EnCap Flatrock Midstream has promoted Morriss L. Hurt and Karl R. Pfluger to managing director positions, effective January 1, 2014. Hurt and Pfluger join managing director Dennis J. McCanless and EnCap Flatrock’s three managing partners Dennis F. Jaggi, William R. Lemmons Jr., and founder William D. Waldrip as members of the senior investment staff.
Hurt joined EnCap Flatrock in 2008 and has played an important role in the early stages and subsequent growth of the EnCap Flatrock Midstream private equity funds. Prior to EnCap, Hurt served as president and founder of The Encino Group, a boutique investment bank providing institutional quality financial advisory services for entrepreneur-owned companies. Prior to Encino, Hurt was a financial analyst with Salomon Smith Barney in New York, working in the firm’s Global Power group. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University.
Pfluger joined Flatrock in 2010 and helped drive the ongoing activities and growth of the company’s funds and portfolio companies. Previously, Pfluger worked at Quintana Energy Partners, an energy-focused private equity firm. Prior to his engagement at Quintana, Pfluger worked at American Capital assisting in the build-out of the energy-focused investment effort. He has also served as an analyst with Raymond James & Associates’ energy investment banking division. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University.