Cetane Associates welcomes new hire

May 17, 2023 By    

Cetane Associates hired Trey Brasseaux as an associate.

Headshot: Trey Brasseaux


Brasseaux brings more than six years of client advisory experience in financial roles with professional services businesses. His background includes working with an independent investment bank and a leading advisory firm focused on the energy industry.

Prior to joining Cetane Associates, Brasseaux worked as an Associate at J Wolf & Co., an independent investment bank centered on raising capital for acquisitions in the lower middle market. His role supported the engagements through financial modeling and analysis, as well as collaborating with clients. For the five years before his tenure at J Wolf, Brasseaux worked in Houston at Opportune, a consulting firm specializing in the energy industry. Brasseaux worked across the finance/accounting service lines as part of the corporate finance team and was promoted from consultant to senior consultant and then to manager. His experience includes engagements in Opportune’s investment banking, valuation, restructuring, due diligence and complex financial reporting practices. His clients included both private and public energy companies in upstream, midstream, downstream and minerals.

Brasseaux holds bachelor’s degrees in business and finance and a master’s of financial management degree from Texas A&M University. Additionally, he holds FINRA Series 79 and 63 licenses.

Brasseaux and his wife live in Houston where he supports the Aggies and other local sports teams and enjoys golf, exercise and landscaping.

“Bringing Trey onboard is great for our team, our clients and our process,” says Barrett Conway, managing director and principal of Cetane. “His extensive education, training and experience are perfect fits for the financial advisory, acquisitions and M&A services we provide our clients across the country. In addition to his strong financial skills, he lends his friendly, winning communication style to our team.”

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