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Summit Midstream Partners LP (SMLP.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven Newby

44 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of General Partner

Matthew Harrison

46 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of General Partner

Leonard Mallett

60 2015 Chief Operations Officer, Executive Vice President of General Partner

Brock Degeyter

40 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of General Partner

Brad Graves

50 2015 Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Commercial Officer of General Partner

Louise Matthews

47 2016 Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Communications of General Partner

Matthew Delaney

31 2016 Director of General Partner

Peter Labbat

50 2016 Director of General Partner

Thomas Lane

60 2012 Director of General Partner

Scott Rogan

46 2014 Director of General Partner

Jeffrey Spinner

35 2012 Director of General Partner

Jerry Peters

59 2012 Independent Director of General Partner

Susan Tomasky

63 2012 Independent Director of General Partner

Robert Wohleber

66 2013 Independent Director of General Partner

Marc Stratton

Senior Vice President and Treasurer

Biographies

Name Description

Steven Newby

Mr. Steven J. Newby is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of General Partner of the Company. Mr. Newby was a founding member of Summit Investments and has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Summit Investments since its formation in September 2009. In 2007, Mr. Newby joined ING Investment Management to manage a $300 million proprietary fund focused on the private and public investment in the energy infrastructure space. Prior to that, Mr. Newby was a founding member of SunTrust Bank's Corporate Energy industry specialty group and ultimately became a Managing Director and Head of the Project Finance Group within SunTrust's Capital Markets division. Mr. Newby is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.

Matthew Harrison

Mr. Matthew S. Harrison is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of General Partner of the Company. Mr. Harrison was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Summit Investments since September 2011. Mr. Harrison joined Summit Investments from Hiland Partners, LP, where he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Director from February 2008 to September 2011. Prior to joining Hiland, Mr. Harrison was a Director in the Energy & Power Merger & Acquisitions group at Wachovia Capital Markets from October 2007 to February 2008 and a Director in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. from July 1999 to October 2007. Mr. Harrison was a Senior Accountant for Price Waterhouse for five years. Mr. Harrison received an MBA from Northwestern University–Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Tennessee.

Leonard Mallett

Mr. Leonard W. Mallett is Chief Operations Officer, Executive Vice President of General Partner of the Company. Mr. Mallett served as Senior Vice President of Engineering for Enterprise, where he was responsible for the engineering, project management, sourcing and technical support functions supporting all of Enterprise’s pipeline and related plants. Mr. Mallett began his career with TEPPCO as a Project Engineer and spent the next three decades working with TEPPCO and successor entities in various engineering, transportation, and operations roles. At the end of 2006, Enterprise bought TEPPCO’s General Partner from Duke Energy Field Services, at which time Mr. Mallett was serving as SVP of Operations for TEPPCO. Post-merger, Mr. Mallett was named SVP-Environmental, Health and Safety. Mr. Mallett holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Prairie View A&M University and a Master of Business Administration from Houston Baptist University.

Brock Degeyter

Mr. Brock M. Degeyter is Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Secretary of General Partner of the Company. He served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel from May 2012 until March 2015. Mr. Degeyter has been the Chief Compliance Officer of our General Partner since January 2014. Mr. Degeyter joined Summit Investments in January 2012 as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Prior to joining Summit Investments, Mr. Degeyter worked in the corporate legal department for Energy Future Holdings (formerly TXU Corp.) from January 2007 through December 2011 where he served as Director of Corporate Governance and Senior Counsel. Prior to joining Energy Future Holdings, Mr. Degeyter was engaged in private practice with the firm of Correro Fishman Haygood Phelps Walmsley & Casteix LLP from May 2002 through December 2006. Mr. Degeyter is licensed to practice law in the states of Texas and Louisiana. Mr. Degeyter received a B.A. in Political Science from Louisiana State University and a J.D. from Loyola University College of Law in New Orleans.

Brad Graves

Mr. Brad N. Graves is Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Commercial Officer of General Partner of the Company. He served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development from May 2012 until March 2015. In March 2013, he was promoted to Chief Commercial Officer. Prior to joining our General Partner, Mr. Graves was the Senior Vice President of Corporate Development of Summit Investments since April 2010. He was previously a Partner with Crestwood Midstream Partners, LLC from February 2008 until March 2010. Mr. Graves served as Executive Vice President—Business Development of Genesis Energy, LP from August 2006 until November 2007. He also served as Vice President—Offshore Commercial for Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ("Enterprise") from 2004 until August 2006. Prior to 2004, Mr. Graves served in a variety of commercial roles at Enterprise and GulfTerra Energy Partners, LP ("GulfTerra"), prior to its merger with Enterprise. In his roles with Enterprise and GulfTerra, Mr. Graves participated in numerous greenfield projects developed in the Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Graves earned a B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas A&M University and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the University of Saint Thomas.

Louise Matthews

Ms. Louise E. Matthews is Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Communications of General Partner of the Company. She served as Vice President, Human Resources from May 2013 to March 2016. Prior to joining our General Partner, Ms. Matthews served as Senior Vice President at SunTrust Bank (“SunTrust”) from November 2010 to May 2013, leading the Human Resources organization supporting Enterprise Technology and Operations for all segments, including Wholesale, Investment Banking, Retail and Corporate Functions. While with SunTrust, Ms. Matthews also served as a certified executive coach. Prior to her time at SunTrust, Ms. Matthews served as Vice President of Human Resources with ING Investment Management. Ms. Matthews has also served as HR Director for Sprint, Integrated Health Services and Jekyll Island Authority. Ms. Matthews earned her Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration from Georgia Southern University.

