The success of TCM is directly attributable to our investment team.
Our professionals provide a breadth of capabilities including operations, engineering, construction, asset management, finance, fuel procurement, power marketing, legal and regulatory expertise. These in-house skills enable us to source, optimize and manage assets in order to generate attractive returns on behalf of our investors.
PAUL G. SMITH
SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR
Mr. Smith is a founding member of TCM, Chairman of the TCM Investment Committee. Mr. Smith has over 30 years of experience in the energy and power industries, including more than 20 years with Tenaska. His broad experience includes business development, project development, power company management, natural gas production management, marketing company management, commercial contract negotiations, engineering, mergers and acquisitions, corporate strategy, and equity placements.
JAY M. FRISBIE
Mr. Frisbie joined Tenaska in 1998 and TCM in 2002. He has over 25 years of experience in the energy industry in finance, strategic planning, business development, accounting, and tax. Mr. Frisbie has responsibility for TCM’s project financings, deal structuring, and capital markets activities for potential acquisitions and divestitures.
CHRISTOPHER A. LEITNER
Mr. Leitner joined TCM in 2003 and has nearly 20 years of experience pursuing acquisitions and managing divestitures of energy-related businesses. Mr. Leitner leads TCM’s generation team, where he is responsible for the origination of generation investments and the management and optimization of TCM’s portfolio assets.
RYAN T. SCHROER
MANAGING DIRECTOR & CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Mr. Schroer joined TCM in 2005 and has over 10 years of industry experience. Mr. Schroer is responsible for accounting, financial reporting, investor relations and reporting, strategic planning, and compliance and administration of TCM’s funds and portfolio companies.