Tim Murray is a managing director and head of Energy Origination with Benefit Street Partners. He is based in our Houston office. Prior to joining BSP in 2015, Mr. Murray was a managing director and manager of the Houston energy office for GSO Capital Partners since November 2011. He was responsible for investing and raising capital for the energy team at GSO. Prior to joining GSO, Mr. Murray was a managing director of Guggenheim Partners and opened the Houston office in September 2005. Prior to joining Guggenheim, Mr. Murray was an executive vice president and manager of the Energy Group at Wells Fargo Bank and the president of Wells Fargo Energy Capital. Mr. Murray was responsible for commercial banking and alternative investments in the energy sector, managing offices in Dallas, Denver, and Houston. Prior to Wells Fargo, Mr. Murray was a senior reservoir engineer for ARCO Oil and Gas Company and an engineering assistant at Atlas Processing, a Pennzoil-owned refinery. Mr. Murray has served as chairman of the Capital Markets Committee and board member of the Finance Committee of the Independent Producer’s Association of America. He is the former president and former treasurer of the Houston Producers Forum. Mr. Murray has served for a number of years as an advisory board member of the Mays School of Business at Texas A&M University. He received a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University.