Our Team


The Cresta Energy Capital Team has Decades of Combined Investing and Operating Experience in the Energy Industry.

We Bring That Experience To Every Partnership, Allowing Us To Work For Our Partners To Let Them Focus On Expanding Their Core Capabilities.



Chris D. Rozzell

Managing Partner


Chris has 19 years of investment and operating experience in the energy industry, and he co-founded Cresta in February 2017. At Cresta, Mr. Rozzell’s primary responsibilities include transaction sourcing, transaction execution and portfolio management as well as management of the Firm. He currently serves as a Director of NAmerico Energy Holdings and Lynx Terminals. Prior to co-founding Cresta, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Wildcat Midstream Holdings, a middle market investment holding company focused on the energy midstream space. He joined Wildcat from Regency Energy Partners, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, managing the company’s efforts in commercial project development, acquisitions, gas supply, marketing, scheduling and gas control. Prior to Regency, he held managerial positions in the strategic planning, development, and enterprise risk groups of TXU Corp and worked in the Investment Banking division of Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. Chris holds a B.B.A in Finance from Southern Methodist University.

David T. Miller

Partner


David has 24 Years of operating and investment experience in the energy industry, co-founding Cresta in February of 2017. At Cresta, Mr. Miller’s primary responsibilities include transaction sourcing, diligence, and portfolio management. He currently serves as a Director of NAmerico Energy Holdings, Cornerstone Midstream and Ocelot Energy Management. Prior to co-founding Cresta, he served as Chief Operation Officer of Wildcat Midstream Holdings, a middle market investment holding company focused on the energy midstream space. He joined Wildcat from Regency Energy Partners where he served as Vice President of Operations and Engineering, responsible for staffing, budgeting, maintenance, operations, and technical support for the midstream company’s gathering, processing, and transmission assets. Prior to Regency, he held various management and senior operations and engineering positions with the XTO Energy and Aquila Gas Pipeline Corporation. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas. David holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Drew Armstrong

Partner


Drew has over 14 years of finance and acquisitions experience in the energy industry, co-founding Cresta in February of 2017.  At Cresta, Mr. Armstrong’s primary responsibilities include transaction sourcing, transaction execution and portfolio management.  He currently serves as Director of NAmerico Energy Holdings, Cornerstone Midstream and Sentinel Midstream.  Prior to co-founding Cresta, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Wildcat Midstream Holdings, a middle market investment holding company focused on the energy midstream space.  Prior to joining Wildcat, Drew was responsible for overseeing all mergers and acquisitions activity for Regency Energy Partners.  During his time at Regency, the company completed approximately two billion dollars of acquisitions.  Prior to joining Regency Energy Partners, Drew worked in the corporate planning group at TXU, where he managed the sell-side forecasting process during the KKR led leveraged buyout of TXU in 2007.  Prior to TXU, Drew begin his career in E&P commercial lending at Bank of Texas.  Drew holds a M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University and a B.B.A in Finance from Oklahoma State University.