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Evolution Petroleum Corp (EPM)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Herlin

60 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

Randall Keys

56 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer

David Joe

50 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Principal Financial Officer

Rod Schultz

2016 Chief Accounting Officer, Principal Accounting Officer

Karon Mueller

2016 Controller, Corporate Secretary

Edward DiPaolo

63 2004 Lead Independent Director

William Dozier

63 2005 Independent Director

Kelly Loyd

41 2008 Independent Director

Gene Stoever

77 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 is a co-founder of our Company, has been Chief Executive Officer and a Director since the Company's inception in September 2003. Mr. Herlin was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors in January 2009. He held the title of President from September 2003 through September 2014. He is responsible for our operations and strategy. 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. 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. Prior to 2003, Mr. Herlin served in various officer capacities for upstream and downstream oil and gas companies, both private and public. Mr. Herlin currently serves 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. We believe Mr. Herlin's executive leadership of our Company since its founding, extensive oil and gas industry experience, multi-functional expertise, education and his Board of Director service to public companies qualifies Mr. Herlin to serve on our Board.

Randall Keys

Mr. Randall D. Keys has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company., effective January 1, 2016. He 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. He also serves as Executive Vice President of NGS Technologies LLC, the entity that holds the Company’s Gas Assisted Rod Pump (GARP) artificial lift technology. From 2006 until joining the Company, Mr. Keys had been self-employed as a corporate financial consultant and as an owner of a manufacturing firm. He has over 30 years of experience in the energy industry, encompassing both upstream oil and gas companies and the oilfield service industry. Highlights of his experience include positions as CFO of Core Laboratories N.V., a diversified oilfield service company and 3DX Technologies, a hybrid service and exploration entity. He also served as CFO of upstream companies BPZ Energy, Inc. and Far East Energy Corporation and held financial positions with Adobe Resources and Santa Fe Energy. He earned a BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas and began his career with the public accounting firm of KPMG.

David Joe

Mr. David Joe is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Principal Financial Officer of the Company., effective January 1, 2016. He joined Evolution in March 2005 as Accounting Manager. In September 2007, he was promoted to Controller and Corporate Secretary, and in January 2014 was further promoted to the additional roles of Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. 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.

Rod Schultz

Mr. Rod Schultz is Chief Accounting Officer, Principal Accounting Officer of the Company., effective January 1, 2016. A seasoned accounting professional with over 35 years of experience, Rod is also a Texas CPA and has been with the Company since 2011.

Karon Mueller

Ms. Karon Mueller has been appointed as 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 Evolution Petroleum Corp since 2004. He currently serves as our Lead Independent Director, Chairman of our Nominating Committee, and is 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. and Eurasia Drilling Company Limited, each of which are public companies, as well as 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. We believe Mr. DiPaolo's extensive experience in oilfield service, corporate advisory roles, education and Executive and Board of Director service to public and private companies qualifies Mr. DiPaolo to serve on our Board, his assigned Committees and as our Lead Independent Director.

William Dozier

Mr. William E. Dozier is an Independent Director of Evolution Petroleum Corp. Mr. Dozier has 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. Since 2005, Mr. Dozier has been the owner 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. 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. We believe Mr. Dozier's extensive experience in oil and gas exploration and development, education and Executive and Board of Director service to public companies qualifies Mr. Dozier to serve on our Board and his assigned Committees.

Kelly Loyd

Mr. Kelly William Loyd is an Independent Director of Evolution Petroleum Corp. 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 16.5% 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. We believe Mr. Loyd's extensive experience in energy investment banking and his education qualifies Mr. Loyd to serve on our Board and his assigned Committees.

Gene Stoever

Mr. Gene G. Stoever, CPA, is an Independent Director of Evolution Petroleum Corp. Mr. Stoever has served as Director for Evolution since 2004. He currently serves as Chairman of our Audit Committee and as a member of our Nominating 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. We believe Mr. Stoever's extensive experience in public accounting as a former Big Four partner, knowledge of financial reporting, SEC, GAAP and auditing standards, education and certification as a CPA, designation of a Governance Fellow by the National Association of Corporate Directors, and Board Service to public and private companies qualifies Mr. Stoever to serve on our Board, his assigned Committees and as an Audit Committee Financial Expert.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Robert Herlin

839,126

Randall Keys

1,065,020

David Joe

480,230

Rod Schultz

--

Karon Mueller

--

Edward DiPaolo

--

William Dozier

--

Kelly Loyd

--

Gene Stoever

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As Of  29 Jun 2015

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