Management

Paul D. McKinney, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

Mr. McKinney, 61, began his career 35 years ago with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. where he held various positions including his last title as Vice President of Reservoir Engineering, Anadarko Canada Corporation. Mr. McKinney is an industry veteran with a proven track record of building oil and gas organization b developing and implementing successful growth strategies coupled with farsighted decision-making.

Lloyd T. (Tim) Rochford, Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer / Chairman of the Board

Mr. Rochford, 73, has been active as an entrepreneur in the oil and gas industry since 1973. During that time, he has personally founded or co-founded multiple oil companies with assets in Texas and the mid-continent of the United States and has raised in excess of $1.0 billion in private and public financing for these oil and gas projects and their development. Mr. Rochford has successfully formed, developed and sold/merged four oil and gas companies, two of which were listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The most recent, Arena Resources, Inc. (“Arena”) (“Company”), was founded by Mr. Rochford and his long-time friend and associate Mr. Stan McCabe in August 2000. From inception until May of 2008, Mr. Rochford served as President, Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) and a director of Arena. During that time, the Company received numerous accolades from publications such as Business Week (2007 Hot Growth Companies), Entrepreneur (2007 Hot 500), Fortune (2007, 2008, 2009 Fastest Growing Companies), Fortune Small Business (2007, 2008 Fastest Growing Companies) and Forbes (Best Small Companies of 2009). In May 2008, Mr. Rochford resigned the position of CEO and accepted the position of Chairman of the Board. In his role as Chairman, he continued to pursue opportunities that would enhance the current and long-term value of the Company. Through his efforts, Arena entered into an agreement and was acquired by another New York Stock Exchange company for $1.6 billion in July 2010.

David A. Fowler, President and Director

Mr. Fowler, 61, has served in several management positions for various companies in the insurance and financial services industries. In 1994, he joined Petroleum Listing Service as Vice President of Operations, overseeing oil and gas property listings, information packages, and marketing oil and gas properties to industry players.

Daniel D. Wilson, EVP and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Wilson, 58, has 30 years of experience in operating, evaluating and exploiting oil and gas properties. He has experience in production, drilling and reservoir engineering. He served as the Vice President and Manager of Operations for Breck Operating Corporation (“Breck”) for 22 years.

Mr. Wilson oversaw the building, operating and divestiture of two companies during his tenure at Breck. At Breck’s peak, Mr. Wilson was responsible for over 750 wells in seven states and had an operating staff of 27 including engineers, foremen, pumpers, and clerks. Mr. Wilson personally performed or oversaw all of the economic evaluations for both acquisition and banking purposes.

William R. (“Randy”) Broaddrick, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Broaddrick, 42, was employed from 1997 to 2000 with Amoco Production Company, performing lease revenue accounting and state production tax regulatory reporting functions. During 2000, Mr. Broaddrick was employed by Duke Energy Field Services, LLC performing state production tax functions. From 2001 until 2010, Mr. Broaddrick was employed by Arena Resources, Inc. as Vice President.

Hollie Lamb, Vice President of Engineering

Ms. Lamb, 45, has 20 years of experience in domestic oil/gas evaluation, exploration and production operations, management, and petroleum engineering consulting. She has an extensive background in reservoir evaluation and economic evaluation. Her career has centered in Permian Basin, which has enabled her to focus on the upside in the basin.

R. Matthew (“Matt”) Garner, General Counsel and Vice President of Land

Mr. Garner, 45, has been engaged in the practice of law, both privately and in various in-house capacities, for over 19 years. Prior to joining Ring Energy, Inc. in 2016, Mr. Garner had a private practice that focused on representing clients in connection with oil and gas-related mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

While in private practice, Mr. Garner assisted clients with land title matters and a variety of oilfield-related contracts. From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Garner served as General Counsel and Land Advisor to Henry Petroleum, LP and its successor, Henry Resources, LLC. During his time with Henry Resources, the company drilled and completed approximately 400 Wolfberry oil and gas wells in the Permian Basin. Mr. Garner holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Abilene Christian University and Juris Doctor Degree from Baylor University School of Law.