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Sanchez Energy Corp (SN.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Antonio Sanchez

75 2012 Executive Chairman of the Board

Antonio Sanchez

44 2015 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Howard Thill

59 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Patricio Sanchez

37 2016 Executive Vice President

Kirsten Hink

51 2015 Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Gregory Kopel

46 2015 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

T. Brian Carney

52 2015 Independent Director

M. Gregory Colvin

58 2012 Independent Director

Gilbert Garcia

54 2011 Independent Director

Alan Jackson

74 2012 Independent Director

Sean Maher

45 2014 Independent Director

Robert Nelson

42 2016 Independent Director

Kevin Smith

2017 Vice President Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Antonio Sanchez

Mr. Antonio R. Sanchez, Jr. serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Sanchez Energy Corporation. Mr. Sanchez, Jr. is the co-founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sanchez Oil & Gas Corporation (“SOG”), a private oil and natural gas company founded in 1972 that engages in the exploration and development of oil and natural gas primarily in Texas and the onshore Gulf Coast areas on behalf of its affiliates. SOG is an affiliate of the Company. Mr. Sanchez, Jr. received his Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Jurisprudence degrees from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. Mr. Sanchez, Jr. currently serves as president and director for the A. R. “Tony” and Maria J. Sanchez Family Foundation. He is also a director and stockholder of International Bancshares Corporation, a member of the Board of Visitors and Membership/Board Development Task Force at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, a member of the Board of Advisors at Rice University’s Baker Institute and a member of the Board of Trustees at Baylor College of Medicine. Because Mr. Sanchez, Jr. has over 45 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry as well as a comprehensive understanding of oil and gas operations, we believe that Mr. Sanchez, Jr. is qualified to serve as a director of the Company. Mr. Sanchez, Jr. is the father of Mr. Antonio R. Sanchez, III, our Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board and Mr. Patricio D. Sanchez, our Executive Vice President.

Antonio Sanchez

Mr. Antonio R. Sanchez, III is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Sanchez Energy Corporation. Mr. Sanchez, III served as our Chairman of the Board from August 2011 to November 2012 and continues to be a member of our Board. Mr. Sanchez, III also served as our President from August 2011 until October 2015. Mr. Sanchez, III is also the co-president of SOG, which he joined in October 2001. In his capacity as an officer of SOG, Mr. Sanchez, III manages all aspects of its daily operations, including exploration, production, engineering and land management. In addition, Mr. Sanchez, III is a member of the board of directors of Sanchez Midstream Partners GP LLC (“SNMP GP”), the general partner of SNMP. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Sanchez, III was an investment banker specializing in mergers and acquisitions with J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Sanchez, III worked in a variety of positions, including sales and marketing, product development and investor relations, at Zix Corporation, a publicly traded encryption technology company listed on the Nasdaq Global Market. Mr. Sanchez, III was a member of the board of directors of Zix Corporation from May 2003 until June 2014. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Georgetown University with a concentration in accounting and finance and a minor in economics and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School. Mr. Sanchez, III has significant experience managing oil and gas operations and being a member of the board of directors of a publicly traded company as well as extensive knowledge of the energy industry. For these reasons, we believe that Mr. Sanchez, III is qualified to serve as a director of the Company. Mr. Sanchez, III is the son of Mr. Sanchez, Jr., our Executive Chairman of the Board, and the brother of Mr. Patricio D. Sanchez, our Executive Vice President.

Howard Thill

Mr. Howard J. Thill, Sr. serves as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Thill served as Senior Vice President of Communications and Investor Relations at Devon Energy, where he was responsible for all investor relations activity and development of corporate messaging from May 2014 until October 2016. Prior to Mr. Thill’s position at Devon Energy, he served as Vice President of Corporate, Government and Investor Relations at Marathon Oil Corp., where he was employed from January 2002 until April 2014. Mr. Thill began his career with Phillips Petroleum Company in 1982 as a drilling fluids engineer and subsequently held positions of increasing responsibility in natural gas operations, federal and international tax, international finance and business development before moving to investor relations. Mr. Thill serves on the Oklahoma State University Foundation Board of Governors, is a member of the Oklahoma State University Alumni Association’s Leadership Counsel and is active in the National Investor Relations Institute Senior Roundtable. Mr. Thill holds Bachelor degrees in Accounting and Marketing as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from Oklahoma State University. In addition, he is a Certified Public Accountant.

