Abby Mercado



Industry Experience

  • Abby has spent almost a decade in energy, with a focus on entrepreneurship, business development and finance. She is passionate about the future of energy and the advantaged technologies that will shape it.

Current / Representative Former Portfolio Company Directorships

    • ThoughtTrace (Observer)
    • ResFrac (Observer)
    • Infrastructure Networks (Observer)


    • Caliber Midstream Partners, Founding Member & Senior Business Development Manager
      • First Reserve-funded G&P; wore many hats while at Caliber, from managing initial funding of the venture to quarterbacking over $100mm of new capital projects
      • Triangle Petroleum affiliate
    • Triangle Petroleum Corporation (now Nine Point Energy), Corporate Development & Finance
      • Employee #12 of vertically integrated, Bakken-focused oil and gas company that grew to over 700 employees in 2014
      • Formerly publicly traded on the NYSE:MKT and partially funded by Natural Gas Partners
    • Merrill Lynch, Investment Banking
      • Collaborated with team to structure M&A and underwrite debt and equity securities


    • ACE Scholarships, Associate Board (Executive Committee)
    • Colorado Oil & Gas Association, EnGen Program Advisory Committee Member
    • Energy Tech Mashup, Leadership Board


    • BA History, Vanderbilt University
    • BS Human & Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University