J. Robert “Bo” Collins Jr.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Collins served as the President of the New York Mercantile Exchange (then the largest commodities exchange in the world) from 2001-2004. During that time, he led NYMEX to an initial S & P credit rating of A++, its recognition by Energy Risk magazine as the 2004 “Exchange of the Year” and its creation of Clearport Clearing, the first commercially successful OTC clearing platform. Mr. Collins also founded MotherRock: a $500,000,000 hedge fund specializing in energy derivatives trading, which closed in 2007. In 2008, in partnership with NASDAQ, Mr. Collins was also a founding partner in a new clearinghouse: the International Derivatives Clearing Group (IDCG), which was recently sold to LCH Clearnet.
Before leading NYMEX, Mr. Collins served as Senior Vice President at El Paso Merchant Energy, where he was the head derivatives trader in natural gas and led the trading team to earn more than $1,000,000,000 in annual revenue. He has also served as an options market maker on the trading floor at NYMEX and worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
Mr. Collins has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Texas A&M University.
Chief Financial Officer
Vince Marino is CFO and Managing Director of M2 Infrastructure. Prior to joining M2, he was the global CFO of the Tavistock Group, an international private investment firm with over $8 billion under management. While with Tavistock he was a member of the firm’s executive committee, investment committee and Chairman of the operations and portfolio management committee. Mr. Marino was responsible for overseeing and managing financial reporting, provided portfolio management functions and served on multiple boards for Tavistock’s North American assets and operating companies, as well as select international assets.
Prior to Tavistock, Mr. Marino was a director with Navigant Consulting, a publicly traded global management consulting firm. The scope of Mr. Marino’s consulting practice included corporate operational reviews and M&A advising. Mr. Marino covered Fortune 500 companies in Financial Services and Technology, Media and Telecom. He began his career with Matson, Driscoll & Damico.
Chief Commercial Officer
Mr. Del Vecchio is currently the Chief Commercial Officer of M2 Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Lone Star Capital. He brings 30 years of experience in senior-level operations and commercial exposure to MGH. Mr. Del Vecchio began his career with Northeast Petroleum, a division of Cargill, in their terminal storage and logistics group. He left that position for a 16+ year stint at BP, starting as a Crude and Refined Products Operator. He took on several significant challenges during his tenure. He was a key player in the start up of the Mars Oil Pipeline system. He developed the Offtake procedures for BP’s Cusiana crude oil production in Colombia and managed the resulting portfolio. He oversaw the startup of BP’s Gulf of Mexico Southern Green Canyon crude oil production. He had a lead role in the design and implementation of multiple logistics and exposure tracking systems. Prior to joining M2, Mr. Del Vecchio served as Manager of Business Development and Crude Operations at BioUrja Trading LLC. Mr. Del Vecchio has also held positions as Operations Team Leader at PetroChina International America, Inc. and in operations positions at Saracen Energy, Musket Corporation, and Goldman Sachs.
Mr. Del Vecchio holds industry training certifications in Advanced Freight Modeling and Trading, Gasoline Blending in Refineries, First-Level Leadership and Principles of Supervision.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Redoglia began his career in energy as an analyst in the Refining and Marketing Group at Tosco Corporation in 1980 and then as an energy specialist with the London-based broker dealer; Agra, Gill & Duffus. In 1985, Mr. Redoglia began his over 16 year tenure as a Senior Vice President with Merrill Lynch. For a majority of those years the Institutional Energy Desk at Merrill Lynch was ranked number one as measured by cleared contracts on NYMEX futures and options. Merrill Lynch operations sold to ABN AMRO in July 2000, and Mr. Redoglia worked as Co-Managing Director in charge of reorganizing London operations. This career track put Mr. Redoglia at the inception of every major energy contract developed going back to the NYMEX WTI, IPE Brent and even the failed LLS CBOT contract. This allowed Mr. Redoglia to be able participate in how the industry dealt with these new risk products and be part of the discussion how they could be utilized as a means to manage risk.
For the past 11 years, Mr. Redoglia has served as director with Global Energy Horizons to assist energy and natural resource companies with commercializing new technologies.
Mr. Redoglia holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from the University Of California, Santa Barbara.
R. Rene Carson
Prior to joining M2 Infrastructure, Ms. Carson served as Vice President and Global Head of Legal and Compliance at INTL FCStone Inc., a Fortune 500 company which provides customers across the globe with execution, clearing and advisory services in commodities, capital markets, and other financial services. At INTL FCStone, Ms. Carson served in a variety of senior leadership roles, including the firm’s new business review committee and as a Director for FCStone LLC (a registered U.S. Futures Commission Merchant) and INTL FCStone Markets (the first non-bank swap dealer registered with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission). Prior to INTL FCStone Inc., Ms. Carson spent more than 15 years in private practice, including as a partner at Sidley & Austin, focusing on futures and securities regulation, trial and appellate litigation.
Ms. Carson received her Juris Doctor degree with honors from NYU School of Law, and her B.A. with honors in Political Science from University of Wyoming. She is a member of the bar in New York and Illinois, and is admitted before numerous federal courts of appeal.