Mr. Gordon is a Senior Advisor of the Firm and a member of the Investment Committees for Juniper II, Juniper III and Juniper IV. Mr. Gordon founded Juniper I in 2003 which successfully invested in and monetized eight investments in the energy industry. Prior to the establishment of Juniper I, Mr. Gordon was a Vice Chairman of Merrill Lynch’s Investment Banking Group and head of the firm’s energy, power, structured finance and Canadian groups. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch in 1993, Mr. Gordon was a Managing Director of The First Boston Corporation where he led that firm’s energy investment banking efforts. Over his career, Mr. Gordon has founded or co-founded more than ten private companies engaged in various industries, including energy, telecommunications, restaurants, and real estate. Outside of his activities at Juniper, Mr. Gordon currently serves as a Director on the Board of Directors of Atmos Energy (NYSE: ATO), the nation’s second largest distributor of natural gas. Mr. Gordon holds a B.A. from Colgate University and an M.B.A. from Cornell University.