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Talos Energy Incorporation is headquartered in Houston, Texas. The oil and gas company was established in 2012, by Timothy Duncan, a professional business administrator with over ten years of managerial experience.
Talos cooperates with a team of scientists and technicians who are dedicated to acquiring and exploiting under-valued and under-exploited natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico, and South Louisiana.
The company uses cutting-edge technology, and modern geophysical data to evaluate and extract value from the neglected natural resources. Over the years, Talos Energy has become a champion in offshore oil drilling and exploration.
Also, the independent oil and gas company funds third-party companies, which require capital to execute exploration drilling programs, as well as produce oil and gas for global energy needs. Some of the companies, which Talos Energy has recently acquired, include Whistler Energy and Stone Energy.
Who are the brains behind the success of Talos Energy? The oil and gas company runs under the management of an able team of executives with decades of experience. Some of the key figures that make up Talos’ team of administrators are:
- Timothy S. Duncan
Timothy S. Duncan is the company’s founding chief executive officer. Before co-founding Talos, Tim worked as a senior administrator at Phoenix Exploration Company, Gryphon Exploration Company, Zilkha Energy Company, and Amerada Hess Corporation. He has a master’s in Business Administration and a bachelor’s in Petroleum Engineering.
- Gregory A. Beard
Mr. Beard serves in Talos’ investment officer. He oversees Talos’ natural- resources related investments. He has two decades of industry experience in the world’s Finance and natural resources sector. Before joining Talos Energy, Gregory Beard worked at Goldman Sachs, CSV Midstream, and Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings.
- Christine Hommes
Christine Hommes is a trained economist and systems engineer. Before joining Talos Energy, Ms. Hommes worked as an investment officer at First Reserve, a financial expert at UBS, and a board member at Chisholm Oil and Gas.
- Robert M. Tichio
Mr. Tichio serves as Talos’ board member. Previously, Talos worked as an investment officer of Goldman Sachs, and a senior administrator at EP Energy Corporation, and Northern Blizzard Resources. He has a master’s degree from Harvard Business School.
Wes Edens is a renowned finance executive and businessman who co-founded Fortress Investment Group in 1998. He attended the Oregon State University and obtained a degree in Finance and Business Administration. After School, he joined California Savings and Loans where he worked for some time. Edens later moved to Lehman Brothers where his career really took off. He established himself at the organization and rose to the position of director and partner. Edens also worked at BlackRock and the USB before he decided to start his company. Wes Edens is the chairman and principal of Fortress Investment Group. He is also the senior investment officer and oversees the private equity division of the company. His business skills and acumen are an asset that has seen the organization establish itself as one of the top alternative asset management firms in the world.
Edens is responsible for helping Fortress Investment Group to successfully navigate the subprime mortgage crisis and get back to its feet. He also pushed for the purchase of Springleaf Financial Solutions which has turned out to be a worthy investment for Fortress Investment Group. Wes Edens and his co-principals Randal Nardone and Peter Briger have established strong core values at Fortress Investment Group that have ensured the company remains at the top of the investment industry for over 20 years. Employees testify that the organization pays well and it is one of the best places to work at. The management has created a conducive work environment that employees enjoy.
Employees of Fortress admire the business ethics and leadership style of Edens.Even interns say that they are able to acquire essential skills during the short internship period through the guidance of capable mentors at the firm. Forbes Magazine ranked Wes Edens among the top 400 wealthiest individuals. His net worth is approximately $2.5 billion. The billionaire is also a sports enthusiast, and he owns a basketball team in the NBA called Milwaukee Bucks that he purchased for over $ 500 million with Marc Larcy in 2014. He also has an e-sports team called the FlyQuest. Apart from sports, Edens also enjoys mountain climbing and horse jumping.
Ricardo Tosto, a founding partner of Leite, Tosto and Barros Advogados, reported the published case of a judicial decision that involves sharing of assets among involved partners. The case was published by the Supreme Court of Justice in December 2017 and basically revolved around plaintiff who maintained a stable union with a man who was married. The stable union, however, came to an end before the man officially divorced his original partner, the wife. The Supreme Court of Justice’s Fourth panel annulled the decision handed down to it that entailed recognition and dissolution of a stable union with sharing of assets. The decision was reached after it was realized that one of the co-workers in the union was still married and the wife was not summoned in the suit. Ricardo Tosto is a high ranking lawyer and one of the biggest names in the Brazilian law industry.
Born in 1963, Ricardo Tosto attended the University of Presbyterian Mackenzie from where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Law. He also attended the Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado and holds an extension in Business Administration. Through persistence and hard work, Ricardo Tosto was able to make a name for himself in Brazil as a great businessman and a lawyer. He is even considered one of the greatest investors in the Brazilian law.Currently, Ricardo Tosto works at the Leite, Tosto and Barros Advogados. This is a full-service law company based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
With numerous other branches across Brazil like in Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia, the firm was listed among the top 10 largest law firms in Brazil. Leite, Tosto and Barros advocacies deals in wide range of activities from business law to administrative law and environmental law, among others. Other than working in his firm, Ricardo Tosto has worked in numerous other fields. For instance, he has advocated for multinational groups in Brazil and across the world. He has advocated for governments and even non-government organizations. Ricardo Tosto is not afraid to take risks as he has even represented numerous politicians of different ideological shades regardless of the cost. Ricardo Tosto has co-authored a book titled, “The Process of Tindentes” alongside Paulo Guilherme de Mendoca Lopes.