Tony C. Maranto

Tony C. Maranto has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since October 2017. Mr. Maranto has over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, having previously worked at EOG Resources, Inc. for 21 years until July 2016. While there, he most recently served as Vice President and General Manager of its Mid-Continent Division for more than a decade. From August 2016 to May 2017, Mr. Maranto served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of EnerVest Operating Company. Mr. Maranto graduated from Louisiana Tech University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering. He earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Centenary College.

Matthew Bonanno

Matthew Bonanno has served on our Board since September 2018. Mr. Bonanno joined York Capital Management (“York”) in July 2010 and is a Partner of the firm. Mr. Bonanno joined York from the Blackstone Group, where he worked as an associate focusing on restructuring, recapitalization and reorganization transactions. Prior to joining the Blackstone Group, Mr. Bonanno worked on financing and strategic transactions at News Corporation and as an investment banker at JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs. In addition to Roan, Mr. Bonanno, in his capacity as a York employee, is currently a member of the boards of Riviera, Rever Offshore AS, all entities incorporated pursuant to York’s partnership with Costamare Inc., Augustea Bunge Maritime, Next Decade LLC and Vantage Drilling Co. Prior to the Reorganization, Mr. Bonanno was a member of the boards of Roan LLC and New Linn. Mr. Bonanno received a Bachelor degree in History from Georgetown University and a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Evan Lederman

Evan Lederman has served on our Board since September 2018. Mr. Lederman is a Managing Director, Co-Head of Restructuring and Partner on the Investment Team at Fir Tree Partners. Mr. Lederman focuses on the funds’ distressed credit and special situation investment strategies, including co-managing its energy restructuring initiatives. Prior to joining Fir Tree Partners in 2011, Mr. Lederman worked in the Business Finance and Restructuring groups at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. In addition to Roan, Mr. Lederman, in his capacity as a Fir Tree Partners employee, is currently a member of the boards of Riviera, Ultra Petroleum Corp. (Chairman), Amplify Energy Corp., New Emerald Energy LLC, and Deer Finance, LLC. Prior to the Reorganization, Mr. Lederman was a member of the boards of Roan LLC and New Linn. Mr. Lederman received a Juris Doctorate degree with honors from New York University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from New York University.

John Lovoi

John V. Lovoi has served on our Board since September 2018. Mr. Lovoi is the founder of JVL Advisors, LLC, a Houston based asset manager specializing in upstream oil and gas investments, and has served as the managing partner since it was founded in 2003. Mr. Lovoi has approximately 30 years of experience in oil and gas research, investment banking and investments. Prior to forming JVL in 2003, he was the head of Morgan Stanley’s oil and gas investment banking practice. Prior to this role, he served as the head of Morgan Stanley’s oil and gas equity research practice. Mr. Lovoi currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors for Dril-Quip, Inc, a leading provider of highly engineered offshore drilling products and services, and as Chairman of the board of directors for Epsilon Energy, an integrated upstream and midstream company in the Marcellus Shale. Mr. Lovoi is also a director of Helix Energy Solutions, a leading global provider of well intervention equipment and services to the global offshore oil and gas industry and Jones Energy, Inc., an oil and gas company. Prior to the Reorganization, Mr. Lovoi was a member of the board of Roan LLC. Mr. Lovoi received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University and received his Master of Business Administration with an emphasis on finance and accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.

Paul B. Loyd Jr. 

Paul B. Loyd, Jr. has served on our Board since September 2018. Mr. Loyd served as chairman and chief executive officer of R&B Falcon Corporation, a diversified drilling company, until 2001 when it merged with Transocean Sedco Forex. Prior to his tenure at R&B Falcon Corporation, Mr. Loyd accumulated more than 30 years of experience in the energy and energy services industry. He began his career in 1969 with Reading & Bates Offshore Drilling Company, holding various positions both in the United States and overseas, primarily West Africa, the Middle East and the Far East. He also served with Houston Offshore International, Inc. a domestic offshore drilling company, as Chief Financial Officer, Atwood Oceanics, Inc, an international drilling contractor, as Assistant to the President, Griffin-Alexander, Inc., a domestic drilling contractor, as President, and Chiles-Alexander, Inc., as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Loyd also founded Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. In addition to the drilling industry, Mr. Loyd served as a consultant to the Central Planning Organization of the Government of Saudi Arabia and assisted in writing the Five Year Plan for 1975 – 1980. Mr. Loyd has served as an Independent Director of Jones Energy, Inc. since February 5, 2018 and prior to the Reorganization, served on the board of Roan LLC. Mr. Loyd graduated from Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics. Cox School of Business honored Mr. Loyd in 2001 with its Distinguished Alumni Award and in 2012 Paul was named an SMU Distinguished Alumni. He received his Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.