Patricio Sanchez

Mr. Patricio D. Sanchez is the Executive Vice President of the Company. Mr. Sanchez also serves as President & Chief Operating Officer and a director of SNMP GP, which positions he has held since March 2017 and June 2015, respectively. Mr. Sanchez served as Chief Operating Officer of Sanchez Production Partners GP, LLC from May 2015 through March 2017 when he was appointed President & Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Sanchez has served as co-president of SOG since June 2014 and served as Executive Vice President prior to that from April 2010 to June 2014. Mr. Sanchez has also been the managing member of Santerra Holdings, LLC, an oil and gas production company, since February 2012. Mr. Patricio D. Sanchez is the brother of Mr. Sanchez, III, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board, and the son of A. R. Sanchez, Jr., the Executive Chairman of the Board. Mr. Sanchez holds a B.A. from Bentley College and a Masters in Energy and Mineral Resources from the University of Texas at Austin.

Kirsten Hink

Mrs. Kirsten A. Hink is the Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Sanchez Energy Corporation. Prior to joining us, Ms. Hink served as the Controller of Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC from January 2011 to February 2012, where she oversaw the company’s financial reporting and accounting. From January 2010 to December 2010, she served as Assistant Controller of Mariner Energy, Inc. (“Mariner”), where she managed the revenue and production reporting as well as assisted with financial and bankruptcy reporting for the Edge Petroleum Corporation (“Edge”) properties that were acquired by Mariner. She served as the Chief Accounting Officer for Edge from July 2008 through December 2009 and the Vice President and Controller for Edge from October 2003 through July 2008, where she oversaw the preparation of Edge’s financial statements. Prior to that time she served as Controller of Edge from December 31, 2000 to October 2003 and Assistant Controller of Edge from June 2000 to December 2000. Edge filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in October 2009. Before joining Edge, she served as Controller of Benz Energy Inc., an oil and gas exploration company, from June 1998 to June 2000. Ms. Hink received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from Trinity University. Ms. Hink is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.

Gregory Kopel

Mr. Gregory Brian Kopel is the Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kopel focused on energy transactions, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures as Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Breitburn Energy Partners LP from April 2013 to December 2015 and in corporate legal positions at Linn Energy LLC from June 2010 to April 2013 and Occidental Petroleum Corporation from December 2005 to June 2010. Mr. Kopel began his legal career working at two international law firms. Mr. Kopel earned a B.A. in Government at the University of Texas at Austin, and a J.D. at the University of Houston.

T. Brian Carney

Mr. T. Brian Carney is an Independent Director of Sanchez Energy Corporation., Mr. Carney is an attorney from Midland, Texas, where he has practiced law at the Law Office of Brian Carney since 1992. His practice focuses on litigation in both state and federal courts. Mr. Carney graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, and he received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Oklahoma City University in 1991. We believe that Mr. Carney is well-qualified to serve as a member of our Board due to his legal background and experience.

M. Gregory Colvin

Mr. M. Gregory Colvin is an Independent Director of Sanchez Energy Corporation., Since April 2018, Mr. Colvin also serves as a director of Pure Acquisition Corp. Mr. Colvin was the Managing Partner, Chief Operating Officer and Head of Investor Relations of Sankofa Capital, an investment management firm which he co-founded, from December 2011 to December 2016. From 2007 until he joined Sankofa Capital, Mr. Colvin was a licensed broker affiliated with Bluffview Capital, LP, where he originated and raised capital for private equity and hedge fund clients. From 1997 to 2006, Mr. Colvin was a Managing Director of the Private Funds Group at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corp. and Credit Suisse LLC. Mr. Colvin started his professional career with Stephens Inc. specializing in placing primary and secondary fixed income products to institutional investors. From January 1, 2017 through the present, Mr. Colvin has managed his personal investments. Mr. Colvin received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Arkansas. Mr. Colvin currently serves on the advisory board of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. We believe that Mr. Colvin is well-qualified to serve as a member of our Board. In addition to his extensive experience in leadership positions at large financial institutions, Mr. Colvin has a substantive understanding of the upstream oil and gas industry and a financial background that gives him the ability to understand and analyze our business and our opportunities.

