Robert S. Herlin
Chairman & Co-founder
Mr. Herlin also served on the Board of Directors of Boots and Coots, Inc., and oil field services company, from 2003 until its sale to Halliburton Company in September 2010. Mr. Herlin is the President and owner of AVL Resources, LLC, a privately held investment company. Prior to 2003, Mr. Herlin served in various officer capacities for upstream and midstream oil and gas and telecom companies, both private and public. Mr. Herlin served on the Engineering Advisory Board for the Brown School of Engineering at Rice University and the Centennial Council for Chemical and BioMolecular Engineering. Mr. Herlin graduated with honors from Rice University with B.S. and M.E. degrees in chemical engineering and earned an MBA from Harvard University. We believe Mr. Herlin's executive leadership of our Company since its founding, extensive oil and gas industry experience, multi-functional expertise, education and his Board of Director service to public companies qualifies Mr. Herlin to serve on our Board.
Edward J. DiPaolo
Lead Director, Chairman of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Marjorie A. Hargrave
Chairman of Audit Committee
Ms. Hargrave has served as a director for Evolution since March 1, 2021. She currently serves as the Chairman of our Audit Committee and is a member of our Nominating Committee. Ms. Hargrave most recently was the President and CFO of Enservco Corporation, a publicly traded Oilfield Services Company. Ms. Hargrave is the former CFO of CTAP (currently owned by Marubeni-Itochu Tubulars America), a provider of pipe and tubing to the energy industry and the former CFO of High Sierra Energy, a midstream energy company that was sold to NGL Energy Partners. Previous assignments include VP Finance/Managing Director, Black Hills Corp., Finance Consultant, Xcel Energy; and VP Investment Banking, Merrill Lynch. Ms. Hargrave holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Boston University and a Master’s degree in economics from New York University.
William E. Dozier
Chairman of Compensation Committee
Myra Coleman Bierria
Chairman of Sustainability Committee
Ms. Bierria is an experienced attorney in the areas of corporate governance, securities law, and management of public company board of directors’ matters. She was appointed in 2016 and currently serves as the Vice President and Corporate Secretary for Southern Company, a holding company for electric operating companies in three states and natural gas distribution companies in four states, mainly in the southern United States. Ms. Bierria was previously the Vice President and Corporate Secretary for Southern Company Gas (formally AGL Resources Inc.), an energy services holding company for Southern Company’s natural gas distribution companies. She also previously served as a business and technology attorney at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP where she specialized in securities offerings, venture capital transactions, and general corporate matters. Ms. Bierria holds a JD from Georgetown University Law Center and BA from the University of California at Berkeley and is a member of the New York State Bar.
Kelly W. Loyd
Chairman of Investment Committee
Mr. Loyd is presently the interim President and Chief Executive Officer and has served as a director of Evolution since 2008. He currently serves as Chairman of the Company’s Investment Committee. He has over 20 years of energy experience both on the investment banking and the buy side. Over his career, he has focused on analyzing and investing in public and private energy opportunities as well as corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. Since 2004, Mr. Loyd has been associated with Petralis Energy Partners, LLC and JVL Advisors, LLC, both being private energy investment vehicles. Mr. Loyd received a B.S. in Economics with Finance Applications from Southern Methodist University and earned an MBA from Rice University.