Mr. Shapiro has served as Chairman since April 2020 and as a director since October 2019. Mr. Shapiro has more than forty years of financial and operational experience within the energy industry. Mr. Shapiro is currently a Senior Advisor to Outfitter Energy Capital and serves on the Advisory Board for Pickering Energy Partners LP. From 2000 to 2006, Mr. Shapiro held various leadership positions at Burlington Resources Inc., including Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. Previously, Mr. Shapiro served as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Directors at Vastar Resources, Inc. Prior to that, he spent sixteen years with Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO). Mr. Shapiro is currently a Director of Elk Meadows Resources, LLC and previously served on the Board of Directors of El Paso Corporation, Barrick Gold Corporation and Asia Resource Minerals PLC. Mr. Shapiro holds an undergraduate degree in Industrial Economics from Union College and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard University.