People: Star Gas Partners LP (SGU.N)

SGU.N on New York Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paul Vermylen

65 2006 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Lead Director of Kestrel Heat, LLC

Steven Goldman

52 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Kestrel Heat, LLC

Richard Ambury

55 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary of Kestrel Heat, LLC

Richard Oakley

52 2006 Vice President, Controller of Kestrel Heat, LLC

Daniel Donovan

66 2013 Director of Kestrel Heat, LLC

Bryan Lawrence

72 2006 Director of Kestrel Heat, LLC

Sheldon Lubar

2006 Director of Kestrel Heat, LLC

Henry Babcock

72 2006 Independent Director of Kestrel Heat, LLC

C. Scott Baxter

51 2006 Independent Director of Kestrel Heat, LLC

William Nicoletti

68 2006 Independent Director of Kestrel Heat, LLC

Chris Witty

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Biographies

Name Description

Paul Vermylen

Mr. Paul A. Vermylen, Jr. is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Lead Director of Kestrel Heat, LLC, the General Parter of Star Gas Partners LP since April 28, 2006. Mr. Vermylen is a founder of Kestrel and has served as its President and as a manager since July 2005. Mr. Vermylen had been employed since 1971, serving in various capacities, including as a Vice President of Citibank N.A. and Vice President-Finance of Commonwealth Oil Refining Co. Inc. Mr. Vermylen served as Chief Financial Officer of Meenan Oil Co., L.P. (“Meenan”) from 1982 until 1992 and as President of Meenan until 2001, when the Company acquired Meenan. Since 2001, Mr. Vermylen has pursued private investment opportunities. Mr. Vermylen serves as a director of certain non-public companies in the energy industry in which Kestrel holds equity interests including Downeast LNG, Inc. and Moneta Energy Services Ltd. Mr. Vermylen is a graduate of Georgetown University and has an M.B.A. from Columbia University.

Steven Goldman

Mr. Steven J. Goldman is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Kestrel Heat, LLC, General Parter of Star Gas Partners, LP. He has served as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Kestrel Heat, LLC, the general partner of the Company since May 1, 2010. He was Senior Vice President of Operations of Kestrel Heat from May 31, 2007 until April 30, 2010. Mr. Goldman was Vice President of Operations of Petro Holdings, Inc. from July 2004 until May 31, 2007. From February 2000 to June 2004, Mr. Goldman held various operating management positions with Petro. Prior to joining Petro Holdings, Inc. as a General Manager in 2000, Mr. Goldman worked for United Parcel Service from 1982 to 2000. Mr. Goldman has also held various positions within the management of companies in industrial engineering and those with international operations. Mr. Goldman is a graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Richard Ambury

Mr. Richard F. Ambury is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary of Kestrel Heat, LLC, the General Parter of Star Gas Partners, L.P. since April 28, 2006. Mr. Ambury has been Executive Vice President of Kestrel Heat since May 1, 2010 and has been Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of Kestrel Heat since April 28, 2006. Mr. Ambury was Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of Star Gas from May 2005 until April 28, 2006. From November 2001 to May 2005, Mr. Ambury was Vice President and Treasurer of Star Gas. From March 1999 to November 2001, Mr. Ambury was Vice President of Star Gas Propane, L.P. From February 1996 to March 1999, Mr. Ambury served as Vice President—Finance of Star Gas Corporation, a predecessor general partner. Mr. Ambury was employed by Petroleum Heat and Power Co., Inc. from June 1983 through February 1996, where he served in various accounting/finance capacities. From 1979 to 1983, Mr. Ambury was employed by a predecessor firm of KPMG, a public accounting firm. Mr. Ambury has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1981 and is a graduate of Marist College.

Richard Oakley

Mr. Richard G. Oakley is Vice President, Controller of Kestrel Heat, LLC, the General Parter of Star Gas Partners, L.P. since May 22, 2006. From September 1982 until May 2006 he held various positions with Meenan Oil Co. LP, most recently that of Controller since 1993. Mr. Oakley is a graduate of Long Island University.

Daniel Donovan

Mr. Daniel P. Donovan is Director of Kestrel Heat, LLC, the General Parter of Star Gas Partners LP. He is no longer President, Chief Executive Officer of Kestrel Heat, LLC, the General Parter of the Company effective September 30, 2013. Mr. Donovan has served as Chief Executive Officer of Kestrel Heat since May 31, 2007 and has been President and director since April 28, 2006. From April 28, 2006 to May 30, 2007 Mr. Donovan was also the Chief Operating Officer of Kestrel Heat. Mr. Donovan was the President and Chief Operating Officer of a predecessor general partner, Star Gas LLC (“Star Gas”), from March 2005 until April 28, 2006. From May 2004 to March 2005 he was President and Chief Operating Officer of the Star Gas heating oil segment. Mr. Donovan held various management positions with Meenan Oil Co. LP, from January 1980 to May 2004, including Vice President and General Manager from 1998 to 2004. Mr. Donovan worked for Mobil Oil Corp. from 1971 to 1980. His last position with Mobil was President and General Manager of its heating oil subsidiary in New York City and Long Island. Mr. Donovan is a graduate of St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York and received an M.B.A. from Iona College.

