OUR TEAM

Board of Directors

Bill Conrad

Bill M. Conrad, Chairman

Mr. Conrad has served as Chairman of our Board of Directors since our inception. He is presently an independent consultant, providing financial management services. From January 1990 until December 2012, Mr. Conrad served as the Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of MCM Capital Management, Inc., or MCM, a privately-held financial and management consulting firm. MCM assisted other companies in developing and implementing their business plans and capital formation strategies. In that capacity, Mr. Conrad participated in the organization or development of a number of companies in industries as diverse as oil and gas, real estate, and technology. From 2006 to the present, Mr. Conrad has served as a director of Gold Resource Corporation, a publicly traded gold and silver mining and exploration company, and since 2014 has served as Chairman of the Board. From May 2005 to March 2016, Mr. Conrad served as a director of Synergy Resources Corporation, a publicly traded oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. Conrad's extensive experience as a director of other extraction companies gives him valuable insight into the growth and development of our company.


Scott C. Chandler

Scott C. Chandler, Director

Mr. Chandler joined our Board of Directors in May 2016. Mr. Chandler has over 25 years of senior executive level management experience. He is the founder and owner of Franklin Court Partners, Inc., or FCP, an entity that provides management and financial consulting services in connection with developing business plans, securing financing and restructuring, a position he has held since 2002. Prior to founding FCP, Mr. Chandler was a founder, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President for Rhythms Netconnections, Inc., a formerly publicly-traded corporation, where he served from 1998 to 2001. Mr. Chandler was a member of the senior management team that led this national provider of DSL networking and services prior to the sale of a majority of its assets to MCI Worldcom. From 1996 to 1998, Mr. Chandler served as President and Chief Executive Officer of C-COR Incorporated, or C-COR, a publicly-traded corporation and pioneer in the cable television industry and leading supplier of broadband telecommunications equipment. The common stock of C-COR was traded on the NASDAQ Global Market until the company was merged in late 2007. Prior to C-COR, Mr. Chandler held a number of positions at US WEST. Mr. Chandler's business career began with Arthur Andersen & Co. as a Senior Consultant/Accountant. He earned an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from Whitworth University. Mr. Chandler currently serves as a member of the board of directors of several privately-held and non-profit entities and has in the past served as a member of several public company boards, such as Cimetrix Incorporated, Tollgrade Communications Inc., and Paradyne Networks Inc. He has been determined to be an audit committee financial expert under applicable rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission, or the SEC. Mr. Chandler's extensive audit and SEC reporting experience will give him valuable insight into our financial reporting and internal control and risk control procedures.


James H. Sinclair

James H. Sinclair, Director

Mr. Sinclair joined our Board of Directors in May 2016. Mr. Sinclair has over 31 years of experience in exploration, development, acquisitions and divestitures in the oil and gas industry. Since joining our board, Mr. Sinclair has served as a consultant to PEC E&P, LLC, which is the managing member of Providence, immediately prior to which he served as PEC's Chief Operating Officer, a position he held since April 2014. PEC invests primarily in non-operated oil and gas properties in the United States. In his role as a consultant to PEC, Mr. Sinclair assists with the identification, analysis, and recommendation of oil and gas investment opportunities. In 2010, Mr. Sinclair co-founded Petro Harvester O&G, LLC, an oil and gas production company, where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer until 2012. From 1993 until 2008, Mr. Sinclair served as the Exploration Manager, District Manager of Mississippi, Director of Acquisitions, and Vice President of Exploration and Geosciences of Denbury Resources Inc., a publicly traded exploration and production company with operations primarily in the Gulf Coast area and offshore Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Sinclair received a B.S. in Geoscience from Northeast Louisiana University. Mr. Sinclair has significant experience in the management and financing of oil and gas companies.


Douglas R. Harris

Douglas R. Harris, Director

Mr. Harris joined our Board of Directors in July 2016. Mr. Harris has over 38 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. In March 2015, he founded and currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Axia Energy II, LLC, a company that identifies and develops oil and gas prospects throughout the United States. From 2009 to 2015, Mr. Harris served as co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Axia Energy I, LLC, also a company that identifies and develops oil and gas prospects throughout the United States. Prior to that, he served as the co-founder and Vice President of Operations for Orion Energy Partners, Inc., a position he held from 2004 to 2009, and the Vice President and General Manager of the Denver Division of Tom Brown Inc., a position he held from 2001 to 2004. From 1986 to 2001, Mr. Harris served in numerous positions for Burlington Resources Inc., culminating as the Vice President of Production Operations in its Calgary, Alberta offices. He serves on the board of directors of a number of privately-held companies. Mr. Harris holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from New Mexico State University.