Frank Tsuru co-founded Momentum and currently serves as its CEO. In addition to his executive role at Momentum, he serves as President and CEO at Indigo Minerals Inc.
Tsuru graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Petroleum Engineering in 1982. His first assignment was as a drilling and production engineer for TXO Production Corp. in Denver, CO. Following TXO’s asset sale and merger, Tsuru founded Southwestern Production, a company focused on the Coal Bed Methane development in the San Juan Basin of SW Colorado. That company was sold to Conoco Phillips and Tsuru was tapped to run the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s midstream company, Red Cedar Gathering. In 2002, Tsuru started Aka Energy, another successful midstream company for the Tribe before starting Momentum.
Frank is an Eagle Scout and is active with the Sam Houston Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, serving as past chairman of the board.
In addition to his dedication to the BSA, Frank is also very involved with community organizations. He currently serves as the board chair for Yellowstone Academy, a faith-based school, serving elementary age students living in extreme poverty. Additionally, Tsuru is Vice-Chairman of the Star of Hope Mission, an organization started in 1907 to serve the homeless in Houston.
The Tsuru family has spent the past six summers in Lusaka, Zambia serving AIDS orphans through a USA, Christian-based organization called Family Legacy Missions International (FLMI). Finally, Frank is very involved with his church, Memorial Drive Presbyterian.