Dallas-based Trinity Hunt Partners has made three personnel announcements. Blake Apel has been promoted from senior associate to vice president. He originally joined the firm in 2007 before returning to school to get his MBA and rejoining Trinity Hunt last year. Jake Moore has been promoted from analyst to associate. He joined the firm in 2012 from SunTrust Robinson, where he focused on M&A, corporate finance and private placements. Also, Trinity Hunt has hired Leslie Kwang as an associate. She previously worked with Credit Suisse's Oil & Gas Investment Banking Group.