H. Grant Swartzwelder

H. Grant Swartzwelder, Founder & Managing Director

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Mr. Swartzwelder’s experience spans over 20 years in the energy industry as investment banker, owner/investor, operator and petroleum engineer. Over his career, Mr. Swartzwelder has assisted energy companies in marketing, structuring and executing a number of complex transactions.

His transaction experience includes capital raises, oil and gas property sales, company sales, mergers, acquisitions and recapitalizations. Mr. Swartzwelder has concentrated his transaction experience in the Energy sector.

Prior to forming Wilcox Swartzwelder & Co., he formed PetroGrowth Advisors and he was with The Principal’s Energy Investment Banking Group. He has served as CFO for a frac stimulation services company, which was ultimately sold to Key Energy Services. He was also an operator/analytical engineer with ARCO Oil & Gas responsible for production, drilling, reservoir and divestiture activities throughout the Permian Basin. Mr. Swartzwelder is a majority owner in several energy service and equipment companies.

He is a licensed General Securities Principal and Registered Representative.

Educational Highlights

  • Masters of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
  • Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University


Mr. Swartzwelder, his wife and two daughters reside in Dallas, Texas.


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