Wholesaler Contact

Name Position Department Phone Number

Michael Haven joined U.S. Energy Development Corporation in 2011 as a Key Accounts Manager. Following several strategic partnerships that dramatically expanded the company’s selling group, he earned a seat on the Firm’s Leadership Team and today serves as the Vice President of Broker-Dealer Relations. 


Mr. Haven oversees U.S. Energy’s Key Accounts Division, working alongside multiple key corporate stakeholder groups which include Third Party Due Diligence and Back-Office Due Diligence personnel. In his role, Mr. Haven provides a thorough understanding of key customer and stakeholder needs. This knowledge is paramount while he serves as the conduit between U.S. Energy’s customers and the Firm’s team members. 


Mr. Haven is credited with expanding U.S. Energy’s selling group, including the addition of several large independent broker dealer firms and registered investment advisor (RIA) offices. Throughout his tenure at U.S. Energy, he has created relationships with financial industry advocacy groups which aid in the understanding and growth of direct investments and the role they play in a diversified portfolio. 


Prior to his career with U.S. Energy, Mr. Haven worked for several Fortune 500 companies in sales and market management positions. He is frequently invited to present within the financial community about oil & gas taxation and gas mitigation strategies including value-based selling. He travels throughout the country and internationally speaking with broker dealers, financial advisors, and tax professionals. 


Mr. Haven received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Canisius College, holds a Series 22 license, and is a member of the Alternative & Direct Securities Association (ADISA) , The Institute for Portfolio Alternatives (IPA) and The National Due Diligence Association. (TNDDA). He is also a Board Member of several local charities including City Lacrosse, and The Buffalo Police Athletic League. 

Vice President - Broker Dealer Relations
Broker-Dealer Relations
800-636-7606 Ext 278

Matthew Iak is the Executive Vice President of U.S. Energy Development Corporation and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. He has overseen the capital raise of more than $1.5 Billion in capital since he joined the company in 2005.

Mr. Iak has extensive knowledge of private placement, Regulation D, and estate and tax planning strategies. He has led the construction and underwriting of multiple new investment structures in the oil and gas space which include, energy 1031 exchange funds, private capital acquisition funds, and most recently qualified opportunity zone funds.

In addition to being on the Board of Directors at U.S. Energy, Mr. Iak is a member of the company’s second generation leadership team and serves as the President for a series of family real estate and real estate management companies. He is also the CEO and President of U.S. Energy’s Managing Broker Dealer, Westmoreland Capital Corporation.

Prior to joining U.S. Energy, Mr. Iak worked as a financial advisor and oversaw client assets in excess of $1 Billion.

A highly sought after public speaker, Mr. Iak is frequently invited to present within the financial community on oil & gas economics, taxation, and financial planning. Mr. Iak is a graduate of Canisius College and holds his FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, and 66 licenses.

Executive Vice President and Director
Executive Team
Managing Director, National Sales Manager
800-636-7606 Ext. 288
Sr. Marketing Manager
Marketing Department
800-636-7606 Ext 382
Relationship Manager
Broker-Dealer Relations
800-636-7606 Ext 282
Marketing Assistant
Marketing Department
800-636-7606 Ext. 216
Director of Business Development
800-636-7606 Ext 276
Director of Business Development
800-636-7606 Ext 273
Director of Business Development
800-636-7606 Ext 277
800-636-7606 Ext 202
Office Manager
Client Services
800-636-7606 Ext 222
Client Relations Manager
Client Services
800-636-7606 Ext 240