BB  McGowan, Principal & Managing Director

Mr. McGowan serves as the Senior Banker of ICI Bankers & Associates, Inc.  Mr. McGowan is credentialed by a twenty-eight (28) year financial services career in the following capacities: a commercial, corporate, merchant, energy, and investment banking executive and principal.  Mr. McGowan is considered a “specialist” in the oil and gas sector (RE: upstream, midstream & downstream), specifically regarding the structure and implementation of corporate finance engagements and corporate & business development activities.  Mr. McGowan serves as a banker, advisor and consultant to (E&P) companies (i.e. leasehold acquisitions, acquisition of producing & non-producing properties and developmental drilling programs), the O&G industry/O&G companies and the ESG investment community, specifically regarding O&G companies committed to achieving ESG initiatives and dedicated to delivering corporate & project specific returns on investment capital (i.e. on the ground & in relationship with all parties concerned), the saltwater disposal industry & companies (i.e. disposal wells, permits, pipelines, treatment facilities and related assets), crude oil & fuels trading platforms and related buy side/sell side activities, to include advocate and advisor of third party due diligence efforts for the individual, corporate and/or institutional client.  

John Kelly, Principal & Strategic Advisor

Mr. Kelly has in excess of fifteen (15) years of management and transactional experience in the oil and gas Industry. Mr. Kelly is currently a Managing Director of Marine Fuels Supply International, LLC, the Founding Partner/CEO of Trend Energy Partners, LLC, Managing Director of, LLC and a Strategic Advisor/National & International Clients for ICI Bankers & Associates, Inc.  Mr. Kelly is highly respected within the energy industry and brings numerous individual, corporate and institutional relationships to the table representing major and small/independent oil companies, to include: Anadarko, Northern Oil & Gas, Brigham, EOG Resources, XTO, Conoco Phillips, Marathon, Chesapeake, Rosetta Resources, Shell, Hunt, Hess, Pioneer, Petrohawk, Apache and others.  

Steve Holmes, Legal Counsel 

Mr. Holmes is a senior attorney with Settle Poe, PC (Dallas, Texas).  Mr. Holmes is credentialed by a thirty (30) year legal career with practice in the following industries and areas of discipline: oil & gas, securities, real estate, mortgage and title companies.  Mr. Holmes has also owned and assisted in the operations of oil & gas, title and mortgage companies, which provides him a unique, hands-on perspective for the corporate and legal issues facing business owners. Mr. Holmes guides his clients through the intricacies of the federal and state securities laws, helping his clients raise funds on a private and public basis.  Mr. Holmes also represents his clients in the acquisition of assets or other entities, preparing and negotiating asset and stock purchase agreements for multiple types of companies and industries, representing buyers and sellers, and assists in designing and implementing due diligence examinations of prospective buyers and sellers.  If clients want to exit their business enterprises, Mr. Holmes counsels his clients through available strategies to maximize his clients’ return on investment.

John Doe, CPA - Strategic Advisor

Mr. Doe is the Managing Partner of ABC Accounting Firm, PC and a principal in the ABC Wealth Management Platform.  (Review full profile)

John Doe, P.E. - Strategic Advisor (Upstream & Midstream Markets)

Mr. Doe is a Managing Partner of ABC Engineering, Inc.  Mr. Doe is recognized as a best in class reservoir engineer    (Review full profile)

Johnathon (Jon) Doe - Strategic Advisor (Downstream Markets)

Mr. Doe is the President of ABC Refinery and The ABC Companies.     (Review full Profile)

Dr. Edward Smith, Director of Community and Public Relations & Corporate Chaplain 

Dr.Smith currently serves as the Director of Community and Public Relations & Corporate Chaplain of ICI Bankers and Associates, Inc., with responsibilities to include the emotional and spiritual care for the corporation, executives, employees and their families and to represent a “shield” of transparency, accountability, trust and uncompromising ethics regarding the activities of the corporation and affiliate business entities both internally and externally. Dr. Smith additionally serves as a law enforcement chaplain for the Dallas County District Attorneys Office, the Dallas County P.D., the Criswell College P.D. and is a local and statewide disaster chaplain, to include chaplaincy commitments to a multiple of organizations.  Dr. Smith's professional career represents an expertise in a variety of successful ministerial, corporate, executive management and project specific professional experiences.  Dr. Smith has a track record and a commitment to excellence with definable success in team building, corporate & ministry growth and expansion, which has resulted in personal recognition within the aforementioned fields of interest.       

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Strategic Industry Advisors and Relationships ICI Bankers & Associates, Inc maintains close relationships with a multiple of trusted advisors and professional relationships across various industries & industry areas of expertise.


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