Mr. Jeffrey A. Ball, serves as a Managing Director of The Energy & Minerals Group (EMG). Mr. Ball is responsible for transaction origination, structuring and execution, portfolio company management and investment realization. He joined EMG in 2007. He served as Director of Investment Banking at Credit Suisse Securities (USA), LLC, where he covered the energy industry with a particular focus on MLPs and the midstream sector. Mr. Ball has an extensive … experience with mergers and acquisitions and financings of a variety of MLPs and other midstream assets. He has been a Director of Tallgrass MLP GP, LLC since February 2013. He has been a Director of TEGP Management, LLC since February 2015. He has been a Director of Tallgrass Mlp Gp, Llc since February 2013. He serves as a Director of Tallgrass GP, LLC. Mr. Ball serves on the Boards of Ferus Inc., Ferus GP LLC, Ferus Natural Gas Fuels Inc., Ferus Natural Gas Fuels GP, LLC, Ferus Natural Gas Fuels (CNG), LLC, American Energy Appalachia Holdings, LLC, American Energy Permian Basin Holdings, LLC and also serves as a Board Observer of Markwest Utica Emg, LLC. He served as a Director of Tallgrass Development GP, LLC since August 2012. Mr. Ball received a B.S. in Economics with honors from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.