At Midstream Texas Operating LLC, we have brought together a team of highly qualified industry professionals to lead us in an increasingly dynamic energy industry. Their experience includes that gained at larger midstream operators like Kinder Morgan, which has prepared each for an exciting and impressive venture based in Houston, Texas.
Our dedicated leadership team has developed strategies for safety and compliance, customer service, and continued growth, leveraging their extensive knowledge of the industry as well as their passion for safe and efficient operations.
David Vattimo is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Midstream Texas. He held the same position at Epic Midstream from 2012 until its sale in 2017. He has over 30 years of experience in midstream energy logistics. Dave served as Vice President of Sales for Kinder Morgan Terminals from 2011 to 2013 and also as Vice President of Operations for Kinder Morgan Terminals from 2002 to 2011.
Louis Zimmerman is the Chief Commercial Officer of Midstream Texas, heading up sales and marketing at the company. He held the same position at Epic Midstream. Lou has 30 years of experience in midstream energy logistics and previously served as Vice President of Operations, Vice President of Finance and Vice President of Business Development for Kinder Morgan Terminals. Lou had operating responsibility for both the Midwest and Gulf Coast regions of Kinder Morgan.
Thomas Guzikowski is the Vice President of Business Development of Midstream Texas. Tom has over 40 years of oil industry experience and worked previously as Vice President for Kinder Morgan Crude and Condensate in Houston, developing Eagle Ford pipelines and Kinder Morgan’s Galena Park condensate splitter. Until 2011, he directed the logistical operations of Plantation Pipe Line, KM Southeast Terminals and KM Transmix in Atlanta. Prior to 2004, Tom served as General Manager of Operations for Colonial Pipeline.
Kristin Castille is the Vice President of Finance and Administration of Midstream Texas. She held the same position at Epic Midstream from 2014 until its sale in 2017. She has 11 years of experience in the midstream sector, and prior to those roles, worked at Ernst & Young for 5 years in a financial advisory practice.
Alex Gonzalez is the Terminal Manager at the Midstream Texas facility in Ingleside. Alex has over 20 years of experience in supply and logistics. Prior to his role at Midstream Texas, he spent 10 years in the midstream energy sector managing transportation terminals for Genesis Energy.
Midstream Texas Operating LLC is a portfolio company of White Deer Energy LLP, a middle market private equity firm that invests in companies participating in the supply chain that supports the energy, industrials and infrastructure sectors.
Midstream Texas Operating LLC effectively manages its financial and physical assets to positively affect current performance and long-term growth. Our leadership team and ownership partners contribute to our success with practical and real world experience, extensive networks of professional relationships and a passion for the energy industry.