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Evolution Petroleum Corp (EPM)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Herlin

61 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

Randall Keys

57 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer

David Joe

51 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Karon Mueller

2016 Controller, Corporate Secretary

Edward DiPaolo

63 2004 Lead Independent Director

William Dozier

64 2005 Independent Director

Kelly Loyd

42 2008 Independent Director

Gene Stoever

78 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Herlin

Mr. Robert S. Herlin is Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder of Evolution Petroleum Corp. Mr. Herlin the co-founder of the Company, has been a director since the Company's inception in September 2003 and has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since January 2009. He held the title of Chief Executive Officer from 2003 until December 31, 2015 and the title of President from 2003 through September 2014. Mr. Herlin has over 30 years of experience in engineering, energy transactions, operations and finance with small independents, larger independents and major integrated oil companies. Mr. Herlin currently serves as director and audit committee member for Enservco Corporation, a publicly traded company specializing in well enhancement and fluids logistics for E&P operators in the U.S., and as a director of Well Lift, Inc., a privately held company partially owned by our Company that applies the GARP® lift technology developed by the Company. Mr. Herlin also served on the Board of Directors of Boots and Coots, Inc., an oil field services company, from 2003 until its sale to Halliburton Company in September 2010. Mr. Herlin also is the President and owner of AVL Resources, LLC, a privately held investment company. Prior to 2003, Mr. Herlin served in various officer capacities for upstream and midstream oil and gas and telecom companies, both private and public. Mr. Herlin previously served on the Engineering Advisory Board for the Brown School of Engineering at Rice University, where he previously served on the Centennial Council for Chemical and BioMolecular Engineering. Mr. Herlin graduated with honors from Rice University with B.S. and M.E. degrees in chemical engineering and earned an MBA from Harvard University.

Randall Keys

Mr. Randall D. Keys has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Keys joined Evolution as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in January 2014. In September 2014, he was promoted to the additional position of President. In January 2016, he was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer and relinquished his other financial titles. From 2006 until joining the Company, Mr. Keys served as a corporate financial consultant and contract Chief Financial Officer and as an owner of a manufacturing firm. He has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, primarily in senior financial leadership positions with public energy companies. He earned a B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and began his career with the accounting firm of KPMG.

David Joe

Mr. David Joe is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer Officer of the Company. Mr. Joe joined Evolution in March 2005 as Accounting Manager. In September 2007, he was promoted to Controller and Corporate Secretary, in January 2014 was promoted to the additional roles of Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, and on January 1, 2016 was promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Joe was a Client Manager for a provider of outsourced accounting services to the petroleum industry. In this capacity, Mr. Joe was responsible for managing and executing the complete upstream accounting cycle for multiple clients. Previously, Mr. Joe served 17 years in a wide array of supervisory, accounting and financial analysis positions in the upstream division of the UNOCAL Corporation, an integrated oil company traded on the NYSE. Mr. Joe received his B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and is certified as an Accredited Petroleum Accountant through the Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies.

Karon Mueller

Ms. Karon Mueller is Controller, Corporate Secretary of the Company., effective January 1, 2016. A Texas CPA, she joined the Company in July 2014 after a long career in the energy industry.

Edward DiPaolo

Mr. Edward J. DiPaolo is Lead Independent Director of the company. Mr. DiPaolo has served as director for Evolution since 2004. He currently serves as our Lead Independent Director, Chairman of our Nominating Committee, and as a member of our Audit and Compensation Committees. Mr. DiPaolo has been a Senior Advisor at Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC since 2011. Prior to that, he was an Energy Partner at Growth Capital Partners, L.P. for eight years following his 27 years at Halliburton Company, where he last served as Group Senior Vice President of Global Business Development. Prior roles at Halliburton included North American Regional Vice President and Far East Regional Vice President. In those roles, he was responsible for overall operations of Halliburton Energy Services' North America and Far East regions. Mr. DiPaolo currently serves as Chairman of the Board for Seventy Seven Energy, Inc. and as a Director for Willbros Group Inc., both of which are public companies, as well as on several private company boards. He previously served as a director and Interim Chairman of the Board of Directors of Boots and Coots, Inc. prior to its sale to Halliburton; as a director of Superior Well Services, Inc. prior to its sale to Nabors Industries, Inc; and as a director of Inncore Subsurface Technologies prior to its sale to BJ Services Company. Mr. DiPaolo received his undergraduate degree in Agricultural Engineering from West Virginia University in 1976 and currently serves on the Advisory Board for the West Virginia University College of Engineering.