Bryan Lawrence

Mr. Bryan H. Lawrence is Director of Kestrel Heat, LLC, the General Parter of Star Gas Partners, L.P. since April 28, 2006 and a manager of Kestrel since July 2005. Mr. Lawrence is a founder and senior manager of Yorktown, the manager of the Yorktown group of investment partnerships, which make investments in companies engaged in the energy industry. The Yorktown partnerships were formerly affiliated with the investment firm of Dillon, Read & Co. Inc., where Mr. Lawrence was employed beginning in 1966, serving as a Managing Director until the merger of Dillon Read with SBC Warburg in September 1997. Mr. Lawrence also serves as a director of Approach Resources, Inc., Crosstex Energy, Inc., Hallador Petroleum Company (each a United States publicly traded company), Winstar Resources Ltd. (a Canadian public company) and certain non-public companies in the energy industry in which Yorktown partnerships hold equity interests. Mr. Lawrence also serves as a director of Crosstex Energy GP, LLC, the general partner of Crosstex Energy, L.P. (a United States publicly traded company). Mr. Lawrence is a graduate of Hamilton College and received an M.B.A. from Columbia University.

Sheldon Lubar

Mr. Sheldon B. Lubar is Director of Kestrel Heat, LLC, the General Parter of Star Gas Partners, L.P. since April 28, 2006 and a manager of Kestrel since July 2005. Mr. Lubar has been Chairman of the board of Lubar & Co. Incorporated, a private investment and venture capital firm he founded, since 1977. He was Chairman of the board of Christiana Companies, Inc., a logistics and manufacturing company, from 1987 until its merger with Weatherford International in 1995. Mr. Lubar had also been Chairman of Total Logistics, Inc., a logistics and manufacturing company until its acquisition in 2005 by SuperValu Inc. He has served as a director of Crosstex Energy, Inc. from January 2004 until October 2012; Approach Resources, Inc. since June 2007, Crosstex Energy GP, LLC, the General Partner of Crosstex Energy, L.P. from January 2004 until October 2012 and Hallador Energy Company since 2008. He is also a director of several private companies. Mr. Lubar holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Law degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Commercial Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Henry Babcock

Mr. Henry D. Babcock is an Independent Director of Kestrel Heat, LLC, the General Parter of Star Gas Partners, L.P. since April 28, 2006. Mr. Babcock is a consultant to Train, Babcock Advisors LLC, a privately owned registered investment advisor. He joined the firm in 1976, became a partner in 1980, CEO in 1999 and Chairman in 2006. Prior to this, he ran an affiliated venture capital company that was active the in the U.S. and abroad. Mr. Babcock is a graduate of Yale University and received an MBA from Columbia University. He serves on the Global Education Advisory board of Save the Children and is President of the Caumsett Foundation Inc.

C. Scott Baxter

Mr. C. Scott Baxter is an Independent Director of Kestrel Heat, LLC, the General Parter of Star Gas Partners, L.P. April 28, 2006. Mr. Baxter is currently the Managing Partner for Baxter Energy Partners, an energy investment banking firm headquartered in New York. Previously, Mr. Baxter was Managing Director & Head of the Global Energy Group for Houlihan Lokey who had acquired his previous firm’s assets, Green River Energy. At Green River Energy, Mr. Baxter was the Managing Partner and conducted M&A advisory and invested in public and private equity. From 1999 through 2001, he was Head of Americas for the Global Energy Investment Banking Group of JPMorgan. From 1989 to 1999, Mr. Baxter worked for Salomon Smith Barney’s Global Energy Investment Banking Group where he was a Managing Director. Mr. Baxter holds a B.S. degree in Economics from Weber State University where he graduated cum laude, and received an MBA degree from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. From 2002 to 2005 Mr. Baxter was also an adjunct professor of finance at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business. Since 1996, Scott has also been on the President’s advisory board for Weber State University.

William Nicoletti

Mr. William P. Nicoletti is an Independent Director of Kestrel Heat, LLC, the General Parter of Star Gas Partners, L.P. since April 28, 2006. Mr. Nicoletti was the non-executive chairman of the board of Star Gas from March 2005 until April 28, 2006. Mr. Nicoletti was a director of Star Gas from March 1999 until April 28, 2006 and was a director of Star Gas Corporation from November 1995 until March 1999. Since February 1, 2009, he has been a Managing Director of Parkman Whaling LLC, a Houston, Texas based energy investment banking firm. Previously, he was Managing Director of Nicoletti & Company, Inc., a private investment banking firm. Mr. Nicoletti was formerly a senior officer and head of Energy Investment Banking for E. F. Hutton & Company, Inc., PaineWebber Incorporated and McDonald Investments, Inc. Mr. Nicoletti is a director of MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. Mr. Nicoletti is a graduate of Seton Hall University and received an M.B.A. from Columbia University.

Chris Witty

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Paul Vermylen

--

Steven Goldman

693,964

Richard Ambury

769,427

Richard Oakley

433,043

Daniel Donovan

1,003,160

Bryan Lawrence

--

Sheldon Lubar

--

Henry Babcock

--

C. Scott Baxter

--

William Nicoletti

--

Chris Witty

--
As Of 29 Sep 2012

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