Rob Priske

Director, BMO Capital Markets
(Rice MBA '05)

Rob Priske is a Director within the Investment & Corporate Banking group at BMO Capital Markets. Mr. Priske is based in Houston and focuses primarily on clients in the exploration & production industry.

Prior to joining BMO in May, Mr. Priske held the same position within the oil & gas investment banking group at Credit Suisse. Before joining Credit Suisse in 2013, he was a Senior Vice President in the energy investment banking group at Jefferies LLC. From 2005 to 2010, he was an energy investment banking Vice President at Deutsche Bank Securities. Mr. Priske also worked in various power trading roles at Duke Energy Trading & Marketing early in his career.

Mr. Priske is a graduate of Rice University where he earned both a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Managerial Studies in 2000. He also earned an M.B.A. from the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University, where he graduated with honors, in 2005.

In addition to serving on the Jones Partners Board of Directors, Mr. Priske serves Rice University as a Baker College Community Associate and as the alumni representative on the University Committee on Admissions.

Mr. Priske actively supports the Houston Zoo by serving as a member on the Finance Committee and Strategic Planning Committee. He is also an active Houston Zoo Ambassador and Asante member.

Mr. Priske has been married to Elizabeth Tobin (Rice ’01, Rice MBA ’05) for 14 years, and they have two children.