Mr. Goodman is a Co-Founder and Partner of Carnelian Energy Capital Management, L.P., where he oversees Carnelian’s efforts in sourcing investments, transaction negotiation and execution, monitoring of active portfolio companies and firm management and strategy. Prior to founding Carnelian, Mr. Goodman was a Principal at Natural Gas Partners (“NGP”) in the firm’s Houston office. During his seven years at NGP, he served on NGP’s Monitoring Committee and Investment Process Committee. Mr. Goodman has served on the boards of more than 30 oil and gas companies covering the upstream, midstream and oilfield services sectors. Prior to NGP, Mr. Goodman was an Analyst in the Global Energy Group of UBS Investment Bank in New York and Houston. Mr. Goodman grew up in Houston, Texas, and received a B.B.A. in Finance with honors from the Business Honors Program at The University of Texas at Austin and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.