People: SandRidge Energy Inc (SD)

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22 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Serota

48 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

James Bennett

44 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Eddie LeBlanc

65 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Duane Grubert

51 2013 Executive Vice President - Investor Relations and Strategy

Craig Johnson

47 2014 Executive Vice President - Operations

Philip Warman

43 2010 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Wayne Chang

52 2009 Senior Vice President - Midstream

Randall Cooley

60 2008 Senior Vice President - Accounting

Lance Galvin

52 2013 Senior Vice President - Corporate Reservoir

R. Scott Griffin

48 2013 Senior Vice President – Human Resources

Stephen Beasley

62 2013 Independent Director

Jim Brewer

55 2011 Independent Director

Everett Dobson

54 2009 Independent Director

William Gilliland

76 2006 Independent Director

Edward Moneypenny

72 2013 Independent Director

Roy Oliver

54 2006 Independent Director

Alan Weber

65 2013 Independent Director

Dan Westbrook

61 2013 Independent Director

Robert Kerr

2013 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Serota

Mr. Jeffrey S. Serota is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of SandRidge Energy, Inc. He has served as a Senior Partner in the Private Equity Group of Ares Management LLC, an alternative asset investment firm, since September 1997. Prior to joining Ares, Mr. Serota worked at Bear Stearns from March 1996 to September 1997, where he specialized in providing investment banking services to financial sponsor clients of the firm. He currently serves on the board of directors of EXCO Resources, Inc. and WCA Waste Corporation and previously served on the boards of directors of Douglas Dynamics, Inc. and Lyondell Bassell, N.V. Mr. Serota received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and received a Master of Business Administration degree from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.

James Bennett

Mr. James Donald Bennett serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Sandridge Energy Inc. Mr. Bennett was appointed as a director in 2013. Mr. Bennett was named Chief Executive Officer and President in June 2013. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Financial Officer since March 2013 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since January 2011. From 2010 until he joined the Company, he was Managing Director for White Deer Energy, a private equity fund focused on the exploration and production, oilfield service and equipment, and midstream sectors of the oil and gas industry. From 2006 to December 2009, Mr. Bennett was employed by GSO Capital Partners L.P. where he served in various capacities, including as its Managing Director. Mr. Bennett graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Finance from Texas Tech University in 1993. Mr. Bennett has served on the board of directors of the general partner of Cheniere Energy Partners L.P. and PostRock Energy Corporation.

Eddie LeBlanc

Mr. Eddie M. LeBlanc, III, is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of SandRidge Energy, Inc. Mr. LeBlanc was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in July 2013. Prior to joining SandRidge, he served as Chief Financial Officer at each of East Resources Inc. (2010 – 2013), PostRock Energy Corporation (2009 – 2010), Ascent Energy Company (2003 – 2007), Range Resources Corporation (2000 – 2003), and Coho Energy, Inc. (1995 – 1999). Previously in his career, Mr. LeBlanc served in senior positions at other diversified energy companies and as an auditor with Ernst & Ernst. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and is a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Duane Grubert

Mr. Duane M. Grubert is Executive Vice President - Investor Relations and Strategy of SandRidge Energy Inc. Mr. Grubert was appointed Executive Vice President of Investor Relations and Strategy in December 2013. Prior to joining SandRidge, Mr. Grubert spent 14 years as a Wall Street analyst covering the oil and gas exploration and production sector, most recently for Susquehanna Financial Group. From 1983 to 2000, Mr. Grubert served in various capacities at Unocal Corporation (now part of Chevron Corporation), including in petroleum engineering, international business development and finally as General Manager of Corporate Strategy and Business Intelligence. Mr. Grubert holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University and a Masters of Business Administration from California State University.

Craig Johnson

Mr. Craig A. Johnson has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Operations of the Company effective September 3, 2014. Mr. Johnson joined the company in July 2007 as Vice President of Operations and has served as a Senior Vice President in operational roles since June 2011. Prior to joining SandRidge, Mr. Johnson was Operations Manager for the Eastern Division of Samson Resources, having also served in various engineering and asset management positions in the Gulf Coast, Mid-Continent and Southeastern regions. Mr. Johnson graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering.

Philip Warman

Mr. Philip T. Warman is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of SandRidge Energy Inc. Mr. Warman joined the company as Senior Vice President and General Counsel in August 2010. He also serves as the company's Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining SandRidge, Mr. Warman was the Associate General Counsel for SEC and finance matters for Spectra Energy Corporation from January 2007 through July 2010. From 1998 through 2006 he practiced law as a corporate finance attorney with Vinson & Elkins, LLP in Houston, Texas. Mr. Warman earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston in 1993 and graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 1998.

