Robert Thummel

Thummel, Robert

Robert Thummel is Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC. Mr. Thummel joined Tortoise Capital Advisors in 2004. Mr. Thummel serves as President of the Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc. Previously, he was Director of Finance at KLT Inc., a subsidiary of Great Plains Energy, from 1998 to 2004 and a senior auditor at Ernst & Young from 1995 to 1998. Mr. Thummel earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Kansas State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Kansas.