Robert S. Herlin

Chairman & Co-founder

Robert S. Herlin, the founder of our Company, has been a director since the Company’s inception in September 2003, has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since January 2009, and is a member of the Investment Committee. He served as the Company’s interim Chief Executive Officer from June 1, 2018 to July 10, 2019. He held the title of Chief Executive Officer from 2003 until December 2015 and the title of President from 2003 through September 2014. Mr. Herlin has over 30 years of experience in engineering, energy transactions, operations and finance with small independents, larger independents and major integrated oil companies. Mr. Herlin currently serves as director, chair of the audit committee and compensation committee member for Enservco Corporation, a publicly traded company specializing in well enhancement and fluids logistics for E&P operators in the U.S., as a director of Well Lift, Inc., a privately…
Edward J DiPaulo

Edward J. DiPaolo

Lead Director, Chairman of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Edward J. DiPaolo has served as a director for Evolution since 2004. He currently serves as our Lead independent director, Chairman of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and as a member of our Audit and Compensation Committees. Mr. DiPaolo has been a Senior Advisor at Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC since 2011. Prior to that, he was an Energy Partner at Growth Capital Partners, L.P. for eight years following his 27 years at Halliburton Company, where he last served as Group Senior Vice President of Global Business Development. Mr. DiPaolo currently serves on several private company boards. He previously served as Chairman of the Board for Seventy Seven Energy, Inc. prior to its sale to Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc.; as a director for Willbros Group Inc.; as a director and interim Chairman of the Board…
Marjorie Hargrave

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 is the President and CFO of Enservco Corporation, a publicly traded Oilfield Services Company. She is the former CFO of CTAP (currently owned by Marubeni-Itochu Tubulars America), a provider of pipe and tubing to the energy industry. Prior to CTAP, Ms. Hargrave was 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 Dozier

William E. Dozier

Chairman of Compensation Committee

William E. Dozier has served as a director for Evolution since 2005. Mr. Dozier has over 40 years of oil & gas industry experience. He is the Chairman of the Compensation Committee, member of the Audit Committee, Investment Committee and sole member of the Transition Services Committee from June 1, 2018 until July 10, 2019. Since 2005, Mr. Dozier has been President of Extex Consulting, Inc., an independent oil and gas consulting firm. From 1992 to 2005, Mr. Dozier served as Senior Vice President of Operations, and later as Senior Vice President for Business Development, for Vintage Petroleum, a large publicly traded global independent oil and gas company acquired by Occidental Petroleum. From 1983 to 1992, he was Manager of Operations Engineering for Santa Fe Minerals, a privately held E&P Company. Mr. Dozier began his career with Amoco Production Company in 1975, working in all phases of production…
Kelly Lloyd

Kelly W. Loyd

Chairman of Investment Committee

Kelly W. Loyd has served as a director of Evolution since 2008. He currently serves as Chairman of the Investment Committee, and as a member of our Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. Since 2004, Mr. Loyd has been employed by JVL Advisors, LLC, a private energy investment company that owns approximately 4% of our common shares. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Loyd was an associate in the energy corporate finance investment banking group at RBC Capital Markets and Howard Frazier Barker Elliot. Previously, Mr. Loyd served as a founder and controller of L.A.B. Sports and Entertainment, a sports/entertainment promotion and production company, a Managing Partner of Tigre Leasing, L.L.P, a commercial real estate company focused on the purchase/sale of resort properties, and as an analyst in Jefferies and Company, Inc.’s energy corporate finance investment banking group.