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Blueknight Energy Partners LP (BKEP.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Duke Ligon

73 2009 Independent Chairman of the Board of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC

Mark Hurley

55 2012 Chief Executive Officer of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC

Alex Stallings

2009 Chief Financial Officer, Secretary of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC

Jeffery Speer

48 2013 Chief Operating Officer of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC

James Griffin

37 2009 Chief Accounting Officer of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC

Brian Melton

45 2013 Vice President Pipeline Marketing and Business Development

Donald Brooks

2016 Director of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC

Edward Brooks

2016 Director of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC

Robert Lampton

2016 Director of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC

William Lampton

2016 Director of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC

Jimmy Langdon

2016 Director of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC

Steven Bradshaw

67 2009 Independent Director of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC

John Shapiro

63 2009 Independent Director of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC

Biographies

Name Description

Duke Ligon

Mr. Duke R. Ligon is Independent Chairman of the Board of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Blueknight Energy Partners LP. He has served as a director of Company's General Partner since October 2008. He is an attorney and served as senior vice president and general counsel of Devon Energy Corporation from January 1997 until he retired in February 2007. Since February 2007, Mr. Ligon has served in the capacity of Strategic Advisor to Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc., based in Oklahoma City, and has previously acted as Executive Director of the Love’s Entrepreneurship Center at Oklahoma City University. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Post Rock Energy Corporation, Heritage Trust Company, Security State Bank, Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc. (NYSE: PHX), Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc. (NYSE: PPD), SteelPath MLP Funds Trust and Vantage Drilling Company. He also has 20% beneficial ownership in Security State Bank. He was formerly on the Board of Directors of TransMontaigne Partners L.P. (NYSE: TLP) and TEPPCO Partners, L.P. (NYSE: TPP). Mr. Ligon received an undergraduate degree in chemistry from Westminster College and a law degree from the University of Texas School of Law. Mr. Ligon was selected to serve as a director on the Board due to his extensive business and leadership experience derived from his background as a director of various companies in the energy industry as well as his financial and legal expertise.

Mark Hurley

Mr. Mark A. Hurley is Chief Executive Officer of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Blueknight Energy Partners, L.P. Mr. Hurley served as the Senior Vice President, Crude Oil and Offshore of Enterprise Products, LLC from 2010 to 2012, where he led the newly formed crude oil and offshore business segment. Mr. Hurley began his career at Shell, where he served from 1981 to 2009, most recently as President of Shell Pipeline Co., LP. Mr. Hurley received his bachelor of science in chemical engineering from North Carolina State University.

Alex Stallings

Mr. Alex G. Stallings is Chief Financial Officer, Secretary of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Blueknight Energy Partners LP. Mr. Stallings served as Chief Accounting Officer and Secretary of our General Partner from February 2007 to March 2009. Additionally, Mr. Stallings served as SemCorp’s Chief Accounting Officer from September 2002 to July 2008. Prior to joining SemCorp, Mr. Stallings served as Chief Accounting Officer for Staffmark, Inc., a temporary staffing company where he was responsible for the public reporting and integration of numerous acquisitions during his tenure. Mr. Stallings also previously was an audit manager for the public accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand, working in its Tulsa, Oklahoma office. Mr. Stallings is a certified public accountant in the state of Oklahoma.

Jeffery Speer

Mr. Jeffery A. Speer is Chief Operating Officer of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Blueknight Energy Partners LP.He has served as Chief Operating Officer of our General Partner since July 2013 and previously as Senior Vice President-Operations of our General Partner since February 2010. Previously, Mr. Speer had served as the Vice President of Operations for one of our subsidiaries since June 2009. He served as Vice President of Operations for SemCorp’s asphalt and emulsion business from June 2005 to June 2009. Prior to joining SemCorp, Mr. Speer served as Vice President of Operations for Koch Industries, Inc. and had operational responsibility for Koch’s crude oil and pipeline divisions in Oklahoma, Texas and Canada as well as Koch’s agricultural and asphalt and emulsion businesses. Mr. Speer has approximately twenty years experience in the energy industry and holds a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Kansas State University.

James Griffin

Mr. James R. Griffin is Chief Accounting Officer of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Blueknight Energy Partners LP. Mr. Griffin served as Company's General Partner’s controller from May of 2007 to March 2009 and SemCorp’s transactional services controller from September 2006 to May 2007. Prior to joining SemCorp, Mr. Griffin served in various capacities, most recently as an audit manager, for the public accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, working in its Tulsa, Oklahoma office since January 2000. Mr. Griffin is a certified public accountant in the state of Oklahoma.

Brian Melton

Mr. Brian L. Melton is a Vice President of General Partner since December 2013. Previously, he served as Vice President of Business Development / Corporate Strategy for Crestwood Equity Partners, L.P, Crestwood Midstream Energy Partners, L.P. and Inergy, L.P. from September 2008 until December 2013. Prior to joining Inergy in 2008, he was most recently a director in the Energy Corporate Investment Banking groups of Wachovia Securities and A.G. Edwards. He has served on the Board of Directors of Abraxas Petroleum Corporation since October of 2009. Mr. Melton received a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and a Master of Business Administration degree from Arkansas State University.

