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PDC Energy Inc (PDCE.OQ)

PDCE.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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21 Sep 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Swoveland

63 2011 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Barton Brookman

55 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

R. Scott Meyers

43 2018 Chief Financial Officer

Scott Reasoner

57 2017 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President - Operations

Lance Lauck

55 2015 Executive Vice President - Corporate Development and Strategy

Daniel Amidon

57 2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Douglas Griggs

59 2018 Chief Accounting Officer

Anthony Crisafio

65 2006 Independent Director

Mark Ellis

59 2017 Independent Director

Christina Ibrahim

50 2018 Independent Director

Larry Mazza

57 2007 Independent Director

Randy Nickerson

56 2017 Independent Director

David Parke

51 2003 Independent Director

Michael Edwards

2017 Senior Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Swoveland

Mr. Jeffrey C. Swoveland is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is a National Association of Corporate Directors Board Leadership Fellow, was first elected to the Board in 1991 and was elected Non-Executive Chairman of the Board in June 2011. From 2006 until January 2014, Mr. Swoveland was first Chief Operating Officer and later President and Chief Executive Officer of ReGear Life Sciences, Inc. (previously named Coventina Healthcare Enterprises), which develops and markets medical device products. From 2000 until 2007, Mr. Swoveland served as Chief Financial Officer of Body Media, Inc., a life-science company. Prior thereto, from 1994 to September 2000, Mr. Swoveland held various positions including Vice President of Finance, Treasurer and interim Chief Financial Officer with Equitable Resources, Inc., a diversified natural gas company. Mr. Swoveland also has worked as a geologist and exploratory geophysicist for both major and independent oil and gas companies. Mr. Swoveland served as a member of the Board of Directors of Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ: LINE), a public independent oil and natural gas company, from 2006 to 2017.

Barton Brookman

Mr. Barton R. Brookman, Jr. is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Brookman originally joined the Company in July 2005 as Senior Vice President—Exploration and Production; he was appointed to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in June 2013 and then served as President and Chief Operating Officer from June 2014 through December 2014. Prior to joining PDC, Mr. Brookman worked for Patina Oil and Gas and its predecessor Snyder Oil from 1988 until 2005 in a series of operational and technical positions of increasing responsibility, ending his service at Patina as Vice President of Operations. Mr. Brookman holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a M.S. in Finance from the University of Colorado.

R. Scott Meyers

Mr. R. Scott Meyers is Chief Financial Officer of the company. He is no longer Principal Accounting Officer of the Company effective June 29, 2018. He has been the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer since April 2009. Prior to joining the Company, he served as a Senior Manager with Schneider Downs Co., Inc., an accounting firm based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Meyers holds a B.S. in Accounting from Grove City College, Pennsylvania.

Scott Reasoner

Mr. Scott J. Reasoner is Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President - Operations of the Company. He joined the Company in April 2008 as Vice President of Western Operations. Mr. Reasoner has over 30 years of technical and management experience in the energy industry. Before joining PDC, he served as a Business Unit Manager with Noble Energy Inc. where he was responsible for the Mid-Continent team. Prior to his work with Noble Energy, Mr. Reasoner worked for Patina Oil and Gas Company as Production Manager and later as Vice President Operations. His earlier experience includes positions with Snyder Oil Corporation and Vessel Oil and Gas Company. Mr. Reasoner graduated from of the Colorado School of Mines with a degree in Petroleum Engineering, has earned an MBA from the University of Colorado, and is a Registered Professional Engineer.

Lance Lauck

Mr. Lance A. Lauck is Executive Vice President - Corporate Development and Strategy of the Company. Mr. Lauck has overall responsibility for PDC's business development, acquisitions and divestitures, strategic planning, corporate reserves and midstream and marketing. Mr. Lauck joined PDC in August 2009 as Senior Vice President Business Development with the added responsibility of leading PDC's strategic planning efforts. Previously, he served as Vice President—Acquisitions and Business Development for Quantum Resources Management LLC from 2006 to 2009. From 1988 until 2006, Mr. Lauck worked for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, where he initially held production, reservoir and acquisition engineering positions before being promoted to various management level positions in the areas of acquisitions and business development, ending his service as General Manager, Corporate Development. From 1984 to 1988, Mr. Lauck worked as a production engineer for Tenneco Oil Company. Mr. Lauck graduated from the University of Missouri-Rolla in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering..

