ABOUT VESSEL GROUP

Our clients have often said, as we collaborate with them on a project, our industry experience in their specific field makes us feel like a part of their company. 

 

We prioritize friendly working relationships with our clients, because open communication is vital on any project. 

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Big Firm Skill, Small Firm Feel

While our team and our offerings have grown, our culture and reputation remain the same. Backgrounds that bring you value.

MEET THE TEAM

Over 20 years experience in Energy Trading Industry. Deep understanding of CTRM movement. Proficient in more than 10 industry-specific trading systems.

Dennis Hatchett
Chief Executive Officer

Over 20 years industry and consulting experience. Broad experience across trading functions. A recognized CTRM global knowledge leader. 

Vice President of Business Development
Eric Blair
Eric Blair
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More than two decades’ experience developing and delivering enterprise software solutions and technical engineering applications to both operations and market participants in the electric power industry. 

Ken Vormwald
Vice President, Energy Trading Solutions
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Over 30 years of experience in the CTRM space. Randy’s technical expertise, leadership, and learnings from hundreds of projects bolster our ability to advise and support clients.

Vice President, IT Strategy and Support
Randy Asire
Randy Asire

With 10 years as a senior training specialist at a leading CTRM vendor, and 15+ years of broad software experience, Dusti is well-equipped to deliver world class training and support to VG clients. 

Dusti Krchnak
Managing Director, Program & Organizational Change Management
Davon D.E. Robinson
General In-house Counsel
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With a degree in finance and 5 years of sales experience, Farhan is well equipped with driving business development alongside cultivating client relationships.

Farhan Janjua
Jr. Consultant

NEW ADVISORY BOARD

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The Vessel Group has announced the formation of a strategic advisory board comprised of accomplished and respected leaders in various energy, consulting, and global business industries. With the advisory board’s skillful direction, The Vessel Group will expand its advisory offerings and partnerships into growing the firm’s cyber security offerings, staff augmentation services, and advisory projects outside of the Energy space. The board will work closely with The Vessel Group’s existing leadership team.

 

The advisory team includes:

Larry C Payne - President and CEO. LESA & Associates, LLC, a private energy consulting company. Formerly retired from the energy industry after over 40 years in the industry.

 

Paula McCann Harris - An energy executive with over 30 years of experience in oil and gas and transition-to-renewable programming.  Paula has worked in Engineering, Training and Development and in the development of global Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) solutions. 

 

Brad Chambers - The office managing shareholder of Baker Donelson's Houston office and a member of the Baker Donelson's Board of Directors. Mr. Chambers represents clients in high stakes litigation and trials throughout Texas, across the United States, as well as internationally.

 

Ron Smith- Vice President of Joint Venture Development for Pure Cycle Technologies. An experienced executive with over 32 years in the refining industry.

 

Ambassador Juan B. Sosa - The White House’s Ambassador of Panama from 1987-1989. President of the U.S.-Panama Business Council. Consul General of Panama in Houston from 2014-2019, with extensive prior service in the private sector.

 

Steven Harris - Most recently served as Associate General Counsel and Senior Director of NGL Marketing at Targa Resources, Inc. Steven has over twenty years of legal experience in the energy industry with ABB Lummus Global, Dynegy, and Targa Resources, Inc.