Dr. Mangano has worked in and advised the oil and gas industry for over 30 years through his executive positions in various oil and gas companies, government and as a consultant in the world’s largest accounting firms and as an independent consultant.  He specializes in assisting companies to implement market driven corporate intangible property, and financial structures incorporating the long-term market trends through strategic planning, process implementations, and post implementation key performance indicators.

Prior to joining Kinetic, Cliff worked for Diamond Offshore, PWC, KPMG, IRS, Saudi Aramco in Dhahran, KSA, and the Navajo Nation.  He has modeled company process and economic drivers, advised on major financial and tax restructurings, and managed economic and transfer pricing practices/groups.  His primary focus in on economic drivers, value creation and appropriate returns.

Cliff has lived and worked in various Latin American countries and Saudi Arabia.  He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in Mineral Economics from the College of Engineering.  He has a Masters and Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Florida.