John Gretzinger is a Partner at Flashpoint Energy Partners LLC. John oversees the Commodity Risk Management and Trading. He also manages financial relationships and provides clients with Hedging & Forward Contracting Portfolios and education.

Known as “Gretz” to many, he is recognized in the industry as one of the most dynamic thinkers relative to building hedging and risk management portfolios for clients, including producers, consumers, and CTA’s. He has an extensive background in Financial Derivatives and Options. John has developed numerous hedging portfolios, options strategies, and trading portfolios. With over 21 years of experience in the oil patch, John is a student of markets and is passionate about them. He is a believer that doing what is right for the client, the firm and yourself (in that order) will bring exceptional results to all parties. His is a sought-after voice, having been quoted in the WSJ, OPIS, Bloomberg TV and Reuters. He has been a guest speaker for industry associations such as PIRA, DTN, IHS, OPIS, Energy Risk USA and others.

John began his career at Farmers Commodity Corporation (FCC) in 1999 as an OTC broker. In 2002, he helped develop the internal OTC trading desk and in 2004 he moved on to commercial business and full-service risk management programs as an Energy Risk Manager. He saw the company merge into INTL FCstone and in 2013, John became Senior Vice President, Head of Energy, leading the commercial energy team for the America’s.

In 2020 John joined Flashpoint Energy Partners as a full Partner. John sits on the board of STC companies and is a supporter of Ronald McDonald House Charities. John currently lives in Kansas City with his wife and three children. He enjoys the outdoors, fishing with his children and spending time working on his Missouri Century Family Farm.