Donald Brooks

Mr. Donald M. Brooks serves as Director of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Blueknight Energy Partners LP. He is the President and a member of the Board of Directors of Crafco, Inc., and serves on the Board of Directors of one of Crafco Inc.’s sister companies, Ergon A&E. He is also a member of the Operating Committee of Ergon. When Ergon formed a joint venture in California with another independent refiner, he was appointed to that Board of Directors and is Ergon’s representative in that entity. In addition, he was appointed President of the joint venture, Tricor Refining, LLC in 2010. Mr. Brooks presently serves on the Advisory Board to the National Center for Pavement Preservation (NCPP) at Michigan State University and formerly has served on the Advisory Board for the Foundation for Pavement Preservation (FP2). As a graduate of Northern Arizona University in 1976, he holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Edward Brooks

Mr. Edward Drew Brooks serves as Director of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Blueknight Energy Partners LP. He has served as the Vice President of Business Development for Ergon A&E since 2013. Mr. Brooks joined Ergon in 2007 to serve as the Manager of Business Development. Prior to joining Ergon, Mr. Brooks worked with Haddox, Reid, Burkes & Calhoun, PLLC as a manager in the assurance services division. Mr. Brooks was educated at Mississippi College, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration. Mr. Brooks also holds a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant license.

Robert Lampton

Mr. Robert H. Lampton serves as Director of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Blueknight Energy Partners LP. He began his career with Ergon in May 1983, and now serves the company as President of the Supply and Distribution Division, President of ETI, and Ergon Trucking, Inc. Mr. Lampton is also President of Ergon Marine and Industrial Supply and Ergon Real Estate. He is an Executive Committee Member and Board Member of Ergon. He was a Board Member for Mississippi Valley Title Company from 2005 to 2015. Mr. Lampton is a 1983 graduate of The University of Mississippi with a degree in Business Administration and a Minor in Business Psychology.

William Lampton

Mr. William W. Lampton serves as Director of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Blueknight Energy Partners LP. He began his career with Ergon in 1979, and now serves the company as President of Ergon’s Asphalt Groups and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ergon A&E. He serves on Ergon’s Executive Committee and is a member of the Board of Directors. He currently is a board member of Mississippi Economic Council, Boy Scouts of America Andrew Jackson Council and Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership (of which he is a past chairman). He sits on the Dean’s Advisory Council of Mississippi State University’s Bagley College of Engineering. He also served as co-chair of Mississippi Works initiative under Governor Phil Bryant.

Jimmy Langdon

Mr. Jimmy A. Langdon serves as Director of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Blueknight Energy Partners LP. He currently holds the following positions: Executive Vice President-Operations for Ergon, Sr. Vice President for ISO Panels, Inc., Senior Vice President for ETI, Ergon Baton Rouge, Inc., Ergon Knoxville, Inc., Ergon St. James, Inc., Ergon Texas Pipeline, Inc., and Ergon-Ironton, LLC. He also serves on the Ergon Operating Committee as the chairman and serves on the Executive Committee as a member. Mr. Langdon began his full time professional career with Tenneco working as an Associate Engineer with their Tennessee Gas Pipeline group based in Houston, Texas. He joined Ergon Refining, Inc. in 1989 as a Maintenance Engineer in Vicksburg, Mississippi and held various other positions through 1997. In 1997, he assisted Ergon with the formation of Ergon-West Virginia, Inc. in Newell, West Virginia and held the position of Maintenance/Engineering Manager until 2000. In 2000, Mr. Langdon joined the Ergon corporate office group and assisted the Real Estate segment of the company for the next two years in the development business. Over the next fourteen years, he held various positions within Ergon including Vice President-Corporate Engineering and Vice President- Corporate Maintenance along with Sr. Vice President for Ergon A&E. Mr. Langdon is a 1987 Graduate of Mississippi State University with a degree in Civil Engineering.

Steven Bradshaw

Mr. Steven M. Bradshaw is Independent Director of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Blueknight Energy Partners LP. He has over 30 years of experience in the global logistics and transportation industry and currently serves as the Managing Director at Global Logistics Solutions. From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Bradshaw served as Vice President - Administration of Premium Drilling, Inc., an offshore drilling contractor that provides jack-up drilling services to the oil and gas industry in the United States and internationally. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of Skaugen PetroTrans, Inc. from 2001 to 2003 and as President, Refined Products Division at Kirby Corporation, from 1992 to 1996. Mr. Bradshaw also served as an officer in the United States Navy and holds an MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelors degree in mathematics from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Mr. Bradshaw was selected to serve as a director on the Board due to his business judgment and extensive industry knowledge and experience.

John Shapiro

Mr. John A. Shapiro is Independent Director of Blueknight Energy Partners GP LLC, the General Partner of Blueknight Energy Partners LP. Mr. Shapiro retired as an officer at Morgan Stanley & Co. where he had served for more than 24 years in various capacities, most recently as Global Head of Commodities. While an officer at Morgan Stanley, Mr. Shapiro participated in the successful acquisitions of TransMontaigne Inc. and Heidmar Inc. and served as a member of the board of directors of both companies. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley & Co., Mr. Shapiro worked for Conoco, Inc. and New England Merchants National Bank. Mr. Shapiro has been a lecturer at Princeton University, Harvard University School of Government, HEC Business School (Paris, France) and Oxford University Energy Program (Oxford, UK). In addition, he serves on the board of directors of Citymeals-on-Wheels and holds an MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Princeton University. Mr. Shapiro was selected to serve as a director on the Board due to his valuable financial expertise and extensive industry experience developed through his work at Morgan Stanley & Co. and by serving as a director of other energy companies.