Robert V. Delaney Jr.

Robert V. Delaney Jr., Director

Mr. Delaney joined our Board in 2022. He joined Crestview as a partner and managing director in 2007 and is an officer of the company. Mr. Delaney is also a member of Crestview’s investment committee and manages its legacy energy portfolio. Prior to joining Crestview, Mr. Delaney was a partner at Goldman Sachs where he served in a variety of leadership positions, including head of the private equity business in Asia and head of the global leveraged finance group. Mr. Delaney helped expand Goldman’s private equity business in Asia by establishing the private equity business in Japan and then leading the private equity business for all of Asia. During Mr. Delaney’s leadership of the leveraged finance group, Goldman Sachs became one of the market leaders in high yield debt and leveraged loans. During this time, Mr. Delaney also led the firm’s workout advisory and restructuring business.

Mr. Delaney began his career as a CPA at Arthur Anderson. He received an M.B.A. with high distinction from Harvard Business School where he was a Baker Scholar. He received an M.S. in Accounting with distinction from NYU Stern School of Business. He received a B.A., summa cum laude, in Economics from Hamilton College where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Delaney serves on the boards of Select Energy Services, Inc. (where he is the lead director and also serves as the chairman of the compensation committee), Silver Creek Oil & Gas, LLC, Silver Creek Permian, LLC, Endurance Lift Holdings, LLC, CP Energy Holdings, LLC, W Energy Partners II LLC and W Energy Partners LLC. He is a vice chairman and trustee of Hamilton College where he also is chair of the investment committee which manages the college’s endowment.

Mr. Delaney’s qualification to serve on the company’s board of directors includes his extensive transactional, investment banking and private equity experience, having held senior executive positions at major institutions. With his financial background, he will add to the existing collective knowledge and experience of the board of directors. Mr. Delaney has a broad experience in analyzing and monitoring companies, including board experience through various public and private directorships he has held and currently holds.