Alexander Montano

Managing Director, Head of Energy Investment Banking



Alex Montano is a Managing Director, Investment Banking at ROTH, where he specializes in developing the firm's energy/oil and gas investment banking practice. In this role, he is responsible for various aspects, including cultivating client relationships, strategic planning, and transaction management and execution.

Prior to joining Roth Capital Partners, Mr. Montano held the position of Managing Director at C. K. Cooper & Company, where he directed their energy/oil & gas practice for over 15 years. During his tenure, he successfully closed on transactions worth a total of $4 billion, primarily focusing on the oil and gas sector.

Prior to this role, Mr. Montano worked as an equity analyst, with a particular emphasis on smaller exploration and production companies since 1995. His insights and analysis have been quoted in several prominent publications, such as Hart Oil & Gas Investor, CNNfn, New York Times, The Energy Report, Standard & Poor Platts Oilgram, and various regional newspapers including the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Houston Chronicle. He received recognition for his work as a 5 Star, All-Star Analyst by Zacks Investment Research in the 1st quarter of 2002 and was also recognized as a top Oil Analyst by the Wall Street Journal in May 2003.

Mr. Montano has traveled extensively around the world and has spoken on energy related topics in such venues as Germany and Nigeria. He is a member of the Independent Producers Association of America (IPAA) and has been a regular speaker for the California Independent Producers Association (CIPA) on energy-related subjects.


Joined Roth

October 2013

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