Mr. Smetko serves as Senior Vice President of Strategy & Development at Silver Hill III. Prior to joining Silver Hill in 2019, he spent 12 years on the upstream investment staff at EnCap Investments L.P., the leading provider of private equity growth capital to the independent sector of the U.S. oil and gas industry since 1988. In his most recent role as a Managing Director at EnCap, Mr. Smetko was the primary relationship manager and a key board member on seven portfolio companies representing roughly $2 billion of aggregate equity commitments.
Prior to joining EnCap in 2007, Mr. Smetko was an Analyst in Citigroup’s Investment Banking Division, where he focused on corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions in a wide range of industries.
Mr. Smetko graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Southern Methodist University’s BBA Honors Program.