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PDC Energy Inc (PDCE.OQ)

PDCE.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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15 Dec 2017
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Swoveland

61 2011 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Barton Brookman

54 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Honeyfield

50 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Scott Reasoner

56 2017 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President - Operations

Lance Lauck

54 2015 Executive Vice President - Corporate Development and Strategy

Daniel Amidon

56 2012 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Mark Ellis

59 2017 Director

Anthony Crisafio

64 2006 Independent Director

Larry Mazza

56 2007 Independent Director

Randy Nickerson

55 2017 Independent Director

David Parke

50 2003 Independent Director

Kimberly Wakim

59 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. He 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.

David Honeyfield

Mr. David W. Honeyfield is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. He has over 25 years of energy and natural resource related experience, including a background in accounting, finance, midstream and marketing, operations, treasury, and capital markets. Mr. Honeyfield was most recently Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Jonah Energy LLC based in Denver, Colorado. His previous experience includes six years at Intrepid Potash, Inc. most recently as President and Chief Financial Officer. Previously, he served in various leadership roles at SM Energy Company, Cimarex Energy Co., and Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. Honeyfield currently serves on the Board of Directors for Children’s Hospital Colorado where he chairs the Finance Committee. He also serves on the Board of the Winter Park Ski Education Foundation, and was former President of the Board for Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver. Mr. Honeyfield holds a BA in Economics from the University of Colorado and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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. He has overall responsibilities for PDC’s business development, strategic planning, corporate reserves and midstream & 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).

Mark Ellis

Mr. Mark E. Ellis is Director of the Company. Mr. Ellis currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Linn Energy, Inc. (“Linn”), positions he has held since January 2010. Mr. Ellis has more than 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Linn in 2006, Mr. Ellis served in varying roles of increasing responsibility for Burlington Resources and ConocoPhillips.

Anthony Crisafio

Mr. Anthony J. Crisafio serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is a Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”), was first elected to 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 previously served as the part-time contract Chief Financial Officer of Empire Energy USA, LLC, a domestic oil and gas company. Mr. Crisafio also previously served as the Interim Chief Financial Officer for the MDS Associated Companies, a domestic oil and gas company, from November 2013 to August 2014. Mr. Cristafio is currently the part-time Chief Financial Officer for TruFoodMfg, from November 2015 to present. 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 also serves as an Advisory Board member for a number of privately held companies.

Larry Mazza

Mr. Larry F. Mazza, CPA is Independent Director of the Company. He was first elected to the Board in 2007. Mr. Mazza is President and Chief Executive Officer of MVB Financial Corp (“MVB”), a financial services company. He has more than 27 years of experience in both large banks and small community banks and is one of seven members 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. 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.

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. He was first elected to 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.

Kimberly Wakim

Ms. Kimberly Luff Wakim, CPA is Independent Director of the Company. She is an attorney and Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”), was first elected to the Board in 2003. Ms. Wakim is a Partner with the law firm Clark Hill, PLC (formerly Thorp, Reed & Armstrong LLP), where she is the co-chair of the Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practice group. She has practiced law with the firm since 1990. Ms. Wakim was previously an auditor with Main Hurdman (now KPMG) and was Assistant Controller for PDC from 1982 to 1985. She has been a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accounts for more than 20 years.

Michael Edwards

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Jeffrey Swoveland

362,828

Barton Brookman

6,078,000

David Honeyfield

1,801,830

Scott Reasoner

2,071,430

Lance Lauck

2,534,060

Daniel Amidon

1,855,230

Mark Ellis

--

Anthony Crisafio

272,587

Larry Mazza

246,662

Randy Nickerson

--

David Parke

221,662

Kimberly Wakim

251,662

Michael Edwards

--
As Of  31 Dec 2016