Steve Nathanson is a member of Carr's Hill's Executive Advisory Board. Mr. Nathanson will assist Carr's Hill in evaluating investment opportunities across its targeted industries while also supporting portfolio company oversight and other strategic initiatives.
Mr. Nathanson is currently Managing Director of Nathanson Energy, focusing on investments in oil & natural gas production, downstream refinery unit operations, marine transportation, specialty chemicals, among other sectors. Before returning to Nathanson Energy, Steve served as CEO of Bernhard Energy Services, LLC, one of the largest privately-owned engineering, mechanical and electrical contractors in the U.S.
Previously, Mr. Nathanson led Genesis Energy, LP (NYSE: GEL) as its President and Chief Operating Officer until his retirement in 2013. During his tenure, he grew the company from a fragmented $800 million asset portfolio to a $6 billion, NYSE-listed master limited partnership. Mr. Nathanson joined Genesis in conjunction with its 2007 acquisition of TDC, LLC, a refinery services specialist he co-founded.
A graduate of Tulane University, Mr. Nathanson received his master’s degree from the University of Cincinnati School of Engineering and did his post-graduate studies at the Cornell Aeronautic Laboratory, Buffalo, New York.