David John Schulte is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc., Tortoise Capital Advisors LLC, TortoiseEcofin Investments LLC and Corridor InfraTrust Management LLC and who has been the head of 6 different companies. Presently, Mr. Schulte is Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer for CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc., President & Chief Executive Officer at Tortoise Gas & Oil Corp. and Managing Director at Corridor InfraTrust Management LLC.
He is also on the board of Western Midstream Operating LP, Western Midstream Partners LP and Western Midstream Holdings LLC and Principal at Tortoise Total Return Fund LLC.
In his past career he was Senior Vice President of Tortoise Power & Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc., President, Chief Executive Officer & Senior VP at Tortoise Midstream Energy Fund, Inc., Senior Vice President of Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. Chief Executive Officer for Tortoise North American Energy Corp. and Senior Vice President at Tortoise Energy Capital Corp. (both are subsidiaries of Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp.), Senior Vice President for Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc., Senior Vice President of Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc., Principal at Oppenheimer & Co., Inc., Managing Director at Tortoise Capital Advisors LLC and Managing Director at Kansas City Equity Partners LC.
Mr. Schulte received an undergraduate degree from Drake University and a graduate degree from the University of Iowa.