Meet the Board

AMBER GARCIA-RAMEAU
President

Amber graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. She currently serves as a Commercial Banker with J.P. Morgan

JESSI LIFTMAN
Treasurer

Jessi graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Finance. She currently serves as an Associate in RBC Capital Markets' Corporate Banking team

EMMIE CURRY
Communications

Emmie is currently an Associate Product Manager on the International and Global Growth at Invesco.  Emmie graduated Washington and Lee University with a B.A. in Art History, and earned an MA at Sotheby’s Institute of Art in New York prior to starting a career in finance

TERRI BANISTER
Philanthropy

Terri currently serves as an Associate in the Energy Group at Guggenheim Securities. Terri graduated from the University of Waterloo and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

NICK ELDER
Fundraising

Nick graduated from Rice University with a Bachelor of Economics. He currently works for Simmon & Co as an Investment Banking Analyst. Prior to joining Simmons, Nick was and Assurance Experienced Associate with PWC

JAY TRAPP
Social

Jay is currently an Associate with Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Prior to joining Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co, Jay was an Associate with OFS Energy Fund and an Analyst with Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Jay Graduated with a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin

MARK AVIOLI 
Social

Mark is currently an Energy Investment Banking Associate at Truist Securities.  Mark graduated with a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Southern Methodist University

PAIGE EBANKS
Marketing

Paige graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. She currently serves as an Assistant Vice President in the Energy Group at Wells Fargo Bank

Erin Eberle
Legal

Erin is currently an associate attorney at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Erin graduated with a B.S. in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin, and then went on to earn her J.D. at the University of Texas at Austin School of Law

HUGH STEWART

Speaker

Hugh is currently a VP at Transwestern Ventures. Prior to Transwestern, Hugh worked in Investment Banking for Lazard and J.P. Morgan, covering energy, industrials, technology, media, and telecom. Hugh graduated from Cornell  with a degree in finance and received his MBA from the UT McCombs School of Business.


Address

1717 West Loop South
Houston, 77027

About us

YPF is a charitable organization committed to facilitating the advancement of young finance professionals in the Houston area through social, educational and philanthropic events. YPF is open to individuals in the workforce employed in a finance or finance related capacity and to current MBA students.

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