Brennan Potts

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Brennan Potts is the Founder and CEO of Accelerate and establishes the platform's vision, manages industry and investor relationships, and directs overall strategy. Over his career, Mr. Potts has executed more than 350 land and real estate transactions across approximately 55,000 net acres of real property rights in the energy and infrastructure markets, backed by a combined $1.1+ billion of commitments from leading institutional investors. 

Prior to founding Accelerate in 2015, Mr. Potts specialized in business development and acquisitions as a Managing Director of Titanium Exploration Partners and served as Vice President of Valor Petroleum. 

Mr. Potts has been nationally recognized for the businesses he builds and was previously named to Forbes 30 Under 30 (2014), Oil and Gas Investor’s 30 Under 40 (2017), was a finalist for EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year Southwest (2021), and led Accelerate Resources to the Inc. 5000 list (2021). He holds a BBA in real estate from Baylor University and serves on the boards of each of Accelerate’s verticals, as well as neverthirst, a global clean water nonprofit organization.