Gifford Wilkerson

gifford_wilkersonMr. Wilkerson is a senior vice president for the firm’s energy private equity activities. He focuses on identifying investment opportunities as part of Kayne Anderson’s emphasis on energy transactions. Prior to joining Kayne Anderson in 2005, Mr. Wilkerson was a reservoir engineer with Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc. a Texas-based oil and gas consulting firm that provides a complete range of professional reservoir engineering, geophysical and geological services to the worldwide petroleum industry. Mr. Wilkerson began his career in the oil and gas industry in 1991 with Exxon Company, U.S.A. where he held various reservoir and operations assignments. Mr. Wilkerson earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Louisiana State University in 1990 and an M.B.A. from the University of New Orleans in 1997.