Chief Executive Officer
Prior to Hawthorne, John was the Vice President of Business Development and a key member of the management team for Three Rivers Operating Company III and Three Rivers Operating Company II, two private equity backed entities focused on the Permian Basin. Prior to that, John held various energy private equity and finance roles for Riverstone and JPMorgan. John grew up in Dickinson, Texas, and received a B.B.A. in Finance from the Business Honors Program at The University of Texas at Austin.
Vice President, Engineering
Prior to Hawthorne, Marc was a Senior Reservoir Engineer for Three Rivers Operating Company III LLC. Prior to that, he served as Senior Reservoir Engineer and team lead with Pioneer Natural Resources for University Lands Area in Sinochem JV. He began his career with Pioneer as an operations engineer in the Permian & Eagle Ford. Marc graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
Vice President, Finance and CFO
Prior to Hawthorne, Tiffany served as the Director of Finance for Circle 9 Resources and Bison Oilfield Services, privately backed companies focused on E&P and oilfield service opportunities in Oklahoma. Prior to that, she served on the Finance and A&D teams at American Energy Partners. She has also held roles in energy private equity and petroleum consulting at Lime Rock Partners and Netherland, Sewell & Associates. Tiffany earned a bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Harvard University.
Vice President, Production and Operations
Previously, Greg held Vice President roles with Tangle Creek Energy, Kallisto Energy, Spitfire Energy, Rosetta Exploration & Ocelot Energy. Greg has extensive experience in the WCSB and is a registered P. Eng. in Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. Greg graduated with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Calgary.
Vice President, Land
Previously, Jim was the VP of Land at private equity-based Tangle Creek Energy Ltd. and Nordegg Resources Inc. Prior to that, Jim also played a key role as part of the senior management teams in the growth of public junior companies Transglobe Energy Corporation, Burmis Energy Inc. and Elk Point Resources Inc. Jim grew up in Calgary and received a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Calgary.
Vice President, Asset Management
Previously, Ben was VP Engineering at Tangle Creek Energy since 2018. He began has career working various engineering and business development roles, and managed multi-disciplinary technical teams over the course of 17 years at PanCanadian, EnCana and Cenovus. Ben graduated with a BSc in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Alberta and is a professional member of APEGA.
Vice President, Geology
Previously, Lance was a Senior Geologist at Ovintiv/Encana and served in various asset development, exploration, and business development roles during his 15 year tenure with the company. He received a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Saskatchewan and is a professional member of APEGA.