As Chief Executive Officer, Pat Giroir is responsible for setting the company’s strategic direction and has executive oversight responsibility for business development, operations and the expansion and optimization of Southcross Energy’s asset base.
Mr. Giroir was named CEO in February 2020, having served as interim CEO since January 2020. Mr. Giroir is a dynamic and visionary leader with more than 30 years of energy industry experience, primarily in the midstream space. Most recently he was a senior partner at Mill Rock Capital Management, where he helped secure investments in Grammer Industries, a specialty chemical logistics company, and Cisco Equipment, a heavy equipment sales and rental business. Prior to Mill Rock, he founded HC Midstream and worked with a number of private equity firms focused on investing in ArkLaTex midstream assets.
Previously, Mr. Giroir held various positions for Continuum Energy, Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LLP and the midstream business unit at Eagle Rock Energy Partners, LLP. Prior to Eagle Rock, Mr. Giroir served as chief commercial officer and executive vice president for gathering, processing and transport at Regency Energy Partners, LLC. Earlier in his career, Mr. Giroir held a variety of leadership positions with CenterPoint Energy, El Paso Corp. and Tenneco. He started his career with Deloitte and was formerly a CPA licensed in Texas.
Mr. Giroir holds a degree in hotel and restaurant administration from Washington State University and an MBA with an accounting emphasis from Tulane University. He is a past director of the Association of Oil Pipelines and the Gas Processors Association.