Board of Directors

Our Company's Board of Directors

Board Members

William Sawyer

William A. Sawyer, M.B.A.

President & CEO

Mr. Sawyer has over 40 years of diverse experience in the energy industry with such firms as Lucas Energy, Inc., ARCO, Houston Oil & Minerals, and The Superior Oil Company. He is the former President, CEO, and co-founder of Lucas Energy Inc. Mr. Sawyer has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana State University in 1970 and his Masters of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in 1976.
Mr. Sawyer’s career has spanned more than four decades in the oil and gas business. He has serves as a production engineer, a reservoir engineer, a production manager, a consultant, an investment banker, and an officer of a public oil and gas company. As a consultant, Mr. Sawyer advised and performed engineering for the United States Department of Justice (and the US Corps of Engineers), E.I. Dupont de Nemours, the State of Texas, and private clients. Mr. Sawyer has served as an engineer for several companies with experience in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, Alaska, California, and offshore.
Along with two other individuals, Mr. Sawyer co-founded Lucas Energy, Inc (symbol LEI on the NYSEMKT, formerly the AMEX) in 2005. In 2006, the LEI went public and in 2007 Lucas Energy, Inc. raised $12.5 million in a private placement. Mr. Sawyer was a director, Vice President, and Chief Operating Officer of LEI. In 2008, LEI was admitted to the AMEX (American Stock Exchange) which later became the NYSEMKT. In 2009, Mr. Sawyer was appointed President and CEO of Lucas Energy, Inc. which was trading at $0.39 per share and 19,000 shares per day. By March 2011, the LEI stock was trading at a high of $5.25 per share and in one day traded over 25 million shares. Mr. Sawyer left LEI at the end of 2013.

JD. Kerr

J.D. Kerr

CFO

Mr. Kerr has served as our Chief Financial Officer and a member of our board of directors since our founding on December 9, 2010. For over the past five years, Mr. Kerr has served as a Vice President of Newport Capital Consultants, Inc. Mr. Kerr served as a member of the board of directors of Petro Resources Corporation (AMEX:PRC), an independent oil and gas company now known as Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. (NYSE:MHR), from 2002 to 2005.

Paul Brogan

Paul Brogan

Director

Paul Brogan has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. From 1999 to 2010, Mr. Brogan served as president of LEXCO Energy Corporation, a Houston-based Oil and Gas Company. From 1998 to 1999, Mr. Brogan served on the advisory staff of R.A. Lenser and Associates, a petroleum engineering and geological consulting firm specializing in comprehensive oil and gas reserve reports, geological studies and 3-D seismic interpretation. From January 2000 to 2003, Mr. Brogan served as an advisor to the Venezuelan Ministry of Energy and Mines. From 1992 through 1998, Mr. Brogan was vice president of Rosneftegazstroy International, the former Ministry of Oil, Gas and Construction in Russia. Mr. Brogan initially started in the oil business in 1973 with Green Head Supply Company, a major supplier of oil and gas equipment, serving in the capacity of vice president responsible for financial planning, negotiations, marketing and public relations.

Gordon Johnson

Gordon Johnson

Board of Directors

Mr. Johnson was reared in the oil and gas business, as his father was a drilling contractor and oil producer for over 50 years. Additionally, his grandfather and two uncles were practicing petroleum engineers. After leaving the University of Texas in September, 1965 he was employed by two major and two large independent oil companies, receiving experience in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Montana, North Dakota, and Louisiana. In 1972 he joined the ranks of the independent oil operators. He has since served as President of several companies, one of which held a fully subscribed underwriting for $6,000,000 in 1981 and was traded on NASDAQ. During his career he has been responsible for generating geological prospects, acquisition of oil and gas leases and producing properties, generation of drilling funds, supervision of the drilling and completion of numerous oil and gas wells, and coordination of several mergers. His present company concentrates in acquiring existing wells for remediation and re-completion as well as generating development drilling prospects.