Last week McCombs hosted the 8th annual National Energy Finance Challenge – and for the 3rd year in a row, a team of Texas MBA students took home the victory! Sixteen teams from business schools across the country competed in this year’s event. The McCombs team was in the finals with 2nd place Ross, 3rd place Wharton, and 4th place Darden.

The National Energy Finance Challenge is a business case competition focused on real-life finance issues within the energy industry. The purpose of the event is to bring corporate executives and recruiters from world-renowned companies with links to the energy industry into contact with the very best MBA students from around the country, and to provide a unique learning experience for the students involved.

Energy Finance Challenge Winners

Pictured left to right, the winning McCombs team members: Dilin Naidoo, Chase Machemehl, Matt Walters, Chris Stanton, and Mark Marmolejo

The UT Tower will soon be lit burnt orange in honor of the team’s national win. More details about the tower lighting will be sent out when the date is finalized.

Thank you to Lauren Martin, Willie Okpoyo and the Energy Finance Group officers and volunteers for organizing this year’s National Energy Finance Challenge.