Michael Cannon is the head of LBMLP (Lehman Brothers MLP Opportunity Fund), a Managing Director of Lehman Brothers and a Principal of LBMLP. Prior to joining LBMLP, Mr. Cannon served as a Managing Director in Lehman Brothers’ Natural Resources investment banking group in New York, where he initiated and built Lehman Brothers’ MLP practice commencing in 1986. Mr. Cannon has been a Managing Director since 1999. Mr. Cannon has worked for 20 years at Lehman Brothers and served as the head of the Lehman Brothers MLP vertical during his entire tenure at the Firm before joining LBMLP. Mr. Cannon has extensive experience in all facets of corporate finance, including debt and equity issuance, mergers and acquisitions, investment grade and high yield debt and leveraged loans. In addition to his MLP experience, Mr. Cannon advised corporations in other energy subsectors, including exploration and production, refining and marketing, coal and Midstream. In his capacity as an investment banker, Mr. Cannon was instrumental in sourcing the Peabody Coal and Pacific Energy Partners investments for the Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking Group. Mr. Cannon holds a BS from the Montana School of Mines and an MBA from Stanford University.