Mike DePriest is Chief Acquisitions Officer and Executive Vice President for Five States. Prior to joining Five States, Mr. DePriest was a Managing Director with GE Energy Financial Services. During his tenure at GE, he originated and closed close to $1 billion of oil and gas transactions. Prior his origination role, he was the Head of the Oil and Gas Portfolio Group. Prior to joining GE, Mr. DePriest was a Bank Engineer for Chemical Bank and a petroleum engineer for Mobil and Grace Petroleum. Mike Holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.