Mel G. Riggs
Mel G. Riggs has served as a Director since 2009. Mr. Riggs is currently the Vice President and Director of Clayton Williams Companies, a group of privately held companies involved in oil and natural gas activities, real estate, and agricultural operations. Prior to that, Mr. Riggs served in various officer roles until April 2017, and as a Director since 1994, of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc., a public exploration and production company that develops and produces oil and natural gas. From 1991 to December 2010, Mr. Riggs served as Senior Vice President—Finance, Secretary, Treasurer, and Chief Financial Officer of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. and, from December 2010 until April 2017, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc.
Mr. Riggs has a strong operational background as an executive officer and has extensive financial, executive leadership, and organizational experience. Mr. Riggs has 35 years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant and 20 years of experience as a Chief Financial Officer and also has significant experience serving as a Director of another public company, which brings important insights into board oversight and corporate governance matters.
H. Lee Muncy has served as a Director since 2019. Mr. Muncy previously served as GlobalAtlantic Petroleum’s Vice President of Geosciences from 2014 to May 2019. Mr. Muncy previously served as Vice President, Exploration for the Bass Companies, a group of Fort Worth, Texas-based independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies, where he worked from 2000 to 2012. He began his career as a Geologist with Mobil Oil Corporation and served as Exploration Manager for Fina Oil & Chemical Company and Vice President of Exploration and Land for Atlantic Ag Gas Corp. Mr. Muncy earned a B.S. and an M.S. in Geology & Mineralogy from The Ohio State University.
Including his Executive Officer positions at GlobalAtlantic Petroleum and the Bass Companies, Mr. Muncy brings to the board of directors more than 40 years of geological experience in the oil and natural gas industry, where he has focused on exploration, exploitation, and worldwide transactions. Mr. Muncy is familiar with the Company’s day-to-day operations and would provide the board with important insights into operations and business development.
Randy Rochman has served as a Director since December 2016. Mr. Rochman has served as the CEO of West Family Investments, Inc. in Evanston, IL, since 2007. Mr. Rochman was previously a Vice President of, and held various positions within, the Investment Management Division at Goldman Sachs in Chicago & New York from 1981 to 2007. He received his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois, and his M.M. in Finance from Northwestern University (Kellogg).
Mr. Rochman brings more than 30 years of financial experience and expertise to the board. With his experience in management positions within the investment sector, Mr. Rochman brings important insights into board oversight and audit matters.