Management Team

  • Steven E. Meisel

    Managing Partner | Co-CEO

    Steven has nearly a decade of experience in the energy industry. Prior to co-founding Discovery, Steven was the Vice President of Business Development at Wildcat Midstream Partners. Before joining Wildcat, Steven was responsible for managing Regency Energy Partners’ expansive gathering, processing, treating, and intrastate transmission infrastructure in North Louisiana.  Steven also worked on the execution of corporate finance transactions and corporate development transactions including acquisitions, divestitures, capital raises and project development transactions for Regency as Manager of Corporate Development and Strategic Planning.  Steven was formerly with the Investment Banking Group at Southwest Securities, Inc., where he focused on mergers and acquisitions advisory across multiple industries. Steven holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Kansas.

  • Drew R. Chambers

    Managing Partner | Co-CEO

    Drew has spent over ten years in energy-related corporate finance and development, focused on acquiring, financing and managing energy investments. Prior to co-founding Discovery, Drew served as Director of Finance and Business Development at Wildcat Midstream Partners. Previously he worked in the Investment Banking Division of Barclays Capital in New York where he specialized in Power & Utilities M&A and corporate finance transactions. Drew also held managerial positions in Corporate Strategic Planning and M&A at Energy Future Holdings (formerly TXU Corp.). He oversaw strategic planning, executed corporate M&A and financing transactions, and managed the consolidated financial planning and analysis process for EFH’s multi-billion dollar portfolio of energy and utilities businesses. He began his career with Deloitte in the Consulting Services group.  Drew holds bachelor’s degrees in Management Science and Mathematics from Southern Methodist University and an MBA from University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

  • Michael B. Davis

    Managing Partner | Chairman

    Mike has thirty years of proven success in both the midstream and upstream oil and gas industry. Mike founded Wildcat Midstream LLC and sits on the Board of Wildcat Midstream Partners. Recent projects include Louisiana wellhead gas gathering, treating, and cryogenic gas processing assets such as Wildcat Sabine and Wildcat Caddo, as well as the Wildcat Permian oil gathering system in West Texas. Prior to establishing Wildcat, his entrepreneurial ventures included Charis Partners, a North Louisiana to East Texas produced water pipeline company, Nexus Gas Partners, a Cotton Valley gas gathering company, and Cardinal Gas Solutions, a gas processing and treating plant rental firm. He also held business development and operations positions with Regency Energy Partners, Rojo Pipeline Company, and Concorde Exploration. Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Southern Methodist University, and sits on the Board of Texas Alliance of Energy Producers and various charitable organizations.

  • Cory G. Jordan

    Chief Operating Officer

    Cory has over fifteen years of experience in engineering, project management, construction, and operations.  Prior to joining Discovery Midstream Partners, Cory served as VP of Engineering and Operations with Wildcat Midstream Partners.  At Wildcat, he designed and operated a 140 MMcfd cryogenic processing facility, gathering compression, gas gathering pipeline system, and NGL product line in North Louisiana.  Prior to joining Wildcat, Cory worked for Energy Transfer Partners where he managed pipeline projects from 6” to 42” in diameter and compressor stations in excess of 30,000 hp.  Cory also managed operations, constructed, and designed the ETP assets in the Haynesville play, in addition to working on acquisitions and their subsequent integrations.  These assets included over 2,000 miles of pipe, compression, treating, and dehydration projects.  Prior to ETP, Cory held various engineering and operations positions with Formosa Plastics Corp, El Paso Field Services, and Valero, LP.  Cory holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Lamar University.

  • Daniel G. Sailors

    Chief Financial Officer

    Prior to joining Discovery, Daniel spent nearly a decade in energy private equity, working at TPG and Riverstone. His responsibilities included deal sourcing, evaluation, execution and portfolio oversight across the energy value chain, with a particular focus on the midstream sector. He began his career as an investment banking analyst in the Energy Group at Credit Suisse. Daniel holds bachelor’s degrees in Finance and Business Administration from the University of Kansas, where he graduated from the University Honors Program.

  • Julie L. Hartmann

    Chief Accounting Officer | Controller

    Julie brings fifteen years of experience in accounting and finance to Discovery Midstream.  She is a licensed CPA in the state of Texas and has served as the Accounting and HR Director for Wildcat Midstream for the past six years.   Before entering the midstream industry, Julie spent nearly ten years in retail banking.  She served as Chief Financial Officer for Community Credit Union/ Viewpoint Bank where she was responsible for all finance and accounting functions for 16 retail banking branches.   Previously, Julie had various accounting and managerial roles at Bank of America, Texas including Manager of Accounting Operations, AVP.  Ms. Hartmann holds bachelor’s degrees in Finance and Marketing from Texas A&M University and an MBA from the University of Dallas.

  • Quinn E. Goldman

    Vice President | Finance & Business Development

    Quinn has over ten years of experience in corporate finance and alternative investments.  Prior to joining Discovery, Quinn spent seven years investing in both public and private companies for Park City Capital, Yost Capital Management and Sands Capital Management.  During this time, Quinn invested across a variety of industries, company types and investment styles.  Prior to this, he worked in the Corporate Finance and Investment Banking divisions of Witt Mares and Ferris, Baker & Watts where he focused on capital markets and M&A.  Quinn holds a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from the University of Richmond and an MBA from Texas Christian University.