LEADERSHIP

LEADERSHIP

Stephen-Brunner

STEPHEN BRUNNER

President

Mr. Brunner is a petroleum engineer with over 30 years of operational experience in the exploration and production of domestic and international oil and gas assets. Mr. Brunner also has extensive public company management experience. Since 2008, Mr. Brunner has served as the President and CEO of Constellation Energy Partners, a New York Stock Exchange upstream master limited partnership company. From 1994 to 2007, Mr. Brunner served in various executive capacities at Pogo Producing Company, ultimately acting as the Executive Vice President of Operations where he was responsible for both domestic and international business units. During his term at EVP, Pogo was sold to Plains Exploration and Production Company for $3.6 billion. Prior to his tenure at Pogo, Mr. Brunner held various positions with Zilkha Energy Company, Chevron Corporation and Tenneco Oil Company. With a commitment to excellence and a results driven leadership approach, Stephen has successfully built not only shareholder value, but also a strong working group with relationships built on integrity, collaboration and mutual respect.

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SCOT COHEN

CEO

Mr. Cohen has over 20 years of experience in institutional asset management, wealth management, and capital markets.  Scot founded and served as Principal of the Iroquois Capital Opportunity Fund, a closed-end private equity fund which focused on investments in North American oil and gas.  Mr. Cohen also co-founded Iroquois Capital, a New York based hedge fund which managed approximately $300M across its family of funds.  Prior to Iroquois Capital, Mr. Cohen founded a merchant bank which actively participated in structured investments in public companies.  The investment strategy at the merchant bank was to take positions in public companies through private investment vehicles and then work to actively enhance the value of these positions. Scot manages several operating partnerships that actively invest in the energy sector and he maintains an active investment portfolio in public companies, early stage private companies, hedge funds and alternative assets including real estate.  Mr. Cohen began his career at Oppenheimer & Company in a sales capacity and later transitioned to a boutique investment banking firm where he spent two years.  Mr. Cohen is currently active on a number of public and private company boards and is involved with various charitable ventures. Mr. Cohen earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio University in 1991.

David-Briones

DAVID BRIONES

CFO

Mr. Briones was appointed Chief Financial Officer on August 15, 2013. Since October 1, 2010, Mr. Briones has acted as the managing member of Brio Financial Group, LLC, a financial reporting consulting firm. From January 2006 through September 2010, Mr. Briones managed the public company and hedge fund practices at Bartolomei Pucciarelli, LLC (“BP”). Within that capacity, Mr. Briones performed audit services, outsourced CFO functions, and consulted with clients during difficult SEC comment periods, particularly during the application of complex accounting principles for vast public company client bases. BP is a registered firm with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. BP is an independent member of the BDO Seidman Alliance. Mr. Briones served as the Chief Financial Officer of NXT Nutritionals Holdings, Inc. from February 2, 2009 to May 15, 2012. Mr. Briones also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Clear-Lite Holdings, Inc. from August 3, 2009 to March 21, 2011. Prior to joining BP, Mr. Briones was an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in New York, New York. Mr. Briones specialized in the financial services group, and most notably worked on the MONY Group, Prudential Financial, and MetLife initial public offerings.

Glenn-Pollack

GLEN C. POLLACK

Director

Glenn C. Pollack is a Managing Director and Founder of Candlewood Partners, LLC (“Candlewood”), a merchant bank focused on middle market corporate finance and infrastructure projects.  Prior to founding Candlewood, Mr. Pollack was a Managing Director and Principal of a middle market investment-banking firm with offices in Chicago and Cleveland.  He was responsible for the Restructuring Group and was involved in other corporate finance transactions including mergers and acquisitions and capital raising for special situations.  Mr. Pollack also spent five years as the CEO of a regional distributor of perishable foods with annual revenues of $180 million and over 250 employees in four states.  Mr. Pollack is a certified public accountant and has worked for Price Waterhouse as a consultant and for Deloitte as an auditor.  Mr. Pollack’s success with multiple investment banking firms, his extensive contacts within the investment community, his executive management experience and financial and accounting expertise provide tremendous value to the Company as we look to raise capital to fund the continued implementation of the business plan.

