Michael E. McMahon
Senior Director

Mr. McMahon is a founding principal and member of the Board of Directors of TECHNE, LLC. He has extensive experience in economic development, investment management, and private equity investment.


Mr. McMahon is a founding partner and is a managing director on the energy investment team of Pinebrook. He is currently a director of Forge Energy, LLC, Stonegate Production Company, LLC and Global Oilfield Services, LP. Mr. McMahon has also served on the board of directors of several public energy companies, including The Marine Drilling Companies Inc., Spinnaker Exploration Inc., TPC Corporation, Transocean Ltd., Numar Corporation and Triton Energy.

Mr. McMahon's energy investing and advising experience spans more than 35 years and includes founding RockPort Capital Partners, an energy and clean-tech venture capital firm, and heading global energy investment banking at Salomon Brothers and Lehman Brothers. He also worked at Harvard Management Company, where he was responsible for energy-related private equity investments, and Amgo Funds. Immediately prior to founding Pine Brook, Mr. McMahon was an executive counselor to the Governor of Rhode Island and a member of the Governor's cabinet, with primary responsibility for economic and infrastructure development. Mr. McMahon is a trustee of Salve Regina University in Newport, RI.

Mr. McMahon holds an A.B. in American Civilization from Brown University and was a member of the Program for Management Development (PMD 33) at Harvard Business School.