Brian C. Crumley

Brian C. Crumley

Managing Partner


Brian Crumley is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Vortus Investments.  He has over 20 years of successful principal investment experience in the energy industry including equity, debt, and distressed investing across several cycles.

Prior to Vortus, he was a founding partner of LKCM Private Discipline Partners LP where he focused on private and public energy investments.   Started in 2006, this was the first alternative investment partnership under the umbrella of Luther King Capital Management – a $13 billion asset management firm.

Previously, Brian had primary responsibility for energy industry investments at Sirios Capital Management in Boston, Massachusetts.  He started his energy investment career in 1998 with Natural Gas Partners in the Fort Worth, Texas offices of Richard Rainwater.

Active in the Fort Worth community, Brian serves on the Board of Trustees for Cook Children’s Hospital, Fort Worth Country Day School and STAR Sponsorship Program.

Brian holds an MBA from Stanford University and graduated with a BA from Princeton University.