ABOUT

 

A NEW ERA OF FUNK

 

Founded during the pandemic, Jeremy Funk created Funk Futures with the vision of providing fractional sales support to early stage Energy Technology companies. Leveraging a vast network within the energy space, Funk Futures connects technology innovators with energy operators to generate sales and align resources.  The company offers sales, marketing, recruiting, and business strategy consulting services.

 

 

PILLARS OF FUNK

 

Maximize

Be mindful

Always be authentic

Deliver value immediately

Connect, connect, connect 

THE ALL STAR TEAM

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JEREMY FUNK

FOUNDER & CEO

Jeremy has an extensive background delivering business-driven technology innovation in Upstream Oil and Gas. Over the last 15 years, Funk has served in a variety of Sales and Marketing leadership roles where he has been responsible for delivering growth through his industry leading network of contacts. He is the co-host of the Tripping Over The Barrel Podcast and a diehard Boston sports fan. Jeremy lives in Lafayette, Colorado with his wife and three children and is a graduate of Brandeis University.

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DAN LOCKE

COO

Dan's 20 year career spans corporate finance, digital marketing, and operations for technology innovators experiencing rapid growth. He lives in Boston but likes to travel whenever possible.  He has an MBA in Finance and a Masters of Science in Information Systems from Boston University and completed undergrad at Brandeis University where he met Funk the first day freshman year. Locke enjoys astrophysics and the Energy space so much, he is going to take Funk Futures to the moon.

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GINO PARISI

SALES & RECRUITING DIRECTOR

Gino is an energetic lead generation and sales guru. In his emerging oil and gas business development career, he's worked with multiple upstream software companies, as well as a boutique oil and gas recruitment firm. He has exceptional expertise in both upstream and midstream markets. Gino resides in Downtown Denver and is a graduate of Colorado State University. 

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HANNAH TOWNSAND

VP OF RECRUITING

Hannah is based in Denver, CO and brings extensive experience in recruitment and overall hiring strategy. She has over 8 years of previous staffing experience and most recently worked as an internal recruiter with a top 100 ENR firm. Having placed hundreds of successful employees in her career, Hannah leads recruiting operations at Funk Futures. Her industry expertise includes sales, engineering, and C-level placements.

A STACKED ROSTER

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MAX GRAVENDER

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

Max is a dynamic and innovative problem solver. His decade of experience in sales and marketing in diverse industries provides a unique insight and perspective to objectives that accelerates the growth of his organizations. Max is a graduate from California State University Channel Islands. When Max is not working he is spending time in the national parks of Utah hiking and camping with his wife.

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ABE SHASHA

SENIOR ADVISOR

Abe Shasha serves as a key advisor for the future of Funk Futures. His background includes over 30 years of energy technology sales and leadership, at leading companies such as Aspen Technologies, and Honeywell, focused on upstream oil and gas. He has spent over 15 years in contract sales and Mergers & Acquisitions.