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Scott Medla, Ansonia Partners

Scott Medla, Managing Partner 


Scott is responsible for relationship management and advisory services for all power, utilities, renewables, power transmission and energy technology clients. Prior to founding Ansonia Partners, he founded TAG Energy. Earlier in his career, Scott served as Managing Director of CIT Energy, where he headed its New York office covering power, utilities, renewables and energy technology companies.  He also led CIT Energy’s investment banking group. He previously was a Managing Director at Bank of America Securities, at New Harbor and at Fieldstone. In addition, he founded and was Managing Director and Industry Head of Deutsche Bank Securities’ power and utility practice for North America. Prior to that, he was Vice President at Citibank, N.A. and Irving Trust Company, where he started his energy banking career. Scott earned an MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University and a BA from Union College.    (646) 357-3047 

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Al Statman, Managing Director
Al Statman spent most of his career as a Washington D.C. attorney specializing in representing electric utilities, transmission companies and generation companies before federal and state regulators. He was a managing shareholder for 24 years of Wright & Talisman, P.C., a leading boutique energy firm in Washington, and was a shareholder with the firm for 33 years.  He has also acted as a consultant to several utilities on their transmission business. Mr. Statman is an affiliate partner of Lindsay Goldberg, a New York based private equity firm providing advice and assistance on energy transactions. He was instrumental in the creation of Continental Energy by Lindsay Goldberg which included affiliates Cap Rock Energy, SEMCO and New Mexico Gas. Mr. Statman was a founder of Trans-Elect, Inc., North America’s first independent transmission company, and held various positions at the company including Executive Vice President and General Counsel from the company’s inception in 1999 through 2005. Since 2016 he has been a partner in the Libertad power projects in New Mexico, which are focused on the emerging hydrogen economy and hydrogen-based generation. He received his J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law, where he was an editor of the Syracuse Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree at Oregon State University, where he graduated with highest honors.   (202) 251-8398

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Steve Casey, Managing Director
Steve Casey is a Managing Director of Ansonia Partners. He has deep experience advising independent power companies, utilities of all types, renewable power developers, power transmission developers and energy technology clients. Prior to Ansonia Partners, he was the head of the energy group at the Alberleen Group, a merchant bank focused on impact investing.  He also co-founded TAG Energy Partners with Scott Medla.  Earlier in his career, Steve held senior investment banking positions in energy advisory.  At CIT Energy he was a Director and Deputy Head.  At New Harbor Incorporated he was Senior Vice President. Steve started his energy career at the onset of electricity deregulation in the US as a founding partner at NP Energy.  At NP Energy, he was responsible for building a portfolio of energy contracts with power producers in the US midcontinental region.  Steve holds an MBA from the Stern School of Business and a BA from Columbia University.   


Pablo Sandstrom, Director
At Ansonia Partners Pablo is a Director and supports marketing efforts of the firm. Prior to Ansonia, Pablo worked at Morgan Stanley in their London (UK) office. At Morgan Stanley, Pablo was an Associate with the M&A Execution and Financial Institutions Group teams, working on over 20 high profile transactions, including a major pharmaceutical company's defense against its takeover, and many other prominent financial advisory assignments in the international aerospace, banking, telecom and technology industries. Pablo holds a double degree in International Business & Finance from ICADE Business School in Madrid, Spain.   

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