Joseph A. Mills

Joseph A. Mills has served on our Board since November 2018. Mr. Mills, 57, currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Samson Resources II, LLC, a privately held exploration and production company with assets located in the Powder River Basin and Green River Basin of Wyoming, a position he has held since February 2017. Prior to joining Samson Resources II, LLC, Mr. Mills served as a director of CUI Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUI) from August 2015 to October 2016 and served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Rock Energy G&P, LLC, the general partner of the general partner of Eagle Rock Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: EROC), from May 2007 until it merged with Vanguard Natural Resources, LP (NASDAQ: VNR) in October 2015. Mr. Mills also served as Chief Executive Officer and as a manager of Montierra Management LLC (“Montierra”), which is the general partner of Montierra Minerals & Production, LP, from 2006 to October 2016. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Mills was the Senior Vice President of Operations for Black Stone Minerals Company, LP, a privately held company. From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Mills was a Senior Vice President of El Paso Production Company, and from 1999 to 2001, Mr. Mills was a Vice President of El Paso Production Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of El Paso Corporation. Prior to joining El Paso, Mr. Mills held various executive and senior-level management positions with Sonat Exploration Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sonat, Inc. Mr. Mills holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Texas, Austin and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Houston. The Board believes that Mr. Mills’ background in the energy industry and experience serving on the board of directors of other energy companies bring valuable leadership and insight to the Board and the Company.

Michael Raleigh

Michael P. Raleigh has served on our Board since September 2018. Mr. Raleigh has served as chief executive officer and a director for Epsilon Energy Ltd. since July 2013. Before becoming chief executive officer at Epsilon Energy Ltd., he acted in various positions in the global oil and gas business for 35 years, primarily holding positions in the areas of reservoir development strategy, property valuations, completions and production. He has also been managing investments with Domain Energy Advisors since January 2005. Prior to the Reorganization, Mr. Raleigh was a member of the board of Roan LLC. Mr. Raleigh received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Queens University in Canada and received his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Colorado.

Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor has served on our Board since September 2018. Mr. Taylor is a member of the investment team of Elliott Management Corporation (“Elliott”), a New York-based trading firm, where he is responsible for various corporate investments. Prior to joining Elliott in August 2015, Mr. Taylor was a member of the investment team of BlackRock’s Distressed Products Group from April 2009 to August 2015 and prior to that held similar positions at R3 Capital Partners and the Global Principal Strategies team at Lehman Brothers. In addition to Roan, Mr. Taylor, in his capacity as an Elliott employee, is currently a member of the boards of Riviera and Birch Permian Holdings Inc. Prior to the Reorganization, Mr. Taylor was a member of the boards of Roan LLC and New Linn. Mr. Taylor earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in 1999 and an Master of Business Administration., with honors, from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Anthony Tripodo

Anthony Tripodo has served on our Board since September 2018. Mr. Tripodo has also served as Managing Director of Arch Creek Advisors LLC, a financial advisory firm, since January 2018. Prior to his time at Arch Creek Advisors LLC, Mr. Tripodo served as Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor of Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (“Helix”), a provider of well intervention and robotics services for the offshore oil and gas and renewable energy industries, from June 2017 to December 2017 and previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from June 2008 to June 2017. Beginning in 2003, Mr. Tripodo served in a number of other roles at Helix, including director and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Prior to joining Helix in 2003, Mr. Tripodo served in various executive and financial leadership roles with Baker Hughes, Veritas DGC Inc., Tesco Corporation and as a board member of various other energy companies. He has over 35 years of experience in the global energy industry. Mr. Tripodo also served as a manager during his tenure at the accounting firm of Price Waterhouse & Co., which spanned from 1974 to 1980. Mr. Tripodo served as a consultant with Roan LLC from January 2018 to September 2018. Mr. Tripodo holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from St. Thomas University.