Haymaker Minerals & Royalties, LLC
Co-founder and CEO
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Karl Brensike is the co-founder and CEO of Haymaker Minerals & Royalties, LLC. Haymaker has employed sophisticated practices from the software, finance, and upstream E&P industries to acquire mineral and royalty interests in over 35,000 producing wells across 24 states and over 500 counties. Haymaker is dual financed by Kayne Anderson Energy Capital and Kohlberg, Kravis and Roberts.
Mr. Brensike also serves on the board of the IPAA as Chairman of the Membership and Business Development Committee. Mr. Brensike started in the mineral and royalty business in 2004 as a founding member and Senior Managing Director of Cornerstone Acquisition & Management Company, LLC.
Mr. Brensike previously served as a hedge fund analyst and marketer for Cornerstone’s parent company, the Argent Funds Group, where he held FINRA licenses 7, 24, 55, and 63. Prior to working at Argent, Mr. Brensike was the co-founder and CEO of a venture-backed software company, netHESIVE, specializing in artificial intelligence-based search applications. netHESIVE merged with Channel Intelligence, Inc. in 2001 which was later acquired by Google.
Mr. Brensike is a graduate of the University of Southern California, with a B.S. in Business Administration.