CHAIR – USU Huntsman School of Business National Advisory Board
Global Real Estate Group - Orrick
BA, Brigham Young University
MBA, Utah State University, 1991
USU Huntsman School of Business National Advisory Board
Distinguished Executive Alumnus Award Recipient - 1998
Roger is currently the Managing Partner at McOmber Capital, affiliated with Energy investments and advisory and Angel and VC investments. Mr. McOmber began his career on Wall Street at Salomon Brothers as a research analyst in 1990 covering the electric utility industry. During the following 11 years he worked at Oppenheimer, Brown Brothers and Lehman Brothers as the senior utility research analyst. While at Lehman Brothers, Mr. McOmber was a senior vice president over the equity electric power group covering over 80 companies including electric distribution, generation, natural gas distribution and fuel cell technology. He was twice named the utility sector’s "Top Stock Picker" by the Wall Street Journal. He was also highly ranked for earnings estimate accuracy.
The Institutional Investor Magazine named Mr. McOmber as one of the top industry analysts. In 2000, Mr. McOmber moved to the buy-side to work at an energy hedge fund. During the past three years, he worked at Nomura as a managing director where he built and managed an energy hedge fund and then with Carlson Capital, L.P., managing a larger utility book. Mr. McOmber has published numerous reports and articles on the electric power industry. He has been featured or quoted by news organizations such as "CNN," "Bloomberg," The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. He received a bachelor's degree in American studies from Brigham Young University and an MBA from Utah State University.
Mr. McOmber has hosted dinner for business students in conjunction with the Dine with Alumni event. He also was the feature presenter at the 33rd Annual Banking Seminar at Utah State. He and his wife, Rebecca, currently live near Dallas, Texas.
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