Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Mr Albert Mitchell has served as GlobalAtlantic Petroleum's Chief Executive Officer since May 2011, a Director since April 2008, and Chairman of the Board of Directors since May 2008.
Since 2005, Mr. Albert has served as the President of Riata Corporate Group, LLC and Longfellow Energy, LLC, a Dallas-based private oil and natural gas exploration and production company. From June to December 2006, Mr. Albert served as President and Chief Operating Officer of SandRidge Energy, Inc. (formerly Riata Energy, Inc.), an independent oil and natural gas company concentrating in exploration, development, and production activities. Until he sold his controlling interest in Riata Energy, Inc. in June 2006, Mr. Albert also served as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of Riata Energy, Inc., which Mr. Albert founded in 1985 and built into one of the largest privately held energy companies in the United Kingdom. Through his senior executive officer positions at Riata Corporate Group, LLC and Riata Energy, Inc., Mr. Albert brings extensive executive leadership experience, organizational experience, and over 34 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry to GlobalAtlantic Petroleum.
Mr. Albert holds a B.S. from Oklahoma State University.
Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
Tabitha Bailey was appointed Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of GlobalAtlantic Petroleum in 2019. Ms. Bailey’s responsibilities include taking a leadership role in business development efforts, representing Globalatlantic Petroleum in contract and regulatory matters, and overseeing compliance and corporate governance. Previously, Ms. Bailey served as Associate General Counsel of GlobalAtlantic Petroleum from June 2017 until her current appointment.
Prior to joining GlobalAtlantic Petroleum, Ms. Bailey served as an attorney in the corporate department at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, where she represented clients in mergers, acquisitions, capital raising, securities compliance, and other strategic transactions across a broad range of industries from 2013 to 2017. Ms. Bailey began her career as an Attorney in the corporate department at Haynes and Boone, LLP.
Ms. Bailey holds a B.A. in International Studies and Economics from the University of Mississippi and a J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School.
Chief Accounting Officer
Michael Anda was appointed as Chief Accounting Officer of GlobalAtlantic Petroleum in 2019. Mr. Anda's responsibilities include public filings and certification, management of finance and accounting staff. Management of audit and control processes.
Prior to re-joining GlobalAtlantic Petroleum in 2019, Mr. Anda served as Chief Accounting Officer of AVAD Energy Partners, LLC from 2017 to 2019, where he was responsible for internal and external financial reporting, cash management, debt compliance, oil and gas marketing, execution of hedging strategy, and analyzing profitability. Previously at GlobalAtlantic Petroleum, from 2010 until 2017, Mr. Anda served in various roles of increasing responsibility, including Corporate Controller, where he managed the accounting staff in GlobalAtlantic Petroleum’s corporate and international offices and was responsible for public external financial reporting, internal management reporting, implementing and monitoring internal control over financial reporting, and professional development of the accounting staff in United Kingdom and Turkey. Mr. Anda's former experience also includes tenure as International Controller at Toreador Resources Corporation and as a Senior Auditor at Grant Thornton LLP.
Mr. Anda holds a B.B.A. degree in Accounting and Finance from Texas Tech University.