John-Wallace

JOHN WALLACE

Director

Mr. Wallace was a professional basketball player associated with the National Basketball Association from June 1996 through May 2004. Since 2009, Mr. Wallace has been an alumni relations and fan development representative for the New York Knicks. In that capacity, Mr. Wallace works on community public relations and fan development initiatives, along with sponsorship and marketing programs. In January 2013, Mr. Wallace joined Hotaling Insurance Group as an insurance agent. In February 2013, Mr. Wallace became an Executive Board Member of Heavenly Productions Foundation, a not for profit charitable organization dedicated to helping children in need or in distress. Since October 2007, Mr. Wallace has served as Vice President of Winning Because I Tried, a non-profit he co-founded in 2007, and whose focus is on academic success, social interaction, peer pressure awareness, and sound decision-making for children ages 8-18. Since 2006, Mr. Wallace has been President and General Manager of Rochester AAU Basketball, a program he founded in March 2006, which was designed to leverage sports as a means for youth to obtain a college education. Mr. Wallace brings effective management and leadership skills to the Board of Directors. As a board member, Mr. Wallace provides ongoing assistance in the development and maintenance of the Company’s operating plan. John Wallace graduated from Syracuse University in May 1996 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Sociology.

Frederick-Zeidman

FREDERICK ZEIDMAN

Director

Fred Zeidman has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Petroflow Energy Corporation since September 2011. Mr. Zeidman has also served as a director of Hyperdynamics Corporation since 2009 and as a director of Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. since 1986. He served as trustee for the AremisSoft Liquidating Trust since 2004. In March 2008, Mr. Zeidman was appointed the Interim President of Nova Biosourc Fuels, Inc., a publicly traded biodiesel technology company; he served in that position until the company’s acquisition in November 2009. Mr. Zeidman also served as a director of Nova from June 2007 to November 2009. From August 2009 through November 2009, Mr. Zeidman served as Chief Restructuring Officer for Transmeridian Exploration, Inc. He also served as CEO, President and Chairman of the Board of Seitel Inc., an oil field services company, from June 2002 until its sale in February 2007. Mr. Zeidman served as a Managing Director of the law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP from July 2003 to December 2008. Mr. Zeidman has served as CEO, Interim CEO and Chairman of the Board of a variety of companies, including several in the oil and gas sector. In March 2013, Mr. Zeidman was appointed to the Board of Straight Path Communications Inc. Mr. Zeidman is the Chairman Emeritus of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. He was appointed to that position by former President George W. Bush in March 2002 and served from 2002-2010. He is also Chairman Emeritus of the University of Texas Health Science System Houston and is on the Board of Trustees of the Texas Heart Institute (where he currently serves as Interim CFO). He currently serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the University of Saint Thomas and chairs its Development Committee and Houston Community College. Mr. Zeidman received his Bachelor of Science from Washington University and a Masters of Business Administration from New York University. Mr. Zeidman’s extensive experience as an executive in senior management positions, including oil and gas exploration, oil services and related companies, in combination with his legal and board experience, add significant value to the Company in assessing challenges and in addressing organizational and development hurdles.

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JONATHAN RUDNEY

Operating Partner

CEO of Horizon Energy Partners


Jonat
han has owned companies with four concessions within Osage County, enabling him to foster extensive relationships in the area.

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LOCH ETHRIDGE

Operating Partner

Grapevine Energy LLC & Consultant


With 34 years of experience as a geophysicist, Loch has a 
65% completion success rate. He has worked with Cimarex, Phillips Petroleum, Getty, Century, and EOG.

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MIKE MACKEY

Operating Partner

Osage Wireline


Mike has provided wireline services to OK/KS since 1978, giving him nearly four decades of experience with 2
0,000+ well logs in his library.

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SCOTT DUCHARME

Operating Partner

Performance Energy


Scott has drilled 500+ wells in Osage County, OK. He has 
30+ years working with Osage Minerals Council and an 85% success rate in the area without seismic imaging technology.

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