Luis Barrera

Associate

Luis joined GulfStar Group in 2021 from Frost Bank, where he worked as a Credit Analyst in the Commercial Banking Group and underwrote transactions for clients within a variety of sectors, including oil and gas, oilfield services, industrial & manufacturing, civil & commercial construction, and CRE (multi-family, industrial, office, and retail). Previously, Luis worked as an Insurance Broker at Goosehead Insurance and completed an internship at AIG.

Luis earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M University.

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Founded in 1997, FCI is a vertically integrated provider of high-quality forged, heat treated, and machined pressure control connection products for the downstream, midstream, upstream, LNG, marine, aerospace, and defense markets. FCI’s product portfolio along with its forging and heat treat capability are highly complementary to Westbrook’s current offerings and will allow the combined platform to better serve a wider range of customers.

has completed a majority recapitalization with

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Displayit builds custom environments from design to engineering to manufacturing to installation. Displayit takes the look and feel of the Company’s brand and build booths, kiosks, in-store fixtures and interiors around that image.

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Located in Houston, Texas, Enduro is a global leader in the design and manufacture of non-metallic composite products and solutions that deliver value to its customers. With a history of innovation and industry firsts, its fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) solutions have earned worldwide respect and recognition in many of its businesses, including TUFF SPAN™ building products, electrical cable management, water and wastewater structures, field services and custom FRP manufacturing. Employing diverse, manufacturing capabilities, Enduro provides lasting solutions for challenging conditions in industrial and infrastructure market segments like chemical processing, mining, water, wastewater, metal processing, fertilizer, power, pulp & paper, oil & gas, offshore and marine, food processing and mass transit.

has been acquired by
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For over 50 years, Powertherm Maxim has provided air intake and exhaust system accessories for large reciprocating engines. The Company’s silencers and catalytic converters abate sound and reduce emissions in the gas compression, power generation, energy infrastructure, marine, and industrial markets. Powertherm Maxim is headquartered in Houston, Texas with branch offices in Odessa and Fort Worth, Texas and El Reno, Oklahoma.

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