Wayne Chang

Mr. Wayne C. Chang is Senior Vice President - Midstream of SandRidge Energy Inc. Mr. Chang joined the company as Vice President – Midstream in February 2007 and was promoted to Senior Vice President – Midstream in January 2009. Mr. Chang most recently served as the Director of Producer Services for Enogex, Inc., a company involved in gas gatherer and intrastate transporter of gas in the State of Oklahoma. Prior to this, he worked for diversified oil and gas companies such as Conoco Inc., Phillips Petroleum Company and Chesapeake Energy Corporation focusing on the midstream sector. Mr. Chang graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering in 1984.

Randall Cooley

Mr. Randall D. Cooley, CPA., is Senior Vice President — Accounting of SandRidge Energy Inc. He joined the company as Vice President – Accounting in November 2006, upon the company's acquisition of NEG Oil & Gas LLC and was promoted to Senior Vice President – Accounting in January 2008. Prior to joining SandRidge, Mr. Cooley served as the senior financial officer with National Energy Group, Inc., having held the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from March 2003 to November 2006. Mr. Cooley earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a major in Accounting, from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1978 and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Lance Galvin

R. Scott Griffin

Mr. R. Scott Griffin is Senior Vice President – Human Resources of SandRidge Energy Inc. Mr. Griffin was appointed Senior Vice President – Human Resources in November 2013. Mr. Griffin returned to SandRidge from Chaparral Energy, LLC where he led the strategic human resources function. He previously served as Director of Human Resources at SandRidge from 2008 to 2012. For the past 26 years, Mr. Griffin has held various human resources and leadership roles including 13 years as Senior Vice President of Wood Designs, a leading retail fixture manufacturer, and five years as the principal of Redlion Industrial Supply, a company he founded and managed. Mr. Griffin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Oklahoma and has completed graduate coursework in Organizational Development.

Stephen Beasley

Mr. Stephen C. Beasley is an Independent Director of SandRidge Energy Inc. Mr. Beasley was appointed as a director in 2013. Mr. Beasley founded Eaton Group Inc., a Houston-based executive leadership and strategic investment firm, in 2008, and currently serves as its President and Chief Executive Officer. He previously served as the President of El Paso Corporation’s Eastern Pipeline Group and was a member of El Paso Corporation’s nine-member Corporate Executive Committee. In this role, Mr. Beasley was Chairman and President of Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company and ANR Pipeline Company – two of the largest and most complex natural gas transmission systems in the United States. Mr. Beasley currently serves on the board of directors for BPZ Resources, Inc., an international exploration and production company with primary operations in South America, and Space Services Holdings Inc., a privately-held space transportation and remote sensing company. He previously served as an outside director on the board of directors for Williams Pipeline Partners L.P., Southern Union Company and C Sixty Inc., a privately held nano-biotechnology company. Mr. Beasley earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from The University of Texas at Austin, and currently serves on several of The University of Texas System development and advisory boards. He also serves as Chair of The Brookwood Community and The Briarwood School in the Houston, Texas area.

Jim Brewer

Mr. Jim J. Brewer is an Independent Director of SandRidge Energy Inc. Mr. Brewer was appointed as a director in 2011. Mr. Brewer, a geologist, has almost 30 years of experience in the oil and gas business. In 1987, Mr. Brewer co-founded J-Brex Company, a private oil and gas and real estate company, of which he is the President. He co-founded Energynet.com, a large on-line oil and gas property auction service in 1999, and currently serves on its board of directors. Mr. Brewer also serves as an advisory board member of First Capital Bank of Texas. Mr. Brewer has degrees in geology and mathematics from West Texas State University.

Everett Dobson

Mr. Everett R. Dobson is an Independent Director of SandRidge Energy, Inc. Mr. Dobson was appointed as a director in 2009. Since 2012, he has served as Chief Executive Officer of Dobson Technologies, a private landline, fiber optic and data storage business. From November 2003 to 2012, he also served as Chairman for Dobson Technologies. The founder of Dobson Communications Corporation, a telecommunications company listed on NASDAQ until its 2007 sale, Mr. Dobson served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1996 until 2005 and as its Executive Chairman from 2005 until 2007, when the company was sold. Mr. Dobson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and has served on its Foundation board of directors since 1991.

William Gilliland

Mr. William A. Gilliland is an Independent Director of SandRidge Energy Inc. Mr. Gilliland has served as managing partner of several personal and family investment partnerships, including. Gillco Energy, L.P. and Gillco Investments, L.P., since April 1999. Prior to this, Mr. Gilliland was the founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Cross-Continent Auto Retailers, Inc. Mr. Gilliland holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from North Texas State University.

