Craig Hicks Jr. is a Vice President in the Houston office. Over the course of his career, Craig has provided strategic counsel to executive management teams regarding investor communications, the identification of new commercial opportunities and in-depth economic evaluation to support investment approvals. He also has extensive experience in business development, strategic planning and investor relations.
Since joining the firm, Craig has provided strategic communications support on a variety of special situations including reputation management, long-term corporate positioning, litigation support, investor communications and crisis and issues management.
Recent engagement and representation highlights include:
- Diamondback Energy on its acquisition of Energen
- Activist defense and corporate positioning for a leading energy company
- Corporate positioning for a managed care dental benefits company
- Worker fatalities and resulting investigations
Prior to joining SVC, Craig worked as Investor Relations Manager for Spectra Energy, which was acquired by Enbridge in March 2017. His responsibilities included managing retail and institutional investor inquiries, developing various IR communications and presentation materials, and serving as a dedicated IR liaison to fixed income investors.
Craig holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Brown University and an MBA in Corporate Finance/Energy Industry Economics from the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston.