Trellis Energy Adds Douglas Allen as Vice President of Client Services & Support

HOUSTON, TX – April 19, 2018 – As the premier cloud-based provider of transaction management software for natural gas asset operators, Trellis Energy, a division of Blackstone Technology Group, announced today the hiring of Douglas Allen as Vice President of Client Services and Support. In his new role, Allen is responsible for account oversight, implementation delivery and customer success with Trellis’ Energy Transaction Management System (ETMS) software platform. He is also the managing executive for Trellis’ Houston office, which is growing rapidly to serve the company’s expanding customer relationships in the region.

Mr. Allen brings to Trellis over 25 years of hands-on leadership experience in the energy industry with deep sector expertise in strategy and enterprise solution delivery for customers in natural gas markets. His career in natural gas includes diverse roles spanning industry players, software companies in the transaction management space and strategy consulting businesses, including his own respected boutique consulting firm.

“For over two decades, Douglas Allen has been an impact player in the energy industry, in particular, guiding organizations in the natural gas sector toward new capabilities that fuel performance and success,” said Rakesh Agrawal, Trellis CEO. “His addition to the team is an important milestone as we continue the build-out of a world-class services organization dedicated to delivering sustainable business advantages for our clients.”

For natural gas asset operators, Trellis ETMS™ delivers the industry’s most comprehensive, easy-to-use transaction management software, enabling small operators and diverse enterprises alike to grow their businesses and innovate with unprecedented speed, agility and cost-effectiveness. Built from the ground up on the market’s most modern, accessible and open architecture, Trellis ETMS provides clients with a superior foundation for competitive advantage and long-term growth.

“With the ability to deliver enterprise-grade transaction management capabilities in a clearly differentiated architecture, Trellis is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the industry’s continued evolution toward true cloud-based solutions,” said Allen. “I believe the company is the emerging market leader for these mission-critical solutions, and I am excited to help our clients realize the profound business benefits of this next-generation platform.”

About Trellis Energy

With Trellis ETMS, its industry-leading, cloud-based transaction management software platform, Trellis Energy is delivering the future of natural gas operations. Trellis ETMS enables the management of all business processes and functions associated with natural gas transactions while providing asset operators with the speed, agility, and cost-effectiveness associated with an open, cloud-based architecture. To learn more about Trellis Energy, visit


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