Lenny Lilja

Lenny HeadshotLenny Lilja is the Vice President and Controller for Grenadier Energy Partners, LLC.  Mr. Lilja has fourteen years of financial accounting experience in the upstream oil & gas industry.  Prior to joining Grenadier in February 2013, he spent three years with Talisman Energy USA.  During his time with Talisman, he managed the Finance Department for Talisman’s Eagle Ford assets in The Woodlands, TX.  Mr. Lilja also built and managed the Treasury, Production and Marketing Accounting Departments at Talisman’s new U.S. headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA.  Before joining Talisman, Mr. Lilja spent eight years with Big Lake Corporation, a private E&P company in Dallas, TX.  Mr. Lilja was Big Lake’s Chief Financial Officer from 2008-2010 after holding various positions of increasing responsibility from 2002-2008.  He graduated with honors from the University of Texas at El Paso where he played quarterback for the Miners.  Mr. Lilja received his MBA in Accounting & Finance from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX and he is also certified as a Treasury Professional (CTP) and Public Accountant (CPA).