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William C. Reed II
Castleton Commodities International LLC
President & CEO
Mr. Reed is the Chief Executive Officer and President of CCI. Mr. Reed joined the Company in September 2007, became Head of Trading in January 2008 and was appointed to his current position in October 2008. Prior to joining CCI, he was founding partner and Head of Trading, at Saracen Energy Advisors where he was one of four partners responsible for establishing the fund and growing assets under management from $30 million at launch to $1.4 billion at the time of his departure in September, 2007. From 1999 - 2003, Mr. Reed was a Senior Vice President and Head of Trading at American Electric Power ("AEP") Energy Services, which grew to be one of the largest energy trading and marketing companies in the United States during his tenure. Before joining AEP, he was a Director of Power Trading at Enron Corporation.
Mr. Reed earned an M.B.A. (concentration in finance and accounting) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.S., summa cum laude, in mathematics and economics from the University of Pittsburgh.