Mr. Quarls was appointed Executive Chairman of Penn Virginia Corporation, effective August 15, 2017. Mr. Quarls has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Penn Virginia Corporation since September 2016 and is currently a Managing Director at Global Infrastructure Partners. He also serves as a director of Rosehill Resources, Inc., Fairway Resources LLC, Opal Resources LLC, US Oil Sands Corporation and SH 130 Concessions LLC. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of US Oil Sands Corporation and SH 130 Concessions LLC. Mr. Quarls previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Trident Resources Corp. and Woodbine Holdings LLC, and he also served as a Managing Director and Practice Leader for Global Energy at Booz & Co., a leading international management consulting firm, and as a member of Booz & Co.’s Board of Directors. Mr. Quarls earned an M.B.A. degree from Stanford University and also holds ScM. and B.S. degrees, both in chemical engineering, from M.I.T. and Tulane University, respectively.
John A. Brooks
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
John Brooks was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer and appointed as a director of Penn Virginia Corporation, effective August 15, 2017. Mr. Brooks had previously served in several management roles for Penn Virginia, including as Interim Principal Executive Officer of Penn Virginia Corporation from September 2016 to August 2017, as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from January 2014 to August 2017, as Penn Virginia Corporation’s Executive Vice President, Operations from February 2013 to January 2014, Senior Vice President from February 2012 to February 2013 and Vice President from May 2008 to February 2012 and as Penn Virginia Oil & Gas Corporation’s Vice President and Regional Manager from October 2007 to February 2012, Operations Manager from January 2005 to October 2007 and Drilling Manager from February 2002 to January 2005. Mr. Brooks received his B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1984.
Steven A. Hartman
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Steven Hartman has served PVA as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since December 2010, as Vice President and Treasurer from July 2006 to December 2010, as Assistant Treasurer and Treasury Manager from 2004 to 2006 and as Manager, Corporate Development from 2003 to 2004. Mr. Hartman also served as Vice President and Treasurer of PVG GP, LLC from September 2006 to June 2010 and of Penn Virginia Resource GP, LLC from August 2003 to June 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Hartman was employed by El Paso Corporation and its publicly traded spin-off, GulfTerra Energy Partners, L.P., in a variety of financial and corporate development related positions.
Vice President and Controller
Ms. Hinkle served as the Director of Oil and Gas Accounting for the Company since June 2013. Ms. Hinkle has over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, most recently serving as Controller of Gulf Coast Energy Resources and Manager of Operations Accounting of Rosetta Resources, after 27 years with The Houston Exploration Company and its predecessor and successor companies. Ms. Hinkle graduated from West Virginia Wesleyan College with a B.S. in Accounting and a minor in Economics and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Benjamin A. Mathis
Vice President, Operations
Mr. Mathis has more than 25 years of energy industry experience, all of which has been in operations with a primary focus on the drilling and completion functions. Mr. Mathis recently served as Drilling and Completions Manager – US Onshore for Statoil, where he was responsible for Statoil’s drilling, completions and workover operations for the Eagle Ford, Bakken and Marcellus/Utica areas. Prior to that role, Mr. Mathis served as Statoil’s Operations Manager – Eagle Ford from November 2014 to October 2015, Drilling and Completions Manager – Eagle Ford from October 2012 to November 2014 and Drilling Engineer Manager – Onshore from August 2011 to September 2012. Prior to his tenure at Statoil, Mr. Mathis also held positions of increasing responsibility at Occidental and Unocal, both domestically and internationally. Mr. Mathis received a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1992.