Kevin Hays

Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Hays has 21 years of finance experience within the oil and gas sector.  Prior to joining Advance Energy Partners, Kevin worked for Royal Bank of Canada (“RBC”) from 2010 until 2015 as a Managing Director in their Energy Investment Banking Group.  While at RBC, Kevin focused on the exploration and production sector, where he led numerous transactions including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, IPOs, secondary offerings, debt offerings and strategic advisory assignments.  Prior to RBC, Kevin worked in the Energy Investment Banking Group of KeyBanc Capital Markets for eight years, in addition to working in the Energy Investment Banking Group at Deutsche Bank.  Prior to his investment banking experience, Kevin worked for over three years as an Underwriter in the Energy Group of Zurich Financial Services.


Kevin received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1995 and an MBA from Rice University in 2001.  Kevin is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).