Daniel Amidon

Mr. Daniel W. Amidon is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Amidon was employed by Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation beginning in July 2004, where he served in several positions including General Counsel and Secretary. Prior thereto, Mr. Amidon was employed by J&L Specialty Steel Inc. from 1992 through July 2004 in positions of increasing responsibility, including General Counsel and Secretary. Mr. Amidon practiced with the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania law firm of Buchanan Ingersoll PC from 1986 through 1992. Mr. Amidon graduated from the University of Virginia, with honors, majoring in economics. He received his J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law (now Penn State Law).

Douglas Griggs

Mr. Douglas J. Griggs is appointed as Chief Accounting Officer of the company effective June 29, 2018. He most recently served as Chief Accounting Officer of Nine Point Energy, a private independent exploration and production company focused on development in the Williston Basin. Mr. Griggs served in that capacity from March 2017. Prior to Nine Point Energy, he served as Chief Accounting Officer of Triangle Petroleum Corporation, a publicly-traded independent energy holding company focused on oil and gas exploration and development, oilfield services, and midstream services, primarily in the Williston Basin. Mr. Griggs served in this role from November 2014 through March 2017. From January 2006 to October 2014, Mr. Griggs served as the Chief Accounting Officer of Venoco, Inc., an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of oil and natural gas in offshore and onshore California and coastal Texas. Mr. Griggs began his career with Ernst & Young LLP, where he held various titles of increasing responsibility over a 13 year period, last serving in the role of Audit Senior Manager.

Anthony Crisafio

Mr. Anthony J. Crisafio serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Crisafio, a Certified Public Accountant ("CPA") and a National Association of Corporate Directors Board Leadership Fellow, joined the Board in 2006. Mr. Crisafio has served as an independent business consultant for more than 20 years, providing financial and operational advice to businesses in a variety of industries. He has served as the part-time contract Chief Financial Officer for a number of companies in the past five years including Empire Energy, LLC, MDS Associated Companies, and TruFoodMfg. Mr. Crisafio served as Chief Operating Officer, Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors of Cinema World, Inc. from 1989 until 1993. From 1975 until 1989, he was employed by Ernst & Young LLP, last serving as a partner from 1986 to 1989. He was responsible for several Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") registered client engagements and gained significant experience with oil and gas industry clients and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Crisafio has served as an Advisory Board member for a number of privately held companies. He holds a B.S. from Duquesne University.

Mark Ellis

Mr. Mark E. Ellis is Independent Director of the Company. He currently serves as a director and as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Linn Energy, Inc. ("Linn"), positions he has held since February 2017. From January 2010 until February 2017, Mr. Ellis was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Linn Energy LLC. Linn is the reorganized successor to Linn Energy, LLC, which filed for bankruptcy in the federal bankruptcy court, Southern District of Texas in May 2016. From 2012 to February 2017, Mr. Ellis also served as Chairman of Linn Energy LLC's board of directors. Prior to joining Linn in 2006, Mr. Ellis served in varying roles of increasing responsibility for Burlington Resources and ConocoPhillips. He holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University.

Christina Ibrahim

Ms. Christina M. Ibrahim is Independent Director of the company effective on January 1, 2018. he currently serves as the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Weatherford International plc ("Weatherford"), a position she has held since May 2015. Prior to joining Weatherford in 2015, Ms. Ibrahim held a number of senior leadership positions of increasing responsibility in the legal department of Halliburton Company since January 2010, including, most recently, as Vice President, Chief Commercial Counsel and Corporate Secretary with responsibility for the global procurement, employment and real estate practice groups and oversight of mergers and acquisitions, securities, regulatory and governance practice groups. Ms. Ibrahim also served as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for WellDynamics, a Halliburton joint venture company. Ms. Ibrahim earned a B.S. in Business Management and Finance from Virginia Tech and a J.D. from Texas Southern University.

