General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> March 28, 2016

Using a Theme-Driven Approach Across the Energy Value Chain

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. Profile
TWST: Can you provide an overview of Tortoise briefly as well as the fund that you wanted to discuss and your role within the fund?

Mr. Thummel: Tortoise Capital