William Dozier

Mr. William E. Dozier is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Dozier served as director for Evolution since 2005. Mr. Dozier has over 40 years of oil & gas industry experience. He is the Chairman of the Compensation Committee and also a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee. Since 2005, Mr. Dozier is President of Extex Consulting, Inc., an independent oil and gas consulting firm. From 1992 to 2005, Mr. Dozier served as Senior Vice President of Operations, and later as Senior Vice President for Business Development, for Vintage Petroleum, a large publicly traded global independent oil and gas company acquired by Occidental Petroleum. From 1983 to 1992, he was Manager of Operations Engineering for Santa Fe Minerals, a privately held E&P Company. Mr. Dozier began his career with Amoco Production Company in 1975, working in all phases of production, reservoir evaluations, drilling and completions in the Mid-Continent and Gulf Coast areas of the United States. From May 2009 to July 2011, Mr. Dozier served on the Board of Directors of CAMAC Energy, Inc (formerly Pacific Asia Petroleum, Inc.). Mr. Dozier also serves on several private and charitable boards. In September 2013, Mr. Dozier began a three year term on the External Advisory Committee for The University of Texas Cockrell School of Engineering Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering. He is a Registered Petroleum Engineer in the State of Texas with a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.

Kelly Loyd

Mr. Kelly W. Loyd is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Loyd has served as director of Evolution since 2008. He currently serves as a member of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Nominating Committee. Since 2004, Mr. Loyd has been employed by JVL Advisors, LLC, a private energy investment company that owns approximately 15% of our common shares. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Loyd was an associate in the energy corporate finance investment banking group at RBC Capital Markets and Howard Frazier Barker Elliot. Previously, Mr. Loyd served as a founder and controller of L.A.B. Sports and Entertainment, a sports/entertainment promotion and production company, a Managing Partner of Tigre Leasing, L.L.P, a commercial real estate company focused on the purchase/sale of resort properties, and as an analyst in Jefferies and Company, Inc.'s energy corporate finance investment banking group. Mr. Loyd received a B.S. in Economics with Finance Applications from Southern Methodist University and earned an MBA from Rice University.

Gene Stoever

Mr. Gene G. Stoever, CPA, is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Stoever has served as director for Evolution since 2004. He currently serves as Chairman of our Audit Committee and as a member of the Compensation Committee, the Nominating Committee and the Dividend Committee. Mr. Stoever was an audit partner with KPMG LLP for 24 years until his retirement. During his tenure at KPMG, he served domestic and multinational clients engaged in the manufacturing, construction, refining, oil and gas, real estate and banking industries. He also served as an SEC Reviewing Partner responsible for advising clients and reviewing domestic and foreign filings with the SEC. Mr. Stoever currently serves as a director, chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Compensation Committee of Orion Marine Group, Inc (NYSE: ORN) and previously served on the Boards and as chairman of the Audit Committees of several other companies. Mr. Stoever is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas (currently inactive license holder) and earned his B.B.A. degree in accounting with honors from The University of Texas at Austin.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Herlin

795,757

Randall Keys

1,248,490

David Joe

728,043

Karon Mueller

--

Edward DiPaolo

--

William Dozier

--

Kelly Loyd

--

Gene Stoever

--
As Of  29 Jun 2016

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Robert Herlin

470,000 2,807,750

Randall Keys

0 0

David Joe

50,000 294,500

Karon Mueller

0 0

Edward DiPaolo

0 0

William Dozier

0 0

Kelly Loyd

0 0

Gene Stoever

0 0