Mr. Franklin joined the Lime Rock Partners team in 2003 and was named a managing director in 2008. Currently based in Houston, he has played a leadership role in the firm’s investment efforts in the oilfield service and E&P sectors in North America and internationally. He is also on the investment committee of Lime Rock Resources. Before joining Lime Rock, he had experience in private equity, energy company operations, and energy finance at Riverstone Holdings, Simmons & Company, and Parker & Parsley Petroleum Company. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and Harvard Business School.