Richard Dole, Chairman, CEO and President
Mr. Dole is the Chairman of the Board, CEO and President of the Company, and has served as a Director of the Company since 2005. He served as Chairman of the Audit Committee from 2005 until his election as CEO in early September 2008. Mr. Dole also served as Chairman, President and CEO of Petrosearch Energy Corporation from 2004 until August 2009, when Petrosearch merged with the Company. He also previously served Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Burlington Resources International, and as a Director, a member of the Audit Committee and a designated financial expert of Westport Resources Corporation until Westport was merged into Kerr McGee Corp in 2004. Mr. Dole was with PricewaterhouseCoopers (formerly Coopers & Lybrand) where he served as Assurance and Business Advisory Partner for nearly 20 years. During that period he served in numerous senior management roles, including as National Chairman for the Energy and Natural Resources Industry practices for over 15 years and as the Vice Chairman for the U.S. Process Management business unit. He also was the National Partner-in-Charge of Business Process Solutions at KPMG. Mr. Dole has been in the energy and finance businesses for nearly 40 years. He has worked in most sectors of the energy industry including exploration, production, transportation and marketing both domestically and internationally
Kurtis S. Hooley, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Hooley was appointed as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in October 2012. Mr. Hooley has served in several capacities since 2004, including his prior position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since December 2007 and as the Director of Business Development and Financial Planning from 2006-2007. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Hooley served from 2003 to 2006 as the President of MKH Enterprises, a consulting firm primarily focused on the implementation of Sarbanes Oxley, internal control procedures and technical accounting pronouncements. From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Hooley was the Managing Director of Hain Celestial Canada, the parent company of Vancouver-based Yves Veggie Cuisine, a manufacturer and distributor of vegetarian alternative cuisine. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Hooley served as the Director of Finance for Celestial Seasonings. Prior to 1999, Mr. Hooley served in a number of accounting capacities with Arthur Andersen LLP, most recently as an Experience Audit Manager. Mr. Hooley is a Certified Public Accountant with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Regis University
Ashley Jenkins, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Jenkins was appointed to the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in October 2012. Ms. Jenkins has been with the Company since 2008 previously served as Vice President and Controller since since January 2010 and as the Company's controller since 2008. Prior to joining the company, from 2003 to 2008, Ms. Jenkins was employed in the audit department of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, and focused on serving Energy clients. Ms. Jenkins is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Villanova University.
Clark Huffman, Ph.D., VP Operations
Dr. Huffman joined Double Eagle in March 2010. He specializes in reservoir characterization including completion design, production data evaluation and enhanced hydrocarbon recovery. Previous industry experience includes seven years in field operations and drilling where he was involved in all facets of operations from “spud to plug” domestically, off-shore, and internationally. Professional experience includes service with large integrated producers along with consulting as an independent and in association with consulting firms. Dr. Huffman’s reservoir experience includes the Jonah, Pinedale, Jeppson Draw and Mesa Verde fields in Wyoming, Bakken in North Dakota and Montana and other fields in Utah, Colorado and Oklahoma. Dr. Huffman received his PHD in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines in 2001.
Carol Osborne, Corporate Secretary
Ms. Osborne has served as the Secretary of the Company since January 1996 and previously served as the Assistant Secretary of the Company from December 1989 until January 1996. In addition, Ms. Osborne has served as the Company's Office Manager since 1981.
Emily Maron, Assistant Corporate Secretary
Ms. Maron was appointed to the position of Assistant Corporate Secretary in January 2010, and continues to serve as the Company’s Manager of Financial Planning and Reporting, a position she’s held since 2008. Prior to joining Double Eagle, Ms. Maron was employed for three years in the audit department of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Ms. Maron is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University.