Energy Industry Panel Discussion: Navigate COVID-19 and Its Impact

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August 25, 2020 10:00 AM CT
1 hour

Energy companies are facing the challenges of COVID-19—and must find ways to adapt. Join us and executives from the energy industry for a panel discussion on strategies that can help you stay ahead. In particular, we’ll focus on vendor relationships and how to manage your organization’s work-from-home strategy.



Joe Blice, Partner, Moss Adams

Joe has practiced public accounting since 1996. He provides a wide range of audit and accounting services for public and privately held companies in the energy industry. Joe has significant experience with SEC disclosure and reporting requirements and assists companies with mergers and acquisitions as well as initial and secondary securities offerings.

Tony Oviedo, Executive Vice President, Accounting and Administration, Earthstone Energy, Inc.

o Mr. Oviedo has over 30 years of professional experience with both private and public oil and gas companies. Prior to joining Earthstone, he was employed by GeoMet, where, since 2006, he had served as the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller. In addition, Mr. Oviedo was employed by Resolution Performance Products, LLC, where he was Compliance Director and has held positions as Chief Accounting Officer, Controller, and Director of Financial Reporting with various companies in the oil and gas industry. Prior to the aforementioned experience, he served in the audit practice of KPMG LLP’s Energy Group. Mr. Oviedo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting and tax from the University of Houston and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas.

Chris Cashion, CFO, Superior Drilling Products

Mr. Cashion has over 34 years of experience in the fields of accounting, finance and private equity. Mr. Cashion joined Superior Drilling Products in March 2014. Previously, Mr. Cashion worked as an independent financial and business consultant since 1998. From January 2013 through February 2014, Mr. Cashion was the Chief Financial Officer for a Houston based hydraulic fracturing equipment manufacturing company. Previously, from January 2005 till August 2012, Mr. Cashion provided chief financial officer services to five start-up portfolio companies owned by the Shell Technology Venture Fund, a private equity fund. Prior to his tenure with the start-up portfolio companies Mr. Cashion worked for the First Reserve Corporation, Baker Hughes and Ernst & Young. Mr. Cashion holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Tennessee and an M.B.A. in Finance and International Business from the University of Houston. Mr. Cashion has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1979.

Alex C. Eng, Vice President, U.S. Corporate Finance , EDF Renewables

Alex C. Eng is currently vice president, U.S. Corporate Finance at EDF Renewables, the North American renewable headquarters for EDF, a public Fortune Global 100 company and the world's largest power utility. His former experience includes various controllerships, at a defense contractor and also a global telecom services provider, and as tax manager and auditor at a national firm. In his legal practice, Eng has advised on mergers and acquisitions, as well as syndicated lending and structuring of asset-based transactions. Mr. Eng also served the Institute of Management Accountants as its Global Chairman of the Board for 2017-2018, and has been chair of its Nominating, Governance, and Planning & Development Committees, as well as chair of the Audit Subcommittee. In addition to being a CMA, CFM, and CPA, he is an attorney of the State Bar of California, with federal admissions to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California and the U.S. Tax Court. Mr. Eng completed an MBA from Suffolk University, a Juris Doctor from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and a BA from the University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada). He currently resides in San Diego, Calif.

Brian Stubbert, Assistant General Manager of Financial Services and CFO , Turlock Irrigation District

Mr. Stubbert is responsible for planning and directing all of TID’s financial, information technology, materials management activities, safety, security, fleet, and risk rates. He performs critical analysis on both internal and external events, providing recommendations to the general manager and board of directors. His tasks include developing and improving cost controls and maintaining good credit standing for the District. Mr. Stubbert has over 25 years of financial experience in accounting, budgeting, working with auditors and with boards of directors. Most of his financial expertise was developed during his tenure within the San Joaquin Valley and its diverse agriculture industry. Mr. Stubbert is a graduate of California State University, Stanislaus, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and most recently served at Merced Irrigation District where he was the Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Stubbert currently serves on the United Way Board of Directors and has served as the Board President as well as the Chairman for the Finance Committee for United Way of Stanislaus County. He has also served as chairman of The Patterson Vegetable Co. and Teamsters Local 948 Health and Welfare Benefit Trust.

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