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Mr. Rick Walker

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Executive Vice President and Mana...

Local Address: Houston, Texas, United States
DHR International Inc
10 South Riverside Suite 2220
Chicago , Illinois 60606
United States

Company Description: DHR International, Inc. was founded in January 1989 with the leadership of David H. Hoffmann, a world-renowned executive recruiter. The company was established with...   more

Employment History

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  • bachelor's of business administration
    Loyola University , New Orleans
  • master's of business administration
    Bowling Green State University
  • MBA
    Bowling Green State University
  • BBA
    Loyola University - New Orleans
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Find Executive Search & Succession Planning Consultants | DHR International, 15 Oct 2014 [cached]
Rick Walker
Practice Areas
Rick Walker: Executive Search Consultant, North America | DHR International, 12 June 2014 [cached]
Rick Walker: Executive Search Consultant, North America
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Rick Walker serves as executive vice president and managing director in the firm's Houston office. He is also a senior member of DHR International's Energy Sector, Financial Services, Financial Officer and Board & CEO practice groups. Read more >
Rick Walker serves as executive vice president and managing director in the firm's Houston office. He is also a senior member of DHR International's Energy Sector, Financial Services, Financial Officer and Board & CEO practice groups.
Prior to joining DHR in 2005, Mr. Walker spent 24 years working as a banker, principally focused on the energy sector. The bulk of Mr. Walker's investment banking career was spent at JP Morgan and its predecessors as managing director in that firm's global natural resources group. In his role as managing director, Mr. Walker was responsible for generating corporate finance solutions and delivering resources to provide clients with equity and debt capital financing as well as strategic advice.
Mr. Walker's recent investment banking transaction experience includes the origination of more than $5 billion in M&A and strategic advisory assignments. Capital market assignments include book-run equity and equity-linked securities of over $4 billion together with numerous book-run, underwritten and arranged public and bank-syndicated debt market transactions.
Representative past clients include E&P and integrated oil and gas firms such as Newfield Exploration, EOG Resources, Koch Industries and Shell Oil Company; midstream energy concerns such as El Paso Corp., Enterprise Products, Kinder Morgan and ONEOK as well as power-related clients like CenterPoint Energy, TXU and Westar Energy. In addition to his service with JPMorgan, Mr. Walker gained three years of international experience managing an energy banking team in London for Bank of America predecessor, NationsBank.
Mr. Walker is currently serving on the board of directors of Venoco, Inc., a Denver based exploration and production company. Mr. Walker is actively adding strategic value for the executive search needs of energy companies, private equity firms and corporate and investment banking clients.
Mr. Walker received his BBA from Loyola University, New Orleans and his MBA from Bowling Green State University. He is also a licensed CPA in the State of Texas.
Mr. Walker and his wife, Shana, are avid travelers and golfers and divide their time between Houston, the Texas Hill Country and the Monterey, Peninsula. < Read less
DHR International Executive Search | About | Press Room Archive [cached]
Richard S. Walker joins DHR International in Houston as Executive Vice President & Co-Managing Director
Venoco Inc. - Investor Relations - Corporate Governance - Biography, 7 May 2014 [cached]
Richard S. Walker Venoco Inc. - Investor Relations - Corporate Governance - Biography
Richard S. Walker Director
Richard S. Walker began as a director of Venoco in June 2007 and currently serves as a member of the board of directors. Mr. Walker is currently Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the Houston office of DHR International, a leading retained executive search firm. Prior to entering the executive search industry in 2005, Mr. Walker was a Managing Director of JPMorgan directing investment banking relationships with a variety of energy clients operating across all industry segments including exploration and production, service and supply, pipeline and midstream operations as well as power generation, transmission and distribution. Mr. Walker worked with JPMorgan and its predecessors from 1994 to 2005. From 1981 to 1994 Mr. Walker worked in the energy banking sector for predecessors to JPMorgan and Bank of America. Mr. Walker is a 1980 graduate of Loyola University, New Orleans, with a bachelor's of business administration and a 1981 graduate of Bowling Green State University, Ohio, with a master's of business administration. Mr. Walker is a certified public accountant licensed in the State of Texas.
DHR International Executive Search | Practices | Board & CEO, 3 Oct 2013 [cached]
Rick Walker - Houston
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