June 21, 2016 – Pelican Energy Partners (“Pelican”) is pleased to announce the promotions to Vice President of Chris Koranek and Iann Poole. Both Chris and Iann have been an integral part of the effort at Pelican to develop portfolio companies into outstanding businesses.
Mike Scott, Managing Partner at Pelican, commented, “Both Chris and Iann have solid experience and track records working in the energy sector. Pelican is fortunate to have talent of this caliber and has greatly benefitted from their contributions over the past two years.”
Chris Koranek joined Pelican in 2014 as a Senior Associate. Prior to joining Pelican, Chris was the Manager of Corporate Development for Forum Energy Technologies and also Senior Analyst in the Energy Investment Banking group of Raymond James. Chris currently serves on the Boards of Elite Multiphase Solutions and Multilift Wellbore Technology. He is also a member of Young Professionals in Energy, Young Professionals in Finance and Small Steps Young Professionals.
Iann Poole brings more than 12 years of experience in the energy industry to the Pelican team, which he joined in 2014. Prior to joining Pelican, Iann worked at Rockwater Energy Solutions. Iann was also part of the exploration team at ConocoPhillips, where he negotiated rights and partnerships related to upstream assets. Iann currently serves on the Board of Directors of Elite Production Services and P360 Management Solutions while also working with Rapid Rod Services.