Larry Mazza

Mr. Larry F. Mazza, CPA is Independent Director of the Company. . Mr. Mazza is President, Chief Executive Officer and director of MVB Financial Corp ("MVB"), a multi-state financial services company. He has more than 28 years of experience in both large banks and community banks and is one of seven embers of the West Virginia Board of Banking and Financial Institutions, which oversees the operation of financial institutions throughout West Virginia and advises the state Commissioner of Banking. Mr. Mazza is also an entrepreneur and is co-owner of nationally-recognized sports media business Football Talk, LLC, a pro football website and content provider for NBC SportsTalk. He also serves on the board of directors of a private financial technology startup, Billgo, headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado. Prior to joining MVB in 2005, Mr. Mazza was Senior Vice President & Retail Banking Manager for BB&T Bank's West Virginia North region. Mr. Mazza was employed by BB&T and its predecessors from 1986 to 2005. Prior thereto, Mr. Mazza was President of Empire National Bank, and later served as Regional President of One Valley Bank. Mr. Mazza also previously worked for KPMG (or its predecessors) as a CPA with a focus on auditing. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from West Virginia University.

Randy Nickerson

Mr. Randy S. Nickerson is Independent Director of the company. He was elected to the Board on March 4, 2017. Mr. Nickerson most recently served as the Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (“MPC”) and Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, MarkWest assets, of the general partner of MPLX LP (“MPLX”). Mr. Nickerson announced his retirement from these positions, effective April 1, 2017, and now serves MPC and MPLX in a consulting and advisory capacity. Mr. Nickerson joined MPC in 2015, at the time of MPC and MarkWest combination. From 1995 to 2015, Mr. Nickerson worked for MarkWest Energy Partners and its predecessors and affiliated entities (“MarkWest”) in a series of operational and technical positions of increasing responsibility, culminating with the role of Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Commercial Officer. Prior to his time with MarkWest, Mr. Nickerson served as Senior Project Manager and Regional Engineering Manager for Western Gas Resources, Inc., from 1990 to 1995, and for Chevron USA and Meridian Oil Inc. in various process and project engineering positions from 1984 to 1990. Mr. Nickerson earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Colorado State University.

David Parke

Mr. David C. Parke is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Parke, who joined the Board in 2003, has served as a Managing Director of EVOLUTION Life Science Partners since October 2014. From June 2011 until October 2014, he was a Managing Director in the investment banking group of Burrill Securities LLC, an investment banking firm. From 2006 until June 2011, he was Managing Director in the investment banking group of Boenning & Scattergood, Inc., a regional investment bank. Prior to joining Boenning & Scattergood, from October 2003 to November 2006, he was a Director with the investment banking firm Mufson Howe Hunter & Company LLC. From 1992 through 2003, Mr. Parke was Director of Corporate Finance of Investec, Inc. and its predecessor, Pennsylvania Merchant Group Ltd., both investment banking companies. Prior to joining Pennsylvania Merchant Group, Mr. Parke served in the corporate finance departments of Wheat First Butcher & Singer, now part of Wells Fargo, and Legg Mason, Inc., now part of Stifel Nicolaus. He holds a B.S. in Finance from Lehigh University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Michael Edwards

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Jeffrey Swoveland

372,980

Barton Brookman

5,808,840

R. Scott Meyers

964,553

Scott Reasoner

2,173,010

Lance Lauck

2,357,520

Daniel Amidon

1,712,870

Douglas Griggs

--

Anthony Crisafio

264,330

Mark Ellis

80,803

Christina Ibrahim

--

Larry Mazza

248,205

Randy Nickerson

224,898

David Parke

252,884

Michael Edwards

--
As Of  30 Dec 2017