Energy Group of Credit Suisse after Credit Suisse’s acquisition of DLJ. Townes is a graduate of Washington and Lee University (B.A.) and the University of Texas (M.B.A.).