Matthew Delaney

Mr. Matthew F. Delaney is Director of General Partner of the Company. Mr. Delaney has been an investment professional at Energy Capital Partners since 2011. Prior to joining Energy Capital Partners, Mr. Delaney worked in the Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley focusing on energy mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Delaney received a B.A. in Economics from Amherst College. Mr. Delaney was selected to serve as a director on the board due to his affiliation with Energy Capital Partners, his knowledge of the energy industry, and his financial and business expertise. Mr. Delaney replaced Mr. Christopher M. Leininger, who resigned from the board on May 9, 2016.

Peter Labbat

Mr. Peter Labbat is Director of General Partner of the Company. Mr. Labbat was appointed to the board in connection with his affiliation with Energy Capital Partners, which controls Summit Investments, the sole owner of SMP Holdings, the entity that owns and controls our General Partner. Mr. Labbat has been an investment professional at Energy Capital Partners since 2006. Prior to joining Energy Capital Partners, Mr. Labbat spent 13 years in Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division. He currently serves on the boards of ADA Carbon Solutions, LLC, Next Wave Energy Partners, LP, Chieftain Sand and Proppant, LLC, and Pro Petro Holding Corp. Mr. Labbat received a B.A. in Economics from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Labbat was selected to serve as a director on the board due to his affiliation with Energy Capital Partners, his knowledge of the energy industry, and his financial and business expertise. Mr. Labbat replaced Mr. Curtis A. Morgan, who resigned from the board on August 3, 2016.

Thomas Lane

Mr. Thomas K. Lane is Director of General Partner of the Company. Mr. Lane serves as the chair of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Lane has been a partner of Energy Capital Partners since 2005. Prior to joining Energy Capital Partners, Mr. Lane worked for 17 years in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs. As a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, Mr. Lane had senior-level coverage responsibility for electric and gas utilities, independent power companies and merchant energy companies throughout the United States. Mr. Lane received a B.A. in economics from Wheaton College and an MBA from the University of Chicago. Mr. Lane was selected to serve as a director on the board due to his affiliation with Energy Capital Partners, his knowledge of the energy industry and his financial and business expertise.

Scott Rogan

Mr. Scott A. Rogan is Director of General Partner of the Company. Mr. Rogan joined Energy Capital Partners as a principal in February 2014. Prior to joining Energy Capital Partners, and for the past five years, Mr. Rogan was employed by Barclays Capital ("Barclays") as a Managing Director working in the investment banking division of the natural resources group. Prior to its merger with Barclays in 2008, Mr. Rogan worked for over 10 years in investment banking for Lehman Brothers. Mr. Rogan received a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in professional accounting from the University of Texas at Austin as well as a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago.

Jeffrey Spinner

Mr. Jeffrey R. Spinner is Director of General Partner of the Company. Mr. Spinner has been an investment professional at Energy Capital Partners since 2006. Prior to joining Energy Capital Partners, Mr. Spinner worked in the Natural Resources Investment Banking Group at Banc of America Securities. Mr. Spinner received a B.S. in Economics from Duke University.

Jerry Peters

Mr. Jerry L. Peters, CPA., is Independent Director of General Partner of the Company. Mr. Peters has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Green Plains Inc., a publicly-traded vertically-integrated ethanol producer, since May 2007. In 2015, Mr. Peters was appointed Chief Financial Officer and director of the general partner of Green Plains Partners, LP, a publicly traded partnership engaged in fuel storage and transportation services (and collectively with Green Plains Inc., "Green Plains"). Prior to joining Green Plains, Mr. Peters served as Senior Vice President—Chief Accounting Officer for ONEOK Partners from May 2006 to April 2007, as Chief Financial Officer of ONEOK Partners, L.P. from July 1994 to May 2006, and in various senior management roles of ONEOK Partners, L.P. from 1985 to May 2006. Prior to joining ONEOK Partners, Mr. Peters was employed by KPMG LLP as a certified public accountant from 1980 to 1985. Mr. Peters received an MBA from Creighton University with an emphasis in finance and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. We believe that Mr. Peters' extensive executive, financial and operational experience bring important and necessary skills to the Board of Directors.

Susan Tomasky

Ms. Susan Tomasky is Independent Director of General Partner of the Company. Ms. Tomasky serves as the chair of the Conflicts Committee. Ms. Tomasky was a senior executive for 13 years at American Electric Power, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, serving from 2009 to 2011 as President of the company’s transmission business, from 2007 through 2008 as Executive Vice President for Shared Services, from 2001 until 2007 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and from 1998 until 2001 as General Counsel. Ms. Tomasky currently serves as Lead Independent Director of Tesoro Corp. and as a director of Public Service Enterprise Group – both public companies. Ms. Tomasky holds a juris doctorate degree from George Washington University National Law Center, and received her undergraduate degree from University of Kentucky in Lexington.

Robert Wohleber

Mr. Robert M. Wohleber is Independent Director of General Partner of the Company. Mr. Wohleber served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Kerr-McGee Corporation, an oil and gas exploration and production company, from December 1999 to August 2006. From 1996 to 1998, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Freeport-McMoran, Inc., one of the largest phosphate fertilizer producers in the United States. He holds a B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh.

Marc Stratton