Management

Gary Ebel Mr. Ebel is the CEO of Buckhorn Energy Services and has additional interest in other oil field service related businesses.

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Prior to joining Buckhorn Energy Services, Mr. Ebel ran his own company that worked with private investors to develop Saltwater Injection Facilities in North Dakota, Colorado and Utah. Mr. Ebel also served as the CEO in a turnaround situation of an oil field service company that was focused on providing field support services for drilling, fracking and production programs of major exploration and production companies. In addition, he has acted as Vice President of Professional Services for a Fortune 150 telecommunications company, and as a Senior Vice President of North American Operations for an $800 million IT consulting company where his primary focus was on the Oil and Gas industry. Mr. Ebel graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a Minor in Psychology from Dakota Wesleyan University and currently sits as the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors for the University.

Jim Casperson – CFO Jim brings 40 oil and gas years of experience to Buckhorn Energy including 15 years as a CFO of publicly traded oil and gas companies.

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James R. Casperson brings 40 oil and gas years of experience to Buckhorn Energy including 15 years as a CFO of publicly traded oil and gas companies including: Whiting Petroleum and Bonanza Creek Energy. In addition, Mr. Casperson was the founder and president of a consulting firm assisting oil and gas, and related industry companies, with starting, growing and operating in the Western United States. Jim spent six years with national certified public accounting firms specializing in oil and gas companies; and, a significant amount of time with interstate natural gas companies. Mr. Casperson is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a BBA in accounting.

 

Alex Wagner Mr. Wagner is the Director of Business Development of Buckhorn Energy Services.

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Prior to joining Buckhorn Energy, Alex Wagner was the Completion & Production Division Business Development manager for Halliburton’s US Northern Rocky Mountain division responsible for leading and providing strategic direction for a business unit with revenues exceeding $3 Billion annually. In his almost 13 years with Halliburton and previous employment with Baker Hughes, Mr. Wagner has assumed roles supporting Business Development, Engineering and Operations across North America. He earned a BA in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin and is an active member of the Denver SPE chapter. Alex will be responsible for Buckhorn Energy’s business development efforts.

Nancy Roberts – Sr. Engineer: Nancy has over 25 years of experience in horizontal drilling and completions, operations and project management, production and environmental engineering, and has engineered and implemented saltwater disposal facilities.

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Nancy has consulted as an engineer since 1999 assisting various companies as a drilling and production engineer including Ellora Energy, DDX, United Oil & Minerals, and Chaparral Resources. Nancy is the lead engineer for Buckhorn’s SWD wells and surface facilities.

Harold Ebel- Construction Manager: Harold brings over 30 years of construction, mechanical, and facility management experience.

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Before joining Buckhorn Energy, Harold was responsible for the plant operations for a major midwestern newspaper where he had oversight of plant operations, production equipment and maintenance programs, managed capital improvement products, as well as chaired the safety committee and managed the division’s budget. Before that he spent time overseeing the maintenance and electrical repair programs for a heavy equipment company. In addition, he was shift lead and process operator for a chemical company that focused on the purification of heavy metals, where he researched the purification of heavy metals, did apparatus design and construction of reactors for heavy metals, programmed heat controllers and monitored the company’s supply chain. While serving in these capacities he also started and continues to run his own real estate development company focused on the development and leasing of mobile home courts.

Board of Directors

Corbin J. Robertson, III – Chairman of the Board: Mr. Robertson is a Managing Partner of LKCM Headwater Investments GP, LLC and LKCM Headwater Investments I, L.P. Mr. Robertson is currently also an owner of various interests associated with the Robertson family holding company and Quintana Capital Group, a $1 billion energy focused private equity firm he co-founded.

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Previously, Mr. Robertson was Managing Partner of Spring Street Capital Partners LP, a successful small cap long/short hedge fund; a Vice President for Sandefer Capital Partners, a $500 million energy investment fund; and a Vice President for Reservoir Capital Group, a $2 billion New York-based investment firm. Mr. Robertson began his career as a business analyst for Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group LLP. He serves on various boards of Quintana affiliated portfolio companies. Mr. Robertson graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Plan II and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Honors and Finance from University of Texas at Austin and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard University Graduate School of Business.

Gary Ebel – CEO: Mr. Ebel is CEO of Buckhorn Energy Services and has additional interest in other oil field service related businesses.

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Prior to joining Buckhorn Energy Services, Mr. Ebel ran his own company that worked with private investors to develop Saltwater Injection Facilities in North Dakota, Colorado and Utah. Mr. Ebel also served as the CEO in a turnaround situation of an oil field service company that was focused on providing field support services for drilling, fracking, and production programs of major exploration and production companies. In addition, he has acted as Vice President of Professional Services for a Fortune 150 telecommunications company and as a Senior Vice President of North American Operations for an $800 million IT consulting company, where his primary focus was on the Oil and Gas industry. Mr. Ebel graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a Minor in Psychology from Dakota Wesleyan University and currently sits as the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors for the University.

Bruce Ross Bruce was a Co-founding Partner and Managing Partner of Dorado Energy Partners LLC, where he directed the investment strategy and operations of the fund.

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Prior to Dorado, Bruce served as CEO of Lone Star Fasteners, a company he formed in December 2003 to acquire Lone Star Screw and Walker Bolt. He served as President of Lone Star until November 2005 and then as CEO until December 2007. Prior to Lone Star, Bruce was a Vice President in the Energy Investment Banking groups of Royal Bank of Canada and Jefferies & Company. Prior to RBC, he worked for Hibernia National Bank in New Orleans for 16 years in various commercial lending functions including Manager of the Energy Service Lending Group. Bruce serves on the boards of Vision Oil Tools, Buckhorn Energy Services, Hoover Group, Inc., Armada Pressure Control, Crime Stoppers of Houston, The Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association, on the advisory board of Amegy Bank Houston, and is a member of the Young Presidents Organization. Bruce previously served on the boards of Dorado Oil Service, Zephyr Gas Services and Terra Midstream. He earned a B.S. in Economics from Southern Methodist University and attended the Presidents’ Seminar at Harvard Business School.

Brad Wallace, CFA M. Bradley Wallace, CFA is a Partner of LKCM Headwater Investments GP, L.P, a Principal of LKCM Private Discipline Management, L.P., and currently serves on the boards of Rawson Energy Services, Wilson-Mohr, Ascentium Capital, and Buckhorn Energy Services.

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Prior to joining LKCM, Mr. Wallace served as Principal and Portfolio Manager for KBK Capital. As an investment professional, Brad has led several turnaround initiatives as CFO. Mr. Wallace began his career in finance as an originator and manager of a $100 million factoring and asset-based lending portfolio. Mr. Wallace graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Masters of Business Administration, with the honor of Top Scholar, from Texas Christian University.