Rivington is comprised of seasoned executives with wide ranging experience in all phases of capital raising and M&A transactions.

We have extensive experience in all areas of energy corporate finance and bring substantial industry knowledge, deal management and execution skills to bear on the transaction process.

Christopher R. Wagner
Founder & Managing Partner

  • Co-Founded Rivington in 2002 – 28 years experience in various energy-related banking, corporate finance and advisory roles. 

  • Prior to Rivington, Chris was a founding member and Chief Financial Officer of Shenandoah Energy Inc., a privately held energy company focused on the Rocky Mountain region of the U.S.  Shenandoah was sold in July 2001, yielding 115% IRR / 3.4x ROI to the equity holders.

  • From 1993 to 1999, Chris was employed by ING Baring Furman Selz LLC (New York) in the Natural Resources Group.  While at ING, Chris’ team originated and executed corporate finance and investment banking transactions within the small cap upstream energy space.

  • Prior to ING, Chris worked in the Petroleum & Minerals group of First City, Texas in Houston.

  • Received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin.

  • Serves on the Board of Managers for Larchmont Resources, LLC, a privately held, institutionally backed independent producer with interests in > 2,500 producing wells located in seven states.

  • Serves on the Advisory Council for the Department of Economics at The University of Texas at Austin.

Scott A. Logan
Partner & COO

  • Co-Founded Rivington in 2002 – 20 years of experience in commercial and investment banking, corporate finance and advisory roles within the oil and gas industry.

  • Prior to founding Rivington, Scott was with McDonald Investment’s Energy Investment Banking Group focusing on public equity issuances and sell-side M&A assignments.

  • Prior to joining McDonald, Scott was with BankBoston’s Energy & Utilities Group, and he began his energy lending career in the Natural Resources Group of ING Baring Furman Selz LLC in 1997. 

  • Scott graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1991 with a B.A. in History, and the University of Denver in 1997 with an M.S. in Finance.

David M. Johnson

  • Over 12 years of banking experience in the oil and gas industry.

  • Prior to joining Rivington in August 2008, David was an Associate at SMBC where he focused on general corporate and reserve based lending.

  • Received a B.B.A in Finance graduating Summa Cum Laude from Auburn University in 2006.

Mark Olivier

  • Over 11 years of corporate and investment banking experience in the oil and gas industry.

  • Prior to joining Rivington in July 2012, Mark was an Associate in J.P. Morgan’s Energy Finance practice in Houston where he was primarily focused on the execution of syndicated and leveraged loans for mid to large-cap oil and gas companies.

  • Prior to J.P. Morgan, Mark was an Associate with GE Energy Financial Services and Merrill Lynch Capital where he focused on underwriting and structuring oil and gas financings.

  • Received a B.B.A in Finance and Accounting from Texas Christian University and an M.B.A from Rice University’s Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management.

 Richard Smith

  • Over 3 years of corporate and investment banking experience.

  • Prior to joining Rivington in June 2018, Richard was Analyst at J.P. Morgan where he focused on corporate asset based lending.

  • Received a B.S. in Finance from Louisiana State University.

Julie Bloomer
Office Manager

  • Over 19 years of experience in administrative support, including eight years with Rivington in both Denver and Houston.

  •  Prior to joining Rivington, Julie worked for Brown, Dean, Wiseman, Liser, Proctor and Hart, LLC, a civil law firm in Fort Worth, TX.

  • She attended the University of Texas at Arlington.


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