Opportune admits three partners, promotes two others to managing director

Opportune LLP has admitted Carl Wimberley, Sean Clements, and Kurt King, all formerly managing directors of Opportune, to the firm’s partnership. Additionally, Opportune has promoted James Fisher and Paul Legoudes to managing director roles.

Wimberley currently runs the upstream sector practices of Opportune. Prior to joining Opportune in 2014, he was the senior vice president of Legend Natural Gas, serving in a number of roles including general counsel, vice president of land, and chief administrative officer. Wimberley has more than 25 years of business experience, including eight years as a partner with Winstead and eight years as a senior executive in the energy industry.

Clements joined Opportune in 2007 after working as a manager in the Dispute and Investigation practices of Navigant Consulting Inc. and Deloitte & Touche. He has over 15 years of consulting and advisory experience across the energy spectrum and specializes in restructurings, valuations, and forensic investigations.

King is in charge of the midstream sector practices of Opportune. He has over 22 years of energy supply chain experience, focusing on the midstream, downstream, and commodities marketing sectors. Prior to joining Opportune in 2009, King served as director of Crude and Products Trading Systems for Barclays Capital and Duke Energy, and as a senior manager in Accenture’s energy practice.

Fisher has over 25 years of client service and industry experience. Prior to joining Opportune in 2007, he worked as a director for a Houston-based consulting firm in the area of risk and controls, and as a controller for an oilfield services firm.

Legoudes has over 14 years of experience serving energy companies and specializes in assisting clients with complex valuation needs. Prior to joining Opportune in 2014, he worked as a director within PwC’s Transaction Services group, where he assisted in building the valuation practice both nationally and locally in Houston.

Opportune LLP is an international energy consulting firm specializing in assisting clients across the energy industry, including upstream, midstream, downstream, power and gas, commodities trading and logistics, and oilfield services. Opportune’s service lines include chemical engineering, complex financial reporting, corporate finance, dispute resolution, enterprise risk, outsourcing, process and technology, reserve engineering and geosciences, restructuring, strategy and organization, and tax.

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