Russell E. Parker
Mr. Parker has been our President and Chief Executive Officer and has served as a member of the Board since November 6, 2017. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of Phoenix Natural Resources from March 2016 to October 2017. Mr. Parker was the President of Chief Oil & Gas LLC from March 2015 to December 2015, and prior to becoming President, was Vice President of Engineering and Operations from October 2014 to March 2015 and Vice President of Engineering from November 2012 to October 2014. From January 2001 to October 2012, Mr. Parker worked in various engineering and asset management capacities for Hilcorp Energy Company. Mr. Parker received his BS in Petroleum and Geosystems from the University of Texas at Austin where he also was recognized as an Outstanding Young Graduate of the Cockrell School of Engineering as well as Distinguished Alumnus of the Petroleum Engineering Department.