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Stanchion Energy officers: (click the name below to show biography)

Mike Purmort is Vice President and General Manager at Stanchion Energy, LLC. Previously, Mike co-founded Endure Energy in 2008 as Executive Vice President and oversaw the sale of that business in 2012 to Energy Transfer Partners, LP where he then worked as Sr. Director of crude oil. Prior to ETP, Mike worked as a Manager at a privately-owned energy company, United Energy Corporation, where he was directly involved in market and credit risk management. Preceding his Manager position, Mike worked within commercial and trading groups at Scottish Power, now Iberdrola, and Mike was also with Aquila Energy from 2000-2002. Mike has over 17 years of direct energy industry experience. Mike earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and completed his M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Kansas.


Ryan Hoshor currently is a Director at Stanchion Energy, LLC heading up marketing efforts focused on domestic crude oil. From 2010-2017 Ryan served as Principal – Crude Oil trading at ETC Endure Energy, an Energy Transfer Partners, LP company. Ryan began his career at Aquila Energy in Kansas City MO, scheduling and marketing natural gas in the Southwest and Rocky Mountain regions. He then spent time at El Paso Natural Gas first as a scheduler and then as a trader marketing natural gas and asset optimization on the EPNG, Mojave, and CIG pipeline systems. Ryan has over 17 years of direct energy industry experience. Ryan graduated from Truman State University with a Bachelor of Science History.


Jacob McMahon is currently Manager at Stanchion Energy, LLC. Prior to that Jacob was a Crude Oil Analyst at ETC Endure Energy from 2009-2017. In that position, Jacob identified and executed marketing opportunities, managed physical inventory and storage positions, and executed financial hedges. From 2010 to 2014, he served in various capacities with the back and mid office of ETC Endure Energy. Jacob earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Rockhurst University in 2008. In addition, he furthered his academic career at the University of Kansas where he earned his Master’s Degree in Accounting in 2010.