Corbin J. Robertson, Jr.
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Robertson has served as Chairman of the Company's board of directors since our formation and has served as Chairman of the board of directors of the general partner of Quintana Energy Services LP since the board was established. Mr. Robertson has also served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors of GP Natural Resource Partners LLC since 2002. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors of the general partners of Western Pocahontas Properties Limited Partnership since 1986, Great Northern Properties Limited Partnership since 1992, Quintana Minerals Corporation since 1978 and as Chairman of the board of directors of New Gauley Coal Corporation since 1986. He also serves as a Principal with Quintana Capital Group, Chairman of the Board of the Cullen Trust for Higher Education and on the boards of the American Petroleum Institute, the National Petroleum Council, the Baylor College of Medicine and the World Health and Golf Association. In 2006, Mr. Robertson was inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame. Mr. Robertson attended the University of Texas at Austin where he earned a B.B.A. from the Business Honors Program. Our board of directors believes Mr. Robertson is qualified to serve on our board of directors due to his extensive industry experience, his extensive experience with oil and gas investments and his board service for several companies in the oil and gas industry.
Christopher J. Baker
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. Baker has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company since its formation, and has served in the same role at Quintana Energy Services LP since November 2014. Mr. Baker previously served as Managing Director-Oilfield Services of the Quintana private equity funds, where he was responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing oilfield service investments, as well as overseeing the growth of and managing and monitoring the activities of Quintana's oilfield service portfolio companies since 2008. Prior to joining Quintana, Mr. Baker served as an Associate with Citigroup Global Markets Inc.'s ("Citi") Corporate and Investment Bank where he conducted corporate finance and valuation activities focused on structuring non-investment grade debt transactions in the energy sector. Prior to his time at Citi, Mr. Baker was Vice President of Operations for Theta II Enterprises, Inc. where he focused on project management of complex subsea and inland marine pipeline construction projects. Mr. Baker attended Louisiana State University, where he earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and Rice University, where he earned an M.B.A.
Mr. Skindlo has served on the Company's board of directors since our formation, and has served on the board of directors of the general partner of Quintana Energy Services LP since April 2016. Mr. Skindlo has served as member of the board of directors and as the Chief Financial Officer for Archer Limited, one of our Principal Stockholders, since April 2016. Mr. Skindlo is a business-oriented executive with 24 years of oil and gas industry experience. Mr. Skindlo joined Schlumberger in 1992 where he held various financial and operational positions. Mr. Skindlo then joined the Aker Group of companies in 2005 where his experience from Aker Kvaerner, Aker Solutions and Kvaerner includes both global CFO roles and Managing Director roles for several large industrial business divisions. Prior to joining Archer in 2016, Mr. Skindlo was with private equity group HitecVision where he served as CEO for Aquamarine Subsea. Mr. Skindlo earned a Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH). Our board of directors believes Mr. Skindlo is qualified to serve on our board due to his vast business experience, having founded and served as a director and as an officer of multiple companies, both private and public and service on the boards of numerous non-profit organizations.
Mr. Eliassen has served on the Company's board of directors since our formation, and has served on the board of directors of the general partner of Quintana Energy Services LP since January 2017. Mr. Eliassen has been employed by Seatankers Consultancy Services (UK), an affiliated company of Geveran since 2016, where he is responsible for overseeing and managing various public and private investments. Mr. Eliassen's past experience includes Partner at Pareto Securities (New York), where he worked from 2011 to 2015 and was responsible for execution of public and private capital markets transaction with emphasis on the energy sector. Mr. Eliassen received a Master in Finance from the Norwegian School of Economics. Our board of directors believes Mr. Eliassen is qualified to serve on our board due to his extensive experience with public and private investments, including investments in the oil and gas industry.
Rocky L. Duckworth
Mr. Duckworth has served on our board of directors since February 2018. From 1987 to 2000, Mr. Duckworth served as the partner-in-charge for the Oklahoma City office at KPMG LLP ("KPMG"), and from 2000 until his retirement in 2010, he served as the energy industry leader of KPMG's audit practice and as a lead partner for global energy clients. Until his retirement, Mr. Duckworth had been with KPMG or its predecessor firm since 1972. Since his retirement, Mr. Duckworth has been a private investor. Additionally, Mr. Duckworth served a six-year term on the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. Mr. Duckworth has served on the board of directors of three public companies; Glori Energy, Inc., Northern Tier Energy GP LLC and Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. Mr. Duckworth has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Oklahoma State University and he holds a Certified Public Accountant license in Texas and Oklahoma. We believe that Mr. Duckworth's extensive accounting background and his experience as a director of public companies qualify him for service on our board of directors and our audit committee.
Dalton Boutté, Jr.
Mr. Boutté has served on our board since February 2018. Mr. Boutté worked for Schlumberger from 1980 until his retirement in 2010. In his last ten years with Schlumberger, Mr. Boutté held various senior level positions, including President for Europe/Africa/CSI (2001 - 2001), Vice President of Worldwide Oilfield Services (2001 - 2003) and President of WesternGeco (2003 - 2009) and also served as Executive Vice President of Schlumberger Limited (2004 - 2010). Mr. Boutté also serves as an independent director of Seitel Inc. Mr. Boutté has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from University of New Orleans and was a Visiting Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. We believe that Mr. Boutté's extensive oilfield services background and his experience as an independent director of companies in the oil and natural gas industry qualify him for service on our board of directors and our audit committee.
Bobby S. Shackouls
Bobby S. Shackouls currently serves as a Director of Oasis Petroleum, The Kroger Co. and Plains GP Holdings, LLC, the ultimate general partner of Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. He served as Chairman of Burlington Resources Inc. from 1997 until its acquisition by ConocoPhillips in 2006. Subsequent to the acquisition, Mr. Shackouls served on the ConocoPhillips Board of Directors until his retirement in 2011. He joined Burlington Resources/Meridian Oil Inc. in 1993 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and held positions of increasing leadership responsibility, including Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Burlington Resources Inc. He began his career with Exxon Company U.S.A. in New Orleans where he held several engineering positions. Mr. Shackouls serves on the Boards of the Sam Houston Area Council and National Board of the Boy Scouts of America, and the Mississippi State University Foundation. He is a past Chairman of the National Petroleum Council. Mr. Shackouls graduated from Mississippi State University in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering.