David Lumpkins is a Founder and Strategic Partner of Stonecourt. David was formerly the Executive Chairman and co-founder of PetroLogistics L.P., a major producer of propylene that was acquired by Flint Hills Resources in 2014. He had previously been affiliated with Lindsay Goldberg, starting in 2000, and worked on a number of investment opportunities in the petrochemical and energy midstream industries including co-founding PetroLogistics L.P. and PL Midstream, a major petrochemical transportation and storage company in Louisiana. Prior to those initiatives, David worked in the investment banking industry for 17 years, primarily for Morgan Stanley, for which he opened its Houston office and served as a Managing Director and head of the firm's southwest region. He is on the Board of Directors at Crestwood Equity Partners LP, and Westlake Chemical Partners LP. David is a Graduate of the University of Texas, where he received his B.B.A. and M.B.A.