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Senior Energy Commodities Professionals Join Guzman Energy LLC

Jeffrey Heit and Lance Titus to lead the Guzman Energy office in Denver, CO.

(June 19, 2014; Coral Gables, FL) Guzman Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr. Jeffrey Heit and Mr. Lance Titus have joined Guzman Energy, a FERC registered wholesale energy platform and energy analytics and consulting firm, as Managing Directors. The two accomplished leaders in the energy field will lead the energy trading & origination operation for Guzman Energy from the newly created Denver office. In their new roles, Mr. Heit will serve as Managing Director of Origination, and Mr. Titus will serve as Managing Director of Trading for Guzman Energy.

“We are thrilled to welcome two well-respected and innovative industry veterans with deep expertise in the energy space,” said Leopoldo E. Guzman, Chairman and CEO, Guzman Energy. “Their respective track records as leaders in this industry will significantly increase our capabilities and help us provide added value to our clients and responsiveness to counterparties.”

Guzman Energy was formed in 2014 through the merger of Guzman Financial Engineers and Guzman Power Markets, both subsidiaries of Guzman, Inc. The firm is headquartered in Coral Gables, FL. With the opening of its Denver office and the additions of Mr. Heit and Mr. Titus, Guzman Energy will move its energy trading & origination operations west, while executive leadership, compliance, and analytics will remain in South Florida.

Jeffrey Heit has more than thirty years of experience in trading, originating and marketing, including asset management and business development. Prior to joining Guzman Energy, Mr. Heit held the position of Senior Vice President of Origination at Twin Eagle Resource Management. Mr. Heit was instrumental in starting the trading desk at Public Service Company of Colorado (XCEL Energy) where he held senior trading and origination roles. Following his departure from XCEL Energy, he was also instrumental in opening the Denver office for Integrys Energy, a marketing subsidiary of Wisconsin Public Service where he also had senior responsibility for trading and origination. Additionally, he has held senior positions at EDF Trading and Enserco Energy, a marketing subsidiary of Black Hills Power. Mr. Heit holds a Business degree from Regis College.

Lance Titus brings more than twenty years of commodity trading, origination and business development experience to Guzman Energy. Mr Titus has been instrumental in the development of many marketing and trading operations and has held senior leadership roles at firms such as Enserco Energy, a marketing subsidiary of Black Hills Power, EDF Trading, Integrys Energy, a marketing subsidiary of Wisconsin Public Service, Xcel Energy, NRG and Prudential Securities Inc., where he served as Chief Options Strategist for the Commodities/Futures Division and Vice President of the Alternative Investment Group. Immediately prior to joining Guzman Energy, Mr. Titus served as Senior Vice President of Trading and Head of Environmental Products at Twin Eagle Resource Management. Mr. Titus holds B.S. degrees in Finance and Marketing from Clarion University and an MBA from the University of Denver, Daniels College of Business.

About Guzman Energy

Guzman Energy is a multifaceted energy marketing & advisory services company, bringing together leading minds in the domestic energy and power industries. Headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida with offices in Denver, Colorado, Guzman Energy conducts business through three practice areas: Energy & Environmental Marketing & Origination, Energy Hedging & Risk Management, and Project Finance & Advisory. Guzman Energy is an affiliate of Guzman & Company, a boutique investment bank and institutional brokerage firm, focused on the energy and power industries, and a portfolio company of Guzman, Inc.
To learn more about Guzman Energy visit www.guzmanenergy.com

Date

June 19, 2014

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