Gilbert Garcia

Mr. Gilbert A. Garcia is an Independent Director of Sanchez Energy Corporation., Mr. Garcia is the Managing Partner of Garcia Hamilton & Associates, L.P., an institutional asset management firm, which he joined in 2002 and where he supervises all facets of the firm’s investment decisions. Prior to joining Garcia Hamilton & Associates, L.P., Mr. Garcia worked at two other institutional asset management firms, Smith Graham & Company, where Mr. Garcia was most recently the Chief Investment Officer, and Cisneros Asset Management, where he was most recently President. Mr. Garcia started his professional career with Salomon Brothers specializing in mortgage-backed securities. Mr. Garcia received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Yale University. We believe that Mr. Garcia is well-qualified to serve as a member of our Board. In addition to his professional experience, Mr. Garcia also has extensive experience serving in leadership positions of community organizations, including as the Chairman of the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas. We believe that Mr. Garcia’s executive experience, including through his service on community organizations, provides valuable financial and management experience that is critical to his ability to identify, understand and address the challenges and opportunities that we face as a public company.

Alan Jackson

Mr. Alan G. Jackson is an Independent Director of Sanchez Energy Corporation. Mr. Jackson is the Senior Commercial Producer at IBC Insurance Agency, Ltd. (“IBC”). Mr. Jackson is the former co-owner of Inscorp, Inc., a leading commercial insurance agent/brokerage in South Texas, which was acquired by IBC in 2009. Mr. Jackson received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M University at Kingsville, Texas, and is a graduate of the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business’ Management Development Program. We believe that Mr. Jackson is well-qualified to serve as a member of our Board because of his experience working with many land and mineral owners and their representative brokers, bankers and attorneys and with many oil and gas operators, non-operators, investors, service companies and logistics carriers in the energy industry throughout South Texas, including the Eagle Ford Shale.

Sean Maher

Mr. Sean M. Maher is an Independent Director of Sanchez Energy Corporation. Mr. Maher is the Senior Portfolio Manager of RCH Energy, an investment management firm, which he joined in June of 2008. From 2006 until joining RCH Energy, Mr. Maher was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley and the Head of Master Limited Partnership and Integrated Natural Gas Research. From 2001 to 2006, Mr. Maher was a member of the Integrated Oils and Independent Refining Equity Research team for Morgan Stanley. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Maher was an analyst in the Energy Investment Banking team at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Maher began his career at Morgan Stanley in 1997 within the Financial Reporting and Controllers Group that covered the Investment Banking business, including Mergers & Acquisitions, Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets and Private Equity. Mr. Maher received both his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and his Master of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting degrees from Saint Bonaventure University. We believe that Mr. Maher is well-qualified to serve as a member of our Board due to his extensive financial and energy experience.

Robert Nelson

Mr. Robert V. Nelson, III is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nelson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sprint Energy Services (“Sprint”) and has held this position since July 2017. Mr. Nelson previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of Sprint from September 2016 to July 2017. From February 2016 through August 2016, Mr. Nelson managed personal investments. Prior to joining Sprint, Mr. Nelson worked at C&J Energy Services, Ltd. (“C&J”) from March 2015 to January 2016, where he was Vice President of Corporate Operational Development. In this capacity he was responsible for joint ventures and strategic partnerships with operators while assisting in the merger of certain operating units of Nabors Industries Ltd. (“Nabors”) with C&J. Prior to joining C&J, Mr. Nelson served in positions of increasing importance within Nabors and its subsidiaries from 2006 to March 2015. He began his career at Nabors in Corporate Development followed by successful assignments in Treasury, Nabors Drilling USA, and Nabors Well Services. He was subsequently named Vice President and General Manager of the South Texas Region for Nabors Completion and Production Services, where he was responsible for directing this unit’s rapidly growing activity in the Eagle Ford Shale. Mr. Nelson worked for UBS before beginning his career at Nabors. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Business Administration degree from Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business. We believe that Mr. Nelson is well-qualified to serve as a member of our Board due to his extensive experience that spans all areas of oil and natural gas exploration, drilling and production, including with respect to operations in the Eagle Ford Shale, our core area of focus. We also believe Mr. Nelson’s unique service sector insight and perspective will greatly benefit the Board and management as we work to continuously improve operations and develop our plans for the future.

Kevin Smith

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Antonio Sanchez

13,443,500

Antonio Sanchez

13,588,400

Howard Thill

3,744,030

Patricio Sanchez

5,243,940

Kirsten Hink

831,660

Gregory Kopel

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T. Brian Carney

448,466

M. Gregory Colvin

340,639

Gilbert Garcia

331,018

Alan Jackson

334,568

Sean Maher

347,524

Robert Nelson

327,018

Kevin Smith

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As Of  30 Dec 2017