Board of Directors

David Le Norman

David D. Le Norman has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. His experiences range from various engineering and business development roles with Texaco to creating and carrying out successful build and monetization strategies across multiple companies: Crusader Energy Corporation, Crusader II, Crusader III, White River Energy LLC, TLP Energy […]

Kristin Thomas

Kristin Thomas joined Continental Resources full time in 2011 to build the company’s national prominence as a leading oil producer. Her previous experience includes serving as vice president for Biophysical Corporation; practice leader for The Richards Group in Dallas; and vice president for Hill & Knowlton, where she provided media relations counsel to clients. She […]

Shilpa Abbitt

Shilpa is the CEO and Co-Founder of Caliber Resource Partners in Oklahoma City, leading their investment operations and directing the Investment Team’s engineering and returns focused approach. She is actively engaged with investment evaluation, bid management, and deal negotiations. Shilpa has cultivated relationships throughout the energy industry allowing Caliber to maintain a robust pipeline of […]

David Ferris

Dr. David Ferris is President and Chief Executive Officer of Brownstone Energy, a private oil and gas firm. Prior to his current role, Ferris served in various positions for Devon Energy, Anadarko Petroleum and Crawley Petroleum. He attended the University of Oklahoma and earned a Bachelor of Science in petroleum engineering, a Master of Business […]

Joe Brevetti

Mr. Joseph (Joe) Brevetti is with Charter Oak Production Co., LLC where he manages all aspects of oil and gas operations, prospect, and property evaluation for independent exploration and development. Charter Oak presently operates nearly 200 wells in Oklahoma and Texas and drills approximately six new wells each year. Mr. Brevetti began his career with […]

Pete Brown

Mr. Brown is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a BBA in Petroleum Land Management (now Energy Management). He has served in professional and civic organizations during his career. Originally appointed to the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board in 1991, Mr. Brown is past chairman of the Board and has served on the public […]

Christopher Hyde

Christopher Hyde currently manages the Health, Environmental, Safety, and Security (HESS) organization for Marathon Oil’s Oklahoma Resource Basin Asset including drilling, completions, production, maintenance and construction operations. He has more than 12 years of experience with Marathon Oil both domestically and internationally. Born and raised in Norman, Oklahoma, he has a Bachelor of Science in […]

Aaron Ketter

Mr. Ketter holds the position of Vice President of the Mid-Continent and South Texas Business Unit for Devon Energy.  His multi-discipline teams are responsible for creating and executing the corporate strategy encompassing financial performance, capital program, and business development opportunities.   Prior to his current position, Mr. Ketter held various planning and engineering roles at Devon […]

Richard Lewis

Rick Lewis is President of Lewis Oil Corporation, owner of the R.J. Lewis Oil Company, and Trustee of the Lewis Family Mineral Trust. Lewis and his wife Amy reside in the Stillwater area where he graduated high school in 1981. He attended Oklahoma State University from 1982 to 1987. In 1986, he started his petroleum […]

David Little

David K Little is the President of Kingery Energy in Ardmore, Oklahoma. He was born in Lubbock, Texas but grew up in Ardmore, Oklahoma. He attended East Central University and graduated with a B.S. in Accounting. Little spent 20 years working at Noble Energy. Of those 20 years, he and his family spent 12 years […]