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  • Energy Team Dallas Financial Center 3838 Oaklawn Ave Dallas TX 75219

Meet the Team.

EXPERTISE | INTEGRITY | PASSION

The CTB Energy Finance Group offers senior debt facilities to Exploration and Production, Midstream, Royalties, and select Energy Services firms for purposes of acquisition, drilling, and working capital. We are principally focused on relationship banking for firms seeking $2.5 million to $100 million in a revolver or term facility secured by oil and gas assets. The CTB Energy Lending platform includes a NYMEX based price deck, competitive pricing and loan terms along with lending limits supportive of client's long-term growth.

Energy Finance:

Dallas Financial Center:

  • Christina Kitchens
    EVP | Director of Energy Finance
    Email – ckitchens@ctbonline.com
    Phone – (214) 252-2545
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    A fourth generation oil and gas industry leader who grew up in the West Texas’ oil patch, Christina has the expertise and drive to exceed her client expectations. With 17 years of finance experience and a “make-sense” approach, she leads the team in forming enduring client relationships in energy lending. She is an active contributor to oil and gas advocacy having founded an energy trade association, energy leadership series, a grassroots O&G community relations organization and served on many O&G advisory boards and associations. She has an oil and gas community and client following through her dedicated leadership and entrepreneurial drive.

  • Patrick Leznicki
    VP | Energy Finance
    Email – pleznicki@ctbonline.com
    Phone – (214) 252-2547
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    A proven energy banker and active supporter of the oil and gas industry, Patrick is responsible for business development, relationship management, and other value-add lender services. In addition to helping meet our customers’ energy financing needs, Patrick is also a dedicated member of several industry organizations including ADAM, GET ADAM, YPE, IPAA, TEU, and DAPL.

  • Jerry Horton
    VP | Energy Finance
    Email – jhorton@ctbonline.com
    Phone – (214) 252-2546
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    Jerry combines a passion for energy lending with his knowledge of the critical needs of the energy sector to provide proven leadership for those looking to succeed in the oil and gas industry. Never willing to treat one customer like the next, Jerry is known for going the extra mile to ensure financing enables his customers to realize their opportunities.

  • Carlton Cornelius
    AVP | Portfolio Manager
    Email – ccornelius@ctbonline.com
    Phone – (214) 252-2548
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    A lending expert who truly understands the energy industry, Carlton brings experience from having helped facilitate financing for energy exploration and production in the Permian Basin. Carlton is valued by his customers for his ability to research new opportunities, mitigate credit exposure through the valuation of primary and secondary sources of repayment and provide in-depth credit analysis.

  • Linda Cox
    Energy Lending Assistant
    Email – lcox@ctbonline.com
    Phone – (214) 252-2549
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    A 25-year banking veteran and longtime assistant to seasoned energy lenders, Linda supports the CTB Energy Team with her expertise in loan document preparation for closings and loan funding. Linda works with our customers daily to ensure the seamless and on-time transactions that our partners have come to expect from an energy lending team that’s as passionate as they are.