Geoff “Duffy” Solich

Geoff-SolichGeoff “Duffy” Solich joined the Gates Advisory Board in December 2016. As Executive Vice President of E & P Resources LLC, Duffy serves on the management team of an upstream oil and gas company focused in the Rockies, Texas and the Mid-Continent regions. This follows a succession of positions he has held focused on the energy business: managing director and founding partner of SFC Energy Partners, a private equity energy fund; vice president Land & Corporate Development of Medicine Bow Energy Corporation; vice president Land & Business Development at Cody Energy, LLC; vice president of Wildhorse Energy, a gathering/processing/marketing company; along with varied positions in companies including Tenneco Oil Co., Grace Petroleum and Snyder Oil Co.

Duffy received his bachelor of science degree from CU Boulder in business administration – minerals land management as a four-year recipient of the Eisenhower Evans Scholarship awarded to deserving caddies. He now serves on the boards of the Western Energy Alliance, Coachman Energy, the Colorado Golf Foundation, and the Solich Foundation (George and Carol Solich). He is also co-founder of the Solich Caddy & Leadership Academy and director and Colorado State Chairman of the Western Golf Association. Duffy is also passionate about medicine and its potential for amazing new therapies and cures, having worked with his brother George and his Foundation to endow a chair on the Anschutz Medical Campus in honor of their mother, Doni Solich. This chair is held by Valeria Canto-Soler, PhD, the director of the CellSight ocular stem cell and regeneration program. CellSight represents a partnership between the Department of Ophthalmology and Gates Institute, an effort to cure age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness among Americans age 50 and older.

Duffy and his wife, Anita, have four children.

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