Board of Directors
Jeremy G. Driver, CEO and President: Mr. Driver has been with the company since 2009. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Driver served as President of HYD Resources Corporation (a wholly-owned subsidiary of publicly traded firm Hyperdynamics Corporation) with operations primarily focused in Texas and Louisiana until 2008. He was able to lead the operational turnaround of that company and bring it to profitability. Mr. Driver has also served as the President of KD Navigation, an investment and holding company in Texas since 2007. Mr. Driver also served as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force until 2005, specializing in foreign intelligence as a Chinese Linguist. Mr. Driver holds a Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A) and a Master of Science in Accounting (M.S.A.) from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.
Steven Carter, Vice President: Mr. Carter has served as our Vice President of Operations since December 20, 2006. Mr. Carter is a registered professional engineer with twenty-five years of management and engineering experience in oil and gas exploration, production operations, reservoir management and drilling. Mr. Carter served as Operations Manager and Operations Engineer for T-C Oil Company from 1990 to June 2003, where he managed significant production, supervised drilling, provided economic evaluations and designed project workovers, as well as performing numerous other engineering services. In July 2003, Mr. Carter started Carter E&P, LLC, an independent oil and gas company, where he has worked from 2003 to the present. Mr. Carter has a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
Leonard Garcia, Independent Director: Mr. Garcia has been a director since April 17, 2006 and is also one of the original founders of the company. In addition, Mr. Garcia served as our President and Chief Executive Officer from April 17, 2006 until August 5, 2007. From August 2004 to the present date, Mr. Garcia has also served as the Vice President and Land Manager for Uranium Energy Corp., a uranium exploration company that has been publicly traded on the American Stock Exchange since September 2007. Mr. Garcia is an Independent Petroleum Landman with over thirty years experience in oil and gas title research, lease negotiations and acquisitions, contracts, exploration and production. Prior to 2004, Mr. Garcia worked under contract for various companies, including Harkins & Co., Sun Oil Company, Oryx Energy Co., Texaco, Monsanto Exploration and Production Company, and Trans Texas Energy, Kerr McGee Oil and Gas Corp. and Mestena Operating, Ltd. His corporate experience includes serving as Chief Executive Officer of Texas corporations with annual sales in excess of eighteen million dollars. Mr. Garcia attended the University of Texas-Austin, The University of Texas-Pan American and Texas A&M University-Kingsville. He currently resides in Austin, Texas.