Edward Moneypenny

Mr. Edward W. Moneypenny is an Independent Director of SandRidge Energy Inc. Mr. Moneypenny was appointed as a director in 2013. From 2002 until his retirement in January 2006, Mr. Moneypenny was the Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of 7-Eleven, Inc., a worldwide chain of convenience stores. In 2001, he served as the Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Covanta Energy Corporation, which owns and operates infrastructure for the conversion of waste to energy. In addition, Mr. Moneypenny was the Chief Financial Officer at two former Fortune 500 companies in the energy industry, Florida Progress Corporation and Oryx Energy Corporation, prior to 2001. At Oryx Energy Corporation, Mr. Moneypenny was the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the board of directors. Mr. Moneypenny is currently a Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he has served since May 2006, as well as Chairman of the Finance Committee and a member of the Audit, Executive and Strategic Planning Committees. From June 2006 to June 2012, he served on the board of directors of New York & Company, Inc., a publicly-traded specialty retailer of women’s fashion and accessories, as a member of the Audit Committee. He also served on the board of directors of Timberland Company, a specialty retail company, as Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation Committee from May 2005 to September 2011. Mr. Moneypenny graduated from Saint Joseph’s University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and received a Master of Science in Accounting Science from the University of Illinois. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Roy Oliver

Mr. Roy T. Oliver, Jr., is an Independent Director of SandRidge Energy Inc. Mr. Oliver was appointed as a director in 2006. Mr. Oliver has served as President of R.T. Oliver Investments, Inc., a diversified investment company with interests in energy, energy services, media and real estate, since August 2001. The company presently owns the largest portfolio of class A office properties in Oklahoma. He has served as Chairman and President of Valliance Bank, N.A. since August 2004. He founded U.S. Rig and Equipment, Inc. in 1980 and served as its President until its assets were sold in August 2003. Mr. Oliver is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. He serves on The University of Oklahoma Michael F. Price College of Business Board of Advisors.

Alan Weber

Mr. Alan J. Weber is an Independent Director of SandRidge Energy Inc. Mr. Weber is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Weber Group LLC, an investment management firm where he has served since 2005. Since 2009, Mr. Weber has served as an Operating Partner and Chairman of the Financial Services Advisory Board at Arsenal Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity firm, Chairman of KGS-Alpha Capital Markets, a fixed income broker-dealer, and a director of the board of iTransfer, Inc., a money transfer company. Mr. Weber also has been a member of the board of Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., an investor communications and securities processing company, since 2007, a director of Diebold, Inc., a provider of integrated self-service delivery systems and security services, since 2005, and a director of OnForce, Inc., a technology services company, since 2003. In addition, Mr. Weber is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Trust Co., a 150-year-old firm specializing in trusts, investment management, tax and estate planning, private banking, alternative investments and philanthropic consulting. Prior to joining U.S. Trust Co. in October 2002, Mr. Weber was Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer at Aetna, Inc., where he was responsible for capital management, information technology, investor relations, e-business and financial operations. Mr. Weber worked at Citicorp (which merged with Travelers Group to form Citigroup, Inc. in 1998) from 1971 to 1998, holding senior positions in corporate banking, consumer banking and corporate operations and technology. He was Chairman of Citibank International, an Executive Vice President of Citibank and also served as a member of Citibank’s Policy Committee. In addition, for six years, Mr. Weber led Citibank’s Global Financial Institutions and Transaction Services business. During his 27-year tenure at Citibank, he managed businesses in approximately 30 countries, including assignments in Japan, Italy and Latin America.

Dan Westbrook

Mr. Dan A. Westbrook is an Independent Director of SandRidge Energy Inc. Mr. Westbrook was appointed as a director in 2013. Since October 2007, Mr. Westbrook has served on the board of directors of Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. and Enbridge Energy Company, Inc., an energy delivery company, and as a member of the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee for each. He was appointed Chairman of the Board and elected as a Director and member of the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee for Midcoast Holdings L.L.C., the GP of Midcoast Energy Partners L.P., in October 2013. He has been on the Board of the Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation since November 2008, and from October 2010 to March 2012, Mr. Westbrook was a Director of Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (currently Turquoise Hill Resources) and Chairman of the Safety, Health and Environment Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee. From November 2006 to June 2009, he was a director at Knowledge Systems, Inc., a provider of combined geopressure and geochemical analysis software and services, and from May 2007 to August 2008, he was a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Chairman of the Strategic Options Review Committee of the board of directors of Synenco Energy Inc. (acquired by Total E&P Canada Ltd. in August 2008), an energy company located in Alberta, Canada. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Westbrook served as president of BP China Gas, Power & Upstream and as vice-chairman of the board of directors of Dapeng LNG, a Sino joint venture between BP and CNOOC Gas & Power Ltd. and other Chinese companies. He held executive positions with BP in China, Argentina, Houston, Russia, Chicago and the Netherlands before retiring from the company in January 2006.

Robert Kerr

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