Wed, Mar 22|
The Downtown Club at Houston Center
March Breakfast - ROSEMARIE CICALESE, CFO, ROC Energy Acquisition Corp.
"SPACs in Energy & ROC Energy Acquisition Corp / Drilling Tools International Initial Business Combination"
Time & Location
Mar 22, 2023, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
The Downtown Club at Houston Center, 1100 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77002, USA
About the Event
Rosemarie Cicalese is the CFO of ROC Energy Acquisition Corp. (“ROC”), a special purpose acquisition
company that is focused on the traditional energy sector. As one of ROC’s two-person management
team and alongside ROC’s private equity sponsor Fifth Partners, Ms. Cicalese has been critical in ROC’s
December 2021 oversubscribed $209mm IPO, managing ROC’s operations, and originating and
evaluating acquisition opportunities. ROC announced an initial business combination on February 14 th ,
2023, with Drilling Tools International, a Houston, Texas based oilfield services company.
Ms. Cicalese has more than 17 years of experience in finance, with a particular focus in the energy
sector. For over 15 years, Ms. Cicalese worked at J.P.Morgan, most recently serving as an Executive
Director in the Corporate Banking Energy Group in Houston, where she managed a reserve-based loan
book, originated new loans and banking business, and led client relationships with public and private
exploration and production companies. Prior to that, Ms. Cicalese worked in J.P. Morgan’s Commodities
Group in its New York office, on the Corporate Derivatives Marketing team, where she worked with oil
and gas companies, executing energy risk management hedging strategies.
Ms. Cicalese is actively involved with, and serves on the board of directors of, The Periwinkle
Foundation, a Houston, Texas based non-profit organization that develops and provides camps, arts, and
survivor programs for children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. Ms. Cicalese holds a
Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering Management from Stevens Institute of Technology and is a CFA®
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