News Release

MARK PRENG joins Dennard ▪ Lascar Associates


Houston – OCTOBER 19, 2016 Dennard ▪ Lascar Associates, LLC, a leading provider of advanced investor relations counsel and innovative analytical services, today announced that Mark Preng has joined the firm as Senior Vice President in its Houston office.  He will be responsible for new business development and expanding client relationships.

Preng joins Dennard ▪ Lascar from Gulf Bend Resources, LLC, a private exploration and production company, where he managed business development, finance, and capital market relationships.  Prior to Gulf Bend, Mark Preng served as an executive search consultant for Preng & Associates, specializing in financial opportunities within the energy sector.  He began his career on Wall Street, ultimately building and managing a trading floor for a large equity trading firm.

Ken Dennard, Dennard ▪ Lascar’s CEO & Managing Partner, stated, “We are excited that Mark has accepted this key role within our firm.  His experience and expertise in the energy sector will be a great addition to our firm and our clients.  There is an enormous opportunity to expand our practice through his broad network, and it is a great reward to have someone of his caliber on our team.”

Preng earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Dartmouth College.  He is a member of Independent Producers of America (IPAA); Houston Energy Finance Group; Acquisition, Divestiture, and Mergers Group of Houston (ADAM); and Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).  He is an executive board member for Sugar Land Little League and a volunteer for the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. 

Preng added, “The ability to join an established, well-respected firm and uniquely combine my past experiences into a new opportunity is beyond thrilling.  Dennard ▪ Lascar has a proven track record of efficiently and effectively assisting its clients, and I am looking forward to extending the firm’s reach while helping management teams improve their visibility with Wall Street audiences.”


 About Dennard Lascar Associates


Dennard ▪ Lascar Associates has provided customized, expert IR counsel, strategic planning and tactical support to public and pre-IPO companies since 1997.  Each of our Senior IR professionals has more than 20 years of industry expertise, and our senior analysts bring sell-side and buy-side experience and insight to our customized client service programs.  For more information regarding clients or services, please visit or call (713) 529-6600.


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